Tag Archives: recycling

BP and Johnson Matthey’s award-winning Fischer Tropsch technology to support Fulcrum BioEnergy’s production of biojet fuel from municipal waste

BP and Johnson Matthey announce the signing of the first licensing deal for their innovative, award-winning Fischer Tropsch technology This technology will support Fulcrum’s production of biojet fuel from municipal waste LONDON, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and Johnson Matthey … Read the full press release

Borealis Daplen™ polypropylene compound grades with post-consumer recycled content used in specially-built hybrid Volvo SUV

Value chain cooperation helps increase the share of recycled plastics in vehicles VIENNA, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce another promising result of value chain cooperation involving the use of post-consumer recycled … Read the full press release

ING to invest in Black Bear Carbon and help the company improve its technology and expand globally

ING has invested in Black Bear Carbon (BBC), a company that recycles old tyres into a raw material used to make things like pen ink, smartphone covers and new tyres. AMSTERDAM, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The raw material ‘carbon black’ is used … Read the full press release

Borealis expands its mechanical recycling capabilities with the acquisition of Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH

VIENNA, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH (“Ecoplast”), … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG to sell its Segment Flat Rolled Products (FRP) business to Wieland-Werke AG

HAMBURG, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aurubis AG (Aurubis) and Wieland-Werke AG (Wieland), Ulm, signed the contract regarding the sale of Segment Flat Rolled Products (FRP) on March 29, 2018. Execution of the sales contract is subject to approval by the … Read the full press release

ENGIE and SUEZ to develop photovoltaic solar parks in all Recycling & Recovery waste storage facilities in mainland France

ENGIE and SUEZ commit to boosting the energy transition of French regions through a partnership to develop photovoltaic solar parks in all Recycling & Recovery waste storage facilities in mainland France. In total, about 100 sites are concerned, with an … Read the full press release

Recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ to support UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team during the 2018 season

BRUSSELS, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As women’s cycling continues to gain momentum, recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ has furthered its investment into the UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak CEO Dennis Jönsson: EU’s Plastics Strategy is an important step towards a low-carbon Circular Economy

LAUSANNE, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy. The company will: Work with industry partners to ensure that by 2030, recycling … Read the full press release

Ekokem’s brand will be changed to Fortum

ESPOO, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum and Ekokem teamed up in 2016 to form a major Nordic circular economy company. Following the successful integration of Ekokem’s operations, Ekokem will now also become Fortum. Ekokem’s brand will be changed to Fortum from … Read the full press release

Piceasoft signs an Online technology agreement with Alternativ Data: Most of the 8-12 million obsolete mobile phones in Norwegian homes can be recycled by consumers themselves

Tampere, Finland, 06-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanitization and switching phones used to be tasks for professionals or for those with extensive technical knowledge. With the new service called Cellfie (www.cellfie.no) consumers can perform the following tasks by themselves: • Have … Read the full press release

European Aluminium Industry calls for more ambitious EU packaging recovery policy and recycling targets

Berlin, 26-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In view of the upcoming discussions on the guidelines on Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes, the European Aluminium Industry (EAA) calls for a consistent approach at the EU and national level. The EAA has always been a … Read the full press release

Midal Cables Limited named winner of National Grid’s first Supplier Design Awards for its innovative overhead line recycling project

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Midal Cables has been announced as the winner of National Grid’s first Supplier Design Awards for its innovative overhead line recycling project, to reduce the need for aluminium and save precious resources. The awards were presented at … Read the full press release

EC seeks to hear your views on EU waste and recycling policies

Brussels, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission wants to know whether you think the recycling targets in EU waste legislation need reviewing, and how. The results of the consultation will be used to help develop potential new legislation to prevent … Read the full press release