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Pioneer of Recycling – Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary

The story of Metso started in 1868 as a local ironworks, and is linked to the development of urban environments and the modern way...

Wacker Neuson agrees OEM co-operation with John Deere

Wacker Neuson is entering into a co-operation with John Deere Construction & Forestry, a subsidiary of Deere & Company, USA, for the sale of...

European Parliament: MEPs propose ways to boost plastics recycling

They advocate creating a genuine single market for recycled plastics, and propose measures to tackle marine litter. Incentives to collect marine litter at sea, new...

FEAD welcomes vote in favour of EP’s Plastics Strategy own-initiative report

Following the European Parliament’s plenary session on September 13, FEAD, the European Federation representing the European waste management industry, welcomes the positive vote on...

Draft Programme Published – Circular Polymers in Furniture

“The Future of Circular Polymers in Furniture in Europe” will take place on the 26th November 2018 in Brussels. European Plastics Converters (EuPC), in cooperation...

Mondi flexible packaging “leapfrogs” ahead in the recycling game

Mondi and Werner & Mertz are ready to release new, 100-percent recyclable pouch made of polyethylene. After almost four years of development, Mondi and Werner...

Rigaku demonstrates handheld LIBS capabilities for quality assurance

Rigaku Analytical Devices, a leading pioneer of handheld and portable spectroscopic analyzers, will demonstrate its newest handheld analyzer for metal alloy analysis at the...

Ricardo and Suez publish toolkit to drive value via waste service procurement

A new toolkit produced by Ricardo and sponsored by waste and recycling specialist Suez, provides UK local authorities a blueprint for creating waste service...

New EDA Think Tank (open workshop): Equipment for demolition

The European Demolition Association (EDA) in partnership with the Committee for European Construction Equipment, CECE, will organize a Think Tank under the title “Equipment...

Avery Dennison joins Plasticity Partner Program led by Ocean Recovery Alliance

Global materials science and manufacturing company, Avery Dennison Corporation, and Ocean Recovery Alliance, founders of Plasticity Forum, have entered into a three-year agreement as...

BIR keeps up momentum towards UN recognition of Global Recycling Day

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) stepped up their efforts to have Global Recycling Day recognized...

Marine Litter: Quantifying Red Sea plastics from coasts to fish

While drones scan beaches to assess plastic litter, microplastics are found in the digestive tracts of one in every six Red Sea fish. As marine...

Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2018: First programme released

The event will take place October 11 and 12, 2018 in Cascais, Portugal and will feature PRE Working Group meetings (reserved to members) during...

Identified as a key market: Terex Trucks signs three new dealers in France

Terex Trucks has signed three new dealers in France as part of its plan to increase its presence and better serve customers in the...

Microbes degrade plastic waste to valuable products like fuels or chemicals

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is helping to solve the global marine plastic waste problem. In a project called PlastBug, the institution develops...

New Partner for Annual PET Collection and Recycling Study 2017

As of 2018 “ICIS Consulting” is Petcore Europe's new partner to conduct the analysis of the PET recycling business. Petcore Europe has approached ICIS to...

Need for eco-friendly packaging – necessity to minimize food waste

Almost a third of UK consumers are influenced by plastic packaging waste when purchasing food. With food waste and plastic packaging waste hot topics of...

ICSG Press Release: Copper – Preliminary Data for May 2018

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for May 2018 world copper supply and demand in its August 2018 Copper Bulletin. The Bulletin...

Axion Polymers supports auto industry’s recycled plastics vision

Axion Polymers has supplied its 100 per cent recycled polymer from end-of-life vehicles to help a leading automotive manufacturer demonstrate the use of sustainable...

Inclusion of Minimum Recycled Content in the SUP Directive Gathers Support

EuRIC and FEAD fully support the European Parliament’s draft report issued on 9th July, to make it mandatory to produce beverage containers with at...

A key market – Terex Trucks strengthens its presence in France

There’s lot happening in the French construction industry right now – and further growth is expected over the coming years. With this in mind,...

Company collaboration to utilize waste plastic as a raw material

Neste, a worldwide leading producer of renewable diesel, UK-based chemical recycling company ReNew ELP, and Australian technology developer Licella are joining forces in a...

Upgraded TA300 offers five per cent fuel efficiency improvement

The TA300 articulated hauler from Terex Trucks has been updated with a new transmission, leading to improvements in fuel efficiency, performance, productivity and operator...

SRS achieves Responsible Recycling R2:2013 Certification for South Africa site

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, recently became the first and only business...

