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Ettlinger Melt Filters: Mircan 1979 takes over distribution in Spain & Portugal

Ettlinger, a member of the MAAG Group and a leading manufacturer of high performance melt filters, is now relying on the extensive experience and...

Recyclability & Food Contact Issues for paper based packaging materials

PTS Online Seminar, February 2 to 4, 2021 – register now! High and complex national and international demands are made on packaging materials produced from...

Energy savings with styrenics polymer tailored for 3D printing

INEOS Styrolution announced first results of its PolySLS project which is focused on developing a new energy saving styrenics based material for additive manufacturing,...

Wood recycling: Veolia UK expands processing capacity

New site will boost sustainability through increased recycling and supporting renewable energy informs the company.   Ahead of COP26 the global leader in optimised resource...

Plastics Value Chain leading the way towards zero pellet loss

Collaboration agreement on first ever European OCS certification scheme signed. Unintentional loss of plastic pellets can occur at all stages along the value chain despite...

Copper market: Release of the ICSG 2020 Statistical Yearbook

The International Copper Study Group released its 2020 Statistical Yearbook covering world copper supply and demand data for the 10-year period 2010-2019. The Yearbook is...

Recycling of post-use plastics: Agilyx AS joins Chemical Recycling Europe

Chemical Recycling Europe is pleased to welcome Agilyx AS, a leader in advanced recycling of post-use plastics, as a new member of the association. Agilyx...

Tomra Sorting Recycling and Stadler UK Limited chosen as technology providers

In 2019, Stadler UK Limited was appointed by Viridor as one of two main contract partners for the £15.4m upgrade of its Masons Materials...

High job flexibility with the Terminator xtron from Komptech

The high-efficiency Terminator xtron from Komptech shreds all sorts of materials down to an adjustable grain size. Whether waste wood, green cuttings or household,...

A More Efficient Way of Recovering Phosphorus from Sewage Sludge

A peerless project to recover phosphorus from sewage sludge is underway in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The Abwasserzweckverband Staufener Bucht – the regional sewage board...

Extracting precious zinc from waste ash – new method developed

Incineration of solid waste produces millions of tonnes of waste fly ash in Europe each year that most commonly ends up in landfill. But...

FEAD celebrates the one-year anniversary of the European Green Deal

Almost one year ago, on 11 December 2019, FEAD, the European Waste Management Association, welcomed the European Green Deal (EGD) as Europe’s new growth...

Commission’s proposal for Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries

FEAD welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on batteries and waste batteries, fully in line with the Green Deal and the new...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 Winners Announced

The winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 were announced yesterday (10 December) at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Virtual Event. This year’s...

Reaction to Commission proposal for new legislative framework for batteries

“We need long-term investment in competitive, sustainable batteries made in Europe.” “Today’s proposal for modernized EU rules for batteries represents the next milestone in delivering...

EuRIC calls for aligning the Waste Shipment Regulation

With the objectives set by the new Circular Economy Action Plan The Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR) is, as rightly identified in the new CEAP, a...

Key Challenges – EuRIC Brochure on Mechanical Tyre Recycling

The brochure presents key facts about end-of-life (ELT) mechanical tyre recycling, which is a major enabler of circularity and climate mitigation for the entire...

Guidance: Importing and exporting waste from 1 January 2021

Brexit transition – new rules for 2021 – what UK waste importers and exporters must do to notify about waste shipments from 1 January...

Home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging

BASF and the Swedish packaging manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs have cooperated to develop a special home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging. The multi-layer film consists of three...

Bioplastics market is predicted to grow by 36 percent over the next 5 years

Results of the European Bioplastics’ (EUBP) annual market data update, presented at the 15th EUBP Conference, confirm the continued dynamic growth of the global...

bvse study on used textiles now also available in English

A summary of this year's bvse study „Demand, Consumption, Reuse and Recycling of Clothing and Textiles in Germany“ is now also available in English...

BIR appoints Dr Helmut Kolba as new chairman of E-Scrap Committee

BIR President Tom Bird has appointed Dr Helmut Kolba of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH as new chairman of the organisation’s E-Scrap Committee. Dr Kolba is Managing...

Recycling sector continues its vital work amid patchwork of Covid restrictions

BIR Ambassadors’ industry update: Although successful trials with various vaccines are offering hope for the medium and long term in the fight against the...

Plastics Recycling Show Europe – first Virtual Edition

December 9th to December 11th – register for free   The fourth consecutive Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) goes virtual for the first time, from...

