UK requires ban on single use products, says waste management company

| Certain items should be banned immediately to prevent further damage the environment, business waste and recycling company Business Waste said.

Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

| Global shredding brand UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as worldwide waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country.

OMV and Borealis extend partnership at industrial site in Schwechat

| OMV and Borealis are exploring synergies in order to establish a circular economy.

Wacker Neuson with dynamic start

| 2019 got off to a successful start for light and compact equipment manufacturer the Wacker Neuson Group, with revenue rising 17.3 percent to 
EUR 434.6 million (Q1/18: EUR 370.5 million).

Battery materials recycling market shows steady growth

| According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the battery materials recycling market will surpass USD 40 billion by 2025.

Recycling capacity for rigid polyolefins in Europe totals 1.7 M tonnes

| With a total recycling capacity of 1.7 million tonnes, rigid, post-consumer and post-industrial polyolefins, in particular HDPE and PP, are in the group of the most recycled streams in Europe.

DEMETO welcomes news members

| DEMETO, the chemical recycling project for PET, has announced Kolon and Remondis as new members of its Industrial Advisory Board.

Metso expands M&J pre-shredder portfolio

| Metso is expanding its waste recycling product range with the launch of the new Metso M&J K-series pre-shredders.

Joint forces to bring the circular economy to tires

| MMEC Mannesmann and Black Bear, the Dutch Tire-to-Carbon-Black-Upcycling-Company today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the rollout of Black Bear’s technology to produce recovered Carbon Black from end-of-life tires.

Plastic war inducing shift from single-use to reusable water bottles

| A recent market study published provides a holistic analysis of various trends, drivers, and restraints of the reusable water bottles market.

Council recycling services need simplicity and convenience

| One in four householders in Northern Ireland say they were not happy with the way their council has asked them to recycle their household waste.
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Joint forces to enable circular business models

| Today, Circle Economy announces the strategic partnership of Fashion for Good, the global initiative to make all fashion good, with its Switching Gear project. The initiative aims to accelerate re-commerce and rental business models in the apparel industry.

First turn-key plastics recycling facility for Cypress

| PCC Recycling, a Poullaides Group company, is taking an important step towards a circular economy with modern recycling technology from Austria and Germany. The flexibility of the recycling facility solves several of the island’s problems at once.

Waste heat recovery system market on growth track

| According to the lastest study by Global Market Insights, the waste heat recovery system market will surpass USD 80 Billion by 2025.

March 2019 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2019, a 4.9% increase compared to March 2018.