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Packaging major pumps EUR 250 million into recycling

Plastics producer Alpla Group is to invest up to an average EUR 50 million a year until 2025 to expand…

Swedish textiles recyclers say farewell to manual sorting

A fully automated textiles sorting line – claimed to be the world’s first – is to ramp up capacity and…

UK-based entrepreneur takes pioneering pyrolysis technology to the US

An innovative UK company is partnering with Kraft Heinz and Sonoco in a bid to improve packaging sustainability in the…

High hopes for US battery recycling boost

US Heritage Group and tech partner Romeo Power are developing a battery reuse and recycling facility in the southwest of…

Fatal incident ‘definitely not on a vessel’

Turkey’s ship recycling sector has been coming to terms with two recent fatal incidents at Aliaga on the country’s west…

Pandemic drives India to loosen scrap import duties

India has removed the import tax on ferrous scrap until 31 March 2022 to counter the impact of Covid-19 on…

Polish shredder major seeks new frontiers

Recycling equipment provider Shred-Tech of Canada has become exclusive distributor North America for Polish Pronar, which manufactures single and double…

Italian bottle-to-bottle facility to handle 15 000 tonnes

Plastics packaging and recycling major Alpla Group has invested more than EUR 5 million in an extrusion system for food-grade…

Growth in steel production capacity drives Vietnam’s scrap appetite

Vietnam has seen ferrous scrap imports ‘explode’ in December as buyers ‘aggressively’ restocked during a rally in global ferrous markets,…

Shredder capacity boost for Polish e-scrap recycler

Polish electronics recycler Polska Korporacja Recyklingu has taken delivery of its fourth Untha shredder to support the Lublin company with…

Multinationals ring alarm bells over EU recycling targets

Companies are failing to fully achieve their sustainable ambitions because of a shortage of good quality recycled plastic, a group…