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ISRI president speaks to U.S. Senate Recycling Caucus

| In conjunction with the celebration America Recycles Day, the U.S. Senate Recycling Caucus hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill in which Robin Wiener, president of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) moderated.

Director, Steve Burton, Face of a Vibant Economy!

| Director, and founding member of Andusia Recovered Fuels has been nominated as one of the 2018 ‘Faces of a Vibrant Economy’ by accounting network, Grant Thornton.

Copex hast just celebrated its 70th anniversary

| Born 70 years ago on the port of Lorient in Brittany, the company that delivers to the four corners of the world its presses and hydraulic shears for the recycling of metals, household and industrial waste, blew Thursday, October 25 its 70 candles in his Caudan workshops.

Axion: business models for recycling are changing for the better

| Changing business models for plastic recycling could lead to more profitable businesses, higher grade material on the market and make investment in recycling infrastructure more viable, suggests resource recovery specialist Axion.

Groups challenge Asian Development Bank to stop funding waste incineration projects

| Incineration, including waste-to-energy (WTE) incineration, is a dangerous, costly, and unsustainable method of treating waste - as the coalition of grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals - Gaia - tag it.

Food Waste Prevention

| Zero Waste Europe released today its latest Case Study, showing how a medium-sized city can effectively tackle Food Waste by developing a comprehensive strategy which includes all the local stakeholders.

Remi Le Grand Named Max-AI® Regional Sales Manager

| Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Remi Le Grand to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Max-AI.
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Novelis Invests $175 Million to Expand Aluminum Production and Recycling Capabilities in Brazil

| Investment to add 100kt of rolling and 60kt of recycling capacity and additional water source.

Andusia Sign Contract with Mick George

| Andusia Recovered Fuels is pleased to announce it has recently signed a new contract with RDF producer, Mick George.

Parkway Recycling improve production at their Birmingham facility with the addition of OilQuick

| Parkway Recycling, located just off the M6 in Birmingham run an efficient operation recycling previously used construction concrete, hard core, brick and utility arising’s, more often than not from in and around the local area. They take great pride in providing the highways, construction and utility industries with a professional and convenient recycling facility in the heart of Birmingham.

WFO showcases the first shelter with recycled plastic from the river Po

| The plastic waste collected and then recycled can become a useful tool for dealing with emergency situations. This was the result of the experimental project presented at the Ecomondo fair in Rimini by Waste Free Oceans and Corepla, who, together with Protomax, have created a humanitarian shelter prototype with plastic collected along the river Po in Italy.

Wacker Neuson continues positive development

| In the third quarter of 2018, the Wacker Neuson Group continued to build on the successful development evident during the first half of the year. Revenue increased 10 percent to EUR 416 million (Q3/17: EUR 379 million).

Environmental organisations complain about improper disposal of refrigerators

| About 19 million cooling and freezing appliances (CFAs) are discarded every year in Europe. Nearly half of these appliances still contain coolants and propellants like chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which, if released into the environment, destroy the ozone layer and accelerate global warming.

PRE: Overhauling old practices in plastics waste management

| Exporting mixed plastic waste used to be a common practice in the past. For many countries this was an easy way out as they did not have to establish viable schemes to properly treat their waste domestically.

Coalition call to support binding recycled content targets

| The co-signatories of this joint statement urge the Council to support the binding target of at least 35% recycled plastic in beverage bottles by 2025.