| At the 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018, Prof. Kerstin Kuchta (Hamburg University of Technology, Germany) will be giving a summary of the battery market and the circular economy. Before the conference, she gave a number of interesting insights.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

Strong performance of European pulp and paper industry

| CEPI released its annual market and industry review for 2017 which confirms, despite a challenging global environment, the strong performance of industry in Europe.
Foto: Recoup

New breakout session

| Responding to member concerns and discussions Recoup have expanded their annual Conference to include a further breakout session on Films, Pouches and Flexibles.

Large investment

| Ben Weitsman of Albany, a division of the East Coast’s largest privately held scrap metal processor, has begun work on a multi-million-dollar project to add a 3,000 horsepower Riverside Engineering scrap metal shredder at the facility located at 300 Smith Boulevard in the Port of Albany.

Plastic recyclers announce global definition of “Plastics Recyclability”

| In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two of the leading global international recycling organizations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term “recyclable” as is relates to plastics packaging and products.

Andusia at RWM

| Andusia will once again be exhibiting at the leading industry event, RWM. Andusia will be on stand 4C70-D71 in the Energy from Waste Hall. The show will be taking place on the 12th – 13th September 2018, at the NEC in Birmingham.
Gabi Schoenemann, pixelio.de

Analysis for US waste-to-energy market

| According to a new report by Research and Markets, there are currently 86 facilities in the United States for combustion of municipal solid waste (MSW), with energy recovery. These facilities are located in 25 states, mainly in the Northeast.