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ELG Carbon Fibre transforms into Gen 2 Carbon

ELG Carbon Fibre (ECF) Limited has divested its short fibre business to Procotex Corporation SA following a management buyout in…

Recycling of discarded tyres in Europe stable

Almost 95% of end-of-life tyres in 32 European countries were collected and treated for material recycling and energy recovery in…

Unilever hopes to clean up with recycled carbon

Unilever has developed a key ingredient in many household cleaning and laundry products from recycled industrial carbon emissions rather than…

Car recycling scene counts down for IARC 2021

Jean-Philipe Hermine, vice-president environmental strategy at car manufacturer Renault will be among the keynote speakers at the upcoming International Automotive…

Bentley seeking rare earth recycling solutions for its luxury cars

Bentley Motors is working together with the University of Birmingham on a three-year research project aiming to deliver a sustainable…

New solution for lithium recovery from electric cars

Researchers in China have discovered a new way to extract lithium from used lithium iron phosphate batteries. The innovative process generates…

Cars of tomorrow keep recyclers on their toes

The global fleet of automobiles has seen some interesting changes over the years. Some people refer to modern cars as…

Volkswagen reveals end-to-end process for car batteries

Volkswagen has opened its first car battery recycling plant, which was built in Salzgitter, Germany. The pilot operation will process…

WasteCare invests in UK battery recycling hub

Waste manager WasteCare has started operations at the UK’s first full-scale household battery recycling facility following approval from the Environment…

Carton sector acknowledges reported EU recycling rates will fall

The claimed ‘recyclability’ of the beverage carton in the EU is challenged in a report from the Brussels NGO Zero…

Cleaning up the UK’s used car waste flow

UK recycler Enva has partnered up with second-hand vehicle retailer CarShop to take care of all waste management services for…