WEEE Forum expands in three continents

| The WEEE Forum, which represents e-waste Producer Responsibility Organisations throughout the world, is continuing to grow its global membership with the recent addition of new members from Colombia, South Africa, Spain and Lithuania.

Call for leaders to go #BeyondRecovery to a Zero Waste Future

| Environmental Justice groups around the world are joining a Global Day of Action to demand that international leaders go beyond recovery, to a future where zero waste practices drive clean air and water, more and better jobs, and a healthy environment for families and communities, as the planet returns to a life-sustaining pathway where nothing and no one is wasted.

PFE Continues to Expand into the European Plastics Recycling Industry

| Plastics Recyclers Europe, the leading organization to define recyclability in Europe and to develop the RecyClass recyclability testing standards, has recognized Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE) as an accredited laboratory.

How has COVID-19 affected the recycling industry and envirocraft?

| Interview with Chris Davy, the owner of UK recycling company Envirocraft.

International consortium builds waste-to-energy facility in Dubai

| The project, led by Dubai Municipality, consists of a Waste-to-Energy plant, located at the former Warsan landfill site.

New ICLEI Circulars platform launched

| ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is launching the ICLEI Circulars platform, which works across regions to facilitate the circular economy transition at the local level.

Valpak calls for full engagement in EPR consultation

| The UK’s largest packaging compliance scheme, Valpak, has welcomed the opening of the government consultation on packaging extended producer responsibility and deposit return schemes, calling it a once in a generation chance to create a system designed for the world we live in today.

Comberplast is cleaning up coasts at the edge of the world with Lindner’s Micromat

| Lindner’s new 1500 model from the Micromat series was delivered to Chilean plastics recycler and circular economy pioneer Comberplast at the beginning of last year and has been successfully shredding old fishing nets and ropes collected from the Patagonian coasts for the past year.

Collard Group invests in 3 new Kiverco waste recycling plants

| The Hampshire based Collard Group Ltd has procured 3 new Kiverco recycling plants for their depots in Nursling (Hampshire), Chilton (Oxfordshire), and Ewshot (Surrey).

Plastics For Change is now Ocean Bound Plastic Certified Collector

| India-based social enterprise, Plastics For Change has become one of the first companies in the world to be certified by the OBP certification.

Malaysia declares reported shipments of US plastic wastes to Asia are illegal

| 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.

Successful test in Ulm with electric waste collection vehicle

| 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.

Distinguishing between HDPE and LDPE at the blink of an eye

| By launching two applications for its mobile NIR spectroscopy solution, trinamiX is improving on-the-spot sorting of the sought-after plastic.

Digital DRS – Has the UK got the bottle?

| The industry calls for Digital DRS to be included in the Deposit Return Scheme.

Nextek announces global participants

| 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).