Economy & Markets

Enva increases UK’s recycled plastic compound production

| Enva, one the UK’s largest producers of recycled, extruded plastic compounds, has significantly increased the availability of recycled plastic compounds in the UK following a £1.8 million investment to double its output capacity.

August 2019 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 156.0 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2019, a 3.4% increase compared to August 2018.

CEWEP presents sustainability roadmap 2035

| On 24th September 2019 CEWEP launched the first ever Waste-to-Energy Sustainability Roadmap.

ESWET: Vision for Waste-to-Energy 2050

| ESWET, the European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy Technology, has launched its Vision titled “Waste-to-Energy 2050: clean technologies for sustainable waste management”, to present the Waste-to-Energy plant of the future and to explore the role of Waste-to-Energy in future waste management systems in Europe and beyond.

rPET market to garner US $12.5 billion by 2026

| The research report predicts that the international recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) market size is expected to reach USD 12.5 billion by end of 2026 and the market is projected to display a CAGR of 8.0% during the prediction years 2019 to 2026.

Garbage collection trucks market benefits from steady sales of refuse trucks

| The global sales of garbage collection trucks reached ~62,155 (units) in 2018, reveals a latest report on the garbage collection trucks market by Persistence Market Research.
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New WFO partnership to fight plastic pollution

| Waste Free Oceans is happy to announce a new partnership with the leading brand in the frozen food market in Belgium, Iglo.

Averda acquires Zenath Recycling

| End-to-end waste management company Averda has announced the acquisition of Zenath Recycling & Waste Management LLC, the Dubai based waste collection business from Zenath Trading Enterprises LLC for an undisclosed sum.

UPM is one of the 36 Global Compact LEAD participants

| UPM will today be recognised as a Global Compact LEAD participant for its strong commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business. The recognition will be addressed to only 36 global companies at the Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York.

The world’s biggest clean-ups

| Waste is inevitable, but without responsible waste management, it can have a huge impact on the world around us.

EuRIC signs Circular Plastics Alliance declaration

| Today EuRIC, the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation has co-signed the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) Declaration during the High-level event organized by the European Commission.
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FEAD signs Circular Plastics Alliance’s declaration

| FEAD joins the Circular Plastics Alliance & yet highlights the importance of a stronger policy to significantly improve plastic waste recycling and reincorporation of recycled polymers into new products.

EuPC signs circular plastics alliance declaration

| On 20 September 2019 in Brussels, the Circular Plastics Alliance presented and adopted its declaration.
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Recycling Industry powerful force in U.S. economy

| Recycling continues to power the American economy based on a new study conducted by John Dunham and Associates and released by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).