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North America collected 8 million pounds of batteries in 2017

A total of 8 million pounds of batteries were collected for recycling last year, reports North America’s leading battery recycling…

Separate collections more vital than ever

Belgium – ‘Separate collection for high-quality recycling is particularly important in light of China’s waste import ban,’ it has been…

Fee-based all-battery offering is boosting collections across North America

United States/Canada – North America’s largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling programme Call2Recycle has reported that its partners, stewards and…

UK recovered paper: collections same, exports down

United Kingdom – When comparing the first 11 months of 2017 with the same period in 2016, the UK’€™s recovered…

Europe: PET collection and recycling rates increase in 2016

Europe – Out of 3.147 million tonnes of PET bottles and containers placed on the European market in 2016, some…

Final conference for IMPACTPapeRec separate collection project

Belgium – The IMPACTPapeRec project, launched almost two years ago with the aim of boosting separate collection of paper for…

Solid waste collection still among USA’s Top 5 deadliest jobs

United States – Solid waste collection workers continued to have the fifth deadliest job in the USA last year, according…

Milestone for Renewi’s new-look collection trucks

Europe – Recycling major Renewi has put its 100th freshly-branded collection truck on the road in the Netherlands, marking ‘a…

RWM preview: new collection vehicle warning sign to protect cyclists

United Kingdom – Recycling machinery and technology suppliers from around the globe are counting down to the RWM trade show…

Beverage carton collection coverage at 66% in the UK

United Kingdom – The proportion of UK local authorities making kerbside collections of beverage cartons for recycling has hit 66%,…

DS Smith calls for consistent two-stream collection approach

United Kingdom – In the wake of the Brexit vote and the very recent UK general election, there is a…