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Americans must reclaim their right to repair

A nation of tinkerers can’t afford to let manufacturers monopolise the fix-it business. When the Apple II personal computer was…

From Latin America to Florida: the unexpected journey of Tony Selvaggio

More and more millennials are starting their own recycling enterprises. One of them is Tony Selvaggio, a ‘social entrepreneur’ who…

Befesa takes on American Zinc Recycling

Befesa is acquiring all of American Zinc Recycling assets for US$ 450 million (EUR 380 million) in a  deal expected…

Fresh funding targets PP recycling in America

The US Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, a cross-industry partnership, is providing US$ 1 million (EUR 830 000) in grants to three…

Urban Mining: The next step in a climate-friendly American economy

March 18th marks Global Recycling Day, a day dedicated to turning waste into opportunity and highlighting the important role that…

More American PET bottles loop back

The US witnessed a 7% increase in the amount of recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) used in food and beverage bottles…

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…