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Metal nano-particles drive fuel cell innovation

Northwestern University has discovered a way to create catalysts from metal nano-particles that could lead to better fuel cells. Another…

Vecoplan to deliver plastics-to-fuel line at new US facility

US firm Brightmark Energy has commissioned a plastics-to-fuel plant in Ashley, Indiana, that will run on a system developed by…

Will plastic waste fuel jets of the future?

Scientists at Washington State University in the US have found a new way to recycle plastic waste products into valuable…

Sunlight can change plastic waste into hydrogen fuel

Have you ever heard of the term “photoreforming”? UK scientists are relying on this ‘simple’ yet innovative process to transform…

Plastics2Oil gets extra cash for renewable fuels

Plastic2Oil Inc. plans to resume the ‘limited production and sale’ of fuel products by processing used oils and plastic film….

Plutonium fuel recycling venture the only ‘realistic method’ for Japan

Japan has built up a large plutonium stockpile, sparking international debate as to what will happen with the high-risk material….

UK’s Lancashire Waste Recycling fuelling up for expansion

United Kingdom – UK firm Lancashire Waste Recycling has received a £575 000 (US$ 820 000) debt funding package from…

Ecotec Solution fuels Italian expansion for UNTHA

Italy – Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA has witnessed ‘significant growth’ in the Italian market following a collaboration with one of…

Discarded glass bottles to fuel next-generation batteries

United States – ‘Even with today’s recycling programmes, billions of glass bottles end up in landfills every year,’ note researchers…

Plastics-to-fuel breakthrough in Africa

Africa – Africa’s first recycling plant that converts end-of-life plastics into commercial synthetic fuel oil is underway. Alternative Energy Systems,…

Old clothes to fuel Japan’s airplanes

Asia – Japan Airlines has announced plans to transform used clothing into jet fuel. It is hoped the unique recycling…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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