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Germany pumps millions into robotic car battery hub

The German ministry of the environment is investing EUR 13 million in a car battery and electric vehicle motor dismantling…

Shear baler specialist opens sales office in Germany

French recycling equipment manufacturer Copex has opened a subsidiary in Saarbrucken, Germany, to boost sales and support of its shear…

‘At least one scrap fire every week in Germany’

There is growing concern among German metal recyclers about the rise in fires at scrap yards. Reported incidents have increased…

Morssinkhof-Rymoplast takes PET recycling to Germany

Dutch family business Morssinkhof-Rymoplast is building a plastics recycling facility in Leipzig, Germany. The site will be located in a car…

Circular Economy Index: Germany is number one

Germany is currently outperforming other European countries in terms of sustainability goals, reveals Politico’s Circular Economy Index. The list is…

Survey highlights Germany’s appetite for recycling

Europe – Germany recycles 50% of all its waste – a high figure in European terms. And according to a…

Germany’s aluminium industry optimistic as conditions ‘better than expected’

Germany – Approximately 660 900 tonnes of aluminium was produced in Germany in the first six months of this year,…

Germany steps up packaging recycling impetus

Germany – Tougher packaging recycling targets – including 63% for plastic and 90% for metals, glass and paper – are…

Good mood returns to Germany’s scrap yards

Germany – Business continues to improve for Germany’s metal recycling industry, concludes the country’s association of metal traders VDM from…

New record of 74.5% recovered paper use in Germany

Germany – In 2016, Germany used almost 17 million tonnes of recovered paper in producing a total of 22.6 million…

Deposits boost Germany’s PET bottle recycling rate

Germany – Germany recycled 93.5% of its PET bottles in 2015, concludes a new study by Forum PET. The research…