| With the introduction of plastic import bans across South East Asia, the global export market has slowed hugely over the last 12 months.

New handheld analyzer from Thermo Scientific

| Thermo Scientific Niton Apollo handheld LIBS analyzer provides mobility and enhances productivity for material verification.

“Lithium-ion batteries will be the technology of choice for EVs”

| Christophe Pillot, Director of the French consulting firm Avicenne Energy, will give a keynote on current developments in the lithium battery market at the ICBR 2019. Prior to the event, he has already given some key insights into the current market situation.

K: Steinert shows sorting of black plastics

| The sorting of black plastics into pure grades to close recycling loops will be the focus of Steinert's presence at K Trade fair.

E-Waste World Conference & Expo

| E-Waste World Conference & Expo is a two-day international conference and exhibition dedicated to discussing the latest recycling technology, materials recovery solutions, green electronics, sustainable materials, non-toxic substitutes, and end-of-life strategies, as well as regulatory and business models to help reduce the environmental impact of all forms of consumer and industrial E-Waste.

California’s Biggest Bottle Redemption Center Chain Closes

| Consumer Watchdog said the closure of the largest operator of bottle redemption centers in the state, rePlanet, today requires the Governor to prioritize recycling reform in the coming months. rePlanet closed its last 284 centers today, leaving consumers with few places to receive bottle and can deposit refunds.