19 August 2015

Ramp heating system allows for all year-round vehicle access

Expected to be completed later this year, the facility incorporates a steep ramp for refuse vehicles to use, enabling them to transfer waste to the incinerator. The ramp heating system has been specified and installed at the new facility Heat Mat’s high Wattage ramp heating cables were specified for installation under a 210mm concrete and[…]

  • 19 August 2015

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17 August 2015

Solid Recovery Fuel products undergo improved testing

Axion Polymers believes that alternative fuels from waste must be treated as products, rather than as unnecessary surplus. Solid Recovery Fuel (SRF) products must meet a consistent level of high quality to ensure that they are beneficial and effective. Companies must operate within strict quality controls to make sure that SRF is produced to an[…]

  • 17 August 2015

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06 August 2015

Flooring companies encouraged to recycle vinyl flooring

Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection from 3rd to 28th August will be entered into a draw with a chance to win one of three packs of Love2shop Vouchers worth £100 each. The Love2shop Voucher is accept at over 20,00 shops including fashion, sports and home improvements stores, in addition to many restaurants and[…]

  • 06 August 2015

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08 July 2015

Vinyl flooring recycler provides free bacon butties for roadshow attendees

Founded by floor manufacturers Polyflor and Altro in 2009 to divert waste material from landfill, Recofloor has 63 drop-off sites throughout the UK and Ireland – accepting post-installation vinyl flooring off-cuts and uplifted vinyl flooring. ‘Bacon Butty’ roadshow Contract fitter Richard Malloy with Michelle Brewer of Recofloor at the Dublin Recofloor Bacon Butty event Customers[…]

  • 08 July 2015

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05 June 2015

Vinyl floor recycling scheme offers 70 percent savings

Since 2009, over 2,300 tonnes of installation off-cuts and waste uplifted vinyl flooring have been recycled back into new flooring and other products, providing a sustainable, environmentally-friendly and cost-saving disposal option for flooring professionals. Macgregor Flooring collected more than 14 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring off-cuts from West Cumberland Hospital. Recofloor’s Certificates of Commitment aid[…]

  • 05 June 2015

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07 May 2015

UK contribute to waste PVC recycling scheme

A total of 474,411 tonnes of waste PVC was recycled through Recovinyl last year, with 16 European countries taking part in the scheme. 160 companies across Europe are currently involved in the Recovinyl scheme The UK performed highly, contributing to over 20% of the total. In addition to this, waste PVC-U profiles comprised over half[…]

  • 07 May 2015

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23 April 2015

Waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme shortlisted for award

Recofloor collectors can make disposal cost savings of up to 75% The National Recycling Awards have been developed to celebrate the achievements of those in the recycling and resource management sector. Success for Recofloor Recofloor was founded by Polyflor and Altro in 2009; since then, it has collected over 2,200 tonnes of vinyl flooring waste.[…]

  • 23 April 2015

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13 April 2015

Winners of vinyl flooring recycling competition announced

Students Matthew, James, Shivani, Stephen, Sufyan and Anchal collected the prize for their work on the project The students were awarded a £1,000 prize for their contribution to the Recofloor Design Competition. Their ideas to create a roof tile from waste vinyl flooring, along with a modular compost bin, impressed the judges of the competition,[…]

  • 13 April 2015

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