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Great year for the European paper industry

Archiv – Latest statistics from the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) confirm a solid performance in 2004.Latest statistics from…

Weima’s quick-change screen for four-shaft shredders

Archiv – The new Series ZMK-X four-shaft shredders manufactured by WEIMA Maschinenbau of Ilsfeld in Germany feature a special screen…

EU studies walk an environment and market tightrope

Archiv – EU government representatives have been presented with draft results of two major studies on the implementation of the…

Over five million steel cans recycled in 2003

Archiv – The International Iron and Steel Institute’s (IISI) Committee on Packaging (PACKCO) has calculated that an estimated 5.2 million…

Germany told to change bottle recycling laws

Archiv – The European Court of Justice has ruled that Germany must amend its bottle recycling rules since the current…

Illegal British shipment intercepted in Rotterdam

Archiv – In early May, inspectors from the Dutch environmental agency VROM and from the customs authorities intercepted 60 containers…

Drinks pack deposits bad for the environment

Archiv – Introducing deposits on one-way drinks packaging where kerbside collection schemes already exist inflates both costs and environmental impacts,…

ERPA condemns illegal shipments of co-mingled paper

Archiv – The European Recovered Paper Association (ERPA) has strongly condemned the illegal traffic of co-mingled paper and household waste…

EuPC calls for plastic waste export controls

Archiv – Leading European plastics packaging manufacturers have voiced their concerns about the growing export of plastics waste for recycling…

Steinert non-ferrous separator

Archiv – Steinert of Cologne in Germany has modified, improved and adapted its non-ferrous separator specifically for recycling coarse waste….

Danish drinks pack return system proves successful

Archiv – In its first year of operation, Denmark’s deposit-and-return system for drinks packaging achieved recovery rates of 81% for…