| According to a study by BOKU University, Europe can take specific measures to formalise the informal recycling of aluminium beverage cans.

Plastics from ELVs and the role of a primary plastics producer...

| The BIR Plastics Committee under the chairmanship of Surendra Patawari Borad of Gemini Recycling continues to bring the issue of plastics from shredders centre-stage, with a guest presentation from Arie De Jong, Chief Executive Officer of ARN Holding BV (NED).

Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

| Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries?And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st ICBR 2016 in Antwerp.

ISRI publishes 2016 Scrap Yearbook

| In addition to the economic and environmental benefits covered, new this year is expanded information on the global portion of the industry, including increased data on trends and markets.

Copper: Production increases while prices are low

| The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) released preliminary data for June 2016 world copper supply and demand in its September 2016 Copper Bulletin.
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Steel production increases in August

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 134.1 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2016, 1.9% up on August 2015.

Getting gold out of used mobile phones

| A new study suggest that a global circular economy in mobile phones could be created by improving recycling of precious metals in phones in developing countries, as well as increasing the lifespan of phones and improving collection after use.