| Governments are beginning to react to recent warnings issued by the Basel Action Network (BAN) of likely illegal exports of plastic waste from the US.
| For a whole two weeks, the waste disposal company of the city of Ulm (EBU) was in continuous operation with the Q-Econic, a fully electric waste collection vehicle from the e-mobility specialist Quantron AG.
| By launching two applications for its mobile NIR spectroscopy solution, trinamiX is improving on-the-spot sorting of the sought-after plastic.
| The industry calls for Digital DRS to be included in the Deposit Return Scheme.
| Following eight years extensive research, Nextek Ltd has launched a global multi-participant project (NEXTLOOPP) to address a missing link in the plastics recycling stream - Polypropylene (PP).
| European Aluminium and Metal Packaging Europe today launched a joint Roadmap towards achieving 100% aluminium beverage can recycling by 2030.
| In relation to the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Batteries and Waste Batteries, FEAD held on Monday an online debate to allow a valuable exchange of views among the legislators and the industry.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 150.2 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2021, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2020.
| No time to waste to implement the Circular Economy Agenda was one of the key messages of Recyclers’ Talks #1 organised on 22 March 2021 by EuRIC in cooperation with the EP Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’. The webinar gathered nearly 400 participants.
| The finalists of the 2021 Green Alley Award have been announced.
| Evonik is pooling its activities for circular plastics in a global program.
| A European consortium is working on the implementation of Uplift, a Horizon 2020 research and innovation project that kicked off today and which aims to design new de- and repolymerisation routes to upcycle food and drink packaging plastics with better end-of-life characteristics.
| To mark Global Recycling Day (18 March), the Global Recycling Foundation announced the ten #RecyclingHeroes who have each won a $ 500 prize thanks to their dedication and innovation in local recycling.
| The development of a circular economy to address the plastic waste emergency hinges on the creation of demand for high-quality recyclates.
| Welten Biopower recently commissioned a biogas plant near Turku in southwestern Finland.