Elemental Holding to Further Boost Its Share in the Refrigeration Recycling Segment

The capacity of Elemental Holding is set to increase up to 45,000 tons of waste refrigeration equipment. The Group, which is the segment’s leader in Poland and the Baltic countries, is going to build a new processing plant in Grodzisk Mazowiecki near Warsaw, Poland. Construction of the new plant is going to commence in the […]

LIFE PST SORT: Innovating Solution for the Material Recovery from End-of-life Vehicle (ELV) Shredding Residues

The LIFE PST SORT project is being successfully developed and is currently entering its third demonstration stage of recyclable waste recovering from ELV shredding rejects, which otherwise would have been sent directly to landfill or incineration. Expressions of interest can be sent in writing to CALAF – PICVISA (www.picvisa.com) or via the project website: http://lifepstsort.eu/en/. […]

eREC 2021: The Virtual Space for the Recycling and Waste Management Industry

For the second time, eREC, the digital recycling expo and conference for circular economy and waste management, will finally start. From May 3 to 8, 2021, visitors can explore the virtual expo, get in touch with companies and organizations, and benefit from the broad framework program. Get a free ticket, and don’t miss the new […]

COLOMBIAPLAST Re-scheduled for September 2022

The next edition of COLOMBIAPLAST will take place from September 26 – 30, 2022, concurrently with the XXXIII BOGOTA INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL FAIR (FIB), at Corferias in Bogota, Colombia. COLOMBIAPLAST was originally scheduled for June 2021 but after talks with exhibitors and partners, the organizers decided to postpone the event due to the worldwide COVID-19 related […]

Salam Al Sharif: Speaker at the 9th Mena Billet & Flats Conference

Salam Al Sharif, Chairman of Sharif Metals Group, BIR – Chairman of Ambassador, Honorary Chairman of BMR was a Speaker at the 9th MENA Billet & Flats Conference which was the first physical conference since pandemic began which showed there is upward momentum in economy in the region and it has set as a forerunner […]

HaloSep: Demonstration Plant for Fly Ash Recycling

In November last year, the HaloSep facility at Danish waste management company Vestforbrænding was inaugurated in a digital event, which represented the start of the operational test period. The facility, a joint project of Stena Metall and Vestforbrænding, is “the world’s first full-scale HaloSep plant”, the information said. It would convert fly ash from incineration […]

New Sorting Plant in Mexico

Operadora de Ferrocarril y Manejo de Rellenos (OFMRS) has joined forces with German manufacturer Stadler Anlagenbau to develop a plant in the city of Cuautla (Morelos, Mexico) capable of managing comprehensive waste treatment for 16 municipalities in Morelos and a small part of Mexico City. Mexico is one of the world’s ten largest producers of […]

Forrec and the Treatment of End-of-Life Tires

Forrec produces single machines and complete plants for the treatment of any type of municipal and industrial solid waste, and for almost 15 years has been present on the market with reliable and effective solutions. Forrec‘s complete system allows obtaining a rubber granule with a size between 0.8 and 4 mm. With this recycled rubber […]

Let your Baler Communicate

Orwak, a Swedish provider of solutions for sorting and recycling waste materials, suggests that balers should be able to communicate. That would simplify the collection of bales at customer sites in the recycling business. According to the company, which belongs to the Sulo group since January 2020, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is part of everyday life. […]

UNTHA and Metran: A New Lease of Life for Bobby Cars

Children love them, mostly the boys from the age of around two: What is meant are toy cars, called Bobby Cars. With UNTHA shredding technology, Metran gets the best out of rigid plastics compounds. The good news: Just because a Bobby Car is broken does not mean that it has reached the end of its […]

Meldgaard Recycling Processed IBA in Portugal

Meldgaard Recycling has sent a mobile plant to Portugal to process 30,000 tons of incinerator bottom ash (IBA). The processed material is then used in the Portuguese building industry. In December and January, the mobile plant was separating ferrous and non-ferrous metals from the bottom ash received from Waste-to-Energy plants. The produced ash aggregate is […]

Panizzolo Recycling Systems Software: Contributing to Profit­ability in Scrap Treatment

Panizzolo Recycling Systems integrates the internal development of a software system for the control and management of its recycling solutions. What were the reasons to add a software system to the company’s portfolio? On the occasion of the recent launch of the Compact Refining Plant, Panizzolo Recycling Systems discusses this question, among others, with Andrea […]

Ukraine: Recycling of Pesticide Packaging Waste

The Ukrainian European Business Association (EBA) announced the launch of a project on the recycling of used packaging. In Ukraine, the packaging waste of plant protection products is mostly discarded or reused for counterfeiting, the association described the current situation. “These factors significantly increase the risk of environmental pollution and adversely affect human health. In […]

Customized Recycled PET through BBE-Technology

The BB Engineering VacuFil process enables the re-utilization of PET – or polyester*) – waste into high-end textile filament and fiber products in defined qualities. Sustainable handling of natural resources is a global task, the Germany-based company BB Engineering (BBE) underlines. This would relate in particular to the further development of the circular economy for […]

Carbon-neutral Recycled PET

Austria-based ALPLA Group, is offering “the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET”. The firm switched its PET Recycling Team plants in Wöllersdorf (Austria) and Radomsko (Poland) to a mix of electricity from renewable sources to produce climate-friendly rPET (= recycled polyethylene terephthalate). “This step has already had a big impact on the carbon footprint of our […]