Global Recycling Day

Launch of global recycling day website

| The countdown has started to a new international awareness day taking place on 18 March 2018 which is dedicated to securing the future of the planet through recycling.

Moderate but continued growth for global steel demand

| The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its October 2017 Short Range Outlook (SRO). worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,622.1 Mt in 2017.
Biogas plant

Biogas plant for the world’s largest city

| The delivery of two kompogas digesters for a biogas plant in Chongqing marks the successful entry of Zurich-based Hitachi Zosen Inova into the Chinese market.

Amut Group @ Ecomondo

| Amut Group Recycling Division will present its range of washing plants for the treatment of PET, HDPE and PP plastics and urban and industrial waste sorting equipment.

Successful cooperation

| BTB PET-Recycling and Starlinger are working successful together since ten years.

High potential of enzymatic recycling

| Carbios announced that it has taken a new step forward with the production of virgin PET made out of terephthalic acid coming from its biorecycling process of post-consumer PET plastic bottles.

Re-Gen Waste Ltd welcomes Brexit Minister to Newry

| Minister Walker heard directly from people, groups and businesses in Northern Ireland, including Re-Gen Waste Ltd in Newry, about the opportunities and challenges of Brexit, as part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to work with all parts of the UK on the withdrawal.

FCC’s materials recycling facility honored by NWRA

| Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions congratulates FCC Environmental Services with the prestigious NWRA award for the Best Recycling Facility of the Year 2017 in North America.
Plastics Recyclers Europe

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe Launched

| Winners to be announced at Plastics Recycling Show Europe, 24-25 April 2018, RAI Amsterdam.
Rainer Sturm, pixelio.de

ILZSG: Preliminary data available

| The International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) released preliminary data for world lead and zinc supply and demand during the first eight months of 2017. A brief summary is listed in the tables below. Full details are available in the October 2017 edition of the Group’s 77 page ‘Lead and Zinc Statistics’ Bulletin.

Investment welcomed

| Latest Recoup Local Authority Report Highlights the Need for Investment in Kerbside Recycling Collections Infrastructure and Communications.

North American and EU Plastic Trade Associations Create Global Coalition

| Three major international plastics recycling organizations have announced a partnership designed to coordinate efforts on testing protocols.

Rapid Granulator makes major investment to improve productivity and quality control

| Rapid Granulator is making a major investment in machining equipment at its headquarters in Bredaryd, Sweden. Installation of three high-precision, highly automated machining centers, with a total investment of €4.5 million, will provide the company with extra capacity to produce core components to very tight tolerances while improving overall process flow.

Recycling on National Manufacturing Day

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today joins in the celebration of National Manufacturing Day by highlighting the many positive contributions of the recycling industry to the U.S. manufacturing landscape.

New developments in PET thermoforms recycling

| A report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop.