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Joined forces to tackle plastics leakage into environment and develop recycling schemes

Nestlé and resource management company Veolia announced their collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis...

Global Recycling Day 2019 takes places in cities around the world

Global Recycling Day 2019 took place in cities across the world a few days ago, with every corner of the globe uniting to celebrate...

TOMRA introduces ‚INNOSORT FLAKE‘ at PRS Europe 2019

TOMRA Sorting Recycling offers a full range of options to recycle plastics. Its flake sorting technologies upgrade throughput using a single machine while ensuring...

IARC 2019: Automotive recyclers are sceptical

Within the automotive recycling industry there is growing concern about future economic developments, according to a recent survey of participants at the International Automobile...

bauma 2019: Kobelco will first showcase its largest excavator in Europe

Following the recent and successful introduction of several heavy demolition machines in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is preparing to launch its...

Chemical Recycling Europe – Carlos Monreal First President of New Association

On the 22nd of January, a new non-profit organization, Chemical Recycling Europe, was created with the vision of establishing an industry platform for developing...

Whitham Mills completes a baler refurbishment for Smiths Recycling

The Service and Maintenance team here at Whitham Mills have recently completed a full refurbishment on a GB1111 fully automatic channel baler for Smiths...

New E-Mobility and Circular Economy conference EMCE 2019

ICM releases conference program for EMCE 2019 in Tokyo, July 1-3, 2019. ICM AG is an international leader with over 20 years’ experience in...

Today the world joins together to celebrate Global Recycling Day 2019

Global Recycling Day 2019 has arrived and people around the world are joining in the celebrations to mark the day. With events from beach...

Geminor: New waste regulation in Germany increases German waste export

The “Gewerbeabfallverordnung” regulation is already having positive effects on the export of secondary fuels from Germany. Resource management company Geminor is experiencing an increased interest...

New rules clear way for clean, connected and automated mobility on EU roads

The European Commission has adopted new rules stepping up the deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems on Europe's roads. The new technology will allow vehicles...

Tomra publishes e-book analyzing the viability of using recycled plastics

Downloadable document shows that it is technically possible and economically worthwhile to produce goods from 100 per cent recycled plastic.    Tomra Sorting Recycling has published...

Co-Organized by PCE: Auditing of plastic recycling processes for food contact

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) – the service company of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) – will co-organize training sessions for national hygiene auditors. They will...

Just one week to go until Global Recycling Day, 18th March 2019

Just one week to go until the second annual Global Recycling Day, taking place on Monday 18th March 2019, and the world is getting...

FEAD’s Position on the Waste Framework Directive ECHA Database

In the context of its work on the chemicals-products-waste interface, the EU Commission launched a feasibility study on the use of tools to manage...

World Heritage site Fountains Abbey boosts recycling capabilities

Renowned tourist attraction Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal has boosted its recycling process with the investment in a waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery. The...

Mineral Processing and Recycling Magnetic Separators at Bauma 2019

The latest generation of high intensity Magnetic Separators will be on display on the Bunting Magnetics stand (Hall B2 Stand 133) at bauma 2019...

European Commission delivers on Circular Economy Action Plan

All 54 actions under the Circular Economy Action Plan launched in 2015 have now been delivered. The European Commission published a comprehensive report on the...

Partner in the UK to demonstrate compostable multilayer packaging

Biome Bioplastics and Futamura have partnered to demonstrate a range of bio-based and compostable multilayer films. The materials offer competitive performance, while tackling the...

GLOBAL RECYCLING 1/2019 Magazine: Recycling – Who Takes the Glory?

When the second official Global Recycling Day takes place on 18th March 2019, this international event is bringing cities, organizations, enterprises and proponents together...

MSS receives Patent for PrecisionFlow Eject Hood Design

Patented hood for optical sorters works in combination with air-assist systems for precise material handling. MSS, Inc., the optical sorting division of CP Group, announced...

EuRIC launches its European Plastics Recycling Branch (EPRB)

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) is proud to announce the creation of the European Plastics Recycling Branch (EPRB). EPRB Members are national recycling federations...

worldsteel Report: January 2019 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 146.7 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2019, a...

Round-the-clock support – Terex Trucks appoints new dealer in Russia

The Scottish construction equipment manufacturer has just signed Mining Eurasia as its new official distributor in the Russian Federation. As the single largest country in...

