| The Spanish company Cadel Deinking has been working on the removal of printing inks from plastic surfaces since 2014 and has developed an innovative process for this purpose.
| In 2019, Stadler UK Limited was appointed by Viridor as one of two main contract partners for the £15.4m upgrade of its Masons Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) near Ipswich.
| Incineration of solid waste produces millions of tonnes of waste fly ash in Europe each year, that most commonly ends up in landfill.
| The recycling of PET bottles has gained worldwide acceptance over the past 20 years and has become a model for the circular economy in plastics.
| New research commissioned by Zero Waste Europe to Eunomia Research & Consulting has revealed that the actual beverage carton recycling rate in four European countries is far below what is currently being reported.
| The Austrian machine manufacturer has been producing plastics recycling systems from the recoSTAR PET series at its new site in Schwerin, Germany, since the end of August 2020.
| Recycleye has secured £1.2 million in seed funding, led by venture capital investors MMC Ventures, Playfair Capital and the London Waste and Recycling Board, with participation from leading funds, Atypical Ventures, eolos GmbH and Creator Fund. The company has also received grants from InnovateUK and the EU.
| Stadler has announced the opening of its new Test and Innovation Center at its production site in Krsko, Slovenia.
| A new report from circular economy platform Reloop confirms that deposit return systems (DRS) are increasingly being chosen by governments around the world as a tool to tackle the mounting global crisis of wasted plastic and glass bottles and aluminium cans.
| FEAD welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on batteries and waste batteries, fully in line with the Green Deal and the new Circular Economy Action Plan.
| The European Commission proposes to modernise EU legislation on batteries, delivering its first initiative among the actions announced in the new Circular Economy Action Plan.
| On January 1, 2021, it will immediately be illegal for 187 countries, including China, Mexico, Malaysia, India, and Indonesia that are parties to the Basel Convention to receive a variety of mixed and contaminated plastic wastes collected from the United States.
| Eurometaux comments on the new EU Batteries Legislation.
| “We need long-term investment in competitive, sustainable batteries made in Europe”, Recharge states.
| In a circular economy, the aim is to avoid waste, reuse products and recover resources.