Launch of Balloon Recycling Program

Recycling is definitely a strong trend: In July, the toy and consumer products manufacturer Zuru Inc., which started in New Zealand and is now headquartered in Hong Kong, has announced the “Bunch O Balloons Recycling Program” in cooperation with the waste management company TerraCycle. “The partnership encourages consumers to think ‘green’ and recycle 100 percent […]

The Maldives Join Parley for the Oceans as Founding Member of “Future Island Nation” Program

Yesterday the Republic of the Maldives and Parley for the Oceans announce the extension of their partnership to create a scalable, nationwide framework for solutions towards the achievement of SDG 7, SDG 9, SDG 11, SDG 12, SDG 13, SDG 14 and SDG 15 under the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The island […]

Enviro receives ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification

Enviro’s production company has now obtained ISO certification in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 regarding the company’s quality and environmental management systems. “Our production has been running in accordance with both certifications for a long time, being certified formally is important in our customer dialogues, as it’s often required,” says Thomas Sörensson, CEO […]

Nestlé Waters Won ISRI Design for Recycling Award

Nestlé Waters North America received the prize during the 2019 ISRI Convention and Exposition in Los Angeles for the design of its “Pure Life” 700 milliliter bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic (rPET). In recognition of its use of recycled plastic and its product design centered on recycling, the Institute of Scrap Recycling […]

Doppstadt Extended Range of Separation Solutions

Siltbuster Group, one of UK’s leading water treatment specialists, has sold its Gritbuster range to the German Doppstadt Group, after working collaboratively on the wet waste separation technology for five years. As reported, the Gritbuster technology is able to recover aggregates to a “very high standard from a variety of waste streams”, including building rubble, […]

Alternative Polyols Made from PU and PET Waste Materials

German company Rampf Eco Solutions presented chemical solutions and multi-functional production plants for the manufacture of alternative polyols from PU and PET waste materials, PSA, and renewable or bio-based raw materials at the PSE 2019 in Munich. According to the company, in two of the largest facilities in Europe tailored polyols are industrially manufactured from […]

Worldwide Demand for Carbon Black

The increasing use of environmentally-friendly and sustainable products in various applications, such as a tire, non-tire rubber, plastics, coatings, and inks, is expected to drive the recovered carbon black (rCB) market. According to the new research report regarding the global recovered carbon black market, published by Indian based research company MarketsandMarkets, the value is projected […]

AMCS Acquires German Software Company Recy Systems

In January this year, Ireland-based supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste and recycling sector, AMCS, has announced the acquisition of the German recycling and waste management software company Recy Systems. According to the information, Recy Systems has offices in Germany, the USA, the UK, and Slovakia. “Their customers include some of […]

Henkel Invests into Specialist Circular Economy Fund

The department Ventures of the international chemical and consumer goods company Henkel has closed its investment into Circularity European Growth Fund I LP, an impact fund managed by Circularity Capital. With the investment of five million pounds, the company is taking another step in expanding the company’s venture capital activities while further promoting a circular […]

Aurubis Orders three New Converters

Germany-based Aurubis AG is to take delivery of three new converters, which will be supplied by SMS group and used to produce blister copper, an important stage in the copper production process. The converters will be installed at the company’s headquarters in Hamburg. They are scheduled to be put into operation in fall 2019. The […]