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Pressure eases as China-US mood improves

Prices generally ticked over in the late summer months as markets kept an eye on the tariff diplomacy. For the…

Nespresso launches capsule takeback scheme in China

Consumers of the Nespresso brand of coffee capsules in China can now send them for recycling because of a tie-up…

New anti-waste smuggling drive in China

Dozens of people have been arrested by Chinese customs on suspicion of smuggling more than 110 000 tonnes of waste…

ChinaIRC 2019

Organiser: CPRA, the China Plastics Recycling Association of CRRA. CRRA, the China National Resource Recycling Association

MRAI warns: ‘Don’t turn India into a dumping ground like China’

China’s scrap import restrictions have led to an increase in low-quality materials being shipped to India, according to the Material…

China opens world’s biggest incineration plant

Shanghai has completed the expansion of the Laogang Renewable Resource Recycling Center. The incineration power plant is the largest of…

China’s crackdown on ‘illegal’ steel production

China intends to conduct random inspections among provincial regions that are ‘prone to illegal steel production activities’ this year, government…

Copper scrap a ‘wild card’ for China in 2019

China set a new record last year in terms of how much copper it sucked in from the rest of…

More scrap grades added to China’s hit list

The import of eight grades of non-ferrous and ferrous scrap into China is being stopped from 1 July with analysts…

Data showing surge in China’s use of steel scrap ‘erroneous’

The remarkable increase in steel scrap usage for crude steel production in China reported by the Bureau of International Recycling…