Science & technology

Treatment of contaminated industrial plastic waste

| For the past three years an ERF 200 filter built by Ettlinger of Königsbrunn (Bavaria, Germany), installed at Candi Plastic Recycling, an Austrian materials recycler, has been producing high quality regrind nonstop from contaminated plastic waste with high aluminum or paper fractions.

IARC: Electric mobility to shape future

| The topic of electric mobility is having a major impact – not only on the automotive industry, but on the automotive recycling industry, too. This fact was made abundantly clear at the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018

Waste Free Oceans partners with Henkel

| Waste Free Oceans has announced a new partnership with Henkel to remove plastic waste from oceans and rivers and transform it into over a million bottles used for the Lovables laundry brand.

Study: Plastic carrier bags have lowest environmental impact

| The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has published a study that analyses the life cycle environmental impacts of production, use and disposal of grocery carrier bags currently available in Danish supermarkets.

ZenRobotics delivers robots to Switzerland

| ZenRobotics Ltd. and Sogetri, part of the Helvetia Environnement Group, have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste sorting systems to a new state-of-the-art waste sorting facility that will be built on Sogetri’s existing site in Satigny, Switzerland.

IARC: Interview with Christophe Pillot

| At the IARC 2018, Christophe Pillot will provide his view on the e-mobility market, especially on the future of batteries. Before the conference we asked Christophe Pillot how he evaluates the current development in the market for electric vehicles.

IFAT: Lyndex Recycling shows new baler family and cloud diagnostics

| Lyndex Recycling Systems, a UK-based manufacturer of high volume balers and waste recycling machinery, will highlight a range of 2-Ram balers processing waste plastics, paper and other recyclates, together with the company’s cloud-based data logging and diagnostic solution..

Petcore: Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

| Once per year Europe's entire PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference. Due to its success in recent editions this year's conference was held for the first time over two days and welcomed more than 200 industry experts.

Best Italien plastics recycler relies on Tomra technology

| Montello S.p.A., based near Bergamo, Italy, uses the latest sensor-based technology of 40 Tomra machines to give a new lease of life to tonnes of post-consumer plastic arriving from Lombardy.

Monterey opens advanced recycling system

| The Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) has started up its new Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). Supplied by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), the technologically-advanced recovery system processes up to 80-tons-per-hour (tph) on two lines.

Heavy duty scales handle weights up to 5 tonnes

| Industrial weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden, has launched a new range of heavy duty platform scales, suited to weighing heavily-laden pallets, roll cages and dolavs.

Free registration opens for plastics recycling exhibition and conference

| Free online registration has now opened for the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition 2018, which will take place on 27-28 June 2018 at Messe Essen in Germany.

Odor reduction technology for post consumer film

| Following the installation of the first of two recycling lines type recoSTAR dynamic 165 C- VAC in Houston, Texas, Avangard Innovative LP is now ready to start processing of post- consumer film at its new recycling plant.
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Alternative Fuel Award and Competition – call for candidates

| The award is endorsed by MVW Lechtenberg & Partner. The award is presented to cities, companies and individuals promoting the idea of sustainable Alternative Fuel production and use.