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Automotive plastics merger offers ‘total recycling solution’

MBA Polymers UK has acquired automotive plastics recycler PPR Wipag of Dover on the south-east coast of England. MBA Polymers…

Deadly accident spike at scrap yards ‘not acceptable’

At least 59 solid waste industry workers in the United States and Canada died on the job in 2018, a…

Erema: orders in PET recycling technology tripled

Evermore strict environmental regulation and China’s import ban on plastic waste have led to a lot more investment in advanced…

Sierra’s John Sacco: ‘Perhaps the best show ever’

The ISRI 2019 exhibition in Los Angeles has been a big success for many recycling equipment suppliers – including Sierra…

It takes safe drivers to run a safe scrap yard

At the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Convention and Expo in Los Angeles, Mike O’Connor of Sadoff Iron &…

Canadian e-scrap recyclers drop lawsuit against BAN

The Canadian Electronics Recycling Association has dropped their lawsuit against the Basel Action Network, the organisation that looks to combat…

Paper production capacity boost ‘on the way’ in Turkey – crisis or no crisis

Turkish imports of recovered paper will ‘easily’ reach two million tonnes within the next three year, says Ercan Yürekli, vice…

Reftman: ‘Explosive demand for cable strippers’

Recycling equipment producer Eldan is expanding its manufacturing facility in Denmark to meet fast-growing demand. In 2018, the company saw…

Audi batteries find second life in forklift trucks

Used lithium batteries from Audi cars are being reused in forklift trucks at the car manufacturer’s factory in Ingolstadt, Germany….

India is the new frontier for Nine Dragons

Chinese paper recycler and producer Nine Dragons Paper has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian state of Maharashtra to…

India: ‘Complete ban on import of plastic scrap’

The Indian Ministry of Environment has imposed a total ban on the import of solid plastic waste, the Times of…