| The landmark agreement announced at COP24 in December 2018 has seen governments around the world agree to a robust set of guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.
| Sabic has announced another major milestone in its ground-breaking project to pioneer the production of certified circular polymers using a feedstock from mixed plastic waste.
| A newly developed system by Eggersmann for drying of Municipal Solid Waste is being put into service for the first time at a Mechanical- Biological Waste Treatment plant (MBT) in Iraq.
| The EU will use its chemical laws to stop most microplastics and microbeads being added to cosmetics, paints, detergents, some farm, medical and other products, according to a draft law due to be tabled today.
| The Global Recycling Foundation, launched in London on 6th October 2018 at the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) World Recycling Convention, has reached a new milestone, launching its new logo, website – www.globalrecyclingfoundation.org – and brand identity to reflect the crucial role recycling plays in preserving our planet’s future
| Global crude steel production reached 1,808.6 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2018, up by 4.6% compared to 2017. Crude steel production increased in all regions in 2018 except in the EU, which saw a 0.3% contraction.
| The 2019 World Resources Forum will take place in Antwerp, Belgium from Sunday 24 to Wednesday 27 February. Co-organised by the Public Waste Agency of Flanders(OVAM) and the World Resources Forum (WRF).
| With less than two months to go until the second annual Global Recycling Day on 18thMarch 2019, the Global Recycling Foundation is bringing cities and organisations together from across the world to encourage everyone recognise the role we can all play in improving the circular economy.
| With pressure being exerted on the plastics supply chain to recycle more plastics and add value to reclaimed materials, the second Plastics Recycling Technology conference takes place in Düsseldorf this June.
| Re-Gen Waste Limited has announced that Colin Walsh, Chief Executive and founder of Crescent Capital, has been appointed to its board of directors.
| 2019 is a year of celebration for the British Metals Recycling Associations (BMRA) and its members.
| The board of waste robot company ZenRobotics has appointed Wolfgang Schiller as the new CEO of ZenRobotics, effective immediately.
| Chemical company Sabic, has announced together with its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group, the launch of certified circular polymers to be manufactured by Sabic and planned to be used by its customers for packaging solutions for a variety of consumer products that will be introduced into the market in 2019.
| U.S. consumers have recycled 7.2 million pounds of batteries in 2018 through the Call2Recycle program, according to the organization.
| Recycling of plastic is broadly defined as collecting waste plastic scraps that are recyclable, processing it with various technologies, and finally treating it with chemicals and additives to produce a newer plastic.