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24 February 2015

Recycling scheme for waste vinyl flooring sees success

An impressive 500 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring was recycled via Recofloor in 2014 The scheme has inspired flooring contractors and distributors to send their waste vinyl flooring to be recycled into new flooring and other products. Many companies, such as Mayfield Floors and Branagan Flooring Services, have got involved with the scheme to reduce[…]

  • 24 February 2015

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09 February 2015

Diversion of carpet from landfill increases

CRUK has grown in size following its success in the diversion of carpet from landfill in 2014 With its latest figures, CRUK has revealed that 113,000 tonnes of carpet were recycled, reused or recovered for energy in 2014. This is 6,000 tonnes more than the 2013 rate. 65% of the diversion of carpet from landfill[…]

  • 09 February 2015

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14 January 2015

Axion develop new procedure to recycle fuel cell components

Axion aim to recover and recycle precious materials from waste fuel cells with their new project The project has been designed to establish the potential for a new global recycling business. It aims to re-use the materials from fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies and establish the recovery of them from waste cells as a technical[…]

  • 14 January 2015

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11 December 2014

Nick Clegg at Axion Consulting to see recycling technologies and new jobs

Axion Consulting Senior Engineer Sam Haig talking about fuel cell remanufacturing with Nick Clegg Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Axion Consulting during his Northern Futures campaign. The resource recovery company briefed him on thwe latest innovations in recycling technologies and growing employment opportunities for graduates and apprentices. Nick Clegg spent an hour at AxionConsulting[…]

  • 11 December 2014

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06 November 2014

Compost bin and modular roof tile designs win Recofloor award

The two winning group submissions will each receive a andpound;500 prize and one will get the chance to work alongside flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor to produce a prototype of their winning products. Launched in March by the national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, the competition aimed to find an innovative product that will increase the[…]

  • 06 November 2014

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06 November 2014

Compost bin & modular roof tile designs win Recofloor award

The two winning group submissions will each receive a £500 prize and one will get the chance to work alongside flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor to produce a prototype of their winning products. Launched in March by the national vinyl flooring recycling scheme, the competition aimed to find an innovative product that will increase the[…]

  • 06 November 2014

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31 October 2014

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, visits Axion Consulting office

Project managers from the Manchester based resource recovery company in charge of running national collection schemes for recycling carpets, vinyl flooring and rigid PVC, explained the need for enforcement of environmental regulations. Axion’s Commercial Operations Manager, Judith Clayman and Axion Director Roger Morton, told of how impressed Nick Clegg was by the ‘innovative work’ carried[…]

  • 31 October 2014

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31 October 2014

Environmental Business award presented to Recofloor

The award was presented in recognition of Recofloor’s Take Back and Recycling scheme The Take Back and Recycling scheme was founded in 2009 by manufacturers Altro and Polyflor and has managed to divert nearly 2,000 tonnes of vinyl flooring waste from landfill since it began. Based in Bramhall in Manchester, Recofloor offers collections of uplifted[…]

  • 31 October 2014

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22 October 2014

Axion Consulting joins European Landfill Mining Consortium

Joining the Consortium will enable Axion to respond more effectively to requests, as well as opening up future opportunities across Europe in the waste and recycling sector. Growing interest in urban mining As the amount of valuable materials such as plastics and metals become less available on the market, there is a growing interest in[…]

  • 22 October 2014

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14 October 2014

Vinyl recycling ‘Take Back’ scheme has diverted 1,900 tonnes of waste

Set up in 2009 by flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, the Take Back initiative has so far diverted over 1,900 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring from being sent to the landfill More than 42 tonnes of vinyl flooring was collected in September due to the raised awareness of the scheme through the series of planned[…]

  • 14 October 2014

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