Economy & Markets

IARC 2019: A lot to talk about

| During this year's International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) , some 220 experts from 24 countries came together to discuss the latest trends in the world of automobile recycling.
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FEAD Issues position paper on ecodesign

| One of the key factors in the transition to a circular economy lies in “ecodesign”.

New study calls for sectoral waste prevention indicators

| A new study commissioned by Zero Waste Europe identifies how to best measure waste prevention and what are the most useful policies to minimise waste generation.

Tomra launches cloud-based data platform

| According to Tomra, the data from Tomra Insight can transform sorting from an operational process into a strategic management tool for fact-based decision-making at every step of the value and production chain.

Crude steel production increases in February

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 137.3 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2019, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2018.

Starlinger provides technology for next CarbonLITE plant

| Starlinger recycling technology will deliver PET recycling lines with a total installed capacity of 5.4 tons/hour for CarbonLITE’s new site in Pennsylvania at the end of the year.

HZI builds another EfW plant in the UK

| Rookery South Limited have awarded the contract to construct England’s latest EfW plant to the Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova, building on successful collaboration forged in earlier projects.

New Doosan DX250WMH-5 material handler

| Doosan is launching the new DX250WMH-5 25 tonne Stage IV compliant material handler for use in the solid waste, recycling, demolition and forestry industries.

Tomra to introduce Innosort Flake at PRS Europe

| Tomra Sorting Recycling has announced to be present at PRSE (Plastic Recycling Show Europe) to showcase its expertise and state of the art technology in the flake sorting industry, including applications such as: PET Flakes, PO Flakes, PE/PP flakes, PVC and PVC Window Frames.

IARC: Automotive recyclers are sceptical

| Within the automotive recycling industry there is growing concern about future economic developments, according to a recent survey of participants at the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2019.

Disposal cost reduction with residual waste presses

| The residual waste presses by Strautmann are predestined for completely overcrowded waste bins and roll containers.

Second annual Global Recycling Day focuses on the future

| Communities and individuals around the world are coming together today to celebrate the second annual Global Recycling Day.

BMRA launches ‘Support your local scrap yard, support your local community’

| The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has launched a new campaign to encourage members of the public to support their local scrap yard, while raising funds for local schools, community projects and charities.

Today is Global Recycling Day

| An initiative of the Global Recycling Foundation, Global Recycling Day is a movement dedicated to celebrating the importance of recycling and to making the world think resource not waste. Now in its second year, the day was created in 2018 to help recognise, and celebrate, the importance recycling plays in preserving our precious primary resources, lowering global carbon emissions and securing the future of our planet.