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Big future predicted for carbon recycling in China

Iceland-based Carbon Recycling International (CRI) has announced it will build up to 30 CO2-to-methanol production plants in China by the…

Complex gadgets are now ‘piece of cake’ for Dutch e-scrap recycler

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) has expanded the processing lines at its e-scrap recycling plant in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with enhancements…

Textiles recyclers must ‘think outside the box’

Reuse accounts for 60% of collected volumes of textiles and represents the industry’s ‘strength’. It is therefore essential that the…

Closer cooperation between BIR and the UN

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a joint declaration to…

Every second, 1000 aluminium beverage cans are recycled

The overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland increased by 0.7% to a…

UK takeovers driven by recycling interest

The recycling industry in the UK must focus more on quality to capitalise on its strengths as a region for…

How to bring car battery recycling to a higher level?

A research project named ‘Automotive Battery Recycling 2020’ launched by the German Fraunhofer Institute and funded by the EU is…

The floor can be yours at IERC 2019

The 18th International Electronics Recycling Congress, to be held on 16-18 January 2019 in Salzburg, Austria will bring together over…

Waste crime under the microscope

The UK government has announced a review into serious and organised crime in the waste sector in England. It has been…

For scrap traders 2018 is ‘really a crucial year’

2018 is ‘a very challenging year’ for the scrap industry, said BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division President David Chiao of the…

How to resolve crumb rubber controversy?

Even though some 100 separate studies have declared as safe the use of crumb rubber in playgrounds and sports pitches,…