Waste paper


IMPACTPapeRec announces final conference

| The Horizon 2020 IMPACTPapeRec Project will come to an end in January. To this end, a final conference will be held at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on the morning of 24 January 2018.

Paper recycling with quality issues

| China’s proposed import restrictions on lower grades of recovered fibre will require major investments by suppliers in quality control processes and technology, according to Andreas Uriel.

Paper remains a recycling leader

| Every two years the EPRC rewards the most innovative paper recycling projects from across the continent with the prestigious European Paper Recycling Award.

BIR: Spotlight on the Indian Recovered Paper Market

| The BIR Paper Division will be organising a diversified meeting at its upcoming plenary session on Monday, 16 October 2017 at 15.00 at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi.

Multi-million pound investment

| Re-Gen Waste Ltd has made a £2million investment in its Newry plant with another £7million to be spent within 3 years.

Beverage Carton Recycling on the rise in Europe

| In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment.
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BIR requests extension of deadline for comments on China’s import ban

| BIR Director General Arnaud Brunet has addressed an official letter to the World Trade Organisation via the European Commission to request an extension of the deadline for comments in the aforementioned matter so that all stakeholders are given the opportunity to put forward their concerns.

EU launches trade investigation against Turkey

| Today the EU has decided to launch investigations against Turkey for breach of EU-Turkey Customs Union and WTO rules confirming the validity of a complaint lodged by the European paper industry.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

European paper industry’s perfomance resilient in 2016

| In the background of increasingly uncertain global markets, European production of paper and board demonstrated resilience in 2016. This not only continues the trend of recent years but exceeds the performance of other key paper-producing regions including the United States and Canada.

Confidential information shredded beyond recognition

| On its journey from one truck to the next, confidential documents pass through a Lindner single-shaft shredder, type Micromat 2000, on the premises of Russell Richardson. Its owner appreciates above all the combination of high throughput, long uninterrupted running times, and easy accessibility for maintenance work.

Linda Leone Appointed to ISRI Board

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) recently named Linda Leone to its Board of Directors. Leone will serve as a board member on behalf of the Association’s Paper Division. She also serves as the Paper Division’s 2nd Vice President.

Rowe Nuremberg opens new paper sorting plant

| The REDWAVE Process Monitoring and Control System (PMCS) allows maximum automation of systems as well as optimisation of the entire sorting process.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

BIR Paper Division: Double headache for exporters

| An “explosion” in container rates “had nearly dealt a death blow to the shipping of recovered paper”, the latest BIR Paper Division meeting was told by its outgoing President, Reinhold Schmidt of Germany-based Recycling Karla Schmidt.
C. Nöhren, pixelio.de

EPRA disagrees on European declaration on paper recycling

| The federation claims that the new declaration does not take into account the legitimate interests of the supply side of the paper value chain, which provides every day the secondary raw materials needed to manufacture new paper.