| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) has to announce the creation of the European Plastics Recycling Branch (EPRB).
| Unlocking the full potential of the circular economy to tackle the climate challenges - this is the objective that drives 750 attendees from more than 60 different countries during the World Resources Forum 2019 ("Closing Loops - Transitions at Work").
| Despite a year filled with political gridlock and uncertainty in U.S. politics, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) achieved a number of important victories benefiting recyclers in 2018.
| UK businessman Ranjit S. Baxi, Founding President of the Global Recycling Foundation, comments on why it is crucial we continue to promote recycling and think ‘resource, not waste’, if we are to make any environmental impact.
| Zero Waste Europe reports that today the Regional Development committee of the European Parliament (REGI) stood up for a circular economy, by voting to cut EU subsidies to waste disposal and incineration facilities.
| Under the theme “EU Plastics Strategy 2.0 - Taking the PET industry to the next step”, the complete PET industry sector shared perspectives and strategies for a succesful and even more circular future.
| A Policy Connect report says that a zero plastic ‘waste’ export goal is needed to boost UK investment and jobs, cut emissions and to protect marine life
| The massive turnout during the past youth for climate marches proves it: Climate change is a hot topic among youngsters.
| Adopting Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers and lead to more investment in infrastructure, claims a UK plastics recycler.
| The global environmental watchdog organization Basel Action Network (BAN) today released the findings of a two-year study in 10 EU countries that followed 314 old computers, printers, and monitors in which GPS Trackers had been secretly installed.
| The landmark agreement announced at COP24 in December 2018 has seen governments around the world agree to a robust set of guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.
| The EU will use its chemical laws to stop most microplastics and microbeads being added to cosmetics, paints, detergents, some farm, medical and other products, according to a draft law due to be tabled today.
| The Global Recycling Foundation, launched in London on 6th October 2018 at the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) World Recycling Convention, has reached a new milestone, launching its new logo, website – www.globalrecyclingfoundation.org – and brand identity to reflect the crucial role recycling plays in preserving our planet’s future
| The 2019 World Resources Forum will take place in Antwerp, Belgium from Sunday 24 to Wednesday 27 February. Co-organised by the Public Waste Agency of Flanders(OVAM) and the World Resources Forum (WRF).