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Cheaper crude oil adds pressure

Lower freight rates have been the only consolation for traders facing higher production and energy costs, coupled with stiffer competition…

Panasonic looks to cut e-scrap volume in US

Panasonic has unveiled a takeback scheme for unwanted electronic devices at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According…

Double win for e-cycler ERI

US electronics recycler ERI has opened a new recycling facility in Arizona reflecting the company’s steady growth. The ‘state-of-the-art’ site…

The beauty queen of scrap

They say that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. It’s rare that people see the beauty in scrap,…

Samsung bears down on microplastics

Electrical giant Samsung has presented a new concept for a washing machine to tackle microplastics at the recent CES 2023…

How to upgrade America’s PVC waste legacy?

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is one of the most produced plastics in the US and the third highest by volume in…

Carmaker speeds up rare earth recycling

Swedish carmaker Polestar has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canadian start-up Cyclic Materials to improve the recycling of rare…

UK single-use plastics ban targets ‘avoidable waste’

The UK government is extending its ban on single-use plastics to include plates, trays, bowls, cutlery, balloon sticks and certain…

State-of-the-art plastics plant coming to Melbourne

Amcor Australia & New Zealand (Amcor ANZ) is partnering up with technology pioneer Licella Holdings to set up several advanced plastic…

PRSE in Amsterdam expands to second hall

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe is returning to the RAI Amsterdam expo centre bigger than before and now covers two…

Struggling recycling efforts in Zimbabwe to ‘leave no one behind’

Zimbabwe is close to losing the war against waste, according to environment minister Mangaliso Ndlovu. New Zimbabwe reports he is…