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Australia has its eye on recycling innovation

Australia – For the first time, Australians are being given the opportunity to recycle their contact lenses thanks to a…

Sky-high potential for carbon fibre recycling innovation?

United States – Researchers at Washington State University (WSU) in the USA have discovered a new method to recycle epoxy-based…

Awards spotlight on paper recycling innovation

Europe – A call for entries has gone out for the sixth European Paper Recycling Awards, which will recognise innovative…

Diversity and innovation go hand in hand

Germany – Packaging waste has grown by 13% over the last decade in Germany, reports the country’€™s environmental organization Deutsche…

Innovation: How to salvage valuable metals from old LED bulbs

Canada – Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a flowsheet to extract metals, including rare earths and…

An innovation right off the sheep’s back

Australia – Flinders University researchers have developed ‘clean technology’ to dissolve waste wool and post-consumer clothing to produce a ‘high-value…

Recovered paper innovation treats oil spills and bullet wounds

Asia – The National University of Singapore (NUS) has discovered a means of converting paper waste into green cellulose aerogels…

Engineering & innovation celebrated in Dortmund

Germany – The industrial hub that is the German Ruhr area will live and breathe process engineering on 4 and…

PRS: a stage for plastics recycling innovation

Belgium – Recent years have still seen more than 50% of Europe’€™s used plastics sent to landfill. The Plastics Recycling…

Acquisition set to strengthen Komptech’s innovation drive

Austria – Hirtenberger Group, based near Vienna, has acquired an 80% share in shredder and separation technology specialist Komptech GmbH….

Tetra Pak’s double triumph at innovation awards

Global – Packaging solutions company Tetra Pak won not one but two prizes at the World Beverage Innovation Awards held…