| As of March 01, Rafael Suchan will become Chief Executive Officer of Scholz Recycling as well as of the Chinese holding company Chiho Environmental Group.
| On 3 February, the Global Recycling Foundation will launch its global Recycling Heroes competition, celebrating stakeholders ahead of Global Recycling Day 2020 on 18 March.
| The prize is awarded each year to a personality who has rendered outstanding services to the recycling industry and environmental protection.
| Markus Reinhold will follow Uwe Habich, who has held the position of CTO for many years
| Since September, Marijo Zeljko is responsible for the overall management of all European locations as well as purchasing and sales in this region.
| Klemens Haselsteiner will be new member of Strabag's Management Board from 1 January 2020. Then, “Digitalisation, Enterprise Development and Innovation” will be at board level. The Size of Management Board is thus increased from five to six people.
| 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.
| 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.
| A 13-year-old boy from Australia has won an international inventors award in Malaysia after designing a Wi-Fi enabled electronic monitoring system for compost bins.
| The Supervisory Board of Vecoplan AG has appointed Michael Lambert to its Management Board effective 1 April 2019.
| BIR President Ranjit Baxi has appointed Henk Alssema, Chairman of Vita Plastics in the Netherlands, as new Chairman of the BIR Plastics Committee.
| The board of the BIR Textiles Division has appointed Martin Böschen as new divisional President.
| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced the hiring of Holly Arthur as Senior Vice President.
| BIR has informed that former BIR President Jake Farber (President Emeritus, Alpert & Alpert (Los Angeles, USA)) passed away the day before yesterday at the age of 94.