Dog Mess, Illegal Dumping and Poor Recycling Practices Targeted Friday, 16:07 Pooper Snoopers Encouraged as Liverpool Mayer Clamps Down on Waste Crime The Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has launched an initiative to crackdown on illegal waste dumping, residents who don’t recycle responsibly and dog walkers who don’t pick up their dogs mess. Read more … Multistar One for Sorting Shredded Biomass Friday, 12:13 New Mobile Waste Wood Screen from Komptech Austrian shredding equipment manufacturer, Komptech, has launched the new Multistar One star screen for the treatment of waste wood and biomass. Read more …
Facility to Boost State’s Glass Recycling Rate from 6% to 22% Thursday, 14:43 Momentum Recycling to Open 49,000 TPA Glass Recycling Facility in Colorado Denver based glass recycling firm, Momentum Recycling, is set to open a new bottle-to-bottle recycling plant near Northwest Parkway in unincorporated Boulder. Read more …
Should More Empahsis be Placed on Separate Glass Recycling Schemes Wednesday, 15:24 Plastic Bottle Deposit Plans Likely to be Ditched by UK Government The UK government appears to be set to rule out the implementation of a deposit scheme for plastic bottles of the type which has boosted collection rates of drinks containers in Norway to 96% and 98.5% in Germany. Read more … Marco Ricci-Jürgensen on What Should be Learned from Italy’s Success Wednesday, 13:46 Italy – 20yrs of Continuous Growth in Separate Collection & Recycling of Organic Wastes In February 1997 the Italian national Decree n° 22 was adopted reorganising the framework conditions and the strategic outlook for MSW. Today Italy collects separately 48% of all MSW with peaks of around 70%. Read more … JCI Becomes First Licensee for AquaRefining Recycling Technology Wednesday, 13:17 Johnson Controls Agrees Deal for Aqua Metals’ Clean Lead Acid Battery Recycling Tech Aqua Metals, a California based firm which has developed a clean process for recycling lead acid batteries, has finalised an investment agreement with Johnson Controls covering North America, China and Europe. Read more … Waste Industry Welcome for Environment Sub-Committee Brexit Report Tuesday, 16:54 Waste Industry Welcome for Environment Sub-Committee Brexit Report The UK Parliament’s EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has published its report which highlights key actions that will be needed to ensure environmental protections are not eroded as a result of Brexit. Read more …
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