New chairman for BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee

| BIR has announced that Mr Max Craipeau, CEO of Greencore Resources in Hong Kong, has been appointed as new Chairman of the organisation’s Tyres and Rubber Committee.
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Significant growth expexted for metal recycling equipment market

| Metal recycling equipment is gaining significant attention, owing to the rising problems associated with the disposal of metal waste that is being generated across the globe.

Jori Ringman new Director General of CEPI

| CEPI has announced that Jori Ringman has unanimously been appointed by the CEPI Board as successor to Sylvain Lhôte at the helm of the Brussels-based organisation.

Coca-Cola uses 100% recycled plastic for some brands

| Coca-Cola, in partnership with Coca-Cola European Partners, has announced today its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will all be sold in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET).
Plastics Recyclers Europe

How to increase flexible polyethylene recycling in Europe

| Plastics Recyclers Europe has published a paper identifying the prerequisites for increasing recycling of flexible polyethylene into a high-quality raw material while ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective process.
Christine Becker,

Consumer and Recycling Advocates Condemn Loss of Last Recycling Center West of 405 Freeway

| At the site of the soon-to-be shuttered bottle Santa Monica Community Recycling Center, consumer advocates called on California lawmakers and regulators to rescue the failing redemption industry. The center, closing Saturday, is the last redemption center west of the 405, serving 200,000 people on LA's Westside.
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Is waste set to fuel our aeroplanes?

| There are more people jetting off on holiday than ever before and because of this, we’re seeing expansions at places like Heathrow Airport to keep up with the demand — but with more planes in the sky, are we looking for alternative sources of fuel?

Compact solutions for construction sites

| In 2017, Montagnier TP expanded its fleet with two new compact Liebherr machines: the A 914 Compact wheeled excavator and the R 914 Compact crawler excavator. The machines are still efficient and powerful after two years in operation.

Achieved Circular Economy Targets Will Leave 40 Million Tonnes Residual Waste Gap in 2035

| New peer reviewed Cewep calculations show that 142 million tonnes of residual waste treatment capacity will be needed by 2035 in order to fulfil the currently set EU targets on municipal waste and assuming that ambitious recycling targets will be achieved for commercial and industrial waste.

Mobile magnet system separates both ferrous and non-ferrous metals

| Cooperation between Dutch company Goudsmit Magnetics of Waalre and German company Sortatec has resulted in a mobile metal separator that separates both ferrous and non-ferrous metals from bulk flows.

New Manager at Weser-Metall

| Konraad "Koen" Demesmaeker is the new Managing Director of Weser-Metall in Nordenham. He will replace Matthias Compes, appointed in October 2018, as from 1st July 2019.

Tomra Sorting Recycling hosts global Conference to focus on recycling plastics

| Industry leaders share knowledge on solutions for tackling plastic waste and conference guests see Tomra's recycling technologies in action.

Establishing highly refined plastic packaging waste streams

| Plastics Recyclers Europe releases guidance on quality sorting of plastic packaging.

EMCE 2019 conference provides insight on how EVs will be recycled in the future

| Critical sessions at the 2019 EMCE conference will focus on the present and future state of raw materials use in the design of new vehicles.

Mondi accelerates efforts to create flexible packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic

| Project Proof, an Ellen MacArthur Foundation Pioneer Project led by Mondi, develops a usable pouch prototype containing 20% post-consumer waste bringing flexible packaging one step closer to a circular economy.