Science & technology

C. Nöhren,

Sustainability in the print industry

| When we think of sustainability, we don’t often think of the print industry and its abundance of paper.

EuPC launces 3rd edition of recycling survey

| Based on the findings of the first two surveys, and backed up by their success and the signature of the Circular Plastics Alliance Declaration, EuPC decided to conduct the third edition of its survey on the use of recycled polymers by plastics converters in Europe in cooperation with Polymer Comply Europe Sarl. (PCE).

Specialist seals for best selling recycling tool

| Apex Hydraulics were recently requested to manufacture a number of bespoke cylinders for a business specialising in the production of recycling plant equipment. The company uses cutting edge technology to remain at the top of their sector, providing market leading recycling tools and machinery.

Circular economy for big bags at K 2019

| At K 2019 in Düsseldorf Starlinger wants to present a closed loop system for big bags made from woven polypropylene.

Andritz supplies complete sludge handling system

| Andritz has received an order from Papierfabrik Palm GmbH & Co KG to supply the complete reject treatment and sludge handling system for their new paper mill in Aalen, Germany.
Tim Reckmann,

Zero Waste Europe publishes study on chemical recycling

| The study looks into the information available as well as the state of implementation of such technologies in the European context. It closes with policy recommendations to ensure CR complements, rather than jeopardises, a real Circular Economy.

New handheld analyzer from Thermo Scientific

| Thermo Scientific Niton Apollo handheld LIBS analyzer provides mobility and enhances productivity for material verification.

K: Steinert shows sorting of black plastics

| The sorting of black plastics into pure grades to close recycling loops will be the focus of Steinert's presence at K Trade fair.

Can the global plastic waste export market be revived?

| With the introduction of plastic import bans across South East Asia, the global export market has slowed hugely over the last 12 months.

New Untha shredder for South Carolina plant

| Geocycle North America has received the delivery of a Untha XR waste shredder at its plant in Dorchester, South Carolina.

New pre-shredder for light packaging processing

| At the beginning of 2019, a new processing plant with 6,000 m² of factory space was put into operation at company Hubert Eing Kunststoffverwertung GmbH at their site in Gescher.

Cast line for stretch film production at K Show

| Amut Group will present in operation the new ACS 2000 cast line for stretch film production at the K show. Also awaited is the Q-Catcher, the recent developed patented system.

Knox Recycling takes delivery of Australia’s first Untha XR

| The first Untha XR shredder is now operational in Melbourne, Australia, following a 15,000km journey from the world-renowned engineering facility where it was manufactured in Austria.

Petcore launches monomer recycling group

| According to Petcore, monomer recycling opens a completely new perspective on how to deal with the concerns about plastics and plastic waste.