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Energy-from-waste technology spotlighted at Pollutec

Vecoplan is to showcase its environmental and recycling technologies at the upcoming Pollutec trade show in November, which this year…

Nanomaterials: mitigating a new threat to the recycling industry

A large variety of nanomaterials is used in consumer products and industrial applications, and many of these products have reached…

Ferrous steady in face of trade disputes

Ferrous scrap markets around the world are holding up despite the uncertainty caused by trade disputes involving the US, China…

RWM highlights: UK has a ‘pretty comprehensive’ strategy

The UK’s upcoming strategy for recycling and resource efficiency is expected to stimulate stronger markets for secondary materials, including more…

UK waste exports pivotal for European waste markets

Exports of waste from the UK to continental Europe in recent years have soared. The additional volumes have been a…

China’s import ban triggers diversion of plastic scrap flows

Over recent years, ‘all roads have been leading to China’ for exporters of plastics scrap. But while the Asian giant…

China slashes its recovered fibre imports in early 2018

OCC pricing has dropped sharply from the high levels scaled in 2017 ‘owing to the failure to find new markets…

Automotive growth helps drive Novelis to record results

US-based Novelis Inc., the world’s largest recycler of aluminium and global leader in aluminium rolled products, upped the recycled content…

Chiao highlights major shift in non-ferrous scrap processing

Worldwide: Two of the latest announcements from the Chinese authorities will only exacerbate the redirection of scrap flows from China…

Chinese officials to adopt ‘very strict’ approach to US imports

Global: Following the earlier news of the Chinese government’s temporary suspension of CCIC North America (CCIC-NA) certification operations in the…

CCIC North America suspension to ‘severely impact’ exports to China

Global: In a surprise move adding to recent trade sanctions, the Chinese government has suspended with immediate effect the inspection…