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Plastic Free World North America

New Materials Innovations, Technologies & Circular Economy Solutions To End Waste Plastic Waste plastic in the environment has become a…

Vipa is ‘eager’ to grow in North America

While some in the paper recycling sector continue to struggle with shifting markets caused by China’s scrap import restrictions, others…

Recycling in America: a 110 billion dollar industry

Recycling remains a powerful driving force for the American economy, according to a new study by the Institute of Scrap…

Made in America: virtual tour of CASS Inc.

Our next country report will focus on the US market, specifically the West Coast. Curious what goes on at CASS…

Evotus creates gold recycling hub in America

US firm Evotus is constructing a new precious metals recycling facility in North Carolina. The start-up company says this expansion…

American plastics innovators roll up their sleeves

The US Association of Plastic Recyclers celebrated four innovative companies at the recent APR Plastics Recycling Showcase. These are; Circular Polymers,…

American Manganese enhances its 100% cathode extraction process

American Manganese has started testing lithium-ion battery materials recycling at a pilot plant in British Columbia. Company ceo Larry Reaugh…

And the winners of America’s Electronics Challenge are…

More than 275 000 tonnes of unwanted electronics were saved from being sent to US landfills this year as part…

Can innovative partnerships salvage America’s slumping bottle recycling rates?

The US recycled a total of 2.8 billion pounds of plastic bottles in 2017. This is a decrease of 3.6%…

America Recycles Day celebrates new recycling milestones

‘Recycling supports more than 534 000 jobs across America while generating US$ 117 billion in economic activity,’ reported the Institute of…

Latin America and Caribbean ready to close the door on plastic waste

Belize and Guatemala are the latest countries to join UN Environment’s Clean Seas campaign to ‘drastically reduce the consumption of…