Recycling


Total explores new routes for post-consumer recycled polystyrene in the circular economy world

Polystyrene containing post-consumer recycled polystyrene. 
(Photo: Total, PR028)Brussels, June 14, 2017 - Total has just completed an industrial scale test run, following a series of pilot plant trials, demonstrating the feasibility of sustainable incorporation of about 20% of post-consumer recycled polystyrene within virgin polystyrene. The trial, which was carried out on an existing production asset, successfully led to product with properties equivalent to virgin polymer.

Trelleborg gives Tough Jobs a Soft Ride

The Brawler HPS Soft Ride, a new solid tire designed and developed specifically for the waste management and recycling industries. (Photo Trelleborg Wheel Systems, TWSPR011)Trelleborg Wheel Systems will debut the Brawler HPS Soft Ride, a new solid tire designed and developed specifically for the waste management and recycling industries, at recycling aktiv Karlsruhe, Germany (April 27 to 29) and at WasteExpo in New Orleans, U.S. (May 9 to 11).

Avery Dennison highlights emerging opportunities with its latest Select Solutions™ catalogue

Avery Dennison highlights emerging opportunities with its latest Select Solutions™ catalogue.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR344)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — January 31, 2017 — The latest edition of Avery Dennison’s Select Solutions™ catalogue reveals market trends as well as developments and solutions across many different market segments.

New Avery Dennison ClearIntent™ portfolio enables sustainability improvements

New Avery Dennison ClearIntent™ portfolio enables sustainability improvements.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR343)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — January 19, 2017 — As part of its ambitious 2025 sustainability goals, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has created a new portfolio designed to enable customers choose products that can help to make a positive environmental impact.

Rapid unveils next-generation shredders for plastics – The Raptor Series

Rapid ”Open Hearted” design and tilt back hopper gives direct and unrestricted access which drastically simplifies service, cleaning and maintenance. (Photo: Rapid Granulator, PR042)Bredaryd, Sweden – September 6, 2016 – Size-reduction technology specialist Rapid Granulator is introducing a new family of shredders for plastics: The Raptor Series. These modularly designed units feature a world-first with their “open-hearted” design. Other notable design features include a unique cutting system, tilt-back hopper, and design for integrated granulation. The Raptor Series has been designed using the more than 70 years of accumulated knowledge in size reduction, in order to maximize productivity with a minimum cost of ownership. During K 2016, the Raptor Series is on display at the Rapid Granulator booth (Hall 9 – stand E19).

Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. Wins FINAT End-user Recycling Award

Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. Wins FINAT End-user Recycling Award.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR328)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — June 20, 2016 — Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. has won the 2016 FINAT End-user Recycling Award for its involvement in a PET liner recycling programme, set up by Avery Dennison and PET UK.

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