Economy & Markets

Dieter Schütz,

Scholz Recycling Group enters new market in China

| The German-based Scholz Recycling Group is heading to expand its recycling business in China with the world’s largest aluminum producer Weiqiao.

Sustainable Green Deal growth only possible with innovative plastics recycling

| The recently presented EU Recovery Plan is a necessary means to helping waste management companies achieve a circular economy across Europe.

Recycling industry is strategic, essential and intrinsically resource-efficient

| In a wide-ranging review of legislative developments affecting the recycling industry, BIR Trade & Environment Director Ross Bartley opened the first-ever International Environment Council (IEC) eForum by stressing the importance of efforts to ensure that mechanical recycling remained rooted in the definition of recycling, which was currently being debated within the United Nations’ Basel Convention.

Andritz to modernize refrigerator recycling plant in Lithuania

| Andritz has received an order from EMP Recycling UAB to modernize their recycling plant for refrigeration appliances in Vilnius, Lithuania. Start-up of the new equipment is scheduled for end of 2020.

PET recycling: towards a circular economy

| Lightweight and inexpensive, plastic is one of the world’s most used materials, but its extreme durability means that effective end-of-life management is critical.

PCEP calls for a circular economy focused recovery

| The Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) has called for investment decisions taken by Member States, the EU and all economic actors, as part of the EU recovery package to be focused on delivering the circular economy.

E-Scrap: Pandemic takes a heavy toll on supply

| Technology is playing a vital role in nursing the world through the current pandemic, not least by enabling businesses to continue to function through facilitating a huge increase in home-working.

Chemical Recycling Europe wants to unlock potential

| In a position paper published on the 2nd of June 2020, Chemical Recycling Europe calls for a faster recognition and legislation review to unlock the potential of chemical recycling.

One world, one sustainable future for retailers

| Organisations and industries are facing increasing pressure to reduce their environmental impact.

New Bobcat TL43.80HF waste expert telescopic loader

| A new Bobcat TL43.80HF Waste Expert telescopic loader has provided the ideal solution for Gatim Srl, a company based in Calabria in Italy, a company in the recycling of end-of-life tyres (ELT) and rubber.

Non-Ferrous Metals: Scrap traders anticipate boost from China

| Metal prices will struggle to maintain current levels as the true economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic begins to emerge, it was suggested at the Non-Ferrous Metals commodity session of the BIR Global eForum on June 3.

A time for “forbearance, understanding and patience”

| BIR’s first-ever Global eForum started on June 2 with the Spotlight on Trade, which offered a timely analysis of the practical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the recycling industry worldwide.

Worldsteel Short Range Outlook

| The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2020 and 2021.

Enhanced dark glass recovery technology

| Glass recycling in Europe has become a significant industry.
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