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‘Now it’s our daughters’ turn’

In the middle of these turbulent times, Heiner Gröger is retiring from the successful recycling business he built up with…

VIDEO: Scrapping aircraft in the Arizona desert  

From Tucson, Arizona it’s a 45-minute drive north to Marana, a town stretched out along interstate highway 10 and home…

The reputation and the narrative

‘As an industry, how do we appeal the next generation?’ EMR Group ceo Chris Sheppard asked himself (and a panel)…

‘It’s all about relationships’

Recycling International regularly spotlights individual scrap traders from around the globe. Here we give the floor to Rom Patel, senior…

Indonesian river clean-up project grows

In the slipstream of the G-20 economic summit on Bali, the governments of Indonesia and the Netherlands have expanded a…

‘We are more than just recycling’

John Sacco of California-based recycling firm Sierra is on a personal mission to change what he calls ‘the narrative of…

Flooding clean-up and recycling boost in South-Africa

An environmental clean-up of communities hit by devastating floods in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province earlier this year has yielded positive…

Spotlight on Europe’s recycling future at Rotterdam conference

Ever-stricter scrap trade rules and corporate sustainability goals for recovered paper and plastics flows within and from Europe will be…

Saudi steel recycler sets sights on plastics

In the next five to ten years the Gulf region will witness a major and broad recycling capacity boost, not…

Steep fall in Turkish steel scrap imports, India seeing ‘exponential growth’ 

Ferrous markets have seen major shifts in the past year with EU steel production declining, Turkish production and steel scrap…

Like the sword of Damocles, the energy crisis hangs over the global recycling scene

Inflation, logistic issues, increased scrap trade hurdles and, most of all, widespread concerns over sky-high energy costs dominated the BIR…