| Climate-friendly practices for sourcing raw materials hold significant potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions in Europe and globally.
| Rieke, part of the Trimas Packaging group, has advanced its commitment to providing customers innovative solutions in the area of sustainability with the commercialization of its patented MonoTM-2e pump, a dispenser pump that is ready to be recycled.
| A new battery collection service, cited as the world’s first that is zero-carbon, has powered into Brighton, collecting more than two tonnes of batteries for recycling since March. The service is free for businesses, small and large.
| The EU as a whole respected emission ceilings for four key pollutants in 2019, including nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds, sulphur dioxide and ammonia, according to a new European Environment Agency briefing.
| Ineos Styrolution will present the latest styrenics based automotive applications at the “Plastics in Automotive Engineering Conference” in Mannheim, Germany. Exhibits will include the first tests with recycled specialty styrenics materials.
| Valmet introduced its climate program in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
| At the beginning of August, representatives of Jelenia Plast and ML Polyolefins companies met in Jelenia Góra to contract the supply of polypropylene recyclate in the next step of co-operation. The contract was signed by the presidents of the companies.
| Holywell Haulage has chosen Kiverco to design, build and install a static waste processing system for their site in Hemel Hempstead (UK). The new plant will process Construction, Demolition, Commercial, and Industrial waste as part of an investment that underlines Holywell’s commitment to sustainability by diverting all waste away from landfill.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 161.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2021, a 3.3% increase compared to July 2020.
| Irish recycling company Re-Gen Waste has signed a contract which will see the Northern Ireland company supplying 100,000 tonnes of refuse derived fuel to Oslo. The three-year contract with Fortum is for its combined heat and power facility at Klemestrud in the Norwegian capital.
| What are the recent trends, dynamics, and strategies of the recycled textile industry? Allied Market Research takes a look at the current scenario and also the post-Covid-19 impact for the industry.
| In April 2021, the renowned recyclability certifier ARGE cyclos / HTP audited APK’s recycling facility in Merseburg for conformance with the EuCertPlast certification scheme.
| ICBR 2021 will take place in Geneva from 22nd to 24th September 2021.
| The varying and constantly changing composition of waste materials poses a challenge for designers of sorting plants, which need to deliver consistently high purity rates while managing an increasing degree of complexity.
| A new report from AMI Consulting presents a comprehensive analysis of the state of play and future outlook for the recycling of flexible polyolefin films in Europe.