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Pirelli creates e-bike tyres from car tyres

Pirelli has launched a series of e-bike tyres that includes recycled content from end-of-life car tyres. Pirelli revealed its Cycl-e…

What are the recycling technology highlights of the year?

Once a year, we publish the exclusive magazine Recycling Technology. This title covers hi-tech R&D projects, cutting-edge recycling systems, innovative…

Scottish researchers find way to target gold in e-scrap

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are developing a new compound to extract gold from used electronics. Around 7% of…

WEEE Forum launches E-Waste Day to boost best practices

More than 1.5 billion mobile phones were sold last year, on top of 4.2 billion computers, laptops and tablets. In…

Battery recyclers largely optimistic: material flow is ‘sufficient’

‘Overall, existing recycling capacity exceeds the quantity collected, resulting in fierce competition among battery recyclers. The profitability margin is therefore…

BMR’s Salaam Sharif makes way for new president

‘The tireless work of our dedicated team work has put the Middle East on the world recycling map,’ says Salaam…

Canadian tech a ‘game-changer’ for plastics recyclers

Three industry leaders involved with the recovery of post-consumer packaging, ReVital Polymers, Pyrowave and INEOS Styrolution, have formed a strategic…

UK-India research proves plastic scrap is a viable concrete ingredient

Plastic waste can be crushed and used as an ingredient for structural concrete, researchers at the University of Bath in…

Shoemaker Hugs&Co gets into step over waste tyres

The words “upcycled” and “repurposed” are not typically associated with luxury fashion items but a new shoe collection from Hugs&Co…

Future recovery: e-car batteries will deliver billions in recycled metals

Metals worth more than US$ 20 billion (EUR 17 billion) will be extracted from electric car batteries every year 2028,…

Cimbria presents ‘colour sorting revolution’ for plastic scrap

Sorting technology specialist Cimbria has created a state-of-the-art solution for plastics recyclers. The new SEA CHROMEX Full-Colour RGB sorter deals…