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BHS RAPAX – the smart and flexible pre-shredding solution

With the sturdy and easy to maintain RAPAX, BHS-Sonthofen created a truly universal pre-shredder: The slow-running, two-shaft machine offers a…

Sonoco invests millions in URP tech

Sonoco is investing US$ 115 million (EUR 97 million) in its state-of-the-art recycling operation in Hartsville, South Carolina to process…

Lubey Trade platform for waste and recycling raw materials expands across Europe

Lubey Trade, the digital trading platform for waste and recycling raw materials, is expanding its coverage. After a strong rise…

South Africa leads Africa’s circular plastics industry

Compared to Europe and North America, plastics recycling in Africa is still in its infancy. But change is on the…

‘Financial success of the family is at stake’

Current chair of the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Gary Champlin, heads a family owned tyre recycling business…

Pandemic and disrupted collections drive Indian scrap paper price surge

The second wave of the pandemic in India and intermittent lockdown since last March have triggered a doubling of waste…

‘Line between parent/employer can get blurred’

Commercial Metals of Auckland, New Zealand was founded by Simon and Lynette Westgaard. They say they have ‘a great scrap…

Sorting pilot leads the way in southern Spain

The Granada region in the south of Spain is host to an innovative sorting facility to save plastics from landfill….

Tourism’s ‘important steps’ to reduce plastic waste

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI) has been boosted by 32 new members as hotel chains and tour operators around…

Pellenc’s smart detectors and easy access

French recycling technology supplier Pellenc has launched a new sorting line, claimed to be an intelligent solution to ever complex…

First US State adopts EPR for packaging recycling

Maine has become the first US State where packaging producers rather than consumers are required to pay the cost of…