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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…

British Columbia scientists pioneer fiberglass recycling method

Canada – A team of Canadian researchers says it has ‘perfected’ a process to separate fibreglass and resin, which are…

Pact has potential to ‘transform plastics recycling in the UK’

United Kingdom – Plastics recycling will be boosted by the launch of the UK Plastics Pact, according to The Recycling…

Austrian-American link-up for polymer recycling project

United States – US firm Green Line Polymers (GLP) has installed what it claims to be the largest recycling line…