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Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Wishcycling is Threatening the Economics of the Recycling Industry

June 21, 2018

Via: Waste360

More and more residents and businesses are stepping up to divert more materials from landfill, but what they are tossing into recycling bins isn’t always recyclable. Mixing these nonrecyclables in with recyclables leads to contamination, which ultimately leads to materials […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

BAN Teams with Dell to Track E-waste

June 20, 2018

Via: Waste360

Basel Action Network (BAN) has partnered with Dell to use GPS trackers to verify where used Dell e-waste goes once it is collected from Dell’s U.S. consumer takeback programs. In this pilot project, which was announced in Dell’s 2018 Corporate […]


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

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

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, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Coca-Cola Foundation Grants $1M to The Recycling Partnership to Fight Marine Debris

June 5, 2018

Via: Waste360

Marine debris is a global crisis for the world’s waterways and oceans and an imminent concern for consumers, communities and industries. By 2050, it is estimated that there will be more marine debris than fish in our ocean and 80 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Study Reveals the U.S. Produces the Most E-scrap Per Person

June 4, 2018

Via: Waste360

A new study funded by the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) and completed by Harokopio University of Athens includes data on the global generation of used and end-of-life electronics. The study, “Statistics on the national arisings of e-scrap and the […]