“Disciplined strategy and excellent operating performance drive strong results”

Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, reported net income attributable to its common shareholder of $137 million for the first...

Veolia UK breaks new ground recycling 120 million coffee cups

The company will collect 120 million coffee cups for recycling in 2019 – a dramatic 300 per cent increase from this time last year,...

GLOBAL RECYCLING 2/2018 Magazine: Recycling Provides Raw Materials

From 13 to 14 September this year, the “ChinaReplas2018 – China Recycling Plastics Conference/Exhibition” will take place in Dongguan (Guangdong Province, South China). According...

Thermoplastic Composites: Research consortium launched with ITA-Augsburg

The companies Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and Solvay are proud to launch IRG CosiMo (Industry Research Group: Composites for Sustainable Mobility), the industry’s...

Ecomondo and Key Energy will tackle North African Area as a priority issue

Two leading trade shows for green and circular economy and renewable energies in the Euro Mediterranean area will discuss the risks facing MED forest...

World Steel Association: June 2018 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 151.4 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2018, a...

Ship breaking: 169 end-of-life ships still sold to South Asian beaches

Brussels -- There were a total of 220 ships broken in the second quarter of 2018. Of these, 169 ships were sold to the...

Suez wins operation contract of hazardous waste treatment facility in Sohar

The company strengthens its presence in Oman, positioning itself as a key player on the developing market of industrial waste management in the Middle...

United Kingdom: One million tonnes of waste carpet diverted from landfill

Carpet Recycling UK has inspired and facilitated the diversion from landfill of one million tonnes of waste carpet in its first decade, delegates at...

Carpet Recycling UK Awards: ‘Innovation’ saves company £3 million

A major UK-based carpet manufacturer claims it has saved a total of around £3 million through an innovative approach to waste thanks to its...

New Application Note for Positive Material Identification of Metal Alloys

A new application note from Rigaku demonstrates a handheld solution for precise identification and verification of metal alloys in mission-critical applications. Rigaku Analytical Devices announces...

ICSG Press Release: Copper – Preliminary Data for April 2018

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for April 2018 world copper supply and demand in its July 2018 Copper Bulletin. The Bulletin...

ERP: European Regulation threatens recycling of e-scrap (WEEE)

Proposal to impose concentration level for certain flame retardants could make responsible recycling of WEEE impossible. A legislative proposal by the European Parliament threatens the...

A Call for EU Action on Recycled Content Mandates for Plastics

In light of the upcoming votes on the Plastics Strategy and the Single-Use Plastics Products and the implementation of the Circular Economy Package, a...

New edition of the “European Demolition Industry Report 2018” released

Published by the European Demolition Association (EDA), this document means the fourth edition after the editions of 2015, 2016 and 2017. Through its Statistics...

Neste aiming to use waste plastic as a raw material for fuels and plastics

Neste Corporation, a leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil...

Waste plastic is stacking up globally as the supply far exceeds the demand

GlobalData: China's plastic waste ban may force FMCG firms to make downstream packaging waste a key issue. China’s decision to stop importing recyclable plastic waste...

Employment has never been higher in the European Union

The EU Commission has published the 2018 edition of its yearly “Employment and Social Developments in Europe” (ESDE) review. It confirms positive trends but...

Interim Economic Forecast: Resilient growth amid increased uncertainty

The European Commission published its “Summer 2018 Interim Economic Forecast”. It covers the years 2018 and 2019 and includes data on gross domestic product...

First Edition of “Circular Polymers in Furniture Conference” in Brussels

Representatives from the entire plastics value chain will share their vision for the transition to a more circular economy. European Plastics Converters (EuPC), in cooperation...

Global Definition of “Plastics Recyclability” announced

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two of the leading...

Coexpan & Emsur at FachPack 2018 exhibition in Nuremberg

The companies will show their rigid and flexible packaging solutions. The FachPack 2018, one of the most important trade fairs for packaging, processing and...

FEAD: The Plastics Strategy still has room for improvement

In light of the ENVI Committee’s upcoming vote on the Plastics Strategy on July 10, FEAD, the EU private waste and resource management industry,...

New technology to help clear mountains of waste LCDs

A partnership of researchers, recyclers and engineers has united their expertise to solve the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) stockpiling issue in Europe. The ALR3000TM machine...

Post-consumer recycling: Many requirements, one solution

The Canadian recycler Enviroplast processes around 2,000 tonnes of LDPE and LLDPE film waste every month to make high-grade recyclates. When it came to...

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyze shift away from black plastic

With packaging producers under pressure to find a replacement for plastic, the latest contender could be Durapulp fibre, which is used to create biodegradable...