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Non-ferrous market may recover if ‘blunt’ tariff axe is put away

Aluminium prices are predicted to be between US$ 1 910 and US$ 2 380 per tonne next year while copper…

SMCC setting up major lithium-ion recycling hub in New York

SungEel MCC Americas (SMCC) is launching a new recycling site with a processing capacity of 5000 tonnes of lithium-ion batteries…

Indonesia sees growth in volatile stainless market

Nickel price volatility has been ‘pretty intense’ over the last couple of months and that won’t change any time soon,…

Hazardous or not? Rubber recyclers fighting negative media claims

The American market for rubber infill saw a reduction of nearly 30% over the last few years because of negative…

Will Bulgaria’s textiles levy jeopardise Europe’s recycling sector?

The Bulgarian Government has proposed and drafted legislation to place a levy on all used clothing put on the market…

Bright future for multi-billion optical sorting market

The worldwide optical sorter market will be worth at least US$ 3 billion (EUR 2.6 billion) by 2024, according to Global…

US$ 250 billion in green bonds may benefit plastics recycling sector

‘The production of plastics is growing so much that we could be producing 1100 million tonnes by 2050,’ according to…

Ioniqa joins multi-million R&D project while building PET ‘upcycling’ plant

A new plastics recycling project has been backed with EUR 10 million by the European Commission’s research and innovation programme…

Greenpeace reveals the top 5 ‘worst polluting companies’

Over 75% of the 10 000 litres of waste collected during a three-month-long Greenpeace clean-up project was plastic. Almost 65%…

US ferrous scrap exports to Turkey grow amid market tensions

The volume of US material among all Turkish ferrous scrap imports was 20.3% in August, up from the average of…

Turkey hopes to tackle trash and traffic with smart solution

Big cities are known to generate a lot of trash and traffic. The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has revealed its plan…