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Record-setting IFAT 2018: Environmental Technologies Booming

Filtering of microplastics, more effective recycling of plastics and the digital transformation of the entire industry: for five days, the world’s leading trade fair...

Coperion extruders convert recyclate into quality compound

Twin screw extruders from Coperion GmbH in Stuttgart play a key role in the global- manufacture of high-quality compounds. In addition to their global...

Open markets for waste for recovery is a prerequisite to a circular economy

On 15 May 2018, FEAD President Jean-Marc Boursier, and Anne Baum-Rudischhauser, Managing Director of BDE Brussels, FEAD German member association, welcomed participants to a...

Tomra Sorting Solutions expands global technology division

The company announces the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital. In this role, Flemming is leading Tomra Sorting Solutions’ rapidly developing capabilities...

“Significant milestone in the transaction – a major step towards”

ArcelorMittal receives European Commission approval for its acquisition of Ilva. ArcelorMittal – leading steel and mining company with a presence in 60 countries and an...

Nihot launches new SDX windshifter at IFAT 2018 in Munich

Nihot Recycling Technology B.V. has announced the launch of the SDX windshifter, specially designed for RDF/SRF installations as the ultimate separation solution for realizing...

Commission confirms unannounced inspections in the metal packaging sector

Antitrust: The European Commission can confirm that on 24 April 2018 its officials carried out unannounced inspections in several Member States at the premises...

Carpet Recycling UK Conference: Celebrating 10 years of resource recovery

“Celebrating 10 years of Resource Recovery” is the theme for Carpet Recycling UK’s 2018 Annual Conference and Awards Event which opens at Edgbaston Cricket...

Wide-Ranging Technologies for “One Recycling Solution”

TOMRA Sorting Recycling will spotlight its sensor-based sorting technologies at the IFAT 2018 Trade Fair in Munich/Germany, May 14-18: Hall B6, Booth 339/438 –...

worldsteel: Global steel demand continues its broad recovery

Brussels -- In its April 2018 Short Range Outlook, World Steel Association (worldsteel) forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,616.1 Mt in 2018, an...

IFAT: Eriez presents new suspended permanent magnet for metal separation

Caerphilly, UK -- Eriez Europe understands the importance of reliable separation for the recycling industry and offers an extensive range of recycling equipment, including...

Conference programme confirmed for Plastics Recycling Show Europe

Brussels -- Organisers of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe have announced the speaker line-up for the event’s free-to attend conference taking place at the...

Rethink plastic: Behaviour change needs strong legislative framework and viable

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a hearing on the EU Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy in Brussels. Opening the...

First high-performance “EtaRip” unit to be installed in North America

Metso has received an order to supply its first “Metso Lindemann EtaRip” pre-shredder in North America. The customer, Milliron Iron & Metal, chose the...

Organic waste into vehicle fuel: HZI to build and operate Kompogas plant

Hitachi Zosen Inova is to build Scandinavia’s second Kompogas facility in Jönköping, Sweden. It will use a dry fermentation process to convert around 40,000...

Milestone in the optimization of bio-recycling process of PET based plastics

Carbios, a pioneer company in the field of bio-plasturgy, announces a major milestone in the optimization of its bio-recycling process of post-consumer PET plastic...

New products abound at Metso: N series, Shredder Drive Assistant, cast-steel hammers

Metso once again defends its role as a global leader in recycling technology for metals processing at IFAT 2018 in Munich. Shredding, pressing and...

IFAT 2018: Austropressen celebrates 45 years of market success

Innovations, customised machine configurations and international quality standards are the hallmarks of all the Austropressen presses from Roither Maschinenbau GesmbH. The family owned company in...

Time to freshen up: Starlinger odor reduction at NPE 2018

A circular economy in plastic packaging is currently on everyone’s agenda. Clearly, the recycling of packaging saves raw material and reduces waste as well...

APEAL Association launches Good Practice Recycling Report

Today, in any of the top five steel recycling countries in Europe, over nine out of ten items of steel packaging put on the...

Vibratory plate with an „unique and innovative“ battery concept

Coming up at Intermat 2018, Wacker Neuson has announced another highlight in the run-up to the exhibition. The company will be showcasing its battery-powered AP1850e...

RM offers Solution: Calm Crushing in London’s City Centre

Reducing noise, dust and emissions is the main goal of London Borough and its Camden Clean Air Action Plan. This also concerns construction and...

BHS Releases New Max-AI and MRF Intelligence Offerings

Eugene, Ore -- In collaboration with subsidiary National Recovery Technologies (NRT), Bulk Handlings Systems (BHS) has announced the launch of new technology that will...

Recolight welcomes Government decision on 2018 WEEE lamp collection target

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) initially considered setting the target at 5,256 tonnes, but following a consultation in early March...

GLOBAL RECYCLING 1/2018 Magazine: A Bright Future for Recycling!

