| At the end of August, B K Soni, Chairman & MD Eco Recycling Ltd, spoke at the 26th annual meeting of the company.
| As part of a refined recycling system, the Scotish parliament has voted in favour of a deposit return scheme, set to be introduced in July 2022.
| FEAD has commissioned a legal study of the EU Sustainable Investment Regulation with regards to the question of whether waste incineration for energy recovery (Waste-to-Energy, WtE), fulfilling R1 energy recovery criteria, can be considered an environmentally sustainable economic activity.
| Finning UK & Ireland and Veolia are trialing two Cat 950M Wheel loaders with joystick steering at Veolia’s recycling depot in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
| The tech industry holds the trump card when it comes to innovation surrounding recycling —considering they are, in fact, the innovators.
| The WEEE Forum has published a paper outlining the issues associated with the treatment of WEEE as metal scrap and has called on the competent authorities to take appropriate action.
| Thanks to the latest applications of Tomra Sorting Recycling’s sensor-based flake sorting solutions, customers are now able to achieve recovery and purity rates of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), both of which are polyolefins (PO).
| Following repeated revelations of the dumping of electronic wastes, from countries such as the US, Japan, and Australia, the Thai government has finally passed a full prohibition on the import of such hazardous wastes into Thailand.
| Reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill is an ever-present challenge facing UK businesses.
| ProfitGuard (PG), a provider of business credit information to the metals and manufacturing industry, has announced the launch of its new Specialty Division for its credit reporting and risk management service.
| The existing recycling supply chain is a pain point for would-be recycled polymer buyers. Edouard Garreau, co-founder of Polytopoly.com sets out how bringing the supply chain together digitally will improve the customer experience.
| The EU aims to lead by example on the issues of sustainability, circularity, and zero carbon emissions. Further fuelled by the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis, 2020 is proving to be “the” year for Europe’s green transition.
| In the past few years, FEAD has been following the work of the European Institutions in the field of Sustainable Finance, and has actively contributed in the different consultations.
| Centexbel-VKC, the Belgian competence centre of plastics and textile, and the Belgian Quality Association (BQA) established a consortium PolyCert Europe in partnership with the industry associations ECRA, EuPC and ESWA.
| Equating to a turnover value of £14.8 billion in 2017, the film industry is an invaluable contribution to the UK economy.