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Tata Steel steel plant to ‘formalise’ Indian scrap market

Tata Steel is constructing the first steel recycling plant in India. The facility will be based in Rohtak, Haryana. The move…

Metallix takes precious metals expertise overseas

US precious metals recycling firm Metallix Refining Inc. has launched a European division: Metallix Refining Europe. The new operation will…

Be part of the plastics recycling revolution

US citizens alone throw away 100 billion plastic bags every year. That’s 520 per consumer. The good news? Recyclers are…

What are the plastics trends to watch?

How is plastics recycling shaping the future? And how will the ‘wild card’ that is Asia impact the global plastics…

Aluminium success: 75% of cans recycled in UK

A total of 75% of aluminium cans are currently recycled in the UK, reports aluminium packaging recycling organisation Alupro. The recycling rate…

Hydrometallurgy method recovers almost 100% of precious metals

The Chinese-Taiwanese company UWin Nanotech has established Japan’s first full-process hydrometallurgy electronics recycling line in Tokyo. The innovative e-scrap recycling…

Tonnes burnt and burried: when will UK government fix fast fashion?

A total of 300 000 tonnes of clothing is burned or landfill in the UK every year. MPs on the Environmental…

Shredder market to top US$ 800 million

The worldwide industrial shredders market will be worth US$ 800 million this year, according to a study by Global Info…

Australian recycler tackles ‘skyrocketing’ battery waste

South Korean battery manufacturer LG Chem has teamed up with Envirostream Australia to develop safe and innovative recycling solutions to…

Austropressen knows the smart way to bale

Austropressen channel baling presses are making a big difference at the central depot for the trading companies of the Germany-based…

E-scrap recyclers potential for ‘huge profits’

The worldwide electronic scrap recycling market will be worth over US$ 34 billion (EUR 30 billion) by 2022, according to research firm…