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Legally binding quality standards for WEEE treatment

| This month, during a dinner event hosted by the WEEE Forum*, policymakers, government experts and industry leaders discussed how binding WEEE recycling standards will level the playing field across the EU for e-waste matters.

Fujitsu cuts food waste disposal costs

| Fujitsu Technology and Business of America reduced labour and carting costs associated with food waste disposal at its corporate cafeteria by installing a biodigester that converts food solids into drain-safe wastewater in 24 hours.

Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative launches new platform

| Industry leaders and non-profit the Sustainable Shipping Initiative today announced the launch of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative’s (SRTI) online platform, a tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice.

Saving time and space

| Special pre-shredder reduces scrap in aluminium foundry to manageable sizes and optimises intralogistics process.

A new ‘toolkit’ for the European carpet industry to become circular

| A new research report published today by Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd outlines policy options for Member States to move the carpet industry towards a circular economy.

Copex hast just celebrated its 70th anniversary

| Born 70 years ago on the port of Lorient in Brittany, the company that delivers to the four corners of the world its presses and hydraulic shears for the recycling of metals, household and industrial waste, blew Thursday, October 25 its 70 candles in his Caudan workshops.

Collaboration between DSM and Starboard

| Royal DSM and Starboard announced that they are collecting and upcycling discarded fishing nets to create a material for consumer goods such as surfboard components.

ISRI Welcomes Scott Wiggins as Vice President of EHS

| ISRI announced the recent hiring of Scott Wiggins as vice president of environmental, health & safety.
Rainer Sturm, pixelio.de

Andritz Group releases results für Q2 and H1 2018

| International technology Group Andritz saw favorable business development in the second quarter of 2018. Order intake increased significantly compared to the reference figure of the previous year, sales and earnings also showed solid development.

European Regulation threatens recycling of WEEE

| Proposal to impose concentration level for certain flame retardants could make responsible recycling of WEEE impossible.
Jörg Gruber, pixelio.de

Call for papers for IARC 2019

| Over 250 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The...
Foto: Hitachi Zosen Inova

China Once Again Chooses Kompogas Technology

| Hitachi Zosen Inova is awarded to deliver a second Kompogas plant in the city of Nanjing.
BIR

BIR has “accomplished a great journey”

| So said BIR World President Ranjit Singh Baxi in his address to the world during the annual general assembly in Barcelona.

It’s time to make the EU Circular Economy Package work

| 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.