On March 18 this year, thousands of people in different countries across the world were celebrating the first Global Recycling Day. This initiative from...

EU Commission launches safeguard investigation into steel products

Brussels -- The European Commission yesterday initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of a number of steel products into the EU. The safeguard investigation...

Shipping company Seatrade convicted for illegal scrap vessel export

Brussels/Rotterdam -- A Rotterdam District Court sentenced, on the basis of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation, shipping company Seatrade for the illegal export of...

Recolight criticises Environment Agency`s WEEE charging announcement

Croydon, UK -- Recolight, the leading UK WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, has criticised a decision by the Environment Agency (EA) to...

CEPI: Only separate collection ensures the highest level of circularity

Brussels -- According to the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), paper recycling is a success: 72.5 percent (60 million tonnes) of all paper...

„Delivering on our strategy“: Umicore presents annual report 2017

Brussels -- Revenues and recurring ebit for Recycling were slightly higher year-on-year, with the positive impact of higher processed volumes and more supportive metal...

Finalist at the Plastics Recycling Awards: Starlinger’s Odor Reduction Technology

Vienna -- Innovative ideas drive the plastics industry not only in the area of production, but in recycling as well. And just like the...

Schnitzer Steel expects significantly improved Q2/2018 consolidated results

Portland, Oregon, USA -- Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. has announced preliminary results for its second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended February 28, 2018. Second...

Waste Free Oceans partners with Henkel to fight marine plastic litter

Brussels -- Waste Free Oceans has announced a new partnership with Henkel to remove plastic waste from oceans and rivers – and transform it...

18th International Automobile Recycling Congress: Electric mobility was the key topic

Vienna -- The topic of electric mobility is having a major impact – not only on the automotive industry, but on the automotive recycling...

Resyntex: Producing secondary raw materials from unwearable textile waste

Brussels -- Resyntex is a research project which aims to create a new circular economy concept for the textile and chemical industries. Using industrial...

Study: Plastic carrier bags have the lowest environmental impact

Brussels -- On March 14th, 2018 the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Miljøstyrelsen) has published a study that analyses the life cycle environmental impacts of...

ICSG: Improved scrap supply constrained world refined copper usage growth

Lisbon, Portugal -- According to preliminary data of the International Copper Study Group (ICSG), world mine production is estimated to have declined by around...

Plastics Recycling World Exhibition: Experts to debate plastics recycling challenges

Bristol/Essen -- Companies and organisations at the forefront of plastics recycling will discuss challenges faced by the industry in a series of free-to-attend debates...

ZenRobotics delivers robots to fully automated industrial waste sorting centre

Helsinki, Finland -- ZenRobotics Ltd. and Sogetri, part of the Helvetia Environnement Group, have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste sorting systems to...

EU Innovation Deal on recycling and re-use of electric vehicle batteries

Brussels -- The European Commission has taken another step to help overcome perceived regulatory barriers to innovation. An Innovation Deal was signed tby eight...

EPRC moves forward on ecodesign of printed paper products

Brussels -- An update has been made to the European Paper Recycling Council’s (EPRC) “Assessment of Printed Product Recyclability”. This Scorecard for the Removability...

The seventh resource: Metalface supports Global Recycling Day

Oldenzaal, The Netherlands -- Metalface – worldwide online network of metal recyclers - will be joining individuals, communities and businesses across the world on...

IARC 2018: Good news for the plastics recycling industry

Vienna, Austria -- After years of stagnation, the European recycling industry is finally experiencing a revival. The main triggers are the EU Circular Economy...

Molok scoops award as most innovative waste management company

London, UK -- For its exceptional work in waste management, Molok has won The New Economy magazine’s award for Most Innovative Waste Management Company...

UK Litter Innovation Fund: Government backs new community projects

London, UK -- A range of innovative projects to tackle litter louts in local communities have been awarded funding by the government, Environment Minister...

Veolia & Knauf Insulation: £10m investment in high grade glass recycling plant

St. Helen`s, UK -- The UK’s leading mineral wool insulation manufacturer, Knauf Insulation, has entered into a long term contract with Veolia to support...

JEC World 2018 gathered the the whole composites industry in Paris

Paris, France -- JEC World 2018 closed its doors on March 8th with a record increase in attendance resuming 3 days of vibrant networking...

Portuguese study: Kerbside waste-collection schemes may need optimisation

Bristol, UK -- A new analysis of waste recycling systems in Portugal highlights where kerbside (edge of pavement) collection systems could be optimised, to...

Just a few days before Save the Planet 2018 starts in Sofia

Plovdiv, Bulgaria -- Undoubtedly, the landscape of waste management in South-East Europe is changing and interest towards advanced solutions is increasing. So "Save the...

Industrial waste: Commission accuses Croatia of illegal landfilling

Brussels -- The European Commission has decided to refer Croatia to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to ensure an adequate...