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Hopes rise on improved US-China relations

The first quarter of 2020 will see some notable political milestones. On the one hand, the beginning of an agreement…

Continued market uncertainty across the sector

China’s growing production dominance and Indonesia’s control on ore supplies are a market challenge At the London Metal Exchange last…

China accepts scrap metal is not solid waste

An announcement from the Chinese Government setting out plans to implement a new standards regime for imports of recycled copper,…

EV battery potential inspires Enva group’s latest takeover

The expanding Enva group, with operations across the UK and Ireland, has acquired British battery specialist SAR Recycling Ltd.  Based…

New additives offer recycling boost for PP and PE

A major challenge for plastics recyclers – the degradation of products during their lifetimes – could be overcome thanks to…

UK metals recycling body marks 100th birthday

Hundreds of UK metal recyclers have gathered in London to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their association. In 1919, a…

Joint venture targets greater recycling in China

Subsidiaries of the Danish Bjørn Thorsen (BT) group have established a joint venture with partners in China to produce advanced…

‘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…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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