Science & technology

Recovering metals from gas purification ash

| Stena Recycling and Vestforbrænding are establishing the world's first test plant that sorts out metals from gas purification ash.

A man’s mission for a better global resource recovery industry

| Ejvind Pedersen is a prominent figure in the global industry that supplies resources into the automotive sector, turning incineration bottom ash (IBA) into pure metal fractions that reach primary raw material quality.
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How Science is backing the RecyClass Platform

| The Platform is working on the development of ‘Recyclability Evaluation Protocols’ for the different polymers and packaging that are placed on the EU market.

DEMETO welcomes news members

| DEMETO, the chemical recycling project for PET, has announced Kolon and Remondis as new members of its Industrial Advisory Board.

Metso expands M&J pre-shredder portfolio

| Metso is expanding its waste recycling product range with the launch of the new Metso M&J K-series pre-shredders.

First turn-key plastics recycling facility for Cypress

| PCC Recycling, a Poullaides Group company, is taking an important step towards a circular economy with modern recycling technology from Austria and Germany. The flexibility of the recycling facility solves several of the island’s problems at once.

Apply now: U-Start Acceleration Programme

| Innovative recycling solutions for electronic waste, secondary products and composite materials wanted - Apply now!
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Pulp and paper mill waste becomes fish feed, energy and more

| A collection of Swedish experts aims to create new bio-based products from excess waste sludge produced from wastewater effluent management at pulp and paper mills.

Apple expands global recycling programs

| Apple has announced a major expansion of its recycling programs, quadrupling the number of locations US customers can send their iPhone to be disassembled by Daisy, its recycling robot.

Eddy current separator module for complete metal recovery

| Eriez Europe has provided a one-stop custom solution to St. Margarets Metal Recycling and Transfer Centre Ltd. metal recovery problem within their scrapping process.
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ChemRec Europe publishes position paper on chemical recycling

| In its first position paper, the newly founded association Chemical Recycling Europe addresses some of the most urgent topics that are affecting the chemical recycling of polymers in Europe today.

Breakthrough in chemical recycling of polystyrene

| Styrenics producer Ineos Styrolution has announced today that it has completed the first successful test runs producing virgin polystyrene from previously depolymerised material.

Engineering plastics: a growing recycling market

| Plastics Recyclers Europe has published the strategy paper on the state of play of the technical plastic parts recycling.

Five chemical recycling plants for Indonesia

| Plastic Energy Limited, has reached an agreement with the province of West Java (Indonesia) to build five chemical recycling plants.