Economy & Markets

Joago rides the sustainable wave

| Joago’s mission is to show that recycled materials lead to great products thus moving from destructive consumption towards a zero-waste system. We focus on transforming collected ocean waste into beautiful masterpieces.

EWWR 2020 to kick off with over 10,600 actions

| The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is back for another intensive week of awareness-raising events from 21 to 29 November 2020.

Pandemic forces Global Enterprises to focus on E-Waste

| New research launched by Blancco Technology Group explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created.

Brits turning to pallet furniture…

| Most often used for stacking goods, Brits are turning to recycling pallets and adapting them into furniture.

Study: Brominated flame retardants not hindering recycling of WEEE plastics

| The International Bromine Council, has released a comprehensive report regarding WEEE plastics flows and recycling efforts in Europe.  

A unique facility for fly ash recycling

| On November 17, Stena Metall, together with the Danish company Vestforbrænding, inaugurated the world's first full-scale HaloSep plant.

Rough tools for fine particles

| When it comes to hiring first-class machines, you should head to Oud-Alblas in the Netherlands, about 25 km from Rotterdam.

Making the use of by-products mandatory in the EU

| Environmental protection, resource conservation and sustainability have been declared EU objectives for many years.

Arjes starts with strategic reorientation into 2021

| At the beginning of next year, Arjes wants to present its strategic reorientation and divide its double-shaft shredders into three basic product lines.

Vitol and Wastefront market liquid hydrocarbons from recycled tyres

| Vitol and Wastefront AS, the Norwegian waste tyre recycling company, have announced a 10-year offtake agreement for the production of liquid hydrocarbons and certain non-liquid products due to be produced at Wastefront’s first waste tyre recycling plant in Sunderland, on its completion in 2023.
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127 organisations worldwide raise the profile of the global e-waste issue

| The third annual International E-Waste Day, held on 14th October, has been the most widely publicised yet.

Harvesting the Urban Forest

| It appears we can apportion blame on COVID-19 for most of our current woes, one of which would be the resurgence of paper-plastic coffee cups. Even prior to the pandemic we were struggling to properly recycle these take-away cups.

Tomra renewed urgency of a new approach to fighting climate change

| In a study commissioned by Tomra, the findings from Eunomia conclude that although it is routinely stated that waste management is responsible for only 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, regionally customized and holistic models can play a vital role in reducing global CO2 emissions by up to 5%.

Vecoplan: Parts and services straight from the manufacturer

| Vecoplan AG places great emphasis on service. The company’s technicians not only prevent malfunctions and machine downtimes (or rectify them quickly), they also ensure that the customer satisfaction level is constantly rising.
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