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Australian researchers discover how to reclaim polyester

Queensland University of Technology in Australia says it has discovered how to separate polyester from blended fabrics without damaging the…

Recycling breakthrough for cotton-polyester blend material

United States – ‘Millions of tons’ of cotton-polyester blend material currently dumped in landfills could now be recycled thanks to…

Uniform goal for polyester recycling

Japan – Japan-based Teijin Ltd’s polyester textile manufacturing and processing company Nantong Teijin is working towards the launch of a…

Teijin’s polyester recycling JV in China

China – Teijin Ltd of Japan is to establish Zhejiang Jiaren New Materials Co., Ltd – a joint venture with…

Recycled polyester in fashion

Archiv – Basking in the catwalk spotlight of a Tokyo fashion show alongside a Yen 5 million (US$ 50 000)…

Kureha to build polyester production plant in USA

Archiv – Kureha Corporation, a global supplier of specialty chemicals and plastics, plans to invest over US$100 mln in a…

Portland entrepreneurs prove the power of textile scrap

US firm Looptworks is transforming textile production waste into reusable facemasks. The business based in Portland, Oregon re-purposes and upcycles…

Worn Again Technologies out of the lab

Less than 1% of non-wearable textiles are currently turned back into new ones owing to the ‘shortcomings’ of existing recycling…

Textile recycling pioneers weave their magic

When it comes to recyclers’ activities, much attention is focused on recovering metals or the ‘new gold’, plastics. And yet,…

Eastman makes big strides in chemical recycling of plastics

US chemical company Eastman has developed two circular production processes. Eastman is building a facility, expected to be completed in…

Depolymerisation process ‘important step forward’

DuPont Teijin Films is the latest plastics manufacturer to announce developments in the innovative world of chemical recycling. The joint…

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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