• Dell first to use recycled ocean plastics packaging in tech industry

    Dell first to use recycled ocean plastics packaging in tech industry0

    Pilot programme delivers technology industry’s first packaging trays with 25% recycled ocean plastic content  Dell announced it is the first in the technology industry to ship ocean plastics packaging, the result of an innovative, commercial-scale pilot programme. Dell recycled plastics collected from waterways and beaches for use in the new packaging tray for its Dell

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  • Johnson Controls and Aqua Metals sign battery recycling technology partnership

    Johnson Controls and Aqua Metals sign battery recycling technology partnership0

    Johnson Controls signed an agreement covering North America, China and Europe for an electrochemical battery recycling technology. Under terms of a multi-faceted deal, the company is investing in Aqua Metals, as per the press statement. “Our partnership with Johnson Controls is a tremendous step forward and is an opportunity for us to work with the global

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  • SRS launches new subsidiary, Converge Engineering LLC

    SRS launches new subsidiary, Converge Engineering LLC0

    Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) announced the launch of a new subsidiary, Converge Engineering LLC. Former Engineering and Technical Director of SRS, Rafael Reveles, will lead Converge as President and aims to use his team’s industry experience to service the recycling industry and develop data destruction devices to better serve the security and IT asset disposition

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  • Air India undertakes green initiative

    Air India undertakes green initiative0

    Recycles 3,500 kg of organic waste in Mumbai In less than a year, the environment wing of Air India in Mumbai has converted more than 3,500 kg of garden and kitchen waste into 500kg of organic manure, thereby saving it from going to the already overburdened dumping grounds. In an attempt to find alternative means

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  • TRL and Qatar’s Ministry of Municipalities and Environment unveil sustainable building block

    TRL and Qatar’s Ministry of Municipalities and Environment unveil sustainable building block0

    ‘VegeBlock’ is composed entirely of recycled aggregates and used vegetable oil TRL, the innovative research, technology and software solutions provider for the transport sector, and Qatar’s Ministry of Municipalities and Environment (MME) announced the launch of ‘VegeBlock’, a new innovative building block designed to help increase sustainability across the country’s construction segment, at the recent

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  • ISRI announces changes to the Plastic Specifications in the Scrap Specifications Circular

    ISRI announces changes to the Plastic Specifications in the Scrap Specifications Circular0

    The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced that changes made to the plastic specifications have been published in the Scrap Specifications Circular. These specification changes were approved by the ISRI Board of Directors during the fall 2016 Board Meeting in Salt Lake City. The plastic specification changes can be found on pages 42-48. These

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