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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...

Vehicle Scrapping or Recycling? Indian Perspective

In India, the automobile explosion took place when this market was opening up in the 1990s. Before 1990 an automobile was like a lifetime...

Baltic countries have more litter than you may expect

Clean Games Baltic Cup unites them in a volunteer cleanup competition from 18th to 26th of September. For three years now Baltic countries have gotten...

Eriez builds first 80-inch Rare Earth Roll Magnetic Separator

Eriez has built and commissioned the world’s first 80-inch Dry High Intensity Rare Earth (RE) Roll Magnetic Separator to satisfy unique minerals processing application...

EuRIC Publishes Textiles Handling and Sorting Specifications

How to handle & sort used textiles for optimized re-use and recycling? Textiles and clothing are essential to our everyday life. Over the last two...

BIR meets in person in Brussels on 25-26 October 2021

A heads-up to all our members and the whole international recycling industry that we will meet in person on 25 and 26 October in...

Intelligent sorting of packaging waste – next phase of testing digital watermarks

AIM, the European Brands Association, and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste announced today a partnership to drive the next stage of development for...

New life for recycled aluminium, thanks to Centro Rottami, Indinvest and Tomra

In the province of Latina, a scrap recycler supplies a nearby foundry with recycled aluminum that has been sorted by Tomra’s machines to produce...

Avery Dennison receives HDPE recycling endorsement from RecyClass

In a market first, RecyClass has approved products from Avery Dennison’s film portfolio for complying with HDPE recycling guidelines. Label producers and brand owners...

Hazardous waste specialist Malary bolsters Untha shredding fleet

Industrial waste management specialist Malary has bolstered its hazardous material recycling capabilities with an investment in a second RS100 Untha shredder. The heavy duty four-shaft...

PTS Online Seminar: Recyclability of paper & board based packaging, September 14-15

Attendees get a closer look at different main aspects of recycling and recovered paper, especially in: Framework (Certification, labels, EOL options, stakeholders and associations) ...

How we can remove asbestos from pavements and vertical surfaces?

Webinar for free, September 15, between 15:00 h and 16:00 h CET Do you want to learn about asbestos removal? Would you like to know...

worldsteel Report: July 2021 Crude Steel Production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 161.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2021, a...

Newcycling technology: APK AG receives EuCertPlast certification

Merseburg site certified to treat waste from plastic films. In April 2021, the renowned recyclability certifier ARGE cyclos / HTP audited APK’s recycling facility in...

ICSG Press Release: Copper – Preliminary Data for May 2021

The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for May world copper supply and demand in its August 2021 Copper Bulletin. The Bulletin and...

Calling all battery recycling professionals – Your industry is on high alert!

You cannot miss ICBR 2021 in Geneva from 22nd to 24th September 2021. Join the 200+ delegates already registered at the world’s biggest and...

INEOS Styrolution Joins Cyclyx as Founding Member

Cyclyx International, a consortium-based feedstock management company with a mission to increase the recycling rate of plastic from 10 to 90 percent, announced that...

Metal Contamination Solutions at Interplas Plastics Exhibition in Birmingham

Efficient and proven methods of removing metal during plastics manufacture or recycling is showcased on Bunting’s ‘Protect, Prevent & Purify’ stand (H11) at the...

Recolight analysis shows high recycling rate in luminaires

Recolight has commissioned a detailed analysis to assess the recyclability of waste luminaires.The results show that over 83 per cent of a typical batch...

Spouted Pouches: Tomra and Gualapack join forces for full-scale recycling trial

Tomra and Gualapack work together to prove the recyclability of Gualapack’s first-of-a-kind monomaterial PP spouted pouch through all stages of treatment of a DKR...

Aluminium Recycling – Sorting Technology Turns Aluminium “Green”

Interview: Karl Hoffmann, Global Sales Director from the Metal Recycling Division at Steinert about recycling aluminium, technological breakthroughs, the distinctive features of the market...

Andritz signs cooperation agreement on textile recycling with CIRC

International technology group Andritz has signed a cooperation agreement with CIRC LLC, located in Danville, Virginia, USA, to bundle each party’s expertise in the...

