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Legislation call for chemical recycling

Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has called for a package of measures to ensure that the chemical recycling (CR) of plastics…

EuRic: Legislation should reflect ‘huge’ benefits of recycling

France – Despite the big contribution to a low-carbon economy, the cost of EU regulation remains substantially higher for electric…

‘Lopsided’ legislation threatens India’s CRT workers

India – Informal e-scrap recyclers working at cathode ray tube (CRT) recycling facilities in India, and end-users of products made…

Scotland gears up for recycling legislation

Scotland – Scotland is currently paying £95 million (US$ 148 million) in landfill taxes to throw away recyclates like metals,…

E-waste legislation gains ground in Israel

Israel – The e-waste bill introduced recently by Israel’€™s green advocacy group Adam Teva V’€™Din has been approved by the…

Japan to introduce rare earth recycling legislation

Japan – The Japanese government plans to enact legislation requiring consumers to actively recycle used electronic products such as mobile…

Draft legislation angers Bulgarian scrap dealers

Bulgaria – The Bulgarian Recycling Association and a large number of scrap dealers have voiced their opposition to the country’s…

ISRI opposes EPA tyre recycling legislation changes

Archiv – United States | The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) in the United States, is asking the country’s…

Legislation sets out UK battery-recycling rules

Archiv – The Parliament in the United Kingdom has been presented with new legislation regarding the collection, treatment and recycling…

Electronic brands work on US WEEE legislation

Archiv – Major electronics vendors, including Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Sony, are working to push through a legislative mandate in the…

Raymond to release 2008 international legislation guide

Archiv – In January, environmental legislation agency Raymond Communications will release the 2008 edition of Recycling Laws International Country Pages,…