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New partnership for the US market: eFACTOR3 joins Ecostar’s network of distributors

eFACTOR3, a US-based company specialized in providing custom recycling solutions, from single machines to complete integrated systems, joins Ecostar’s global network of partners. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, eFACTOR3 is a national company that offers innovative recycling equipment to handle the toughest waste and plastics recycling and is now Ecostar’s sole distributor in the US … Continued

1 February 2024

The Evolution of Recycling in Italy: Data, Trends, and Innovations

Exploring key materials and cutting-edge technologies driving the recycling sector The recycling of waste and recyclable materials is a fundamental element for building a sustainable future for our planet. In Italy, the growing awareness of the importance of recycling has translated into significant results in the sector, highlighting a tangible contribution to the circular economy. … Continued

20 December 2023

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

All about waste management and recycling in the United Kingdom

FROM BIOWASTE TO CD&E AND RECYCLING DRIVERS: ALL ABOUT THE WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THE UK As of 2020, when leaving the European Union, the UK must no longer oblige the EU recycling rates but has set its own ambitious targets. The UK’s recycling rate has risen to around 44% in 2021 from 11% in 2000, … Continued

29 August 2023

Ecostar introduces “Get More” campaign

NEW COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN Ecostar unveils its new brand campaign – “More than ordinary screening. GET MORE”- that explores the innovations put forward by the company in its 26 years of presence in the waste and recyclable materials screening solutions market, innovations that have succeeded in redefining the market standards in terms of quality of separation, productivity, energy consumption … Continued

9 August 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