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‘Textile recyclers: rethink your business’

With the EU preparing to publish a dedicated roadmap for achieving circularity in textiles, the recycling landscape is changing and…

Stricter export rules and high freight costs make business ‘very, very difficult’

Severe restrictions on exports of recovered paper from Europe to the rest of the world would be ‘a very big…

‘Wonderful situation we’ve only dreamt of’

Optimism, fuelled by high prices and huge demand for recycled materials, is dominating the plastics recycling scene. At the same…

Growing fears of global recycling infrastructure ‘collapse’

Increased scrap trade restrictions continuing to cause headaches among metal recyclers worldwide has been highlighted at the latest BIR Convention.   …

Shah: Growing scrap appetite in India despite Covid

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on India, according to Dhawal Shah of Metco Marketing. ‘It’s beyond imagination; we…

Smart tech ramps up PET recycling in Mexico

Major investments in advanced sorting technology may well mark the beginning of a new era for plastics recycling in Mexico….

Plastic bottle pilot could become serious business in South Africa

A programme to boost plastic bottle collection and recycling rates, raise green jobs and divert waste from landfill is being…

Remotely keeping an eye on sorting performance

If one thing the pandemic has made clear, it is the importance of smarter and remote servicing. Sorting tech expert…

‘We’ve missed our customers’

Covid-19 has been challenging tech providers worldwide and Tomra Recycling is no exception. Video conferences and remote servicing have become…

Recycling International’s Top 100 celebrates the industry

Recycling International is launching the industry’s first Top 100 of the most inspiring people and practices in recycling from around…

Car recycling scene counts down for IARC 2021

Jean-Philipe Hermine, vice-president environmental strategy at car manufacturer Renault will be among the keynote speakers at the upcoming International Automotive…