WCRS welcomes new measures to tackle waste crime

| Waste management company WCRS Ltd has welcomed the Government’s latest proposals to crackdown further on the Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) who profit from waste crime.

Retailers go green

| Leading retail powerhouses are stepping up on supply chain sustainability, according to the latest figures from CDP, a global environmental impact non-profit.
Dieter Schütz, pixelio.de

China wants zero waste imports

| According to the BIR, reports from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, published on 24 June 2018, highlight that China plans to reduce its imports of solid waste to zero by the end of 2020.

May 2018 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 154.9 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2018, a 6.6% increase compared to May 2017.

ISRI updates Scrap Specifications Circular

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has recently updated its Scrap Specifications Circular to include new specifications for Flexible Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) Plastic scrap. The new specifications were approved at the ISRI Convention Board and Governance Meetings on April 16, 2018.
Foto: Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH

Modern recycling technology

| The vehicle parts wholesaler Wessels+Müller AG from Osnabrück (Germany) is convinced of the BaleTainer.
Celebrating CountyClean Group’s innovative equipment investment deal at iFAT on 15th May 2018 with a hearty handshake in front of Rivard’s BORA combination unit showpiece. From left: CountyClean Group Trevor Beer, Operations Director and Mike Walker, Managing Director. O'C Mechanical Services Damien O’Connor, Director. CountyClean Group Debbie Walker, Director & Company Secretary. (Foto: CountyClean Group)

CountyClean Group’s New Venture with Rivard Bora Mini Unit

| Following on from the group’s announcement of the substantial equipment investment with Germany’s Kroll Fahrzeugbau- Umwelttechnik GmbH that took place in May 2018 at iFAT, the directors of CountyClean Group are proud to unveil that the contract has now been signed for their third investment at the industry event.
Foto: Plastic Recyclers Europe

Enhancing Demand for recyclates

| Plastic Recyclers Europe and VKC-CENTEXBEL collaborated on the elaboration characterisation of recycled PE-LD pellets, which provides a framework for the quality assessment of the pellets.

Tönsmeier increases RDF production

| A high performance granulator by THM recycling solutions ensures continuity and higher production.

Pollutec: 40 years of environmental innovation

| This year, Pollutec celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Gabi Schoenemann, pixelio.de

Member States to phase-out subsidies to incineration

| The European Parliament and the Council agreed today on energy-from-waste related provisions that will bring the Renewable Energy Directive more into line with a Circular Economy.

Save seven hours per working day

| The Ingram Micro Distribution GmbH company in Straubing makes a summary: For two years now the ITK distributor has disposed of 840 tons of cardboard every year with the BaleTainer - a fully automatic baling press.

Recycling industry focuses on improved quality

| ISRI’s Scrap Specifications Circular now includes zero tolerance guidelines.

Packaging producers have to convince consumers

| Many companies across the globe are scrambling to develop sustainable packaging materials to reduce environmental impact. However, developing new packaging materials is a time-consuming and expensive process, and companies need to build flexibility into their supply chain and regularly update consumers on their progress to remain in the competition, says data and analytics company GlobalData.
Foto: Geotech

Geotech appoints new territoy manager for APAC region

| Geotech, designer and manufacturer of gas analysis technology, has announced the appointment of Jesse Yu as its Territory Manager in the Asia Pacific region.