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Coming soon: new tech by Tomra inspired by music

Today’s global waste recycling problems aren’t going away just because worries over a pandemic fade, cautions German sorting specialist Tomra….

Can Henkel go from 50% to 100% recycled content?

Austrian consumer goods company Henkel has begun using packaging made from recycled household plastics for its detergent capsule products.   The…

Recycling Technologies takes Plaxx to Dutch petrochemical hub

UK-based recycling technology provider Recycling Technologies is building its first European plastics recycling site at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in…

‘In a crisis, friends help each other’

When Professor Xu, ceo of Chinese electronics recycler GEM, heard about a shortage of coronavirus protection materials in Germany he…

Sorting non-ferrous metals and creating top qualities – right down to a 5 mm grain size

The new Steinert Chutec chute sorter completes the company’s portfolio of sensor-based sorting equipment for non-ferrous metals and allows heavy…

50 years of reliability: tradition as a strategy for the future

UNTHA starts the anniversary year with pioneering innovations. 2020 is a very special year for UNTHA shredding technology, based in…

Extracting lead from batteries to harvest solar energy

Lead-acid batteries are everywhere – powering cars, aircraft, navigation systems and emergency lighting. Researchers from China’s Xidian University have found…

ChinaPlas 2021

Holding for the 34th time this year, CHINAPLAS is well-recognized by the global plastics and rubber industries for its rich…

Top ten ‘recycling heroes’ named

Global Recycling Day has been marked with the first international awards to individuals and groups from around the world who…

Jet-Zone makes dust-free shredding a reality

Leading recyclers are turning to dust suppression systems to achieve a cleaner process. Mirko Savic (ceo) and Nicolas Malfait, (sales…

Scrapping with your head in the clouds

Dutch aircraft recycling specialist Aircraft End-Of-Life Solutions (AELS) has recycled more than 75 planes. Company ceo Derk-Jan van Heerden, who…