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‘Carrie’ automates compressor recycling

E-scrap recycler Environcom has installed an automated dismantling facility for compressors from refrigerators and other cooling appliances, said to be…

E-scrap crime in EU ‘a huge problem’

The value of electronic scrap illegally handled in Europe in 2018 is calculated to be EUR 151 million. It is…

Survey says: Bristol is most sustainable UK city

Cities and towns can be among the most challenging places to develop ‘green’ awareness but a new survey names the…

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…