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K Show 2019 at a glance…

Pretty much everyone involved in the plastics & rubber sector met up in Düsseldorf, Germany, for the K2019 this month….

Busy times for worldwide packaging materials sector

‘The world has a growing appetite for plastics – and Spain is no exception,’ declares Maria Rodriguez of Grupo Lantero…

Are buzzwords like sustainability wearing off?

Recyclers are slowly getting the recognition they deserve as brands increasingly commit to using recycled plastics. But there is a…

How to best tackle the e-waste nightmare?

As the world’s appetite for electronics continues to increase, so does the need to handle these products properly. And yet,…

RecyClass investigates the recycling challenge of modern-day packaging

RecyClass, a Brussels-based initiative dedicated to improving the recylability of packaging products, is making headway regarding plastic film. RecyClass carried…

Kenya offers cash incentive to tackle scrap crime syndicates

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is waving a ‘red flag’ following a spree of metal theft. The agency says…

US metal theft down but copper cable still dominates

The US witnessed a 4% drop in metal thefts last year, according to new figures from the National Insurance Crime…

Jacomij celebrates 50 years in scrap

Read the company profile about the established Dutch metals recycler here.

Don’t let Halloween waste come back to haunt you

The well-known phrase ‘trick or treat’ at Halloween doesn’t just mean children come home with arms full of sweets. It…

Textile recycling pioneers weave their magic

When it comes to recyclers’ activities, much attention is focused on recovering metals or the ‘new gold’, plastics. And yet,…

New technologies and how to build a circular economy

The year 2019 is shaping up as a tipping point for action to address the challenges surrounding global sustainability and…