Science & technology

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C. Nöhren,

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.
Tim Reckmann,

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.

IARC 2019: A lot to talk about

| During this year's International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) , some 220 experts from 24 countries came together to discuss the latest trends in the world of automobile recycling.

Tomra launches cloud-based data platform

| According to Tomra, the data from Tomra Insight can transform sorting from an operational process into a strategic management tool for fact-based decision-making at every step of the value and production chain.

Starlinger provides technology for next CarbonLITE plant

| Starlinger recycling technology will deliver PET recycling lines with a total installed capacity of 5.4 tons/hour for CarbonLITE’s new site in Pennsylvania at the end of the year.

New Doosan DX250WMH-5 material handler

| Doosan is launching the new DX250WMH-5 25 tonne Stage IV compliant material handler for use in the solid waste, recycling, demolition and forestry industries.

Tomra to introduce Innosort Flake at PRS Europe

| Tomra Sorting Recycling has announced to be present at PRSE (Plastic Recycling Show Europe) to showcase its expertise and state of the art technology in the flake sorting industry, including applications such as: PET Flakes, PO Flakes, PE/PP flakes, PVC and PVC Window Frames.

Disposal cost reduction with residual waste presses

| The residual waste presses by Strautmann are predestined for completely overcrowded waste bins and roll containers.