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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Volvo Cars Aims to Use at Least 25% Recycled Plastics in Every New Car from 2025

June 19, 2018

Via: Waste360

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, announced its ambition to make at least 25 percent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car from recycled material from 2025. Volvo Cars also urged auto industry suppliers to work more […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Firms to be Tax Exempt in Iran?

June 19, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The Iranian recycling industry could soon be exempt from paying taxes as the country’s parliament reviews new legislationto save natural resources. According to the Trend News agency, on June 14 Valiollah Gholami Najafabadi, the head of the Iran Recycling Federation, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Plastic Waste – New Approach Outlined in Resourcing the Future Report

June 18, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

A novel use-phase model to categorise plastic products has been advocated in a report launched by the Resourcing the Future partners (CIWM, ESA, the Resource Association and WRAP) at a conference in London, entitled ‘Eliminating avoidable plastic waste by 2042: […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

$4m Food Waste Funding in New York State

June 15, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

A $4 million in grant has been made by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, for generators of excess wholesome food and food scraps. The funds will enable producers to expand their capacity to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Gas to Ethanol Recycling Technology Firm Secures Backing from BASF

June 14, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The largest chemical manufacturer in the world, Germany’s BASF, has invested in Chicago, Illinois headquartered LanzaTech, a biotech company using special microbes to recycle waste gas streams. Originally founded in New Zealand, LanzaTech has developed a gas fermentation technology said […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Micron Waste Technologies Delivers First Cannabis Waste Digester to Aurora Cannabis

June 13, 2018

Via: Waste360

Micron Waste Technologies Inc., a leading developer of aerobic digester solutions for the treatment of organic waste, announced that the design and manufacturing of its Cannabis Waste Digester is now complete, with delivery to Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s facility in Mountain […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Hungry Harvest Continues to Fight Food Waste, Hunger by Expanding into New Markets

June 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

Evan Lutz, founder and CEO of Baltimore-based Hungry Harvest, believes socially conscious business has the power to end food waste and have a real impact on the environment, community and economy. And to help prove his point, he is working […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Court Says Connecticut’s E-waste Program Doesn’t Unlawfully Interfere with Interstate Commerce

June 11, 2018

Via: Waste360

Connecticut’s electronics recycling program does not unlawfully interfere with interstate commerce, says a federal appeals court. In 2007, the Connecticut legislature created a system where certain electronics manufacturers doing business in the state would have to register with the state’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Lynn, Mass., Teams with The Recycling Partnership to Improve Recycling Efforts

June 8, 2018

Via: Waste360

In an effort to improve recycling, the city of Lynn, Mass., is teaming with The Recycling Partnership to sort through residents’ recycling bins to determine if they are properly recycling. If the bins are filled with nonrecyclable materials, the duo […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Evolution of Vecoplan’s Shredders for Waste Plastics & Other Materials

June 8, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Shredding equipment manufacturer Vecoplan’s V-ECO has undergone continuous development in collaboration with recyclers processing almost all types of waste plastics and other materials. According to the company, the V-ECO is energy efficient, powerful, and versatile. Developed in cooperation with customers, […]