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Traders await import guidance as China ban nears

China is developing guidance on standards for imported recycled non-ferrous materials when higher quality thresholds are introduced over the coming…

Virtual Trade Show: Sims Lifecycle Services

‘Regardless of its function, most electronics manage data in some way whether on a hard drive, USB flash drive or…

No trade shows… but we’re still here for you

It’s Thursday afternoon and I should have been on a flight to Las Vegas. Instead, I’m writing this column. Coronavirus…

Virus impact on global scrap trade ‘fragmented’, says BIR

COVID-19 is having a mixed impact on global recycling markets, according to the Bureau of International Recycling in a new…

Ferrous scrap traders nervous over China health crisis

Market fears Chinese shutdown to tackle virus will hit global supply chains and demand for secondary materials. Below is a…

International Recycling & Recovery Trade Fair

  It is the best business tool for demonstrating the strength of the recycling and recovery industry, in the ideal…

Like the real thing: 3000 tonnes of scrap processed at German trade show

The bi-annual Recycling Aktiv trade show is known as Europe’s biggest open air recycling event. Again, live demonstrations of shears,…

E-Scrap Conference and Trade Show

‘Garbage is traded under the pretext of recycling’

It has been all over the news this week: Malaysia’s announcement to send back 3 000 tonnes of low quality…

Basel Convention update bad for scrap trade?

The Basel Convention Conference adopted amendments to reduce ocean plastics debris last Friday. This move will likely impair the trade…

Traders giving away OCC as prices plumet

Diverting fibre from China to its Asian neighbours is no longer making business sense for Western exporters struggling to find…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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