| The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has published a study that analyses the life cycle environmental impacts of production, use and disposal of grocery carrier bags currently available in Danish supermarkets.

Today is Global Recycling day

| The first-ever Global Recycling Day has finally arrived – cities across the globe are joining together to encourage people to think of recycling in a new way. The initiative from the Bureau for International Recycling (BIR) calls on the world to think “resource” not “waste” when it comes to recycling.

Global Recycling Day Events around the World

| Official, and unofficial, celebrations are popping up across the world for the first ever Global Recycling Day.

Soex opens sorting centre in Sharjah

| In February, Soex, recycler of used textiles, has opened its new sorting centre in the United Arab Emirates.

Circular Economy: Don’t miss the chance

| After years of stagnation, the European recycling industry is finally experiencing a revival. The main triggers are the EU Circular Economy Package and the planned EU plastics strategy.

ZenRobotics delivers robots to Switzerland

| ZenRobotics Ltd. and Sogetri, part of the Helvetia Environnement Group, have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste sorting systems to a new state-of-the-art waste sorting facility that will be built on Sogetri’s existing site in Satigny, Switzerland.
Jürgen Nießen, pixelio.de

Steep increase in China’s steel scrap usage and exports in 2017

| According to figures from China's Association of Metalscrap Utilization (CAMU), China was the world’s biggest steel scrap user in 2017 after recording a steep 64.2% increase in its consumption to 147.9 million tonnes from 90.1 million tonnes in the previous year.