Student education pack – Schools invited to celebrate Global Recycling Day

Ahead of its second Global Recycling Day, the Global Recycling Foundation has launched a special education pack to inspire schools around the world to...

ICSG Press release: Copper – Preliminary Data for November 2018

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for November 2018 world copper supply and demand in its February 2019 Copper Bulletin. The Bulletin...

“We are simply paying lip service to recycling” – a statement from Ranjit Baxi

UK businessman Ranjit S. Baxi is the Founding President of the Global Recycling Foundation, formed by the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR). As the...

The PET industry in the circular economy – Discussion in the EU Parliament

Best Practices for Harmonised Collection & Sorting: The entire PET industry has set itself ambitious recycling targets and is committed to increase its role...

Next Commission must act for legally binding quality standards for WEEE treatment

This month, during a dinner event hosted by the WEEE Forum, policymakers, government experts and industry leaders discussed how binding electronics recycling standards will...

Successful stage 1 and 2 operation of lithium-ion battery recycling pilot plant

Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. is pleased to announce the successful completion of stages 1 and 2...

Waste Free Oceans welcomes new sponsors to support clean-up activities

Waste Free Oceans (WFO) is proud to announce three new sponsors who have recently joined forces to protect the world’s oceans and waterways. Dow,...

Bunting Magnetics: Three Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators sold in January

The success of 2018 flowed into January 2019 with three orders for SSSC model Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators. All three orders are for different...

EU supports clean tech company in Estonia with Euro 12 million

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending Euro 12 million to Estonian manufacturer Elcogen for bringing its highly-efficient fuel cell technology to the mass...

FEVE: Glass packaging recycling rate stable at 74 per cent

Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with...

Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019 – the latest industry updates!

Third consecutive edition of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) will take place on April 10 and 11, in RAI Amsterdam. The two-day exhibition and...

Global Recycling Foundation calls on the world to combat climate change

The landmark agreement announced at COP24 in December 2018 has seen governments around the world agree to a robust set of guidelines for implementing...

Economic Partnership Agreement between EU and Japan enters into force

Businesses and consumers across Europe and in Japan can now take advantage of the largest open trade zone in the world. President of the European...

BusinessWaste.co.uk forced to stop accepting cryptocurrency as payment

Forward-thinking waste management firm, BusinessWaste.co.uk, have said that they are ‘reluctantly’ no longer accepting cryptocurrencies – such as Bitcoin – as payment for their...

Global Recycling Foundation launches new website and brand identity

The Global Recycling Foundation, launched in London on 6th October 2018 at the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) World Recycling Convention, has reached a...

School of Sustainability – one of the most outstanding Projects for inclusion

The efforts have paid off: The European School of Sustainability had been recognised by the Global Education Network Europe (GENE) as one of the...

Carpet Recycling UK: Landfill diversion of carpet waste rises

The volume of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK has shown a modest increase with 175,252 tonnes reused, recycled or recovered for...

ICSG Press release: Copper – Preliminary Data for October 2018

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for October 2018 world copper supply and demand in its January 2019 Copper Bulletin. The Bulletin...

“The most comprehensive effort to date to end plastic waste in the environment”

An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain today launched a new organization to advance solutions to eliminate plastic...

Dutch & Swedish recycling industries pledge support to Global Recycling Foundation

The Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA), the Dutch Industrial Secondary Raw Materials Association for construction and civil engineering (VIB), the Dutch recycling federation FHG...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe announces 2019 Finalists

The shortlist for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 has been published. The winners will be announced on 11 April, during the second day...

EuPC publishes results of its 2nd survey on the use of recycled plastics materials

From January till September 2018, the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) conducted its second European survey on the use of recycled plastics materials (rPM)...

New Edition of “ICSG Directory of Copper Mines and Plants”

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released a new Edition of its biannual Directory of Copper Mines and Plants that provides global facility-by-facility production...

ICSG Press Release: Copper – Preliminary Data for September 2018

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

ICIS Survey: 58.2 per cent of PET bottles collected in 2017

Out of 3.308.300 tonnes of PET bottles placed in the European market in 2017, 58.2 per cent – in total 1.923.100 tonnes (+2.9 %...

Mick George Ltd. gets Presona baler to help with increasing cardboard volumes

British waste management company Mick George has recently added a Presona LP 110 CH6KS baler to its Ellington, Cambridgeshire site. The baler, with a capacity...