| The first three-armed robot system is set to go into operation in Australia in January 2017.
Karl Dichtler, pixelio.de

Beverage carton producers make wood 100 per cent traceable

| The CEOs of the world’s three leading beverage carton producers have announced the fulfillment of an industry commitment to guarantee that all paperboard used in the beverage cartons they produce globally contains wood fibre that is verified to come from legal and acceptable sources.

Bioplastics production capacities continue to grow

| The results of European Bioplastics’ annual market data update, presented at the 11th European Bioplastics Conference, confirm a stable growth of the global bioplastics industry. “The market is predicted to grow by 50 percent over the coming years despite the low oil price,” says François de Bie, Chairman of European Bioplastics.
Martin Jäger, pixelio.de

New sorting plant for aluminium

| Hydro and Austin AI want to develop new technologies for the sorting of aluminium alloys.

New single-shaft shredder

| The Polaris 2200 and 2800 are two new single-shaft shredders from Lindner that have been optimized for the cost-efficient, single-step shredding of untreated household refuse as well as industrial and commercial waste. A typical application area is the processing of refuse-derived fuel (RDF)

European paper industry unveils major investment agenda

| CEPI foresees 40% more investment to transform industry and lead the low-carbon bioeconomy in Europe.

COP22 Marrakech: more important role for recycling

| BIR-President Ranjit Baxi advocated the establishment of a Global Recycling Day to highlight the benefits of recycling in climate change mitigation. Representing the international recycling industry at the Conference of the Parties COP22 in Marrakech, Baxi also said recycling should be added to the agenda of future climate change negotiations.