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 […]

Dutch Company is Building a Plant in the UK

In July 2019, Dutch N+P Group BV intends to produce alternative fuels at its new Subcoal Energy Pellet Production Plant in Teesside, UK. Subcoal is a technology to upgrade RDF (refuse-derived fuel) and SRF (solid recovered fuel) into pellets which replace such as lignite, bituminous coal and pet coke in power plants and in lime […]

Finnish Equipment for Myanmar’s Landfills

Yangon authorities are using a new compactor – a Tana E260 – to improve the landfill management process. With more than seven million people, Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is the largest city in Myanmar (also known as Burma). According to the information provided by Finnish firm Tana Oy, the city’s landfills need better compaction […]

EU: Industry Initiative for Increased Recycling

In the European Union the recycling of beverage cartons is growing and reached 48 percent in 2017, the total recovery rate achieved 76 percent. ACE – the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment – has very much welcomed the revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and the introduction of a mandatory separate collection of […]

Circular Economy Challenge Aims to Find New Applications for Waste Materials in the Soda Production Process

Ennomotive, the leading open innovation platform for engineering challenges, just launched a competition to find new applications for “post soda-lime”, such as marketable solutions or products. Despite its high efficiency and effectiveness, Solvay soda production is burdened with large amounts of waste and by-products from the process, which account for approximately 40 % of the […]

ERI: Making the World a Better Place, One Electronic Device at a Time

ERI processes electronic waste in an environmentally responsible way in eight certified locations serving every zip code in the United States. Apart from IT and electronics asset disposition services, data destruction and cybersecurity the company continues to follow its “Green is Good” motto and maintains a core commitment to sustainability and the environment. Empowered by […]

New Overband Magnet from Bunting Magnetics

Bunting Magnetics is offering a new low-profile electro overband magnet, which was launched at Bauma 2019. The new product, called the ‘ElectroMax’, is 185 percent stronger than equivalent permanent overband magnets and 25 percent lighter, the provider explained. It “is ideally suited for any application where there are weight and size suspension limitations. Traditionally, mobile […]

New Portable XRF Spectrometer

As a provider of solutions regarding materials characterization, Malvern Panalytical has launched a new generation of Epsilon 1 X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometers. “This compact yet powerful instrument is a mainstay across industry, enabling fast and reproducible elemental analysis – but now with greater flexibility and precision than ever before,” the company describes its new product. […]