Filtech 2022 – solutions for detecting, removing and preventing microplastics

Whether in the sea, in rivers, in the soil or in the air, microplastics are everywhere to be found. Public awareness of the problems...

Vecoplan at Equiplast – with a lot of know-how and the latest solutions

German manufacturer Vecoplan will have a booth at Equiplast this year again. The international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industry will be held...

EU invests €122 million in innovative projects to decarbonise the economy

For the first time since the creation of the Innovation Fund, the European Union is investing Euro 118 million into 32 small innovative projects...

Flame retardant-laden polystyrene can now be recycled

Agilyx technology provides the capability to recycle of hundreds of thousands of tons of previously unrecyclable flame retardant insulation. Flame retardant-laden polystyrene can now be...

worldsteel Report: June 2021 Crude Steel Production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 167.9 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2021, an...

Eriez appoints Managing Director for Eriez-Germany

Eriez President and CEO Lukas Guenthardt announces the company has selected Eric Adams to serve as Managing Director for the company’s newly established Eriez...

Ecomondo & Key Energy 2021 – focus on green challenges in Africa & Europe

African embassies and companies, associations and buyers from Europe and Africa have confirmed their interest, an enrichment of know-how and tangible business opportunities. A driving...

Paper and board recycling in 2019: Overview of world statistics

New BIR report highlights increase in proportion of paper and board made from recovered fibre. Worldwide, production of recovered fibre fell from just over 250...

Carpet Recycling UK sees emerging trends in use of carpet waste

Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK), which will be exhibiting at The Flooring Show 2021 in September, says it is seeing emerging trends in the repurposing...

Adjusting the “Fit for 55” to the waste management sector’s needs a fair change

FEAD welcomes the package of proposals aimed at making the EU “fit for 55” and deliver the crucially needed change to achieve a fair,...

Geocycle doubles co-processing capabilities with Untha shredder

Global waste management specialist Geocycle has doubled the capacity of its co-processing facility in Costa Rica, following the investment in an Untha waste shredder. The...

Good practices in tackling fires caused by lithium batteries in e-waste

WEEE Forum, EuRIC, Eucobat, EERA, MWE and the Weeelabex Organisation join forces to counter the occurrence of fires caused by lithium batteries and e-waste...

Altem adapts to the evolution of waste sorting with ZenRobotics Fast Picker

French recycling company Altem has partnered with ZenRobotics to use AI-based sorting in coloured PET quality control at its household waste recycling center in...

Cedo announces plans of expansion of its recycling capability

The investment will more than double the capacity for recycling of flexible plastic films before 2024, informs the company. “We are delighted to share the...

Leeds treats non-recyclable waste with technology from Hitachi Zosen Inova

The English industrial city is bringing sustainable waste management a step forward. Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) has been awarded the contract to build a new...

RecyClass tests functional barriers in PP containers

RecyClass commissioned an independent laboratory to test the compatibility of vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in polypropylene (PP) rigid packaging with the state-of-art recycling process. EVOH...

Masotina chooses ZenRobotics as partner for AI-based sorting of plastic waste

Italian waste management frontrunner Masotina has partnered with ZenRobotics to retrofit their plastics sorting facility (PRF) with an AI-powered robotic sorting station for the...

Functional Coating for Fibre Based Packaging – PTS Coating Symposium

The trends of functional coating and bio based packaging will determine the content of the 30th PTS Coating Symposium 2021 on 07 and 08...

Stena Recycling invests in new battery recycling plant

Stena Recycling is investing a quarter of a billion SEK in a new battery recycling process. The investment involves a brand new facility in...

What can we obtain from Electric and electronic equipment?

On 16th June, Italian manufacturer Forrec held a webinar devoted to WEEE treatment. Forrec wants to thank all Zoom attendees, renewing the invitation to follow...

A sharp increase in material recycling of waste wood

In the first five months of 2021, resource management company Geminor can point to solid growth in the treatment and export of waste wood....

Lego Group reveals first prototype brick made from recycled plastic

As the manufacturer of toys informs, over the past three years, materials scientists and engineers tested over 250 variations of PET materials and hundreds...

Fourth International E-Waste Day – “Consumer is the key to Circular Economy”

This year’s International E-Waste Day (#ewasteday), taking place on 14 October, will focus on the crucial part each of us, as consumers and as...