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Steel producers struggle to regain momentum

The European stainless steel industry is resuming production but the future is said to be uncertain as the continent is…

Producers set up e-scrap plastics site in Riga

Recipo, the leading producer responsibility scheme for electronics in the Nordic Region, has opened its own recycling plant in Latvia….

Chinese producers dominate supply and demand

Three quarters of strong growth in nickel prices come to an end despite shrinking LME stocks. Compared to early September…

Will leading producers do enough to cut virgin plastics?

Waste concerns and a call for more recycling are gradually inspiring big brands to reduce their plastics production while including…

Ranking the biggest waste producers worldwide

Turkey, Latvia and New Zealand have been named the top 3 biggest waste producers in the 2019 Global Waste Index….

New era for ‘high-class’ shredder producer

The Heico Companies LLC has acquired a majority interest in Canada’s Shred-Tech Corporation, producer of mobile and stationary shredding equipment….

Volvo deal with major Chinese battery producer

Volvo Car Group has signed a long-term agreement with Chinese battery producer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to ensure a multi-billion-dollar supply…

Greater producer responsibility and ‘recycling tax’ in UK proposals

The UK Government has unveiled policy initiatives to boost recycling and broaden the national producer responsibility regime. Four different public…

UK needs stronger producer responsibility and crime crackdown

Recyclers have heard a call to arms as the UK government prepares to unveil its resources and waste strategy before…

Proud shear baler producer Copex turns 70

2018 has been an exciting year for French recycling equipment manufacturer Copex thanks to a full order book. The company,…

US steelmakers stress imports are still damaging domestic producers

United States – China’s headline-making finished steel exports may have tumbled almost 30% year on year to 59.6 million tonnes…