| Under the revised Regulation on waste shipments, the Commission delivers on the circular economy and zero pollution ambitions by proposing stronger rules on waste exports, a more efficient system for the circulation of waste as a resource and determined action against waste trafficking.
| The Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR) is a key piece of legislation in the move towards circular value chains.
| A new report by the industry association European Aluminium shows that the European aluminium refining industry is an excellent example of a modern circular economy business model thanks to its ability to recycle aluminium from multiple scrap streams efficiently.
| Tomra Recycling has developed a solution that uses deep learning, a subset of artificial intelligence, in wood recycling applications.
| Annual waste generation from all economic activities in the EU amounts to 2.5 billion tonnes, or 5 tonnes per capita a year, and each citizen produces on average nearly half a tonne of municipal waste.
| The International Electronics Recycling Congress returns to Salzburg from 18 to 21 January 2022.
| A new European study to be published in December 2021 will show that the achievement of EU recycling and landfill diversion targets by 2035 will result in a major contribution from the UK and EU Member States towards the Paris Climate Agreement.
| Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Aurubis will invest $ 340 million (€ 300 million) in a state-of-the-art recycling and secondary smelting facility for multi-metal recycling in Augusta.
| The board of the BIR Paper Division has appointed Mr Francisco Donoso as new divisional President.
| The board of the BIR Ferrous Division has appointed Mr Denis Reuter as new divisional President.
| A new digital service developed by plastship in cooperation with Kraton, Chemetall and Baerlocher provides an overview of the interaction between recyclates and additives. With the additives being offered, the properties of recycled plastics can be improved.
| The winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021 were announced last at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam.
| FCC Medio Ambiente has completed the renovation of the CITR (Centro Integral de Tratamiento) waste management facility located in Las Marinas, El Campello, in the Alicante province, which it has been managing since April 2009.
| China led the world in consuming around 240 million tonnes of steel scrap in 2020.
| 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”.