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China and EU agree to put sustainability first

China and the European Union have signed a ‘historic’ memorandum of understanding on the circular economy at the 20th EU-China…

Call to action: Want to boost recycling? Enforce recycled content!

‘Without minimum recycled content legislation there is not enough incentive for product manufacturers to shift from using virgin to recycled…

E-scrap lab launched by top researchers in Singapore and France

E-scrap generated in Singapore currently exceeds 60 000 tonnes every year, according to the National Environment Agency of Singapore. An…

Briquetting experts unite to deliver on-stop-shop

Ruf Briquetting Systems has acquired Danish firm C. F. Nielsen A/S on 1 July. ‘This deal means that the complete…

Can Australia’s low li-ion battery recycling rates be overcome?

Only 2% of litihium-ion batteries are currently being recycled in Australia, so reveals a new report published by the Commonwealth…

Recycling potential not yet worn out: ‘shortcomings’ can be corrected

Have you ever heard of a dual polymer recycling technology? British start-up Worn Again Technologies has just announced it has…

Recyclability is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

In a world brimming with plastic products an important question on a lot of people’s minds is: is it recyclable,…

Tyre recycling funding to clean up Ireland’s agri-sector

Tyre recycling in Ireland will be boosted by funding worth EUR 700 000, which was granted by the Minister for…

Platinum group metals innovation from South Africa saves a lot more energy

Platinum group metals represent an attractive market for recyclers in various parts of the world. A new player stepping onto…

Upstate Shredding invests millions in automotive shredder residue equipment

A multi-million-dollar project that includes the installation of a 3000 horsepower Riverside Engineering shredder is underway at Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling’s Port of…

Cars of the future: a solid business case for recyclers?

The automotive industry has long provided a valuable and steady waste stream for precious metals recyclers. The traditional autocatalyst is…