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US researchers win award for rare earths recycling innovation

Researchers at the Critical Materials Institute and Ames Laboratory have won a prestigious prize for inventing a magnet recycling process….

Sydney expo to highlight Australasian recycling innovations

Preparations for the upcoming Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo are in full swing. The free to attend two-day event will…

Platinum group metals innovation from South Africa saves a lot more energy

Platinum group metals represent an attractive market for recyclers in various parts of the world. A new player stepping onto…

Interseroh rewarded for plastics recycling innovations

Slovenia – Interseroh has been awarded a major Slovenian environmental prize for its ground-breaking research and development work in the…

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…