Latin America: On the Way towards Legal E-Waste Frameworks

As a result of technological innovation – the trend to upgrade devices and products’ ever-shorter life span – e-waste is now the largest growing flow of waste. In 2012, the world’s biggest generators of e-waste were the United States, China, Japan, Germany, and Russia, with quantities ranging between 1.5 and 9.4 million metric tons. An […]

Scrap Recycling in U.S. Has Increased Economic Impact

According to a recent study – published by Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Inc. – purchasing, processing and brokering old materials to be manufactured into new products provide more than 470,000 persons with jobs and generate nearly 106 billion dollar annually in economic activity in the United States. This analysis, conducted by the […]

Global E-Waste Management Market: A Billion Dollar Business

According to a new report by U.S.-based market research and business-consulting company Allied Market Research, the global e-waste management market is expected to reach an amount of 49.4 billion dollar by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate of 23.5 percent from 2014 to 2020. “The ever-growing need for adapting the latest technology is the […]

Major Investments in U.S. Recycling Infrastructure Necessary

The recycling rate in the United States has been stagnating at 34 percent for several years. There is a particular pent-up demand in the reutilization of plastics, electronic scrap and construction waste. New concepts are already being tested for this. This is accompanied by an increasing demand for modern treatment and processing facilities and equipment. […]

CarTakeBack Expands Scrap Car Recycling Service to Ireland

Recyclers who join the network will benefit from effective marketing activities. Scrap car recycling in Ireland is set to change as international scrap car recycling company. Now CarTakeBack launches its service. Car recyclers who join the CarTakeBack network will benefit from effective marketing activities aimed at securing vehicles from both the public and trade, with […]

Strongco Corporation Extends Distribution of Material Handlers in Canada

Strongco Corporation has announced the expansion of the distribution relationship with Sennebogen LLC, a provider of machines to suit material handling applications, headquartered in Stanley, North Carolina. The Canadian firm will be the exclusive dealer for the full range of green line material handlers for the Province of Quebec. “This arrangement builds on the existing […]

KMR Stainless Changes Brand Name to Oryx Stainless

Since the start of September 2015, the Oryx Stainless Group is realizing its global single-brand strategy. Therefore the business group changed the brand names of its companies that were still operating under the KMR Stainless brand to Oryx Stainless. The old name, which had been introduced in 1997, was still being used by the holding […]

Success Fueled by Growth: RiverRoad Waste Solutions Inc.

For the second year in a row, RiverRoad Waste Solutions Inc., headquartered at Tinton Falls, New Jersey, and specialist in waste and recycling solutions, has earned a position on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list which is published by the American Inc. magazine. Therefore, the company belongs to the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. […]

Appliance Recycling Centers of America Reports Declines in Revenues

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of appliance recycling and retailing services, has reported declines in operating results for the second quarter ended July 4, 2015. Revenues from April to June 2015 were 30.2 million dollar, down 8.1 percent compared with the same period in 2014, as a result of decreased recycling […]

The Millionth Shredder Hammer – Made by SWB

In September 2015, German-based Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH (SWB) had reasons to celebrate: Its Bochum factory finished the 1,000,000th differentially hardened shredder hammer, which will serve an important task in scrap recycling and thus help to conserve natural resources. The success story of this best-seller, invented by SWB 30 years ago and further developed up to […]

Norwegian Firm Invested in New Technology to Reuse PVC Leftovers

An investment of 1.2 million euros in an upgraded recycling facility to handle PVC production leftovers paid for itself in 18 months at Protan Group, a Norway-based manufacturer of roofing foils and ventilation tubes for tunnels and mines. According to German size-reduction technology supplier Pallmann, the investment realized cost savings and increased capacity. In the […]

The Dutch Way to Use Leftover Concrete

Disposing of leftover concrete is not only expensive, but also a waste of material. Betonblock, a Dutch company, has found a way which could be beneficial for recycling firms and other businesses, who sell semi-finished goods. In the opinion of management, the production of concrete blocks by means of moulds – which are available in […]

Global Market Outlook: Paper and Paperboard Packaging

The Global Paper and Paperboard Packaging market accounted to reach 210.4 billion dollar by 2022, a new report of the U.S.-based market research and consulting firm Stratistics MRC revealed. According to the information, the key factors of the market include recyclability of paper and also growing consumer awareness. “Replacing plastic and market diffusion are the […]

Confidence in Operational Reliability

In the past, one bale of cutting waste at Smurfit Kappa in Neuburg weighed 380 kilogram. Today it is 520 kilogram – for the same size of bale. This is made possible by the high compression capacity of the HSM VK 7215 baling press. This has significant advantages for the transportation of bales to the […]

GreenParts International Intends to Expand its Business Globally

GreenParts International, a metal and textile recycling company with multiple locations in Atlanta, Georgia, has recently signed a term sheet to provide recycled oil to its South Korean partner and has already begun to implement the first order. „In addition, we have delivered on approximately 150 thousand dollars of our first shipment to SAH Global*) […]