| Konraad "Koen" Demesmaeker is the new Managing Director of Weser-Metall in Nordenham. He will replace Matthias Compes, appointed in October 2018, as from 1st July 2019.
| Critical sessions at the 2019 EMCE conference will focus on the present and future state of raw materials use in the design of new vehicles.
| The global circular economy event the World Circular Economy Forum 2019 presented the most advanced circular economy solutions for governments, industries, businesses and citizens – and put pressure on the EU to strengthen the lead.
| A group of the world’s biggest companies representing nearly US$17 trillion in market capitalization have valued the climate risks to their businesses at almost US$1 trillion - with many likely to hit within the next 5 years. This is revealed in a groundbreaking new report published today by CDP, which runs the global disclosure system for environmental information.
| Today key actors from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark join forces to accelerate the Circular Economy in the Nordic Countries at the World Circular Economy Forum in Helsinki.
| Dubbed the “United Nations of Recycling”, the World Council of Recycling Associations (WCRA) convened in Singapore on May 21 to hear about a hugely successful Global Recycling Day 2019.
| “Waste Masters Africa” is a project launched by Global Recycling Foundation jointly with Mr. Van Kooten from Dutch Waste Management Association, to raise awareness about the need to stop dumping of waste.
| In the framework of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, FEAD, the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services presents its new position paper.
| “Free and fair trade is not free from regulation,” it was underlined to the BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting in Singapore on May 20 by Adina Renee Adler.
| The labelling industry’s first-ever facestock made from recycled polyethylene (rPE) has been introduced by Avery Dennison.
| In a “dramatic” development, the number of shredders installed within China has soared by around 250 over the last two years to a new total of 317, it was revealed to the latest BIR Shredder Committee meeting by its Chairman, Alton Scott Newell III of Newell Recycling Equipment in the USA.
| With a shared goal of putting circular thinking at the heart of the construction sector, major European construction actors have come together with environmental and standardisation stakeholders to jointly request a comprehensive strategy on circular economy in construction.
| Recycling makes an annual contribution of US$ 350 billion to global GDP and this figure is forecast to rise to US$ 500 billion by 2025.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2019, a 6.4% increase compared to April 2018.