Borealis to acquire German plastics recycler mtm plastics GmbH and mtm compact GmbH.

Borealis to acquire German plastics recycler mtm plastics GmbH and mtm compact GmbH.

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces today that it has an agreement to fully acquire the German plastics recycler mtm plastics GmbH and mtm compact GmbH. This transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. Based in Niedergebra, Germany, mtm plastics GmbH is regarded as a technology […]

Secretary of state approves plans for £70m Bilsthorpe Energy Centre.

Secretary of state approves plans for £70m Bilsthorpe Energy Centre.

Peel Environmental’s plans for a £70m Energy Centre in Nottinghamshire have taken a further step forward having been approved by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Greg Clark MP. Significant investment will see a new facility developed at Bilsthorpe, exporting up to 9.6MW of low-carbon electricity to the grid – enough to […]

LAWMA sensitises students on proper waste management.

LAWMA sensitises students on proper waste management.

To ensure a clean and healthy environment in schools and the society, the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has advised students to seek ways of turning waste to wealth by re-using and recycling them. Speaking during a Children’s Day programme with the theme, ‘Recycling: A Secured Future for Our Children’, organised by the agency recently, […]

Ealing the latest London borough transforming waste with Viridor.

Ealing the latest London borough transforming waste with Viridor.

Ealing Council is the latest in a string of the capital’s council’s who have chosen to boost their recycling with Viridor. The move will see the council move to a simpler, consumer friendly ‘commingled’ recycling system allowing residents to recycle more in one blue bin, whilst allowing advanced technology to do the rest. The contract […]

LARAC calls for industry collaboration.

LARAC calls for industry collaboration.

Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) has called for greater industry wide collaboration and more engagement with local authorities following two recent industry reports. LARAC has dismissed the recent REA report as self-serving and not reflective of the actual savings that might be realised by the introduction of food waste collections. LARAC has also expressed […]

Microplastics in seafood: a human health risk or just marine debris?

Microplastics in seafood: a human health risk or just marine debris?

“Improving wastewater and solid waste collection and management presents the most urgent short-term solution to reducing plastic inputs, especially in developing economies.” A 179-page report on plastic marine debris was released in time for the United Nations Environment Assembly. The report suggests “marine plastic litter is a global concern”. Marine plastics are distributed throughout the ocean, from the […]

BioHiTech Global expands waste stream product offering with the launch of Entsorga North America.

BioHiTech Global expands waste stream product offering with the launch of Entsorga North America.

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., May 16, 2016 – BioHiTech Global, Inc., a green technology company that produces innovative data-driven solutions for food waste disposal, has launched its new subsidiary, Entsorga North America that expands the company’s value proposition to include organic and inorganic waste streams and provides enterprise solutions to the residential and municipal marketplaces. The Entsorga North […]