Economy & Markets

Kuusakoski invests in production line for non-ferrous metals

| Kuusakoski is investing €25 million in a major new production line at the company's recycling plant in Heinola, Finland.

What does the future hold for plastic packaging?

| The unpalatable fact is the UK still produces too much waste, and we don’t recycle enough of it. Currently, in the UK, we’re falling...
ad

Markets for many commonly recycled materials struggle in the EU

| According to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment published today, from the eight most common recyclables, only aluminium, paper and glass have well-functioning secondary markets.
Plastics Europe and EuPC launch European Operation Clean Sweep certification scheme

Plastics Europe and EuPC launch European Operation Clean Sweep certification scheme

| Plastics Europe and EuPC have announced the launch of the harmonised European Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) certification scheme.
ad
Quantafuel and Geminor form new plastics recycling company

Quantafuel and Geminor form new plastics recycling company

| Quantafuel and Geminor's new company, Polynate - Circular Plastic Solutions, aims to take a leading position in the value chain for plastic waste recycling in the Nordic countries and the UK.

RecyClass revises recycling guidelines & testing protocols

| The latest scientific findings on existing and new packaging features, together with state-of-the-art recycling technologies, are at the heart of the update of both the RecyClass Design for Recycling Guidelines and the Recyclability Evaluation Protocols.

New study: Energy efficiency of EU waste incinerators appallingly low

| A new study published today by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) shows that the efficiency of electricity generation from existing EU waste incineration facilities is appallingly low.
Geminor grows in a turbulent 2022

Geminor grows in a turbulent 2022

| Geminor handled 1.82 million tonnes of waste in Europe last year, an increase of almost 9 percent from 2021.

Independent Science-Based Taxonomy launched

| Today, the Observatory Against Greenwashing, a coalition of experts and NGOs, launches its Independent Science-Based Taxonomy. Banks, investors and insurers will be able to...
Nordic Plast invests €2.8 million in modernization and development

Nordic Plast invests €2.8 million in modernization and development

| Nordic Plast, a polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) recycler in the Baltics, belonging to Eco Baltia, the largest Baltic environmental and waste management group, has invested €2.8 million into a new sorting line. 

New study: Clothing reuse has a 70 times lower environmental impact

| A new life-cycle assessment (LCA) commissioned by the European textile reuse and recycling industry has confirmed the significant CO2 and water savings of reusing textiles compared to producing new clothing.
Stadler shares its vision of the recycling industry

Stadler shares its vision of the recycling industry

| Stadler’s strategic objectives for 2023 remain focused on anticipating the changing needs, developing solutions to address new requirements as they arise, consistently delivering added value for its customers.

EU Parliament backs waste shipment restrictions

| Europe’s recycling industries expressed dismay at the European Parliament’s adoption of current waste shipment proposals citing major inconsistencies undermining the trade of recycled materials, says Euric.
Quick-change mixed waste processing

Quick-change mixed waste processing

| Santa Barbara County’s Resource Center efficiently sorts both MSW and single stream using the same circuit with Tomra Autosort units to successfully reduce landfilling

Upcoming Events

Read about what matters in your industry
Newsletter
Stay informed and subscribe to our monthly RECYCLING magazine newsletter.
Register now

I consent to DETAIL Business Information GmbH regularly sending me individualised exciting news and events by email. The processing of my personal data is to be done in line with statutory provisions. I can rescind my consent in respect of DETAIL Business Information GmbH at any time.
close-link