Upcoming Gobal Recycling Day

| The Bureau of International Recycling Calls Upon World Leaders to Implement New Approach for Earth’s Seventh Resource.

New waterproof scales available

| UK weighing scales manufacturer, Marsden, has launched a new range of scales with IP68-certified protection from water, which are especially applicable for waste management plants.
Rainer Sturm, pixelio.de

Andritz Group: Solid business development in 2017

| International technology group Andritz saw satisfactory business development overall in the past business year. The Executive Board will propose an increased dividend payment of 1.55 EUR per share to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

BIR President appoints new Chairmen

| BIR President Ranjit Baxi announced that he has appointed two new chairmen for the BIR special committees for Communications and Conventions, taking effect as of today, 1 March 2018.

Countries take actions against food waste

| Countries around the world are coming up with creative ways to tackle the global issue of food waste, according to research conducted by kitchen specialists Magnet.

Corrugated in the Circular Economy: closing the loop

| FEFCO welcomes the final compromise text voted today by the European Parliament’s Environmental Committee on the waste package, following the endorsement last week by the Permanent Representative Committee (Part 1) of the Council.

Tomra’s new system detects black objects and glass

| Tomra Sorting introduces its new Laser Object Detection (LOD) system that, when used in combination with Autosort and Finder, boosts the circuit’s sorting capabilities, allowing waste and scrap recycling operations to reach extraordinary final product purity levels.

European industry launches new online WEEE platform

| In an attempt to respond to recyclers’ quest for information about the presence of materials and components in electronic waste that require separate treatment, producers and producer responsibility organisations have teamed up to create “Information for Recyclers – I4R”.

Zerocycle to present New Recycling Analytics Dashboard

| Zerocycle has launched a new web-based dashboard that visually displays a city’s neighborhood-specific recycling metrics.
Rainer Sturm, pixelio.de

January 2018 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 139.4 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2018, a 0.8% increase compared to January 2017.

ISRI Releases 2017 Annual Report

| In ISRI’s just released 2017 Annual Report, the impact of changes and the important role the organization has played in helping the industry navigate the landscape are highlighted in detail.

EU ambassadors approve new waste package

| EU ambassadors have endorsed the provisional agreement on the four legislative proposals of the waste package reached with the European Parliament on 18 December 2017.

New office and staff for Saxlund International

| Saxlund International, the UK arm of bulk solid handling and bio-energy combustion specialist Saxlund Group AB, kicks off 2018 with new larger offices and new appointments to support expanding business opportunities and over thirteen active biomass fuel handling and storage contracts at bioenergy projects across the UK.

BIR announces first federation partner for Global Recycling Day

| Organisers of the first-ever Global Recycling Day have announced that the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) is their first Federation Partner.

Eriez Europe and Ecohog unite to clean-up the mobile Eddy Current market

| Increasing maintenance costs and strict health and safety regulations faced by companies in the recycling and waste industry has resulted in a greater demand for more transportable separation equipment, which offers on-site flexibility and reduces risk hazards.