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Fibre-to-fibre is no longer pulp fiction

An innovator in fibre-to-fibre recycling has marked an important step in the commercialisation of its technology for cotton and cellulosic…

Survey says: 1 billion could be sent to charity via DRS

One in five Britons would donate to charity all of the deposits they will have to pay on drinks cans…

A cool look at a recycling innovator

Online retail specialist AO’s belief in total customer service has prompted big strides into the challenging world of fridge recycling….

US scrap exports blighted by Chinese restrictions

China’s policy on scrap imports continues to hit US exports of both ferrous and non-ferrous grades. The latest quarterly data…

Nickel & stainless: early optimism fading

On top of the effect of shaky China-US relations and the expected summer slowdown, the alarm is being raised about…

Prices more consistent across most markets

Traders saw less erratic price movements in March and April although early increases of US$ 15 were not sustained. Shipment…

Basel Convention update bad for scrap trade?

The Basel Convention Conference adopted amendments to reduce ocean plastics debris last Friday. This move will likely impair the trade…

Plastic waste joins ‘amber’ export restrictions

A tightening of the rules for plastic waste exports has been agreed at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of…

Bühler’s smart cameras please the Queen

New camera technology to detect subtle variations in colour and shading during the sorting of materials including recycled plastics has…

Depolymerisation process ‘important step forward’

DuPont Teijin Films is the latest plastics manufacturer to announce developments in the innovative world of chemical recycling. The joint…