Tag: recycling

Polymer demand in Poland

Growth in Poland’s plastics industry continues

| Applied Market Information Ltd has conducted a database of Plastic Processors in Poland.
Christine Becker, pixelio.de

US lacks of information on recycling

| According to a new survey released by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and conducted online by Harris Poll, more than 103 million Americans over the age of 18 must rely on their own devices to figure out what can and cannot be recycled, information about the recycling process, and other details about recycling.

Revised guideline for recycling paper quality control

| The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has revised its guidelines on Paper for Recycling quality control, with recommendations for Paper for Recycling suppliers and paper mills.

Less landfilling in municipal waste treatment

| Eurostat has published the final figures for municipal waste collection and treatment in the EU in 2014.

Prospects for China’s Recycling Industry

| China Briefing has published an overview of China's recycling market. According to the article, Beijing must reform and regulate the country’s recycling industry, which operates chiefly informally with limited government oversight.

UK: Landfill instead of recycling

| According to various british newspapers, hundreds of thousands of tonnes of recycling have incinerated or send to landfill sites - because councils claim it has not been sorted correctly.

New recycling facility for New York City

| The new plant, build by Sims Metal Management, is expexted to handle all of the cities recyclables.

Reycling in the US slightly decreasing

| According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in 2012 Americans generated about 251 million tons of trash and recycled and composted 86,6 million tons of this material, equivalent to a 34.5 percent recycling rate.