| Today, Fashion for Good concludes the „Sorting for Circularity Europe“ project, and in collaboration with Circle Economy, releases a report detailing the findings of the 16-month analysis.
| New data shows that 81% of U.S. voters support improving recycling with a well-designed beverage container redemption system.
| A new study by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) finds that greenhouse gas emissions from pyrolysis of plastic packaging are nine times higher than those of mechanical recycling.
| The dramatic increase in energy prices poses a substantial challenge to the European recycling industries.
| As the energy crisis deepens on the continent, its repercussions on electricity prices impact the operations of plastic recycling facilities, putting at risk the transition towards circularity.
| The United Kingdom Without Incineration Network (UKWIN) has published the findings of its research into English incineration capacity and feedstock availability in light of Government plans to halve the amount of waste going to landfill or incineration.
| The packaging sector is still recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the paradigm shift towards online shopping, tighter regulatory norms for packaging waste, and the increasing consumer demand for sustainable packaging solutions.
| Umicore has inaugurated its carbon-neutral production facility for cathode active materials for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland.
| Several European plastics converters are at risk due to the high energy prices.
| The need for more energy has become the main reason for removing national taxes on waste incineration in Scandinavia. Regardless of the political motivation, reducing taxation in the Nordics will help to limit landfilling in Europe.
| Building on its capability of proactive transformation, Neste launches a strategic study on transitioning its refinery in Porvoo, Finland to non-crude oil refining and into a globally leading renewable and circular solutions site.
| Since 2018, the AST Group, producer of HDPE plastic containers and drums, has been committed to cleaning and reconditioning used containers.
| Umweltschutz Höpperger has successfully completed the start-up of an Andritz ADuro G-1600S granulator at its e-scrap recycling mill in Pfaffenhofen, Austria.
| Mura Technology plans to construct a facility at Dow’s Böhlen site in Germany.