| The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the alarm for better healthcare while seeing an increase in the use of PPE kits and surgical masks by healthcare workers.
| Following a public tender procedure, Weltec Biopower was awarded the contract for an anaerobic stage for the municipal sewage treatment plant in Bückeburg, North Germany.
| Chemical recycling, or chemcycling, using thermochemical processes such as gasification, reforming and pyrolysis can convert hydrocarbon-rich solid wastes to hydrogen. These thermochemical processes yield syngas which can be further processed to hydrogen, a clean, emission-free energy vector.
| After closing its third year with the collection of 4.2 tonnes of marine litter and excellent results in terms of recovery of this litter through chemical recycling, the RepescaPlas project has entered its fourth phase, in which it is expected to strengthen the industrial-scale management and treatment of marine litter.
| OKAY Engineering has transformed an older existing plant into a high-tech sorting facility through the addition of optical sorting units and associated equipment.
| Today, lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are considered by many as the best technology for sustainable transport since they provide high energy and power per unit of battery weight, allowing them to be lighter and smaller than other rechargeable batteries.
| The University of Birmingham today announces a three-year research project with Bentley Motors to deliver a sustainable source of rare earth magnets for electric and hybrid vehicles for one of the most sought after luxury car brands in the world.
| Stadler and Tomra delivered the fully automated sorting plant for Sysav Industri AB, which sorts pre- and post-consumer mixed textile waste in southern Skåne, in Sweden.
| Avery Dennison has announced the launch of AD Circular, a comprehensive program providing recycling of used paper and filmic label liners in countries across Europe.
| The winners will be announced at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in November.
| A new Quality Recycling Process (QRP) for flexible packaging, from Ceflex and its stakeholders, shows high value applications for recycled polymers from a mechanical recycling process is viable.
| Innovate UK backs a 1.2 million GBP project with Recycling Technologies, the University of Birmingham, the University of Surrey, and the Cranfield University to further develop chemical recycling technology in the UK.
| A new study identifies key measures to advance recycling.
| At APK AG in Merseburg, Germany, improving recyclate quality and working to close the loop on plastic products remain at the top of their agenda for 2021.