Experienced alternative fuel specialist joins Untha UK

Rob Andrews – a prominent name within the waste and recycling industry, specifically when it comes to alternative fuel production – has joined Untha...

Leading players seek overhaul of e-waste policy approach

A leading group of stakeholders in the e-waste sector is calling on the EU to fundamentally change its policy on waste electrical and electronic...

worldsteel Press Release: October 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 161.9 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2020, a...

Research project launched to recover Gallium from waste LED lamps

A consortium of six companies and institutions has been formed to research practical methods of recovering gallium when LED lamps are recycled. The consortium comprises...

ICSG Press Release: Copper – Preliminary Data for August 2020

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for August 2020 world copper supply and demand in its November 2020 Copper Bulletin. The...

eREC 2021: Taking the Virtual Recycling Expo to the Next Level!

Following the successful launch of the first virtual recycling expo and conference, there will be two editions of eREC in 2021. From 3 to...

Lindum chooses modern enterprise platform to position them for strategic growth

As a company at the forefront of innovative and value-added waste management, moving from an assortment of legacy systems to the modern AMCS Cloud...

WEEE Forum calls for increased role of all actors in order to meet WEEE...

Most Member States of the European Union will not reach the 2019 WEEE collection targets. In a report to be released on 24th November...

Sustainable steel – Indicators 2020 and steel applications

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today publishes “Sustainable steel – Indicators 2020 and steel applications”. The publication features the steel industry’s sustainability performance via...

International E-Waste Day: 127 organisations raise the profile of the e-waste issue

The third annual International E-Waste Day, held on 14th October, has been the most widely publicised yet. The event, to promote the proper management...

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak to explore the building of a recycling line

The two partners are initiating a feasibility study to assess the viability of building a large-scale recycling line for Used Beverage Cartons (UBC) at...

Cancellation of the 20th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2021

“Due to the numerous travel restrictions and safety measures that have been put in place over the past few weeks all over the world,...

What will the German Presidency deliver on circular economy objective?

In view of the Council conclusions on the Circular Economy Action Plan expected in December, FEAD held a successful online debate on the role...

ACE announces increased recycling rate for beverage cartons

ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, is pleased to announce that the recycling rate for beverage cartons in the EU28 ...

Mars and Huhtamaki join Sabic’s Trucircle initiative

Sabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, announced that biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film based on the company’s certified circular PP from feedstock...

Outlook Statement: Umicore expects solid performance in 2020

Umicore expects its full year adjusted EBIT to be in the range of € 465 million to € 490 million with adjusted EBIT in...

Resistance and challenges to Green Deals should not be underestimated

EASAC Perspective on Transformative Change: “Scientific knowledge of climate change and its drivers has been growing exponentially during the past decades, yet the degradation of...

Geminor: New contract introduces biomass export from Germany to Denmark

A newly signed contract will see German biomass wood chips being supplied as fuel into a Danish district heating plant this winter season. This...

Petcore Europe, VinylPlus and APE Europe join EuCertPlast

EuCertPlast welcomes Petcore Europe, VinylPlus and APE Europe as Regular Members. Their membership marks an additional effort to ensure quality management systems in plastic...

Tomra’s latest generation “Autosort” boosts German paper sorting plant capacity

Having worked together for more than 20 years, the partnership between Tomra Sorting Recycling and leading German recycling company, Koppitz Entsorgungs-GmbH, has reached a...

Ecomondo and Key Energy 2020: Digital exhibition is about to start

DPCM banned physical attendance at exhibitions. IEG has re-organized the two events entirely onto its digital platform and prolonged the event to two weeks,...

ICSG Press Release: Copper – Preliminary Data for July 2020

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for July 2020 world copper supply and demand in its October 2020 Copper Bulletin. The...

worldsteel Press Release: September 2020 Crude Steel Production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.4 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2020, a...

Pollutec Online 2020: A Preview of the Special Digital Edition

The postponement of the physical Pollutec show to October 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic has inspired to design a new, fully digital meeting...

New recycling research project in Belgium: INEOS Styrolution receives funding

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today it will be contributing to the research project “Remove2Reclaim – Recycling of plastics and titanium...

Metso Outotec launches next-generation HRCe high pressure grinding technology

Metso Outotec is launching the next evolution of the high pressure grinding roll, the HRCe HPGR. The industry standard was set when the HRC...