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Recycleye on mission to remove ‘dull, dirty, dangerous’ sorting jobs

How recyclables are sorted is becoming ever more important as waste streams become more diverse and contaminated. According to Victor…

EU bureaucracy hampers shipments

Delays in amending waste shipment rules is hitting EU exports to non-OECD countries. Plastic scrap trade from Europe to non-OECD…

In the ‘Star Wars’ economy, one thing doesn’t pay

Junkyards and scavengers are everywhere in the film series. So why do they waste so much valuable scrap? Originally published…

GPI ready to crack the glass ceiling

The US Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) plans boost the nation’s glass recycling rate to 50% by the end of the…

Weaving old threads into a cool, new direction

WolKat has been recycling textiles – now about 25 000 tonnes per year – for four generations. The Dutch business,…

Visy invests in Australian glass recycling hub

Australia’s Visy Industries is spending AU$ 35 million (EUR 22.5 million) to enhance operations at its glass recycling centre in…

Fresh funding targets PP recycling in America

The US Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, a cross-industry partnership, is providing US$ 1 million (EUR 830 000) in grants to three…

Pandemic pushes Givo to help Nigeria become more circular

A start-up is transforming the use of recycled plastics in Nigeria by switching from exports of pellets to domestic production…

Hungary-Serbia connection in e-scrap

Metal processing company Metal Shredder Hungary (MSH) plans to build a factory in Becej, Serbia, by 2023. The company will…

eREC 2021: the essential virtual space for recyclers

The second edition of eREC, the digital recycling expo and conference for circular economy and waste management, will take place…

Airaga family meets the e-scrap challenge in South Africa

Costa and Desiree Airaga set up Desco Electronics Recycling in 1992 and it has grown into one of the biggest…