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New facility to turn vehicle tyres into oil, gas and coke

Recycling solutions provider Andritz has received an order from Pyrum Innovations AG, Germany, to supply a complete tyre recycling plant…

Smart thinking makes reuse a reality for laundry sector

A pilot scheme in the UK has shown how commercial linen and workwear that would otherwise be sent to landfill…

Katrakis: ‘This will steer demand for recycled plastics’

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) has welcomed the provisional agreement on the Single Use Plastics Directive setting a binding…

New business models boost capacity at Dubai-based e-scrap recycler

Electronics recycler Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) in Dubai has moved to a larger site due to what it describes as…

Baxi warns: Legislative controls and economic pressures frustrating global recycling potential

‘It is almost impossible to recall a more tumultuous time in the political and economic world,’ says BIR president Ranjit…

Growth of electric vehicles in UK drives need for battery recycling

A scrap car recycling company with more than 300 sites in the UK is backing a domestic facility for electric…

Paper recycler Mark Lyndon rebrands to Winfibre

Winfibre is to be the new name for recovered paper recycler and trader Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises, the change coming…

High-speed cameras identify 100 000 pieces of glass per minute

Irish glass recycler Glassco has opened a state-of-the-art EUR 2 million facility in Naas, west of Dublin. Claimed to be…

Partnership to drive 100% carton recycling by 2025

Tetra Pak and Veolia have forged a partnership to ensure that all the components of used beverage cartons collected within…

E-scrap plastics: ‘We need to press the reset button’

Plastic is still fantastic, despite the trade and environmental headaches, insists e-scrap plastics expert Craig Thompson. But we need to…

Steering Volvo on a sustainable route

Compounder Rondo Plast is helping Volvo Cars drive towards its ambition of having at least 25% of the plastic used…