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Successful acquisition: PreZero starts integration in Spain and Portugal

The environmental services provider of the Schwarz Group takes over employees and sites of Cespa S. A. PreZero has successfully completed the acquisition of the...

Slicker Recycling announces ground-breaking battery recycling partnership

National waste management provider Slicker Recycling has announced it has signed an environmentally-driven partnership agreement which will see a huge uplift in the recycling...

Polystyrene recycling plant: INEOS Styrolution confirms its investment decision

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, has confirmed its decision to invest into a pilot plant for advanced recycling of polystyrene. The site...

Stena Recycling focuses heavily on battery recycling

Developments in lithium-ion batteries are accelerating. Over the next decade, the number of batteries used in everything from household appliances to vehicles is expected...

Tana landfill compactors to next level – H Series heavy models now available

Tana’s unique design with full-width drums, rigid frame and large crushing teeth ensures optimal compaction results. These same proven features can be found in...

October 2021 Crude Steel Production – worldsteel Report

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 145.7 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2021, a...

Untha Shredder fuels ETM’s Waste to Energy plans

Bristol-based recycling specialist ETM has integrated a new UNTHA XR3000 mobil-e shredder into its state-of-the-art waste transfer station, as the ambitious family-run firm pushes...

New EU rules on waste shipments – Questions and Answers

The European Union is revising the rules on waste shipments. The EU Commission has now submitted a proposal for this. The new Waste Shipment Regulation...

New report underpins CO2 reduction benefit of aluminium recycling

A new report by the industry association European Aluminium shows that the European aluminium refining industry is an excellent example of a modern circular...

NMC recycling: Northvolt produces first fully recycled battery cell

The company looks towards establishing 125,000 tonnes per year giga recycling plant. Northvolt has produced its first battery cell with 100 per cent recycled nickel,...

COP26: Rich countries stage a great escape from their climate responsibilities

The UN climate negotiations COP26 agreement is set to be the ‘great Glasgow get-out clause’, Friends of the Earth said on the last day...

Higher Climate Benefits Thanks To European Waste Management Sector

A new European study to be published in December 2021 will show that the achievement of EU recycling and landfill diversion targets by 2035...

BIR Paper Division welcomes Francisco Donoso as new President

The board of the BIR Paper Division has appointed Mr Francisco Donoso as new divisional President. Mr Donoso is Managing Director at Alba Servicios Verdes...

EUBP Conference 2021 goes hybrid in Berlin – impressive speaker line-up

The 16th European Bioplastics (EUBP) Conference, Europe’s leading business and networking event for the biopolymer industry, will take place on 30 November and 1...

Pollutec 2021 – a resounding success – 2,000 exhibitors, 83 countries represented

The unmissable event for everyone involved in the Ecological Transition, Pollutec, the international show organised by RX France and held from 12 to 15...

Denis Reuter new President of BIR Ferrous Division

The board of the BIR Ferrous Division has appointed Mr Denis Reuter as new divisional President. Mr Reuter is COO at TSR Recycling GmbH &...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021: Winners announced at PRSE

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021 were announced at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam. This year’s award winners have together made...

Stadler renovates CITR waste management facility in Spain

FCC Medio Ambiente has completed the renovation of the CITR (Centro Integral de Tratamiento) waste management facility located in Las Marinas, El Campello, in...

Schwarz Group: Strong Commitment to Climate Protection

The Schwarz Group’s climate targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative Climate change poses enormous challenges for our society and demands action at all...

New barrier technology solves the problem of paper recycing and plastic waste

Soluble barrier promotes improved fibre separation critical to meeting circular economy – No compromise on packaging functionality – “Hydropol” proven to give real improvement...

Restricting exports of raw materials could end the Circular Economy

Nearly 300 European national federations and companies from the recycling industry have issued a powerful warning to European Union leaders over the potentially disastrous...

Revision of the ELV Directive – Challenges & Opportunities for the ELV value chain

Recyclers’ Talks #6 – Join us on 15th November at 14:00 CET. The revision of the End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) Directive is a long-awaited revision and...

worldsteel Report: September 2021 Crude Steel Production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 144.4 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2021, an...

Geminor: Launches recycled stretch film for baling

Resource management company Geminor is part of the production of a new type of stretch film developed from 100 percent recycled plastic feedstock. The...

Ecomondo & Key Energy 2021: The green industry gathers in Rimini

Focus on global environmental challenges. “Africa Green Growth”, a networking platform between African institutions and EU green companies, will be inaugurated by IEG’s CEO, Corrado...

