Erema: Large-scale recycling plant with 40,000 tonnes capacity

| As the demand for recycled plastics grows, so does the size of the machines. This applies to the processing of polyolefins as well as to PET recycling.

Clear opportunities to decouple Europe’s waste generation from economic

| In most European countries and in the EU as a whole, waste generation is growing but at a slower pace than the economy. However, there are no signs that the overall objective of reducing the total generation of waste is close to being achieved, according to a European Environment Agency report published.

Lindner part of world’s largest energy from waste facility

| Lindner has been chosen by the Swiss waste-to-energy technology firm Hitachi Zosen Inova, its joint venture partner, the BESIX Group, and the Dubai Municipality for bulk shredding at the world’s largest energy-from-waste plant. The facility is currently being built in Warsan, Dubai.

Battery regulation: IMCO vote on draft opinion

| The European Parliament Committee on ‘the Internal Market and Consumer Protection’ (IMCO) voted today on the draft opinion for a proposed regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries, repealing the Directive 2006/66/EC and amending Regulation (EU) No 2019/1020.

Stadler: New sorting plants in Asti and Parma

| Stadler was commissioned by G.A.I.A. Spa and Iren Ambiente to design and build new recycling plants in Asti and Parma.

Non-replaceable batteries are bad news for the environment and consumer

| At a time where Europe claims to be a leader on climate and sustainability, most rechargeable batteries in consumer electronics and e-bikes or scooters are either non-replaceable or non-repairable.

From PET bottles straight to food contact grade r-PET packaging

| In summer 2021, Erema in collaboration with AMUT has finalized the installation and commissioning of ALTO packaging´s first extrusion line for food grade PET sheets in New Zealand market.

Export of German plastic waste to Vietnam has been blocked

| Waste shipment authorities and COSCO shipping lines responded swiftly to a letter sent to them in the Greek port of Piraeus, early this morning by the Basel Action Network (BAN) as part of a coalition effort to prevent European wastes from being exported.

Regulatory issues in chemical recycling of end-of-life tires

| Weibold Academy article series discusses periodically the practical developments and scientific research findings in the end-of-life tire (ELT) recycling and pyrolysis industry.

Mixed waste sorting changing the game

| Tomra and a Norwegian waste sorting plant have demonstrated that mixed waste sorting prior to disposal is a superior solution to separate collection.

Axion: Plastic recycling does work

| Recycling end-of-life plastic is still the best route for recovering this versatile and long-life material, according to resource recovery specialist Axion.

Creating a resilient economy within environmental limits

| Creating a more resilient and sustainable future will require Europe to reimagine its economic model, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report.

Test of first modular CO2-capture service

| A full-scale carbon capture facility will shortly be assembled at the district heating plant of Rakkestad in Eastern Norway.

Atlas of plastic waste launched

| The Basel Action Network has joined forces with academics at Columbia and Yale Universities to create the Atlas of Plastic Waste, mapping thousands of plastic waste dumps scattered around the world.

Circular Turku Roadmap is launched

| Over the last two years, the city of Turku convened 200+ local and regional stakeholders to design interventions that enable the transition to a circular economy and help address greenhouse gas emissions in a systematic manner, beyond territorial and sectoral boundaries.