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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,…

British Steel goes to Chinese owners

Chinese steelmaker Jingye Group is set to buy British Steel in a deal said to be worth £70 million (EUR…

Novelis invests millions in US recycling plant

Work is underway on expanding and upgrading recycling capacity at Novelis’ facility in Greensboro, Georgia. The aluminium specialist is investing…

Alpla buys into HDPE plants

Plastic packaging specialist Alpla is moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two Spanish companies. The takeover of Suminco…

WRA anniversary: raising a glass to female recycling leaders

An organisation to boost the role of women in the recycling industry is reporting substantial progress one year after being…

Will leading producers do enough to cut virgin plastics?

Waste concerns and a call for more recycling are gradually inspiring big brands to reduce their plastics production while including…

Indonesia accused of diverting rejected containers

Activists are claiming that officials in Indonesia have re-directed illegal waste consignments from the US to other Asian countries instead…

Raising the standard for textiles and mattresses

New certification schemes for recycling textiles and mattresses are being promoted in the UK – said to be one the…

BASF commits to chemical recycling

Chemical giant BASF is to invest €20 million into a partnership with a Norwegian pyrolysis specialist to boost the chemical…