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New sorting line to boost Ibiza’s recycling rates

Worldwide, islands struggle with waste management and Ibiza is no exception. At the height of the coronavirus crisis, the Spanish…

UK aluminium packaging recycling rates rocket during pandemic

Aluminium packaging collected for recycling in the UK reached its highest ever level in 2020, according to the Environment Agency….

Carton sector acknowledges reported EU recycling rates will fall

The claimed ‘recyclability’ of the beverage carton in the EU is challenged in a report from the Brussels NGO Zero…

South African fibre recycling rate plateaus

The latest data on paper recycling in South Africa shows a fall in both the recycling rate and the volume…

Australia eyes investors to help boost recycling rates

Australia has launched a A$ 100 million (EUR 61 million) fund to help boost the country’s recycling rates and encourage…

Separation at home boosts South Africa’s paper recycling rate

South Africa recovered almost 1.3 million tonnes of recyclable paper products, putting its paper recovery rate at 71.7%, according to…

Zonneveld warns: recycling rates are going down

‘The gap in trust between authorities, policy makers, politicians and the electronics recycling industry is too wide. We need to…

Can innovative partnerships salvage America’s slumping bottle recycling rates?

The US recycled a total of 2.8 billion pounds of plastic bottles in 2017. This is a decrease of 3.6%…

Can Australia’s low li-ion battery recycling rates be overcome?

Only 2% of litihium-ion batteries are currently being recycled in Australia, so reveals a new report published by the Commonwealth…

Malta turns to hi-tech incineration to boost recycling rates

Europe – Plans to construct a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy facility at Maghtab in Malta have been announced by the country’s environment…

‘Cities like Milan put London’s recycling rates to shame’

United Kingdom – London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to increase the UK capital’s recycling rate from 33% to 42%…