Issue : November 2017
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News round-up November 2017Subscription
Ellen MacArthur tackles textiles; WRAP launches food labelling; Agency finds six illegal sites; Landmark for construction recycler
This summer Nottingham City Transport unveiled the first of its new fleet of biogas double-decker buses
Acid-free dissolving to get at rare-earthsSubscription
A rare-earth magnet recycling process developed by the US based Critical Materials Institute (CMI) – led by Ames Laboratory – can dissolve magnets in an acid-free solution and recover high-purity rare-earths.
Hands-on help to a circular economySubscription
Ambitious zero waste targets and measures compelling companies to separate their waste mean a transformation is under way in Wales.
Profitable equipment for PET flake sortingSubscription
The new-generation Flake Purifier+ automatic sorting system for PET flake recycling, now with complete sorting stations, from Sesotec
Academics in the UK and Egypt are investigating the feasibility of turning prawn shell waste into a biodegradable plastic packaging material
Time to react before fire startsSubscription
PREVENTiT from Freeland Scientific is a low-cost fire prevention product for the waste and recycling industry.
Many independent and family businesses make up the waste and resource sector - with many dynamic leaders
W&S rises to challenge of Aylesford demolitionSubscription
By next year the former Aylesford Newsprint mill should be totally demolished, with the land ready for developers.
Foot on the gas for air of superioritySubscription
With air quality moving up the agenda, the time is ripe to accelerate the use of biomethane in transport.