Economy & Markets

CuRe: Creating a fully circular polyester chain

| This week CuRe has been launched by Cumapol, DSM-Niaga and Morssinkhof. The goal is to recycle used polyester waste streams in polyester suitable for high demanding applications like carpets, textile and food packaging.
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Valmet delivers two waste-to-energy boilers to China

| Valmet and Urumchi Jinghuan Environmental & Energy have signed a contract regarding a delivery of two boiler plants fired with refuse-derived fuel (RDF) for a greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Urumchi, China. The new waste-to-energy power boiler plant will support the circular economy and supply electricity to the power grid.

Greater efficiency for film recyclers

| In early 2018, Starlinger recycling technology introduced a new size – the recoSTAR dynamic 145 – that is specially designed for a capacity range of ~1,000 kg/h. The first three lines are currently being installed, and the company has already received orders for additional machines of this type.

Andritz to supply complete tire recycling plant to Pyrum Innovations

| Andritz has received an order from Pyrum Innovations AG, Germany, to supply a complete tire recycling plant for their thermolysis facility in Dillingen, Germany.

EDA welcomes Kobelco Europe as new member

| The European Demolition Association increases its presence in Europe with the addition of a new company: Kobelco Europe.

Andusia Welcome New Hazardous Waste Manager

| Andusia Recovered Fuels Ltd is pleased to welcome Fraser Cutting to their team as new Hazardous Waste Manager. This announcement comes at a busy and exciting time for Andusia, having recently announced their move into the Hazardous Waste market.

Rio gets a pilot plant to explore energy from waste

| A national technology to process and explore energy from organic waste started being tested in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Strong magnets improve recovery and separation of stainless steels

| The Steinert MSB HG rotary magnetic belt separator is an enhancement of the Steinert MSB for recovering stainless steel content from bulky materials within recycling processes.

First RDF shipment from Italy to Scandinavia

| Norwegian recycling company Geminor becomes the first to handle shipment of Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) from Italy to Denmark.

Seven recycling promises to become a global recycling citizen

| Ahead of its second Global Recycling Day, 18 March 2019, the Global Recycling Foundation is asking children across the world to make better recycling practices one of their 2019 New Year’s resolutions. 

Reuse and recycle with rotary screening buckets

| Prodem has launched their new range – the PSB Rotary Screening Buckets to the construction industry.

EuPC: Directive has missed opportunity

| After a very brief negotiation process, EU politicians have transformed what could have been a great opportunity to implement the Waste Directives’ rationale and to achieve efficient waste management into a superficial legislative text.

November crude steel production higher than last year

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.6 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2018, a 5.8% increase compared to November 2017.

Beverage carton companies launch platform to boost recycling

| The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) has announced that it has launched a new platform to drive the industry’s engagement in carton recycling across Europe.