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K 2019 show already sold out: plastics shape the future

More than 3000 plastics and rubber processing firms will exhibit their latest solutions at the ‘already fully booked’ K2019 show,…

Europe’s tyre recycling specialists unite

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) has partnered-up with the European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) to further strengthen the representation…

E-scrap plastics are causing ‘widespread contamination’ of toxic substances

There is ‘mounting evidence’ suggesting that ‘inefficient’ recycling of discarded electronics has enabled toxic chemicals to enter new products. The…

There is a much quicker way to recycle old tyres

Have you heard of fast pyrolysis? Tyre producer Continental is sharing its rubber expertise with the Dutch University of Twente…

What are the impacts of recycled fibres?

The European Outdoor Group is pioneering a new project seeking to compare the impacts of recycled and virgin polyester and…

Business now vs. in the future: Beware of the trolls!

‘Whether you’re in the recycling business or working in retail or the media, one question on our minds is “How…

Suez eco-manifesto could help boost UK economy by £9 billion

Growing public and political concern for a sustainable future offers a ‘golden opportunity’ for Britain to create a new recycling-friendly…

Reinventing the world’s US$ 1.4 trillion fashion industry

The Cradle-to-Cradle Institute’s Fashion Positive+ programme is celebrating its first anniversary. Backed by major brands like Stella McCartney and H&M,…

IFAT 2018

This May, the latest recycling solutions were on display again at the IFAT trade show in Munich, Germany, attracting over…

EV growth could be great news for battery recyclers

The global automotive battery market value is estimated to reach US$ 34,967.2 million by 2023, according to new data released…

Can the UK overhaul its recycling sector to reach circular economy heights?

England’s household recycling rate has plateaued most notably with change of just 2% between 2010 and 2017. New policies to strengthen…