Economy & Markets

Treatment of contaminated industrial plastic waste

| For the past three years an ERF 200 filter built by Ettlinger of Königsbrunn (Bavaria, Germany), installed at Candi Plastic Recycling, an Austrian materials recycler, has been producing high quality regrind nonstop from contaminated plastic waste with high aluminum or paper fractions.

IARC: Electric mobility to shape future

| The topic of electric mobility is having a major impact – not only on the automotive industry, but on the automotive recycling industry, too. This fact was made abundantly clear at the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018

Recycling plastic pouches needs to be easier to ensure their survival

| After disposable coffee cups and plastic bottles, pouches could be the next target in the waste reduction landscape, due to the difficulty of recycling these packs, says GlobalData.

Today is Global Recycling day

| The first-ever Global Recycling Day has finally arrived – cities across the globe are joining together to encourage people to think of recycling in a new way. The initiative from the Bureau for International Recycling (BIR) calls on the world to think “resource” not “waste” when it comes to recycling.

Global Recycling Day Events around the World

| Official, and unofficial, celebrations are popping up across the world for the first ever Global Recycling Day.

Soex opens sorting centre in Sharjah

| In February, Soex, recycler of used textiles, has opened its new sorting centre in the United Arab Emirates.

Circular Economy: Don’t miss the chance

| After years of stagnation, the European recycling industry is finally experiencing a revival. The main triggers are the EU Circular Economy Package and the planned EU plastics strategy.

ZenRobotics delivers robots to Switzerland

| ZenRobotics Ltd. and Sogetri, part of the Helvetia Environnement Group, have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste sorting systems to a new state-of-the-art waste sorting facility that will be built on Sogetri’s existing site in Satigny, Switzerland.

Lithium-ion battery recycling market expected to grow rapidly

| According to Esticast Research and consulting in 2017, the automotive battery recycling segment generated the highest revenue share. Among major regions, the U.S. was the highest revenue generating market in 2017.