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LondonEnergy supports sustainable art exhibition

LondonEnergy supports sustainable art exhibition

LondonEnergy has partnered with ‘The University of Hertfordshire Collective’ to host an inspiring new sustainable art exhibition at The Truman Brewery, London. The exhibition – Modern Materials – runs from Friday, 30th June, until Sunday, 2nd July and will focus on sustainable techniques to showcase ways to reduce waste, recycle and redefine used objects into...

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Restructure and new MD steer global recycling firm into exciting period of growth

Restructure and new MD steer global recycling firm into exciting period of growth

Leaders in innovative recycling and global exporter, S Norton Group has revealed its vision for growth following a restructure of the Group and the appointment of new managing director, Tony Hayer (pictured). Founded in 1962, the company has long-established metals recycling operations across the UK in Liverpool, Manchester, London and Southampton. Compared with using raw...

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UNTHA shredder at the heart of Meplas plastic recycling operation

UNTHA shredder at the heart of Meplas plastic recycling operation

BESPOKE plastic recycling company, Meplas, has invested in an LRK1400 shredder from UNTHA UK, to process the 600-tonnes-per-month of hard and soft plastics it receives from the UK’s post-industrial manufacturing outlets, at its facility in East Yorkshire. The single-shaft, high-torque machine will enable Meplas to meet its 1.5-tonnes-per-hour processing requirements for hard plastics – in...

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Cromwell Polythene are keeping it clean with a free anti-litter pack

Cromwell Polythene are keeping it clean with a free anti-litter pack

ONE global environmental issue that all countries share is littering and waste crime, seeing an estimated 30 million tonnes of litter collected from UK streets every year. Streets are far from being the only casualties of discarded waste; parks, countrysides, roads and beaches are also often plagued with litter. One of the most shocking facts...

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Plastics recovery success by Impact Air Systems

Plastics recovery success by Impact Air Systems

THE hot topic of plastics recycling is not going away any time soon, and rightly so. It’s everybody’s responsibility to make sure plastics are sorted, collected, recovered and recycled, but the bulk of the work typically still falls to the waste operator. Air-based technology which conducts waste sorting tasks is in huge demand due to...

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Binn Group buys out neighbouring Perth metals business

Binn Group buys out neighbouring Perth metals business

SCOTTISH resource management company Binn Group has bought over long-established David Band Metals in Perth, consolidating the group’s place as the principal metals business in Perth and Kinross. The takeover was seen as an obvious move for Binn Group which operates a growing scrap metal reprocessing centre just several hundred yards from Band’s premises in...

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Swancote Energy and TOMRA Recycling partnership marks first UK application of optical sorting technology in an Anaerobic Digestion facility

Swancote Energy and TOMRA Recycling partnership marks first UK application of optical sorting technology in an Anaerobic Digestion facility

A PARTNERSHIP between TOMRA Recycling and specialist commercial food waste disposal company, Swancote Energy, has resulted in the first application of optical sorting technology in an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility in the UK.  In October 2021, Swancote Energy invested in an AUTOSORT® unit from TOMRA Recycling at its state-of-the-art 75,000tpa anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in...

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WEEE plastic recycling innovator expands Preston site

WEEE plastic recycling innovator expands Preston site

DISRUPTIVE plastic recycler 3R Technology is gearing up for further growth in 2022, as the ambitious scrap handler invests in new technology to bolster its UK operations. With more than 20 years’ experience – particularly in the Belgian market – attention recently turned to the UK and the WEEE plastic processing challenge. Approximately 2,000 tonnes...

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Enva expands recycled polymer range

Enva expands recycled polymer range

RECENT improvements in Enva’s state-of-the-art material separation technology – used to sort waste plastics which are then converted into a range of high-quality compounds – have enabled the company to increase the range of HIPS colours now available to injection moulding and extrusion companies. Enva recycles and recovers a significant proportion of all the small...

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Indigo’s new contaminated plastics recycling line

Indigo’s new contaminated plastics recycling line

INDIGO Environmental Group – a company built on sustainable policies and innovative recycling solutions – has added a new contaminated plastic packaging line to its portfolio. The innovative line is Indigo’s largest capital investment to date and comes in response to the high demand for a sustainable and environmentally friendly solution to the recycling of...

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