Economy & Markets

The Original from SWB with new formula

| At IFAT, Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH informed about the longer lifetime and optimised stress resistance of its CSNG shredder hammers.

Crude steel production increases year-to-year

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2018, a 4.1% increase compared to April 2017.

EuRIC welcomes the adoption of Revised Waste Framework Legislation

| Circular economy is part of the DNA of the recycling industry whose daily business is to turn waste into new raw materials. The adoption of revised waste rules is a key element to speed up this much needed transition”, said Emmanuel Katrakis, Secretary General of EuRIC.

Increased interest in sorting technologies

| Tougher new regulations and consumer concerns are reflected in enquiries received at IFAT, Tomra reports.

Recycled plastic market to be worth over US$ 30 billion by 2025

| Persistence Market Research (PMR) in its upcoming report titled ‘Recycled Plastic Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025’, projects the recycled plastic market to be worth just over US$ 30 billion by 2025.

China: high-grade PET does not need license

| BIR has received information that the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has officially replied to the General Office of the General Administration of Customs, confirming that the import of high-grade PET as ordinary goods is allowed and in accordance with general trade regulation.

Record-setting IFAT: Environmental Technologies Booming

| According to Messe München, more than 141,000 expert visitors from more than 160 countries came to this year’s trade show, compared to 136,885 visitors two years ago.

Single-shaft preliminary chipper for RDF

| The VEZ 3200 was developed on the basis of the successful VEZ 2500 TV, with the goal of developing still stronger, more powerful and...

Dry fermentation for organic residues

| Through the use of nature’s cycle principle, the Pöttinger Fermenter combines biogas recovery and composting in a single solution that addresses both ecological and economic criteria.

Fead event at IFAT

| On 15 May 2018, Fead President Jean-Marc Boursier, and Anne Baum-Rudischhauser, Managing Director of BDE Brussels, Fead German member association, welcomed participants to a Fead ’s event in Munich.

New global report to help cities manage their food waste

| The report, titled ‘Global Food Waste Management: An Implementation Guide for Cities’, has been written by the World Biogas Association (WBA) in collaboration with the C40 Cities Food, Water & Waste Programme.

DP CleanTech acquires IuT Group

| DP CleanTech (HK) Ltd today announced its recent acquisition of the waste management specialist IuT GmbH and the simultaneous launch of DP’s new global Waste Management division – a new platform within the DP CleanTech Group for the provision of specific services to the waste management sector.
Waste Cost Reduction Services (WCRS)

WCRS Recycling Angels: Improving recycling rates at major events

| Created as part of an initiative by Waste Cost Reduction Services (WCRS) to improve recycling rates and enhance the customer experience in the Event’s sector, the WCRS ‘Recycling Angels’ team are passionate about improving recycling rates and reducing environmental impacts.
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Renewable energy proposal boycotts circular economy

| As the European Parliament and Member States gear up for the next negotiations on May 17th, the Council’s latest position promote the inclusion of...