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Supply of recycled fibre ‘crucial’ during pandemic

The proper collection and recycling of used paper is even more important during a health crisis, insists Pro Carton, the…

Recycled Olympic flame tour scrapped

Today should have seen the start of the relay of the Olympic Games torch. But, having been the biggest world…

Extracting lead from batteries to harvest solar energy

Lead-acid batteries are everywhere – powering cars, aircraft, navigation systems and emergency lighting. Researchers from China’s Xidian University have found…

Scientists propose the best path to a circular plastics industry

‘Current efforts to resolve the plastics crisis are ineffective and misleading,’ warns the European Academies of Science (EASAC), which is…

Pandemic shakes the suddenly atypical plastics sector

‘Concerns over the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak on key European recycling markets sharply escalated this week following the…

Li-Cycle ready to tap into ‘robust’ battery metals niche

Canadian battery recycler Li-Cycle Corp. reports it recently completed its first shipment of commercially recycled lithium-ion battery material. The shipped…

Forecast: big leap forward for lithium-ion battery recyclers

In today’s world, battery-driven products, big and small, seem hard to do without. Recyclers have seen the volume of used…

Read all about it: coronacrisis discounts available now!

It’s safe to say that information is key during the coronavirus. Both in terms of practical health advice and survival…

PV modules outlook: sun pierces the clouds

An Italian task force has seized 60 tonnes of waste solar panels at a recycling plant in Sicily, claiming the…

Detained Scottish rigs ‘on route to Indian breakers’

Oil rigs operated by Diamond Offshore have been scrapped at the widely criticised shipbreaking yards in Alang, India. A new…

Coronavirus sinks its teeth into the big economies

COVID-19 is sweeping nations around the world, blighting the health and wellbeing of millions of citizens. Recycling International has been…