De-inking of plastic film-recyclate

| Siegwerk, provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, and APK AG, a specialist in the production of high-quality plastic recyclate from packaging waste, completed de-inking trials of twofold printed LDPE-films.

German Federal Environment Ministry launches survey on sustainable economic activities

| In a letter addressed to the CEOs, Germany’s Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has invited nearly 430 of Europe's major companies to participate in the European Sustainable Finance Survey.
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Valmet to supply ash treatment system to Brazil

| Valmet will supply an ash crystallizer plant with a capacity of 300 tons of ash per day to LD Celulose S.A. in Brazil.

High-purity plastic flakes and increased productivity

| RCS is a company based in Werne, Germany, specializing in recycling management.
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Tire recycling market to reach value of ~US$ 6 BN by 2027

| As per Transparency Market Research, the Global Tire Recycling Downstream Products Market is expected to grow at a notable pace.

Vecoplan to host exclusive live presentation

| From 27 to 29 May, Vecoplan will host 360-Degree Days, an exclusive live presentation from Vecoplan’s state-of-the-art technology centre.

25% improved dust extraction

| Höcker Polytechnik has been able to reduce the power consumption of its Vacumobil dust extractors considerably by using the modern IE5 permanent magnet motor technology.

Untha shredder advances Geocycle’s co-processing strategy

| Global waste management specialist Geocycle is pushing ahead with its worldwide co-processing strategy, with the investment in new shredding technology for its Spanish operation.

Waste management crisis in India

| The Indian Prime Minister got the prestigious Global Goalkeeper Award for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. There is no denying that India has improved its sanitation coverage, but the country’s biggest shortcoming is its poor waste management infrastructure.

Joint open letter of Euric, FEAD and CEWEP for a green recovery

| Euric, the European Recycling Industries Confederation, issues a joint call together with FEAD and CEWEP to put the Green Deal and the new Circular Economy Action Plan at the forefront the post COVID-19 recovery.

Engel founding member of „packaging with a future“

| In collaboration with six other companies from the Austrian packaging industry, the injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel founded the "Verpackung mit Zukunft” (Packaging with a Future) platform.

Recofloor collects 5,000th tonne of waste vinyl flooring

| Recofloor has collected in total 5,000 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring since the national award-winning take back scheme was founded by flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro in 2009.

Pump trade fair at home

| A virtual trade fair is offering a safe way to exchange, even in times of isolation and home offices. The digital trade fair of Star Pump Alliance draws interested parties into conversation with pump manufacturers—around the clock and with a direct line to the exhibitors.

Food Waste: An Opportunity for Change

| Amid the panic that the Covid-19 virus has placed the world under in terms of healthcare and economic survival, another pressing issue has arrived at the forefront of concern.

Zero Waste Europe statement on waste management in the context of COVID-19

| The European Commission released its ​guidance on waste management in the context of the coronavirus crisis on 14th April.