| Here’s one shocking statistic to remind us why recycling matters more than ever: We are producing 50 million tons of electronic waste (“e-waste”) each...
| Today’s metal recycling yards are processing a higher volume and greater variety of scrap metals than ever before. That means efficient and accurate sorting—down to the specific alloy and grade of the material—is business-critical.
| The first day of the Annual Meeting will feature the PRE Working Group meetings, where PET, HDPE/PP and LDPE sessions will be open to the public.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 162.7 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2019, a 5.4% increase compared to May 2018.
| Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit an all-time high of 80.5%, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging.
| According to provisional data published today by the European Environment Agency, the average CO2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 grammes of CO2 per kilometre.
| In order to continue to share and enhance its e-waste operational know-how throughout the world, the WEEE Forum* appoints Philip Morton, its former President, as ‘global ambassador’, tasked with encouraging start-up e-waste take back organisations across the globe to join the WEEE Forum family.
| While standards and initiatives abound for components of this, such as recycling, there is no current agreed global vision on how an organization can complete the circle. A new ISO technical committee for the circular economy has just been formed to do just that.
| According to Persistence Market Research, the global waste management equipment market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period.
| We've all seen the pictures of disgusting islands of plastic floating in the ocean. Of wildlife ensnared by litter, and landfills growing to grotesque proportions. Now more than ever we seem to have realised that our current approach to dealing with waste can't go on.
| Coca-Cola, in partnership with Coca-Cola European Partners, has announced today its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will all be sold in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET).
| Plastics Recyclers Europe has published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process.
| At the site of the soon-to-be shuttered bottle Santa Monica Community Recycling Center, consumer advocates called on California lawmakers and regulators to rescue the failing redemption industry. The center, closing Saturday, is the last redemption center west of the 405, serving 200,000 people on LA's Westside.
| There are more people jetting off on holiday than ever before and because of this, we’re seeing expansions at places like Heathrow Airport to keep up with the demand — but with more planes in the sky, are we looking for alternative sources of fuel?