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Renewcell-Lenzing deal heralds circular fibre production

Swedish textile-to-textile recycling pioneer Renewcell has struck a deal to supply up to 100 000 tonnes of its patented dissolving…

Innovators sought for Global Recycling Day

Global Recycling Day in 2023 will focus on the theme of innovation when the organisers choose next year’s ‘Recycling Heroes’….

Amcor signs up for ExxonMobil recycled polyethylene

American-Australian global packaging giant Amcor has announced a five-year deal with ExxonMobil to purchase ‘circular’ polyethylene material in support of…

Act now or miss recycling targets, Irish are warned

Ireland is in danger of not hitting future EU waste targets with municipal recycling, plastic packaging and e-waste under spotlight,…

Recycling partners target paper cups

The Cup Collective, a programme established by recycler Stora Enso and packaging provider Huhtamaki to capture the value of used…

Freight rates continue to decline

Xeneta’s index for shipping freight, XSI, has recorded significant falls for the third month in a row, with the November…

China and India report steel output growth

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) in October was 147.3 million…

EuRIC responds to EU packaging plans

European recyclers are urging an accelerated phasing out of non-recyclable packaging if the EU is to achieve its circular economy…

All change after healthy 2021

Steel production cuts, decline in Turkey, war in Ukraine and a switch to billet ‘has consequences for global scrap sellers’….

United industry celebrated by BMRA

Solidarity among international recycling organisations has been underlined by those attending the recent annual dinner of the British Metals Recycling…

No real respite from falling prices

This report in the previous issue wondered if the gloom across the industry, as indicated by prices for recovered fibre,…