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PV panel recycling heats up

The global solar panel recycling industry will be worth over EUR 530 million by the end of 2027, according to…

Tyre collection rates down 80% in Europe

‘Only about 40 of the 90 or more tyre recycling plants in Europe remained open during Covid-19 pandemic,’ says end-of-life…

Funding success for cutting-edge magnet recycling pioneers

Innovate UK will provide over EUR 2 million in funding to a promising R&D project, namely “Rare Earth Recycling for…

Reverse vending systems more popular

The global reverse vending machine sector was worth EUR 272.5 million in 2019. This is set to grow in the…

How will plastic recyclers get back on the horse?

Plastic recycling centres in the US are ‘really pinched’ at the moment, according to Sally Houghton. The materials manager at…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro

Scrap shears are a pillar of the recycling industry – but how will they evolve in the future? Take part…

Portland entrepreneurs prove the power of textile scrap

US firm Looptworks is transforming textile production waste into reusable facemasks. The business based in Portland, Oregon re-purposes and upcycles…

New sorting tech pushes glass recycling to the next level

The global recycled glass market was worth US$ 3.5 billion (EUR 3.1 billion) in 2017 and is expected to reach…

Old plastic bottles may return as a face mask

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT) have developed a new way to create top quality face masks…

Medical waste: a multi-billion recycling niche

The global medical waste management market was valued at EUR 14 billion (US$ 16 billion) last year. ‘The ongoing coronavirus…

Recyclers turn to second-hand in response to COVID-19

The online marketplace Myscrapmachine.com is now available in five languages in response to its growing user base. As well as…

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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