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Cash boost for plastic and textile recycling ideas

Innovators are being urged to bid for UK Government grants that could result in smarter recycling of textiles and plastic…

Expansion for UK fridge recycler

AO Recycling, part of the AO World group which operates in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands, has announced plans…

Act now to safeguard EU steel

The leaders of 45 key players in the European steel industry are calling for urgent action from policymakers to overcome…

Fibre-to-fibre is no longer pulp fiction

An innovator in fibre-to-fibre recycling has marked an important step in the commercialisation of its technology for cotton and cellulosic…

Survey says: 1 billion could be sent to charity via DRS

One in five Britons would donate to charity all of the deposits they will have to pay on drinks cans…

A cool look at a recycling innovator

Online retail specialist AO’s belief in total customer service has prompted big strides into the challenging world of fridge recycling….

US scrap exports blighted by Chinese restrictions

China’s policy on scrap imports continues to hit US exports of both ferrous and non-ferrous grades. The latest quarterly data…

Nickel & stainless: early optimism fading

On top of the effect of shaky China-US relations and the expected summer slowdown, the alarm is being raised about…

Prices more consistent across most markets

Traders saw less erratic price movements in March and April although early increases of US$ 15 were not sustained. Shipment…

Basel Convention update bad for scrap trade?

The Basel Convention Conference adopted amendments to reduce ocean plastics debris last Friday. This move will likely impair the trade…

Plastic waste joins ‘amber’ export restrictions

A tightening of the rules for plastic waste exports has been agreed at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of…