Avery Dennison Joins the Plasticity Partner Program

USA-based Avery Dennison Corporation – a global company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials – has joined the Plasticity Partner Program. It has entered into a three-year agreement with Ocean Recovery Alliance, founders of Plasticity Forum. Over the three-year period Avery Dennison and Plasticity aim to […]

Patented Aerosol Recycling Technology also in Australia and New Zealand

The Netherlands-based company Despray B.V. has announced that it has officially appointed the Australian JDM Aust Pty Ltd as its exclusive sales and service representative for Despray patented Aerosol recycling technology in Australia and New Zealand. According to Despray, the company’s technology allows safe recycling of aerosol cans in a non-explosive atmosphere. The closed system […]

Firm Raised Money to Install Recycling Machines in China

As reported by media, the Chinese online smart recycling platform Xiaohuanggou has raised money (converted in about 164 million US-Dollar) from Beijing-headquartered asset management firm Zhongzhi Enterprise Group. The company, established in 2017, belongs to Paithink Group, an investment company, and intends to place one million recycling stations across the People’s Republic of China in […]

Joined Forces for the Australian Waste Equipment Market

Superior Pak, Australia’s largest manufacturer and servicer of mobile waste equipment, has announced a joint venture with German Faun Group. The Australian company works with vehicle suppliers such as Iveco, Dennis Eagle, Mercedes-Benz, Scania, Isuzu Trucks, Hino, Fuso, Volvo and DAF. The head office is located in Brisbane, with its manufacturing center based in Bundaberg […]

Exide Industries Erects New Battery Recycling Plant in India

Exide Industries Ltd, India‘s largest manufacturer of lead-acid storage batteries and power storage solutions provider, invests in building a battery recycling plant in Haldia (West Bengal) and expands its existing facility to manufacture Nickel-Cadmium batteries. As reported by Indian media in August this year, the greenfield battery recycling plant will be equipped with European technology. […]

Mongolia Considers Tax Reductions on Recycling Plants

As reported by Chinese news agency Xinhua, Mongolia considers reducing the tax on waste recycling plants by 50 percent. In this way the country wants to fight against climate change, pollution and environmental degradation, Mongolian Environment and Tourism Minister Namsrai Tserenbat was cited. According to the information, to tackle environmental issues caused by a build-up […]

Energy Recovery of Non-Recyclable Urban Waste

According to researchers of the Spanish University of Seville, the use of urban waste for energy creation, especially the use of technologies based in gasification, is a more sustainable alternative than controlled dumping. As reported, data from the European agency Eurostat show that 13 of the 28 countries in the European Union (mainly member states […]

UNIDO and BIR to Intensify their Cooperation

In June this year, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) have signed a joint declaration on their intention to cooperate closely. They aim to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development by supporting sustainable recycling practices and industries and better use of resources, the UN organization reported. The […]

Canada: New Integrated Producer Responsibility Organization

Ryse Solutions Inc. is Canada’s first fully integrated producer responsibility organization offering compliance services and material recovery solutions as well as advice under one umbrella, according to the company’s information. As reported, Ryse Solutions Inc. is already up and running to deliver integrated solutions to producers, manufacturers, packaging suppliers, importers, distributors and retailers of products […]

India to Ban Single-Use Plastic by 2022

India announced to eliminate all single-use plastics from the country by 2022, media in India, Europe and America reported. Presumably, in India the annual average per capita consumption of plastic is at 11 kilograms – the global average amounts to 28 kilograms per person. The country generates about 25,000 tons of plastic waste every day. […]