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How to be fashionable without hurting the environment?

The global fashion industry is heavily supported by plastics from the synthetic materials used to produce clothing, bags and other…

US provides millions in funding to plastic recycling innovators

The US Department of Energy is investing US$ 13.4 million (EUR 11.7 million) in next generation plastics technologies that reduce…

Food-grade polypropylene innovators win packaging award

UK venture NextLoopp has won a Worldstar Award in recognition of its solution for food-grade recycled polypropylene (PP) packaging. Single-use…

Giga-recycling factories needed to recycle millions of batteries

Battery Resourcers plans to invest millions in the construction of a commercial-scale lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Covington, Georgia. The…

I’m having a friend for dinner – again

I’ve just tossed out the last of the holiday leftovers. Turkey, salad, meatballs, roasted potatoes with truffle sauce… It’s common…

Who will take home the 2022 Awards for Excellence?

The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management will take place on the 18 May 2022 at the five-star…

Sonoco buys paper recycler in North Carolina

Sonoco Recycling has acquired American Recycling, a privately owned recovered paper recycler located in North Carolina. American Recycling processes almost…

Slovakia says ‘yes’ to aluminium can deposit system

Slovakia kicked off a new deposit return system for aluminium cans this year in a bid to boost its aluminium…

Glencore sets new record for copper extracted from e-scrap

Mining and refining company Glencore extracted around 45.5 tonnes of precious metals and 27 000 tonnes of copper from used…

Denmark commissions Scandinavia’s smartest AI-powered sorting plant

Danish environmental services company Solum A/S is setting up what it refers to as ‘one of Scandinavia’s most modern and…

Welcome to 2022 – let’s recap 2021!

The new year is upon us. The team of Recycling International hopes you had happy holidays and wishes you all…