Science & technology

European Construction Material Recycling Award 2018

| The European Quality Association for Recycling (EQAR) for the third time offers the European innovation award for construction material recycling in Europe.
Biogas plant

Biogas plant for the world’s largest city

| The delivery of two kompogas digesters for a biogas plant in Chongqing marks the successful entry of Zurich-based Hitachi Zosen Inova into the Chinese market.

New developments in PET thermoforms recycling

| A report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop.

New trends in battery recycling

| Lisbon, September 28, 2017: What are the latest trends in the battery industry, which impact will increasing electric mobility have and what new developments are shaping the battery recycling sector? These questions and many more were answered at this year's International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017.

New guide for weighing of waste available

| UK-based weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden Group, has launched a new white paper aimed at supporting waste management businesses in meeting weighing legislation.
Landfill waste

Further reducing landfill waste

| Tomra Sorting Recycling has announced the launch of a sensor-based sorting machine based on laser technology. Autosort Laser enables the separation of glass, ceramics, stones, metals and plastics from household and commercial waste.

ZenRobotics introduces new feature

| ZenRobotics Recycler now comes not only with construction and demolition waste sorting abilities, but also offers a solution for municipal solid waste: bag sorting for source-separated MSW.

New standard available

| The Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS) recently announced the release of the RIOS:2016 Implementation Guide (RIG) which includes a new, more effective, easy to develop Footprint Tool.

ESWET comments on EU strategy on plastics

| ESWET welcomes the Commission’s initiative to create an EU Strategy on Plastics, but claims that in certain cases energy recovery is a better solution due to several recycling constraints.

Improving battery recycling

| At the ICBR 2017, Professor Vera Susanne Rotter will provide a summary of the various materials that play a role in a circular economy and also take a more in-depth look at battery recycling in this context.

Metal recovery with new algorithm

| MSS, Inc., the optical sorter division of CP Group, introduces MetalMiner, the next generation of induction-based true all-metal detectors.

Urban Mine Knowledge Data Platform unveiled in November

| The move to a circular economy, one in which materials are kept in the value chain for as long as it makes economic and environmental sense, is expected to take a step forward this autumn as the Prospecting Secondary Raw Materials in the Urban Mine and Mining Wastes (ProSUM) project unveils the first Urban Mine Knowledge Data Platform.

High-Performance shredding for plastics and other waste

| With the shredder series Micromat HP Lindner-Recyclingtech has added machines to their range of universal shredders for processing plastics and other waste.

HSM exhibits extensive range of baling presses at RWM

| From September 12 to 14, HSM will be exhibiting product solutions “Made in Germany” at the RWM trade fair.