| Singapore's Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli said that the country's National Environment Agency will implement mandatory packaging requirements within the coming three to five years in a bid to reduce packaging waste.
| The 2016 edition of Electronics & Cars Recycling, the electronics and cars recycling conference in the Asia-Pacific region, will explore the considerable challenges and bountiful opportunities in these sectors.
| Ian Cheshire, chairman of U.K.-based retailer Debenhams P.L.C. and Business in the Community environment leadership team, has said that British businesses must address environmental challenges and adopt circular economy principals.
| There are millions of unused and obsolete handphones with Malaysians that are posing a real threat to the environment. Several Malaysians just throw e-waste such as mobile phones and discarded tablets into the dustbins, and they end up in landfills where the minerals and materials inside can leak out.
| Sensor-based sorting specialist Tomra Sorting has been chosen by Monoworld Recycling as the technology partner for a new £9 million plastics recycling facility in Rushden, Northamptonshire.
| A war of words has broken out between the Hong Kong government and U.S.-based Basel Action Network over claims by the government that the watchdog had failed to alert the environmental protection department of a number of toxic e-waste sites in the New Territories.
| The conditional loan offer for the Recylex Group’s German subsidiaries made by a banking pool covers the full funding package sought and amounts to €67 million.
| This trend in grocery shopping, which is very popular in Europe, is not as well known in North America.
| The Island of Mallorca has a modern, integrated waste management system. The initial contract signed by the Consell of Mallorca or the Government of Mallorca was signed in 1992 and awarded to Tirme SA.
| US-based Aqua Metals Inc. is reinventing lead recycling with its new AquaRefining technology.
| Mike Oldfield, an official at California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), said that over 300 of the 2,100 recycling centers in the state have been closed in the last year and a half owing to falling prices for scrap materials. rePLanet, the state's biggest private operator, closed 191 centers in past January alone.
| ZenRobotics Ltd has agreed on delivering ZenRobotics Recycler waste-sorting systems to Australia and Sweden. The robotic waste sorting systems will be the first of their kinds in the respective markets.
| The Canadian Plastics Industry Association has said in a report that plastic packaging recycling in Canada increased 3% year on year in 2014. The report has been created by Moore Recycling Associates Inc.
| Local and national charities are being cheated out of income by ambitious criminal who have started leaving fake clothes banks in towns and cities.