MINING THE E-SCRAP MOUNTAIN (page 16)
The consumer electronics market worldwide is
worth EUR 300 billion annually and is growing
fast. The good news is that the resultant surge
in e-scrap is now being accompanied by innovative
recycling technologies and projects.
RECYCLING IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK… (page 22)
In a new series of occasional articles,
Recycling International highlights the
best (and worst) practices in urban
mining from the world’s megacities,
starting off in The Big Apple.
SUNNY SIDE UP FOR PVC RECYCLERS (page 26)
Manufacturing window profiles with
70% recycled PVC – rather than allnew
PVC – delivers energy savings of
up to 50%. That’s one of the reasons
the European recycling sector managed
to process almost five million
tonnes of PVC since 2000.