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Australia invests 20 million in future-proofing recycling tech

Australia’s Federal Industry Minister Karen Andrews has announced that a fund of AU$ 20 million will be made available to…

US metal thieves get away with US$ 300 000 haul

Scrap thieves recently stole US$ 300 000 worth of precious metal from the 3V chemical plant in Georgetown, South Carolina….

Hermion is ready to conquer the plastics scene

Dutch plastics recycling technology expert Hermion has recently delivered a turnkey plant to a new client in Russia. The e-scrap…

Scrap theft up 25% in England and Wales

A total of 16 552 incidents of metal theft were reported in England and Wales in 2018. New figures from…

Will India finally fix its shipbreaking problem?

India plans to adopt a new ship recycling law to match global standards, the Economic Times reports. This move would…

Columbian recycler transforms lives in Ivory Coast

Columbian enterprise Conceptos Plasticos has joined forces with Unicef to build a factory that can create bricks made from plastic…

PepsiCo brand saves lives through unique recycling scheme

UK food company Walker’s Crisps has partnered up with TerraCycle to accomplish two things: ensure more of its packaging is…

Nike kicks off door-to-door recycling service

Nike is tapping into the on-demand mindset of consumers. It has launched a unique sneaker subscription service that makes it…

Will Israel’s 8.6 million investment in recycling tech make a difference?

The Israel Innovation Authority is investing 30 million shekels (US$ 8.6 million) in setting up a plastics recycling consortium named…

Discover Rome by recycling your bottles

Citizens of Rome can now get a discount on public transport by recycling plastic bottles. Over 11 000 used bottles…

Latest recycling stats for South Africa

South Africa’s waste management industry is currently worth around ZAR 25 billion (EUR 1.4 billion), new market data suggests. The…