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‘I’m feeling huge support from the scrap scene’

While the Ukrainian conflict has had profound impact on trade including scrap metal and steel, one participant of the BIR…

Barcelona hosts global recyclers’ reunion

The first fully physical convention of the Bureau of International Recycling for more than two years has attracted more than…

Veolia-Suez merger challenged by UK regulator

The competition regulator in the UK has made a provisional ruling that the proposed merger of Veolia and Suez would…

Sabic trumpets repolymerisation of PET into resin

Chemical giant Sabic has unveiled a polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resin made from ocean-bound polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. The company says…

Growing shift to paper in food packaging anticipated

Industry experts believe the share of fibre-based packaging will grow over the next two decades because of new technologies and…

Longs market uncertainties heightened by Ukraine war

Oversupply in the global long steel products market is getting worse, according to Irepas, the international organisation for rebar producers…

Novelis boosts US recycling capacity

Novelis has announced another major investment in its US aluminium recycling facilities with plans for a new low-carbon recycling and rolling…

New trade advocate for BIR

The Bureau of International Recycling has appointed Alev Somer as its deputy director for trade and environment. Somer will be…

Circular economy approach for US textiles

Only about 15% of used clothes and other textiles in the United States get reused or recycled – the other…

Novelis kicks off Kentucky aluminium recycling centre

Novelis has broken ground at the site of US$ 365 million (EUR 345 million) recycling centre to serve the north American…

Decline forecast for steel sector in 2022

The war in Ukraine, soaring energy prices and supply chain disruption could result in a 1.9% contraction in EU steel…