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Recyclers urged to act over ‘hazardous’ plastic scrap

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is calling on recycling associations and businesses to lobby their Governments over proposed changes…

Hazardous or not? Rubber recyclers fighting negative media claims

The American market for rubber infill saw a reduction of nearly 30% over the last few years because of negative…

Recyclers worried about ‘hazardous’ plastic

A move to bring plastic scrap within the scope of the Basel Convention on hazardous waste would discourage recycling and…

Hazardous puzzle: Rubic’s Cube inherits toxics from e-scrap plastics

Global – Almost 90% of the samples of children’s toys recently tested for toxic substances in 26 different countries were…

Colombian firm claims hazardous waste breakthrough

Columbia – Ingerecuperar has developed a new process that can transform hazardous waste into raw materials for cement, aluminium and…

Hazardous waste debate flares in Taiwan

Asia – As Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) prepares to change its definition of hazardous industrial waste, a group of…

Basel vote tightens rules on hazardous waste in end-of-life ships

Switserland – The Basel Convention must continue setting the rules for recycling and disposal of end-of-life ships, African countries attending…

Growth in hazardous waste management services

Archiv – The European hazardous waste management services market is currently in a period of change. The expanded definition of…

Capacity ramps up at socially responsible recycler

S-Firma, a recycler based in Moravany, Czech Republic has recently installed a new cable recycling facility to meet growing demand….

Medical waste: a multi-billion recycling niche

The global medical waste management market was valued at EUR 14 billion (US$ 16 billion) last year. ‘The ongoing coronavirus…

Heavily contaminated waste no problem for Untha shredders

Geocycle, a subsidiary of Swiss cement manufacturer Lafarge Holcim, has turned to Untha’s shredding technology to tackle solid waste at…

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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