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Campaign to raise awareness of used tyre recycling benefits

Tratamiento Neumáticos Usados, S.L. (TNU) the Integrated Management System for End-of-Life Tyres, which represents the main distributors and importers of tyres in Spain is continuing its awareness and information campaign on the recycling and...

MariMatic AB’s Automated Waste Collection Solution Monitors the Weight of Waste in Vallastaden, Sweden

  MariMatic AB delivers MetroTaifun® automatic solid waste collection system (AWCS) to the new Vallastaden residential area in Sweden. The solution is equipped with new technology, waste collecting inlets have scales that measure the weight...

Lubricant producers assume cost of used oil collection in Spain

At a meeting held on March 15, the Board of Directors of SIGAUS decided to assume the brunt of the cost of used oil management in Spain, rather than passing these costs on to...

Preparation for reuse a year after the WEEE Royal Decree enters into effect

To coincide with the first anniversary of the passing of Royal Decree RD 110/2015 on WEEE, the AERESS (Spanish Association for the Recovery of the Social Economy and Solidarity) organised a one-day seminar on...

Austrian innovation takes waste shredding solution mobile

The ‘XR mobil-e’ is the latest innovation from the Austrian-headquartered alternative fuel production experts. With the same design features as the internationally acclaimed static XR, this mobile solution provides customers with identical benefits – high throughputs,...

FCC’s electric refuse collection vehicle ready for service

FCC Medio Ambiente has successfully completed the official trials and testing of its new municipal solid waste (MSW) collection truck. This engineering project, which implements electric and hybrid technology was carried out with the...

Study on classification of hazardous waste

The European Commission has published the report of its Study to develop a guidance document on the definition and classification of hazardous waste. Waste classification legislation –the European List of Waste and the properties which...

Gallinazo Avisa: an initiative to track waste accumulation in Lima using a team of...

The American Black Vulture (Gallinazo), a diurnal bird of prey, has become a partner in the fight for environmental enhancement in Lima, by preventing the build-up of refuse and waste. This is thanks to...

Sadako Technologies MSW robot separator wins award at Global Robot Expo

Barcelona-based company Sadako Technologies, creator of the Wall-B robot for the separation of municipal waste, won the award for start-ups at the Global Robot Expo, a trade fair devoted to robotics and related technologies....

Fundación Ecolec and UCA-UCE sign agreement to enhance services and increase awareness of waste...

Fundación ECOLEC, a non-profit organisation for the recycling of electrical and electronic appliances, and the Andalusia Consumers Union (Unión de Consumidores de Andalucía - UCA-UCE) have entered into a Framework Cooperation Agreement to enhance...