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Geo-Tech Polymers rewarded for recycling innovation

United States – The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has selected US-based Geo-Tech Polymers as the winner of its 2014 Innovation…

Great leap forward for ARN through innovation

The Netherlands – ‘ARN processed 40000 tonnes of post shredder waste from end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) this year compared to 25000…

Innovation boosts EPS foam recycling in North America

United States – The recycling rate of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam in the USA and Canada climbed to 35% last…

Camping innovation a big hit at Dutch festivals

The Netherlands – Dutch start-up company One Nights Tent has found a clever way to combine a love for music…

RWM 2014: showcasing debate and innovation

United Kingdom – The UK’s leading show of its type over many decades, the RWM 2014 exhibition will open its…

US universities honoured for sustainable innovation

United States – The University of Houston has won the US$ 100 000 top award in the US First Look…

Fraunhofer pursues recycling innovation at ‘atomic level’

Germany – ‘About 70 billion tonnes of raw materials are extracted worldwide annually – twice as much as at the…

Furnace innovation for precious metals scrap

United States – US-based Metallix Refining Inc. has taken the initiative regarding the recycling of precious metals-bearing scrap by designing…

PEF innovation to replace PET?

The Netherlands – Advanced high-throughput R&D specialist Avantium says it has made a breakthrough with its new material polyethylene furanoate…

Scanning innovation to ‘transform’ recycling?

United States – US company Earth911 has been heralded the winner of the inaugural Recycling Innovators Forum competition, part of…

New forum will reward innovation in plastics recycling

United States – Nine finalists have been announced for the inaugural Recycling Innovators Forum. The short-listed proposals, chosen from 50…