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Renault starts study to optimise vehicle parts recycling

Renault Trucks is launching a preliminary study into introducing a reuse and recycling channel for end-of-life heavy goods vehicle parts….

Global e-scrap recyclers gather in Salzburg

Around 450 professionals from 40 different countries attended the latest International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2020 in Salzburg, Austria. There…

Indian ship scrapping sector ready for growth

The Indian Parliament has recently passed legislation in line with the Hong Kong Convention to boost national ship recycling efforts. The Ship Recycling Act 2019 is part of the…

Can captured CO2 take e-scrap recycling to the next level?

A group of researchers in France say captured carbon dioxide can be used to extract metals from post-consumer electronics. ‘By…

Canadian scientists on the road to recycling tyres

More than three billion tyres were sold worldwide last year and this is projected to reach nearly four billion by…

Multi-million funding for Pyrowave’s chemical process

Plastics recycling pioneer Pyrowave is one of 14 Canadian tech companies to benefit from a total of EUR 32 million…

Big fire destroys 50 tonnes of paper at Biffa facility

A major fire broke out at Biffa’s recycling plant in Coalville, UK after an electrical fault in a baling machine….

The end of plastic waste? China is cleaning out its closet

China produces more than 60 million tonnes of plastic waste every year but the government is hoping to reduce the…

More zorba processing coming to Houston

US scrap processing company Levitated Metals plans to start operations at a heavy media flotation plant near Houston, Texas in…

Worn Again Technologies out of the lab

Less than 1% of non-wearable textiles are currently turned back into new ones owing to the ‘shortcomings’ of existing recycling…

Special crime unit battles UK’s illegal waste activities

The UK has set up a new taskforce to tackle serious and organised waste crime. The Joint Unit for Waste…