Dieter Schütz, pixelio.de

“Large opportunity” to increase scrap share of steelmaking mix

| China led the world in consuming around 240 million tonnes of steel scrap in 2020.
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BIR shares EuRIC’s concern over impact of export restrictions on Circular Economy

| BIR supports the recent initiative of its European member federation EuRIC regarding the potential impact of the upcoming European Waste Shipment Regulation on global free and fair trade of “raw materials from recycling”.
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Liebherr wheel loaders for BTB Group

| Three new L 586 XPower units have recently been put into operation at BTB Group Berlin's 25-hectare recycling facility.

X-ray technology and CO2 reductions – how are the two compatible?

| Steinert spoke to Stena’s Outbound Sales Manager Jesper Fournaise about how exactly dry density separation using x-ray transmission fits with the issue of sustainability.
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BIR: Restriction of international scrap trading “leads to less recycling”

| “The post-COVID comeback for our industry has been strong when you look at overall trade volume,” acknowledged Dhawal Shah of India-based Metco Marketing in his first webinar as President of the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division.

Industry concerned over increasing fragmentation of internal market

| European plastic packaging manufacturers are very concerned that many member states have either not implemented the mandatory requirements of the EU Single-use Plastics Directive (SUPD) in time or provide for exemptions and tightening.

Sustainable Carbon Black produced from end-of-life tires pyrolysis oil

| Weibold Academy article series discusses periodically the practical developments and scientific research findings in the end-of-life tire (ELT) recycling and pyrolysis industry.

NEXTLOOP hits Bullseye in plastics recycling ahead of COP26

| NEXTLOOPP, the project by Nextek Limited, that recently won the overall award for ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Innovation’ at Packaging Europe’s Sustainability Awards has revealed the results of its highly successful tracer-based sorting trials held at Tomra in September 2021.

Targeted measures can cut carbon emissions and improve social equality

| Recycling revenues from energy and carbon taxes to support low-income groups, investing in renovating buildings and in green mobility are among measures that could ensure public support for Europe’s sustainability agenda and a socially just transition.

EEA: Targeted measures can cut carbon emissions

| Recycling revenues from energy and carbon taxes to support low-income groups, investing in renovating buildings and in green mobility are among measures that could ensure public support for Europe’s sustainability agenda and a socially just transition, an EEA briefing says.

First interactive global database of chemical recycling projects

| Targets set by brand-owners and regulators have been contributing to a growing demand for recycled plastics globally, particularly for use in food and beverage packaging.

Elemental Holding is building first car battery recycling plant in EUa

| Elemental Holding has decided on the location of its new facility which will treat spent lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other waste containing precious metals vital for e-mobility.

Stadler and RecycleMe announce cooperation on practical recyclability

| International consultancy RecycleMe and Stadler Anlagenbau have announced their cooperation to conduct sorting tests to determine the recyclability of packaging in a unique alliance along the recycling value chain.

Substantial variations in CO2 emissions from the shipping of waste

| Geminor’s release of its first Environmental, Social and Governance report brings detailed insights into the emissions from different forms of waste transport.

EU recycled 41% of plastic packaging waste in 2019

| In 2019, each person living in the EU generated 34.4 kg of plastic packaging waste, out of which 14.1 kg was recycled.