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Cooperation for recycling of rare-earth magnets

| Geomega Resources and USA Rare Earth have announced that they have entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to recycle rare earth-containing production waste from USA Rare Earth’s future production of sintered neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) permanent magnets (sintered neo magnets) in the United States.

Report suggests for UK to go for energy-from-waste

| A new report says prioritising energy-from-waste policy to 2025 will cut costs and carbon for UK taxpayers in a “win-win” for economic & environmental recovery.

Addressing the challenges of aluminium recycling

| Demand for aluminium has risen steadily over recent years and is predicted to increase further over the next two decades, with both the European car industry and construction industry likely to remain major end users of this highly versatile metal.

Chemical Recycling legislation should take precautionary approach

| Today, Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and the Rethink Plastic Alliance (RPa) have published a policy briefing on 7 steps to effectively legislate on chemical recycling.

Austrian Federal Minister for Environment to give welcome speech at IERC 2021

| ICM has announced that Ms Leonore Gewessler, Austrian Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, will be the guest speaker at IERC 2021.

EU environment ministers call for recovery programme in line with environmental and climate policy...

| The Multiannual Financial Framework and the EU recovery programme should substantially contribute to the environment and climate goals of the EU.

Recycled plastic market to register exponential growth during pandemic

| Persistence Market Research in its upcoming report titled ‘Recycled Plastic Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025’, projects the recycled plastic market to be worth just over US$ 30 billion by 2025.

Early bird rate for IARC until July 15th

| IARC, the international platform for discussing the latest developments and challenges in automobile recycling, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Geneva this year.

More circularity in buildings sector can cut GHG emissions

| Improving efficiency and reuse of materials to construct houses and other buildings can open significant new opportunities to further reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing.

MariMatic to deliver Automatic Waste Collection to the City of Amsterdam

| MariMatic has, through a public tender process, been chosen by the city of Amsterdam as the supplier of an Automatic Waste Collection System (AWCS) for the new residential area in Sluisbuurt.

Bio waste is not waste anymore

| The WaysTUP! project aims to demonstrate the establishment of new value chains for urban biowaste utilisation through a multi-stakeholder approach in line with circular economy.

New design guidelines for flexible packaging

| Produced by the Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) initiative - a partnership of over 160 European companies, associations, and organisations - the Designing for a Circular Economy (D4ACE) guidelines have been developed collaboratively with the entire flexible packaging value chain.

Carbonlite expands capacity at Dallas Plant

| CarbonLITE, the world’s largest recycler of plastic beverage bottles, has expanded capacity at its Dallas plant in order to provide more recycled PET to its customers.

Color-based optical sorter with Artificial Intelligence

| The NRT ColorPlus with Max-AI from National Recovery Technologies (NRT) integrates artificial intelligence (AI) into the company’s ColorPlus sorter.

New cable recycling plant for East Bohemia

| THM Recycling Solutions has delivered acable recycling plant to the Czech Republic.