Economy & Markets

Bratislava announces large-scale smart waste management deployment

| Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, in cooperation withSensoneo, has announced the launch of a project targeted on waste digitalization and efficient waste collection.

New PET recycling plant in Spain announced

| Plastipak has announced a major investment in recycling at its manufacturing site in Toledo, Spain.

Tomra Recycling invites to webinar on aluminum recycling

| Anticipating future trends in the aluminum recycling industry, Tomra Recycling is going to hold its first metals sorting webinar “Aluminum recycling industry outlook - key sorting technologies, innovations & opportunities in a circular economy” on May 20, 3pm CEST.  

Making textiles circular: What is needed?

| No time to waste to implement the ambitious strategy for sustainable textiles was one of the key messages of Recyclers’ Talks #2 organised on 4 May 2021 by EuRIC, in the framework of the EU Green Week.

Avery Dennison: net-zero on carbon emissions by 2050

| Avery Dennison today announced its ambition to be net-zero on greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This commitment comes as the company raises the bar on its sustainability goals with new targets for 2030.

Paper cup recycling in Russia: blockchain principle

| Paper cups have become an integral part of human life in big cities. There is a myth that paper cups are not recyclable due to the plastic layer inside, but this is not the case.

Digitalisation in the waste management sector

| Despite the inflationary term digitalisation, the current developments conceal a variety of innovations that not only save costs and make the industry even more sustainable.

Fanuc partners with Recycleye to automate recycling industry

| Robotics manufacturer Fanuc is breaking into the waste management industry by partnering with intelligent waste management start-up Recycleye.

IARC21 program now available

| The definitive programme of IARC21, which takes place in Geneva on June 23-25, has just been published.

General Assembly of FEAD

| On Tuesday this week, FEAD, the European Waste Management Association, representing the private waste management industry across Europe, held a successful General Assembly of its members.

Petcore launches roadmap to pave way to full circularity

| As part of a wider communications campaign to raise recognition of the role that PET can play in helping Europe achieve a fully circular and carbon neutral economy, Petcore Europe is launching a 5-step policy roadmap.

New mechanical sorting plant for Ibiza

| Stadler has designed and installed the new 50,000 m2 mechanical waste sorting plant that will serve the island of Ibiza.

Crude steel production increases in March

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 169.2 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2021, a 15.2% increase compared to March 2020.

Traceless materials wins Green Alley Award 2021

| This year's Green Alley Award goes to the female founded startup traceless materials. The company was able to convince the jury with its biobased home-compostable alternative to single-use plastic and prevailed against five other finalists in a virtual pitch event on April 22nd.
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