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WEEE recycler takes delivery of fourth UNTHA shredder

WEEE recycler takes delivery of fourth UNTHA shredder

Waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) specialist Polska Korporacja Recyklingu – based in Lublin (Poland) – has taken delivery of its fourth UNTHA shredder, to support the company with its continued growth. A medium-sized RS60 four shaft shredder is the latest machine to be added to the company’s fleet. Working …

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British Plastics Federation and UK Research and Innovation launch courses to help increase plastic recycling and improve sustainability

British Plastics Federation and UK Research and Innovation

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are collaborating to support the UK’s plastics supply chain in creating more sustainable and easy-to-recycle packaging. As part of the initiative, two training courses have been developed for people throughout the plastics packaging supply chain, including brands, designers, manufacturers, …

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Christmas waste: What you can and can’t recycle at Christmas

Christmas waste What you can and can’t recycle at Christmas

·       Number of cans and bottles thrown away increases by 30% at Christmas time ·       300,000 tonnes of card packaging is used every Christmas ·       35% of people want the Government and local authorities to do more when it comes to recycling Three million tonnes of waste is produced in …

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BIR appoints new chairman of E-Scrap Committee

BIR appoints new chairman of E-Scrap Committee

BIR President Tom Bird has appointed Dr Helmut Kolba of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH as new chairman of the organisation’s E-Scrap Committee. Dr Kolba is Managing Director of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH, which he joined in 2010. He also worked for Sony Austria as Managing Director as well as for UFH, Austria’s …

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Yorkshire recycling firm scores a hattrick of Hiab Hooklifts

Yorkshire Recycling Firm Scores a Hattrick of Hiab Hooklifts

Yorkshire-based waste management firm Sonoco Recycling has invested in three new Hiab MULTILIFTs as part of its ongoing modernization programme. The hookloaders join a 15-strong fleet which operate across Halifax collecting and redistributing commercial paper and cardboard waste for recycling. Sonoco Recycling has been operating in the region for more …

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