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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…

Thousand rivers deliver lion’s share of ocean plastic pollution, claim scientists

The vast bulk of plastic pollution in our oceans is delivered by an estimated 1 000 rivers worldwide, according to…

New Covid wave hits Indian ship breakers

Ship recycling activities at Alang in India are suffering from a shortage of oxygen supplies as the surge in Covid-19…

Space scrap the next frontier of metals recycling

Space is poised to be the next frontier of recycling as companies attempt to make orbiting round the Earth safer…