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New-look BIR website ‘reflects dynamism of sector’

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has re-launched its website www.bir.org after a major redesign in order to enhance its…

New technical director onboard at Steinert

Magnetic and sensor-based separation technology expert Steinert of Germany has appointed Dr Markus Reinhold as the company’s new Chief Technical…

Global plans of Australian tyre recycler

Australian tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies (GDT), which ambitiously plans to sell its recycling solutions for end-of-life tyres around the…

Wales looks to be world’s best recycler

Ambitious plans to move Wales to a zero waste, net zero carbon economy by 2050 have been announced by the…

Every coffee cup counts, says Irish packaging recycler

Packaging producer Zeus and paper recycling major DS Smith are rolling out a nationwide coffee cup recycling solution in Ireland….

US recycling major targets further expansion

River Metals Recycling, a subsidiary of the David J. Joseph company (DJJ), has acquired the recycling division of Industrial Services…

‘High time to reward environmental benefits’

Now, more than ever, it is important to underline the crucial role of recyclers in bridging the circular economy, environmental…

Rough weather ahead for German steel recyclers?

Business is becoming ever tougher for Germany’s steel recycling sector with companies increasingly affected by the weakening national economy. Less…

‘At least one scrap fire every week in Germany’

There is growing concern among German metal recyclers about the rise in fires at scrap yards. Reported incidents have increased…

Lower demand forces Tata Steel to cut jobs

Tata Steel is cutting 3000 jobs across Europe, forced by the continuing decline in steel demand from car manufacturers. Some…

Vipa is ‘eager’ to grow in North America

While some in the paper recycling sector continue to struggle with shifting markets caused by China’s scrap import restrictions, others…