Growing interest for Enviro’s technology in North America

Enviro’s pyrolysis technology is hotter than ever in the North American market. The company currently has active MoU’s (Memorandum of Understanding) with three different actors in the tyre recycling industry, as well as ongoing discussions with additional interested parties. CEO Thomas Sörensson and the Enviro team recently returned home from the US where they visited, […]

USA: National League of Cities Recommends Circular Economy

To improve municipal waste management practices, boost local green jobs and help address climate change, the National League of Cities (NLC) – in partnership with the American coffee company Starbucks – has released the new action guide “Recycling Reimagined”. According to the organization, the guide provides cities with the tools they need to establish a […]

New Sustainable Water and Waste Fund

The provider of investment services, Fidelity International has unveiled a Sustainable Water and Waste fund. As reported by special media, the new fund – which is managed from Luxembourg – will look for sustainable investment opportunities within the water and waste management sectors. The aim is to provide investors with long-term capital growth, primarily through […]

Ecological Technologies Made in Finland

The Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) and the Town of Nokia are to study the use of bio-based carbon dioxide as a raw material in the ECO3 business park, which is dedicated to bio-economy and circular economy. The aim of VTT’s and Nokia’s joint venture is to study the financial viability of various carbon […]

Paper Mill Sludge Generates Business in Finland

The City of Tampere is looking for a solution for the processing of paper mill sludge. In 2014, the City of Tampere purchased some of the lands and waters previously used by the forest industry to build the future city district of Hiedanranta. The purchased cove in Näsijärvi came with an enormous mass of wood-derived […]

Turning Greenhouse Gases into Chemicals

German Carbon2Chem aims at using emissions from steel production as raw material for chemicals. A pilot plant produces already synthetic fuel methanol and ammonia from steel mill gases. Ammonia is a chemical used to make fertilizers to improve food production. Steel mill gases come from steel production and contain, among other things, CO2. “It is […]

New Global Alliance Launched

In January this year, global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain launched a new organization “to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean”. The “Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW)”, currently made up of nearly thirty member companies, has committed over 1.0 billion US-Dollar with the […]

Automobile Recycling in China Set to Grow

The “China End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) and Dismantling Industry Report, 2018-2022” has been added to the offering of the market research store of the Irish company Research and Markets. As reported, automobile ownership has been climbing steadily in China over the recent years, at a compound annual growth rate of 15.2 percent between 2010 and 2017. […]

Morocco: “Huge Potential for Investment”

Morocco’s National Program for Household Waste Management of 2008, funded by Dirham 40 billion (3.7 billion Euro), aimed at the improvement of waste collection and recycling as well as overhauling the country’s landfills. “The strategy has borne fruit, with official waste collection rates doubling from 44 percent to 85.2 percent between 2008 and 2016. This […]

Global Recycling Day is inspiring events across the world from Europe, to Africa and USA

Global Recycling Day, taking place on 18th March 2019, has inspired a host of events and initiatives across the world to raise awareness of the importance of ‘Recycling into the Future’ (this year’s theme) for the wellbeing of the planet. The Global Recycling Foundation is proud to be collaborating with various organisations across the globe […]

Gulf Countries: Economic Growth in 2019

The economic prospects for the six countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – look good. According to the latest World Economic Outlook projections of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from January, the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, as well […]

British Company with New Distributor in Jordan

UK-based Symphony Environmental Technologies Plc – a company, which has developed oxo-biodegradable plastics – has announced a new distributor in Jordan. EVA Plastic Industries, an affiliated company to the Sughayer Group, specialized in supplying raw materials and additives to the plastics industry in Jordan, Iraq, the Palestinian Authority and Ethiopia. According to the information, EVA […]

ACE Launched Platform

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) has launched a new platform named “EXTR:ACT – Driving Value for multimaterial recycling”. The goal is to drive the industry’s engagement in carton recycling across Europe. The platform, which will be based in Frankfurt and complement ACE’s work, has been set up by ACE members BillerudKorsnäs, […]

A Recycling Plant for the Dominican Republic

In September last year, Cibao Metal Recycling (CIMER) Srl, a subsidiary of the Yeyo Ochoa Group in the Dominican Republic, announced the startup of its new three-in-one recycling plant. It is designed to process up to one ton per hour of oil filters, two tons per hour of electronic scrap, and approximately five tons per […]

India: Waste Treatment Plant Inaugurated

As reported by The Times of India, in December last year a new facility was inaugurated in Noida. According to the information, it is able to process 40 tons per hour. The so-called waste remediation plant is a joint venture of the Indian company Zigma Global Environ Solutions Pvt Ltd. and the South Korean firm […]