FDA gives green light for Starlinger recycling process

The two “Letters of No Objection” of the US Food and Drug Administration FDA confirm the use of up to 100 percent recycled HDPE...

Asekol reveals the impact of smart monitoring on collection of electronic waste

Thanks to the monitoring of its containers for electronic waste with the Sensoneo solution, Asekol is able to empty only those containers that really...

worldsteel: Short Range Outlook October 2021 released

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released an update of its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2021 and 2022. worldsteel forecasts that steel demand...

Plastics Recycling Show Europe Announces Conference Programme

Speakers from EU, Philips, Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal, Unilever and many more The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) conference programme has been published ahead of...

Magnet manufacturer MagDev acquired by Bunting

The acquisition of UK-based magnet and magnet assembly manufacturer MagDev Ltd by Bunting expands the range of magnetic solutions and technical expertise offered by...

International E-Waste Day: 57.4M Tonnes Expected in 2021

On International E-Waste Day 2021, leading experts and producer responsibility organisations are calling on households, businesses and governments to get behind efforts to get...

High-quality recycling starts with targeted collection

Tomra’s Circular Economy Conference: Collaboration to “Close the Loop on Plastics”. According to calculations by the World Bank, approximately two-thirds of household waste is still...

worldsteel Safety and Health Recognition Programme 2021

As part of its commitment to the highest safety and health standards, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) recognises excellence in six of its member...

Axion: Balancing the needs of the circular economy and a toxic-free world

Growing pressure to transition to the circular economy and the desire to eliminate legacy additives is proving to be a conundrum for the plastics...

High-quality recycling starts with targeted collection

According to calculations by the World Bank, approximately two-thirds of household waste is still incinerated or landfilled. In its 4th global conference, industry leaders...

Starlinger installs first food-grade plastics recycling facility in India

The well-established Indian recycler commissioned a PET bottle-to-bottle and a post-consumer polyolefin recycling line from Starlinger by mid of September. With the new lines...

Geminor opens new Swedish waste paper stream to Germany

Geminor contributes to the recovery of waste paper by introducing a new waste stream between Sweden and Germany. – We have an ambition of...

ICBR Honorary award goes to Jacques David, battery recycling pioneer

The International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2021, gathered in Geneva, has recognized the lifetime contribution to battery collection and recycling of Mr Jacques...

It’s high time we tackle methane emissions from waste

With the new report on methane emissions, the European Parliament supports bold actions to minimise the damages methane causes to the environment. The waste...

Doosan Lentjes and Arikon to supply the Wiesbaden waste-to-energy plant

Doosan Lentjes and ARIKON have been awarded the contract in a consortium for the turnkey delivery of the new waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in Wiesbaden,...

TOMRA celebrates opening a new flake sorting Test Center in Italy

TOMRA Recycling officially opened its new flake sorting Test Center, where the company will develop new applications and solutions in the fields of PO...

Welcome to eREC: Sign up Today for the Virtual Recycling Expo and Conference

Rich content, dynamic digital dialogues, and an interactive design – that is what visitors can look forward to during the third edition of eREC....

Microsoft’s first product made with recycled ocean plastic

As part of a new effort to advance the use of recycled ocean plastic, SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, and Microsoft...

Pollutec 2021: With just over a month to opening

Pollutec, the leading show for environmental and energy solutions, organised by RX France (previously Reed Expositions France) is delighted by the increase in visitors...

Too much e-waste ends up in the bin – shows a recent study

International E-Waste Day on 14 October to focus on the role of consumers in improving rates of reuse, refurbishment and recycling. A recent study shows...

Alpla, Ecohelp and UPT launch joint PET recycling operations in Romania

PRT Targu Mures joint venture promotes a bottle-to-bottle cycle. The Alpla Group, the global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, is investing in the construction of...

Liebherr at Pollutec 2021 – the latest innovations in the handling range

From October 12th to 15th, Liebherr will have a booth at the 2021 edition of the Pollutec trade fair in Lyon. At the heart...

“A major step forward towards more circularity in the field of packaging”

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) strongly welcomes the call made by Plastics Europe for a mandatory EU recycled content target for plastics packaging...

Plastic packaging manufacturers are committed to the circular economy targets

Consequences of a call for a 30 per cent mandatory recycled content target for plastic packaging. Plastic packaging manufacturers in Europe are committed to the...

Black Mass is one of the hottest issues in battery recycling

In an Interview with ICM AG, Jacques David talks about the management of the so-called Black Mass produced from the treatment of lithium batteries...