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US fibre exports shift from traditional markets

Paper and fibre exports from the US in 2020 were down 12.7% on 2019, according to the latest official data…

ISRI welcomes Biden infrastructure drive

US recyclers have welcomed President Joe Biden’s commitment to prioritise sustainable and energy efficient materials as part of his recent…

Bunting kit backs rare earth recycling research

The University of Birmingham has purchased a laboratory-scale roll separator for rare earths as part of its research into the…

Suez gives in to Veolia takeover pressure

Veolia has succeeded in its takeover of Suez after a long and bitter battle, ending months of resistance from Suez….

WEEE Forum add new members in three continents

The WEEE Forum, the global group for e-waste producer responsibility organisations (PROs), has boosted its membership to 43 and is…

‘Lone star’ state gets no stars for toxic waste

Texas has the worst record among US states when it comes to the illegal disposal of hazardous waste, according to…

Coastal litter recovered for new SABIC compound

SABIC has introduced a new product using PET recovered and recycled from waterways and inland areas near coasts. The intention…

UK plastic plant is ‘world-first’ commercial-scale chemical recycler

A new facility being built in the UK is said to be the world’s first commercial-scale chemical plant for converting…

‘We fight on’ says Liberty owner

The boss of the struggling Liberty steel operation has vowed not to close any of its 12 plants in the…

Rare earth sustainability critical for green revolution

Investment in the supply of rare earths, including better waste management and recycling, is essential if the UK is going…

German ‘green steel’ plants announced

ArcelorMittal is planning to boost its output of ‘green steel’ with a new direct reduction of iron ore and electric…