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Bottle-to-bottle wave rolls in

There seems to be no lack of investment when it comes to the expansion of plastics recycling capacity. Time and…

E-scrap industry gathering IERC 2021 called off

The leading event for the global electronics recycling sector, the International Electronics Recycling Congress, was due to be celebrating its…

Top score for IT recycling specialist

A Finnish company supporting businesses to use IT equipment more sustainably has been awarded the highest grade for circular economy…

‘Sam’s commitment to the industry is truly unmatched’

What started as a small car wreck recycling business in 1964 is now a big company with nine yards. Sam…

No early return to pre-pandemic levels, German steel recyclers fear

The Covid-19 crisis has had a dramatic impact on Germany’s crude steel industry, with corresponding consequences for the use of…

High hopes for shred tech expert’s new research playground

Recycling technology provider Andritz has unveiled a new test facility in St Michael, Austria while expanding its research and development…

Must-have sunglasses made from ocean plastics

‘It’s incredible to think that only a year ago this plastic was polluting our oceans and now it’s something beautiful,…

Pakistan fills some of the ‘China’ gap, observes Shah

Slight optimism over the shifting global copper and aluminium scrap markets dominated an online session recently hosted by the Bureau…

Japanese seek second life for used nappies

Japanese disposable hygiene products manufacturer Unicharm has announced plans to set up a collection and recycling infrastructure for used absorbent…

Pandemic drives urgency to recycle, says survey

Most Europeans (86%) believe that taking care of our environment and recycling is even more important since the outbreak of…

‘Excessive’ restrictions make life tough for e-scrap business

Increased and ever-complex regulation surrounding e-scrap is erecting barriers to recycling, experts lamented during a webinar hosted by the BIR…