Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Recovering solvents

Envirotec reviews aspects of solvent recovery, and recycling chemical waste streams SOLVENTS are used in a wide variety of industrial processes, including areas like printing,...

Baler ties up the loose ends of waste-to-SRF strategy

UK waste management firm Premier Waste says it now diverts 98.6% of all material from landfill following an overhaul of its baling equipment. The Birmingham-based...

Bristol furniture reuse project goes into second phase

Bristol City Council is nearing the end of the first phase of a project to reuse all its unwanted furniture within the local community. As part...

Guernsey goes beyond the bale

GUERNSEY'S largest independent waste recycling business, Island Waste, is the first to process and ship RDF off island, following the installation of a new...

Can You Fix It? Zero Waste Scotland Launches New Training Fund for Re-Use Groups

Cash to train staff in key repair skills is on offer from Scotland’s resource efficiency body Zero Waste Scotland, which on 6 March launched...
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Red tape restricts road waste reuse

A major development of recent years has been the arrival of new treatment systems for dealing with waste from road sweepings, municipal wastewater and...

Remanufacturing reloaded?

October funding announcements suggest new interest in researching the repair and restoration of end-of-life products A series of remanufacturing announcements in October hinted at a...

Circularity gains business traction

Moving to a circular business model can boost the bottom line. There is now much discussion and debate as to the best way to...
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Getting in a Pickle over waste and recycling

A combative Q&A session followed Eric Pickles presentation to the RWM show at the Birmingham NEC on 17 September. The Secretary of State for...
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Recycling: Better for the environment, better for business

Although the benefits of recycling have been recognised domestically and within larger industries for some time now, ideas about recycling and waste management within...
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Graduate opportunity with Huddersfield firm

The company who became in December 2013 the only company worldwide to mechanically process flat panel displays (FPD) are in search of a graduate...
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Recycling company creates opportunities

A recycling plant in Huddersfield has announced their win of a prestigious award- “Efficiency Initiative of the Year” among some of the industries largest...
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Inside the UK’s first carton recycling facility

Fay Dashper, Senior Recycling Manager for the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment (ACE) UK, describes the processes used at a new UK...
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Recycled bottles used to create lights

Lights made from recycled cola bottles will soon go on the market following an international study led by Nottingham Trent University. In collaboration with Spanish...
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A practical guide for the zero waste movement

“IT was a giddy moment for all of us,” recounts Paul Connett of the meeting in October 2011 at which he first had the...
Lacklustre recyclers listed

Lacklustre recyclers listed

ASHFORD Borough Council in Kent has been named as England's worst performing council when it comes to recycling, but has already pledged to improve...
Grit into gold

Turning grit into gold

Road grit and gully waste usually end up in landfill, at least in the UK. But a scheme adopted by Warwickshire County Council illustrates...
Cups and food containers employing bio-plastics can be compostable, such as Huhtamaki's BioWare range.

Breaking it down: compostable product packaging

Envirotec looks at the latest progress MORE and more product packaging is being recycled each year but a lot of it still goes to landfill,...
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A window on recycling bid

A track record of leadership in sustainable manufacturing has helped Eurocell secure a place in the finals of an awards scheme. The company has been...

England sets a new record

FOR the first time since records began England is reusing more waste than it sends to landfill. New figures from Defra reveal that not only...