Recycling Technologies firms up plans for Scottish pyrolysis plant

Lets Recycle News Centre

The creators from a company behind a machine which they say can turn all post-consumer plastics into oil have distanced themselves from similar ideas in the past which failed to come to fruition. And, at the end of February, the company, Recycling Technologies of Swindon, announced the appointment of former Viridor director of engineering, Stephen Hodges, to its “leadership board”. …

Recycling firm secures cash from the crowd

Insider Media News Centre

A South West-based recycling company has secured a cash injection of more than £2.2m from a crowdfunding campaign to help roll-out a machine for turning plastics back into oils. Recycling Technologies initally pitched for £1.2m on Crowdcube but has since secured 185 per cent of its target. The business is currently running a beta plant at Swindon Town Council’s recycling …

Six new business plans to tackle plastic waste

Edie.net News Centre

The war on plastic waste rages on, but this week was a bit different, with numerous companies stepping into to the spotlight to shed light on a range of solutions. edie brings them all together under one innovation round-up. The early months of 2018 have been characterised by a host of headline announcements all geared towards tackling the problem of …

Pumping Oil Out of Plastic

Nanalyze News Centre

Last year, scientists took a crack at calculating the total amount of plastics produced since about 1950. They came up with 8.3 billion metric tons (or more than 9 billion good-old American tons), about three-quarters of which has become waste. The recycling startup [Recycling Technologies] has built a machine that vaporizes all types of plastics and petroleum-based products like carpeting …

Global Plastic Waste to Oil Report

Digital Journal News Centre

Top manufacturers in global Plastic Waste to Oil industry, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering Agilyx, Nexus Fuels, Plastic Advanced Recycling Corporation, Vadxx, Clean Blue Technologies, MK Aromatics, Plastic2Oil, Recycling Technologies, PLASTIC ENERGY, PK Clean. Read the full report here.

Recycling Technologies featured on BBC radio 4 PM

BBC Radio 4 PM News Centre

BBC Radio 4: PM featured a summary piece on the problems with plastic and some of the ways people are dealing with the over-use of plastic as well as how to deal with the problems that waste plastic pose for the environment. The report produced earlier this month by Chris Vallance was featured in this summary piece, with Adrian Griffiths …

Company hits crowdfunding goal for product designed to convert plastic to oil

Recycling Today News Centre

Just 10 percent of plastic that is produced globally is recycled, the rest ends up in landfills, is incinerated or is lost in the environment, including our oceans. With demand for plastics growing exponentially, there is a pressing need to rapidly increase plastic recycling capability, according to Recycling Technologies. Swindon, England-based Recycling Technologies has developed and patented a plastics recycling …

Recycling Technologies featured in BBC News report for Business Briefing

BBC Business Briefing News Centre

Adrian Griffiths was interviewed by BBC reporter, Vivienne Nunis, as part of a report for Business Briefing that looked at the growing problem of plastic waste and what some companies are doing to help stem the tide through innovative recycling techniques as well as through innovations in food packaging. Report courtesy of Vivienne Nunis. Footage from BBC Business Briefing, Copyright …

Adrian Griffiths and Dale Rautenbach interviewed on Radio 4 for PM

BBC Radio 4 PM News Centre

Adrian Griffiths and Dale Rautenbach were interviewed as part of a report from Chris Vallance for the BBC Radio 4 program, PM. This report came as part of an ongoing series looking at the benefits and problems of plastic and plastic waste and what we can do to help mitigate the problems whilst enjoying the positives that plastic offers. Listen …