| Veolia has become the first company to join On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) under the recently introduced waste management company membership category.
| Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging Europe uses polyethylene (PE) recyclate by German Recycler APK for laminated tube applications.
| To minimise fire hazards caused by lithium batteries, Lindner‘s FPS (Fire Prevention System) detects overheated particles in the material stream, cools them to a safe temperature and makes sure that objects that cannot be cooled can be safely removed by hand.
| Today, lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are considered by many as one of the best technologies for sustainable transport since they provide high energy and power per unit of battery weight, allowing them to be lighter and smaller than other rechargeable batteries.
| The EU's €800/tonne plastic packaging waste charge, passed by the EU Council last week and which takes effect from January, sent shockwaves through the market because of both its size and narrow timeframe to implementation.
| ICM talked to Dr Peter Hodecek, a leading representative of Scholz Austria GmbH, one of the largest end-of-life vehicle recycling enterprises in Austria.
| Eggersmann Anlagenbau was commissioned with the engineering planning and construction of a recycling plant for industrial, commercial and household waste in Dubai.
| The National Bed Federation (NBF) has published a guide to ecodesign principles, specifically for the UK bed sector.
| “FOAM2FOAM: Circular Economy of Polyurethane Foams Via Chemical Recycling” is a project financed by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities under the Retos Colaboración (Collaboration Challenges) programme, part of the National Programme for Research Aimed at the Challenges of Society.
| RecyClass welcomes Recoup, SUEZ.Circpack, plastship, Circular Analytics, AIMPLAS, Veolia PET Germany GmbH and REDILO as Certification Bodies who will apply RecyClass method for assessing the recyclability of plastics packaging.
| Ahead of the 25th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR) in Salzburg, Austria, from 16 – 18 September 2020, ICM talked to Dr Reiner Sojka, Managing Director of Accurec.
| ESWET welcomes the Commission’s initiative to carry out a revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation as a right step in the path of the European Green Deal. Proper waste management is a key aspect of the green transition.
| The University TU Bergakademie Freiberg operates a technology center for the coordination project FOREL (research and technology center for resource-efficient lightweight structures in electromobility).
| With its latest agreement on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and coronavirus recovery fund, the European Council has also approved the implementation of the so-called plastic tax as of the 1st of January 2021.
| World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2020, a 7.0% decrease compared to June 2019.