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Tyre collection rates down 80% in Europe

‘Only about 40 of the 90 or more tyre recycling plants in Europe remained open during Covid-19 pandemic,’ says end-of-life…

Another Greek tragedy: ‘the whole e-scrap collection system collapsed’

The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on the electronics recycling sector in Greece, according to Thomas Papageorgiou, compliance…

Don’t cut collections, say UK recyclers

The UK Government is being urged to require normal levels of household recycling collections to guarantee sufficient materials for the…

New battery collection milestone for Call2Recycle

More than 7.5 million pounds (3 400 tonnes) of batteries were responsibly recycled in the US last year, according to…

Industry unites to realise 90% glass collection

The European glass packaging industry says it strives to collect 90% of glass for recycling by 2030. The ambitious target…

Cash fund to boost UK e-scrap collection

The recycling and reuse of small electrical and electronic in the UK has been boosted by a £3.5m fund. The…

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…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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