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Trafficking conspiracy shakes UK recycling sector

A former senior police officer who helped smash a criminal gang making millions from modern slavery at recycling facilities in…

Suppliers warned over hard-to-recycle products

International supermarket giant Tesco is cracking down on suppliers whose products are hard to recycle or cannot currently be recycled….

Paper exporters appeal to Indonesia

A joint US-UK mission is in Indonesia following the imposition of tighter quality inspections of loads of scrap paper arriving…

Carbon black recovery expert buys into the US

Scandinavian Enviro Systems is to set up a holding company in the USA to help establish co-owned tyre recycling plants…

Lunch recycling challenge for Canadian schools

Schoolchildren across Canada are being encouraged to recycle the packaging from popular lunch snack brands to redeem cash for their…

Construction kicks off Saudi recycling efforts

Saudi Arabia is preparing to start work on a recycling facility that will process construction and demolition waste into aggregates…

Data fears and lack of know-how hinder e-scrap recycling

The challenge of recycling e-scrap from households has been highlighted by a recent survey in the UK showing that the…

Nespresso launches capsule takeback scheme in China

Consumers of the Nespresso brand of coffee capsules in China can now send them for recycling because of a tie-up…

Cummins backs second-life EV batteries

US engine manufacturer and distributer Cummins has announced an extended partnership with the University of California San Diego to analyse…

Grim picture painted by European paper recyclers

Paper recyclers in Europe say the viability of their businesses is threatened by regulatory and economic obstacles coupled with substantial…

New anti-waste smuggling drive in China

Dozens of people have been arrested by Chinese customs on suspicion of smuggling more than 110 000 tonnes of waste…