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E-Scrap Conference and Trade Show 2023

EuRIC meets in Madrid: ‘Free scrap trade must prevail’

Members of EuRIC, the umbrella organisation for the European recycling industry, gathered in Spain’s capital Madrid in mid-June for the…

Traders unhappy at changes to LME position reporting regime

London Metal Exchange is introducing a weekly over-the-counter (OTC) position reporting framework for metals despite concerns from a majority of…

E-scrap Conference and Tradeshow

Each year the E-Scrap Conference and Trade Show brings together electronics scrap processors, ITAD firms, electronics manufacturers, scrap buyers and…

Slow steam ahead – global trade set for dramatic slowdown

Recyclers enjoying good prices as economies recover from the pandemic should beware an inventory recession if demand falters in the…

New trade advocate for BIR

The Bureau of International Recycling has appointed Alev Somer as its deputy director for trade and environment. Somer will be…

Plastic prices still high but trade issues remain

Recyclers face triple challenge of regulation, regional variation in prices and high freight costs. The recycling of plastic – and…

LME stops nickel trade due to Ukraine war

The London Metal Exchange has temporarily cancelled the trade in nickel after the price of the metal doubled in the…

From Sicilian traders to manufacturers of secondary raw materials

With a long history as a family-run concern, Fondi-Metal is located in the industrial area of Carini, near Palermo where…

Textiles: buyers’ market depresses trade values

Conflict in Ukraine, the biggest importer of used clothing in eastern Europe, overshadows day-to-day business. Markets for used clothing and…

Two UK trade events combine

Consolidation within media organisations in the UK’s recycling and waste management sector has resulted in the merger of two principal…