Economía Circular

Economía Circular

10kg of plastic PPE waste to be recycled every hour in world-first collaboration
27/01/2022 - Plastic PPE waste is to be given another life in a ground-breaking recycling collaboration between Heriot-Watt University and UK-based PPE manufacturer Globus Group.
Start-up of German sorting plant for lightweight packaging / Access to materials for recyclers in Italy, Austria
27/01/2022 - Start-up of German sorting plant for lightweight packaging / Access to materials for recyclers in Italy, AustriaA sorting line at the plant (Photo: PreZero)German waste disposal firm PreZero...
Honeywell, Avangard form JV to build chemical recycling plant
27/01/2022 - Honeywell and Avangard Innovative will form a new joint venture to build a new advanced recycling plant in Texas, the companies announced Jan. 27. Avangard, the largest plastics recycler in the...
Honeywell, Avangard Form Joint Venture to Build Advanced Recycling Plant in Texas
27/01/2022 - Honeywell and Avangard Innovative will form a joint venture to build an advanced recycling plant in Texas to turn end-of-life plastic waste into recycled polymer feedstock to make new plastics....
High-quality reprocessing of recyclable packaging
27/01/2022 - As a special highlight, Reifenhäuser will present the digital traceability standard for plastic packaging: "R-Cycle". This automatically collects recycling-relevant information in so-called...
Los gestores de residuos piden que se reconozca el papel de la valorización energética en la taxonomía y los instrumentos jurídicos relacionados con el CO2
- La organización europea FEAD destaca el papel positivo de toda la cadena de gestión de residuos para evitar las emisiones de CO2.
Eiffage Energía construye la nueva planta de reciclaje de Repteco en Albacete
- La instalación tendrá una capacidad para tratar 150.000 toneladas anuales de residuos plásticos mixtos.
Shredder for household waste and mixed plastics
19/01/2022 - The Polish company FBSerwis needed a reliable shredder to crush municipal solid waste with particle sizes greater than 80 mm and process mixtures of plastics. Vecoplan replaced an old machine...
Using shrimp shells to construct better composite membranes
- A team of KAUST chemical engineers has designed a sustainable thin-film composite membrane made from a natural nontoxic polymer derived from shrimp shell waste. Credit: Original artwork created by...
Primaflor introduce un envase para ensaladas compostable libre de plásticos
26/01/2022 - A partir de marzo. Primera bolsa del mercado compostable para productos de IV Gama. Para sus referencias de ensaladas Gourmet, Mézclum y Campestre. Incorporan efecto anti-fog. Imprimible...
Danimer Scientific and Hyundai Oilbank collaborate on driving global growth of PHA
- PHA producer Danimer Scientific, has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyundai Oilbank, the oil refinery unit of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings, to jointly develop global...
10kg of plastic PPE waste part of new collaboration
- Plastic PPE waste is to be given another life in a ground-breaking recycling collaboration between Heriot-Watt University and Britain’s largest PPE manufacturer, Globus...
Arab IHC to launch online trading platform for recycled plastics
26/01/2022 - Arab IHC to launch online trading platform for recycled plasticsA recycled-plastics exchange is in the works(Photo: Fotolia/Syda Productions)Abu Dhabi-based investment giant International Holding...
México pasa el millón de toneladas recicladas en plástico
27/01/2022 - En el 2021 México se convirtió en uno de los principales países en materia de acciones de economía circular en América Latina, de acuerdo con...
WRAP and Behaviour Change unite to fight the climate emergency
25/01/2022 - >45% of UK emissions arise from the products we use and how we use them – behavioural change is a vital part of reaching net zero.WRAP and Behaviour Change to work together to...
How to optimize the process of polymer extrusion
- Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Extrusion is a process widely used in the polymer processing industry. It involves pushing material through a die with a specific...
Will the COVID-19 pandemic make waste management more uncontrollable?
- COVID-19 and solid wastes. Credit: Higher Education Press The outbreak of COVID-19 has changed our lifestyle, and even the environment around us, such as the reduction of...
Polycarbin Breaks the Single-use Scientific Plastic Mold
25/01/2022 - SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Polycarbin announced the launch of the industry’s only line of low-impact laboratory products,...
Caracol obtains AS/EN 9100 certification to produce aerospace parts with its LSAM process
- Following several years of joint research with aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 companies, Caracol had the opportunity of focusing its work on testing new materials, printing process parameters, and...