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Partners target ‘new class’ of aircraft waste

ELG Carbon Fibre and Aerocircular NV have joined forces to establish a closed-loop recycling scheme for end-of-life aircraft carbon fibre…

Value chain targets circular flexible packaging

Guidelines to support a circular approach to flexible packaging have been launched by a partnership of more than 160 European…

Joint venture targets greater recycling in China

Subsidiaries of the Danish Bjørn Thorsen (BT) group have established a joint venture with partners in China to produce advanced…

US recycling major targets further expansion

River Metals Recycling, a subsidiary of the David J. Joseph company (DJJ), has acquired the recycling division of Industrial Services…

COEXPAN backs 70% rPET target

A commitment from PET sheet producers to guarantee their products will average 70% recycled content by 2025 has been backed…

Scottish researchers find way to target gold in e-scrap

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are developing a new compound to extract gold from used electronics. Around 7% of…

‘Switch UK recycling targets from weight’

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), which represents waste management companies in the UK, has called for new recycling targets not…

Threshold risk for pollutants could be ‘devastating’ for recycling targets

Austria – Some 8 million tonnes of plastics are used in electronics and vehicles each year, according to Chris Slijkhuis…

UK improves recycling rate but still well short of EU target

United Kingdom – The UK achieved a 45.2% recycling rate in 2016 – up from 44.6% in the previous year,…

UK’s big stride towards landfill diversion target for carpet waste

United Kingdom – Approaching 170 000 tonnes of the UK’s carpet waste was reused, recycled or recovered for energy last…

Liberty House targets aluminium smelter in France

Europe – Rio Tinto has received a binding US$ 500 million offer from UK-based Liberty House to acquire its aluminium…