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Is the production of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) on the rise?

How a proper management of wood waste supports the production of high-quality MDF panels Medium Density Fiberboard – MDF in short – has emerged as a widely used and super versatile material in the global construction, furniture, and interior design industries, almost every piece of furniture we buy these days is made out of MDF … Continued

27 November 2023

Ecostar introduces the 2GO conveyor belt

THE FEEDING CONVEYOR BELT ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR THE HEXACT STATIONARY SCREEN, TO BE UNVEILED AT ECOMONDO. Ecostar presents the 2GO conveyor belt designed to correctly feed the Hexact stationary screen tangentially from the beginning of the screening surface, thus obtaining maximum output and maximum effectiveness from the Dynamic Disc Screening (DDS) technology applied on the … Continued

30 October 2023

Hexact, the Ecostar waste stationary screen for the screening of waste wood, plastics, and municipal solid waste

HEXACT STATIONARY SCREEN IS THE SOLUTION THAT GRANTS COMPACTNESS, RELIABILITY, HIGH PERFORMANCES, AND LOW ENERGY CONSUMPTION Globally, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of sustainable waste management and recycling, which translated into a higher demand for recycling technologies whether shredders or screeners to treat and recover much of the waste we produce. … Continued

28 June 2023

Is biomass the sustainable and renewable energy source of the future?

THE BIOMASS ENERGY MARKET IS EXPECTED TO GROW BY 6.0% ANNUALLY, BUT CAN ITS RECYCLING AND USAGE BECOME MORE SUSTAINABLE? The biomass market is predicted to grow based on an increased need for alternative energy sources. Although it is mainly Europe that has faced the energy crisis in the past year, the need to use … Continued

30 May 2023

The state of waste management in Turkey: how is it going?

FROM SOLID WASTE TO PLASTICS AND CEMENT INDUSTRY: HOW IS TURKEY DOING WITH WASTE COLLECTION AD MANAGEMENT? 84.3 million was Turkey’s estimated population in 2020, according to the United Nations. Two years later, there are 86.5 million people, and the waste management system in Turkey must keep pace with the constant growth and urbanization. Like … Continued

29 March 2023

Waste management to achieve circular economy in Europe

TRANSFORMING THE EU IN A FULLY CIRCULAR ECONOMY BY 2050: IS THIS FEASIBLE? The European Union (EU) wants a circular economy in less than 30 years, so it has designed a plan to repair, reuse and recycle resources – waste included. The waste management plan is a comprehensive one and includes several actions: waste reduction … Continued

27 February 2023

The waste recycling and management market in 2022

HOW WELL DID 2022 GO AND WHERE IS THE WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET HEADED IN 2023 Following two years of global pandemic, the waste recycling market has dealt with different challenges: from plastic waste piling up around the world to the paper recycling market going up and down or to increasing demand for biogas and biomethane … Continued

3 January 2023

2.10 billion euros to improve the Italian waste management system and circular economy

THE NRRP FUNDS WILL IMPROVE THE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING OF MSW, ORGANIC WASTE, PAPER, AND PLASTIC The National Recovery and Resilience Plan, also known as the NRRP, makes 24.9 billion euros available to relaunch the Italian economy following the pandemic and encourage the country’s ecological and digital transition. The Plan provides 2.10 billion euros to … Continued

12 December 2022

DDS, the efficient technology to improve the municipal solid waste management in India

INDIA WANTS ITS CITIES TO BE CLEAN: ECOSTAR’S TECHNOLOGIES ARE HERE TO EASE THE JOB Ecostar will participate in IFAT India from October 17 to 19, 2023. Click here and book a meeting at booth A015 – HALL 3. Our experts in India will be at your disposal to discuss your material needs in depth. … Continued

6 September 2022

How is Asia dealing with waste management?

FROM THE PLASTIC TO SANITARY AND FOOD WASTE: WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF THE PANDEMIC? The World Bank estimated that globally, in 2020, we generated around 2.24 billion tonnes of solid waste, and around 33% is not being managed in the right manner. But the worst is yet to happen if the world continues to … Continued

30 June 2022

Ecostar at IFAT 2022, the largest platform for waste management

THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE OF MATERIALS SCREENING IN THE RECYCLING PROCESS On average, each EU inhabitant generated 1.8 tonnes of waste in 2018, excluding major mineral waste, according to Eurostat. Most probably, in 2020, with the pandemic we managed to generate less waste, but as economic activities picked up in 2021, we are right back where … Continued

28 April 2022

Organic waste treatment to produce biogas and biomethane

CAN WE REACH 35 BILLION CUBIC METERS OF BIOMETHANE BY 2030? No more delays: Europe must be independent of the Russian gas supply, and it must be so before 2030. That is what the REPowerEU, the European Commission’s plan sets out to do, make EU countries independent when it comes to energy and gas, thus … Continued

29 March 2022