| The 14th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention today agreed to include mixed, unrecyclable and contaminated plastic waste exports into the control regime that requires the consent of importing countries before waste exports can proceed.
| Waste and organic equipment specialist Focus Enviro has secured an exclusive agreement with Untha, making it the distribution partner for Untha’s shredding technology in Australia.
| Extrupet Group (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s first and largest recycling operation for post- consumer PET bottles, has ordered a second Starlinger PET recycling line to meet the country’s growing demand for rPET.
| European Recycling Platform (ERP) Germany once again increased its collection rate for waste batteries in 2018, collecting a total of 1,598 tonnes through its producer-owned take-back system.
| Stena Recycling and Vestforbrænding are establishing the world's first test plant that sorts out metals from gas purification ash.
| Andritz has modernized and started up a refrigerator recycling plant, including a Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ, at Praktik system in Stráž pod Ralskem, Czech Republic.
| Andritz has received an order from slovakian WEEE recycler Elektro Recycling to supply a Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ for their refrigerator recycling plant in Slovenská Lupča, Slovakia. Start-up for the new equipment is planned for the third quarter of 2019.