| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2018, a 4.1% increase compared to April 2017.
| Plastic recycling is failing to reach its full potential as low recovery rates of plastic waste, poor quality of recycled plastic and a lack of price incentives are holding back secondary plastic markets, according to a new OECD report. Given rising public concern over plastic pollution, governments should act urgently to encourage more and better recycling, it says.
| Circular economy is part of the DNA of the recycling industry whose daily business is to turn waste into new raw materials. The adoption of revised waste rules is a key element to speed up this much needed transition”, said Emmanuel Katrakis, Secretary General of EuRIC.
| It’s time now for the 28 EU Member States to start delivering on reducing landfill of household waste to maximum 10% by 2035, measuring real recycling after the final sorting phase and promoting the use of materials which are reusable or multiple recyclable.
| Recycling topped the agenda at this year’s GDA Sustainable Aluminium Packaging Summit in Dusseldorf.
| The VEZ 3200 was developed on the basis of the successful VEZ 2500 TV, with the goal of developing still stronger, more powerful and...