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Swedish textiles recyclers say farewell to manual sorting

A fully automated textiles sorting line – claimed to be the world’s first – is to ramp up capacity and improve quality output at Sysav…

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5 reasons why materials handlers can be the right choice for waste and recycling applications

Material handlers can be the right choice for waste and recycling professionals looking for an alternative to excavators. If you’re trying to improve productivity KPIs,…

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Hydrogen technology focus of new recycling consortium

European firms say they will explore technologies to recover raw materials from spent hydrogen fuel cells. BEST4Hy H2020 is the name of a project its…

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Tomra equips Borealis European recycling effort

Austria-based plastics producer Borealis and European sorting equipment maker Tomra have opened what they call a “state-of-the-art” plant for postconsumer plastic scrap sorting and mechanical…

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Young Champions of the Earth: trashing barriers to boost recycling in Kuwait

An electrical engineer from Kuwait is being recognized by the United Nations for her success in raising the environmental importance and economic value of recycling…

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Greenpeace sues Walmart regarding recyclability claims

Greenpeace Inc. has filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court alleging that Walmart has employed unlawful, unfair and deceptive business practices by labeling and advertising…

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Zero Waste Europe: beverage carton recycling rates substantially lower than reported

The ‘Recycling of multilayer composite packaging: the beverage carton’ paper calculated the estimated recycling rates of beverage cartons in the UK, Germany, Spain, and Sweden…

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Veolia North America Launches Recycling Program for Wind Turbines

Veolia North America (VNA) will now recycle blades removed from its US-based onshore turbines during upgrades and repowering efforts. Through an agreement with GE Renewable…

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China tightens recycling rules

China’s Ministry of Commerce has introduced a nationwide system for retailers to report their plastic consumption and will be established. It is part of a…

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ACE announces increase in EU recycling rates for beverage cartons

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