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BHS solution makes the most of incineration waste

After incineration, what remains are the incombustible components of the waste and the inert materials produced in the process –…

China opens world’s biggest incineration plant

Shanghai has completed the expansion of the Laogang Renewable Resource Recycling Center. The incineration power plant is the largest of…

Wastecare invests millions in ‘vanguard’ incineration technology

UK-based hazardous waste recycling specialist Wastecare has acquired the East Kent High Temperature Incinerator from Augean for almost £3.5 million…

Malta turns to hi-tech incineration to boost recycling rates

Europe – Plans to construct a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy facility at Maghtab in Malta have been announced by the country’s environment…

Recycling vs. Incineration: How to maximise the value of plastic waste?

Austria – ‘In Austria, every twentieth job is a green job,’ according to Christian Holzer of the country’s ministry of…

MEPs seek ban on incineration of recyclables

Europe – Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have asked the European Commission to ban incineration of recyclable and biodegradable…

Jeremy Irons: mega incineration plant a ‘step back’ for Ireland

Ireland – An incinerator that is under construction in Ireland’s capital of Dublin will be able to burn a claimed…

Denmark to retreat as incineration ‘champion’?

Denmark – Denmark’s environment minister Ida Auken has announced a new strategy that is set to change the nation’s priority…

Recycling damaged by emphasis on incineration

Europe – Significant incineration overcapacity in some European countries ‘threatens’ the recommendations set out in the EU’s Roadmap to a…

How an additive can pave the road for recycling

Specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries has further enhanced its special additive called Vestenamer to boost recycled rubber applications. Vestenamer allows…

‘Severe lack of investment’ frustrates plastics recyclers

‘Sometime soon there will be no export markets for plastics,’ warns e-scrap plastics expert Craig Thompson. It will be two…