| A report by the Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and sustainable Resource management (ACR+) points out the advantages of PAYT in terms of waste reduction and recycling.

Lower prices for copper in February

| According to preliminary International Copper Study Group (ICSG) data, the refined copper market for February 2016 (excluding the adjustment for changes in China’s bonded stocks) showed a small apparent production surplus of around 24,000 metric tonnes (t). When making seasonal adjustments for world refined production and usage, February showed a small production deficit of 23,000 t.

Technical Dion is expanding

| Technical Dion E.E. Wins a New Waste Collection, Bin Washing and Street Cleansing Contract in Thessaloniki Prefecture and a Waste Transfer Contract in the Municipality of Veroia.

Recycling Robots to Premier at IFAT 2016 in Munich

| The supplier of robotic waste sorting systems, ZenRobotics, will have its IFAT debut this year in Munich, Germany. The world's first robotic waste sorting system, ZenRobotics Recycler (ZRR), will be on display..

Crude steel production still low

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Wworldsteel) was 135 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2016, a -0.5% decrease compared to April 2015.

DWS Systems debuts at IFAT

| DWS Systems, the joint venture between Siltbuster and Doppstadt, will be exhibiting the latest Gritbuster WT-250 road sweepings recycling system

RIGK at IFAT 2016

| 20 years of PAMIRA, new CO2 balances, successful international consulting