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China accepts scrap metal is not solid waste

An announcement from the Chinese Government setting out plans to implement a new standards regime for imports of recycled copper,…

EV battery potential inspires Enva group’s latest takeover

The expanding Enva group, with operations across the UK and Ireland, has acquired British battery specialist SAR Recycling Ltd.  Based…

New additives offer recycling boost for PP and PE

A major challenge for plastics recyclers – the degradation of products during their lifetimes – could be overcome thanks to…

UK metals recycling body marks 100th birthday

Hundreds of UK metal recyclers have gathered in London to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their association. In 1919, a…

Joint venture targets greater recycling in China

Subsidiaries of the Danish Bjørn Thorsen (BT) group have established a joint venture with partners in China to produce advanced…

‘Carrie’ automates compressor recycling

E-scrap recycler Environcom has installed an automated dismantling facility for compressors from refrigerators and other cooling appliances, said to be…

E-scrap crime in EU ‘a huge problem’

The value of electronic scrap illegally handled in Europe in 2018 is calculated to be EUR 151 million. It is…

Survey says: Bristol is most sustainable UK city

Cities and towns can be among the most challenging places to develop ‘green’ awareness but a new survey names the…

Suez UK ceo joins global board

One of the leading members of the resource and waste management sector in the UK, David Palmer-Jones, has been promoted…

ISRI cries foul over new Indonesian regulations

New regulations for importing scrap into Indonesia are said to be so restrictive that they are in effect blocking trade….

We can be heroes… for Global Recycling Day

‘Recycling Heroes’ is to be the theme of the third Global Recycling Day, which takes place on 18 March 2020,…