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Plastics recycling on the march in Europe

Archiv – There was a significant increase in European plastics recycling between 2000 and 2002, according to APME in its…

EC rules out energy recovery

Archiv – Energy recovery from waste incinerators can no longer contribute to meeting waste recovery targets under the EU Packaging…

Recovery in European paper industry

Archiv – Paper production increased by 2.7% in Europe last year to reach 90.6 million tonnes while consumption of paper…

Proud environmental boast from DSD

Archiv – German packaging recovery firm DSD is claiming its activities led to massive reductions in primary energy use and…

Revolution TM waste processor

Archiv – U.K.-based ET2 Ltd has introduced the ’Revolution TM’ material and waste processor whose several recycling applications include batch…

Scotland and Ireland to boost recycling

Archiv – In an attempt to boost the country’s poor recycling performance, Scotland’s parliament has proposed a national waste plan…

APEAL attacks German drink deposit system

Archiv – Now that the German Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has rejected an appeal against implementation of a deposit…

Weak year for EU plastics converters

Archiv – Last year proved to be even weaker than expected for the European Union’s plastics converting industry, according to…

Automated balers from Chronos Richardson

Archiv – Following its acquisition in December by Canadian company Premier Tech, U.K.-based Chronos Richardson is now able to supply…

Corus overband magnet for Yorwaste

Archiv – Corus Steel Packaging Recycling (CSPR) has helped U.K.-based Yorwaste to increase the efficiency of its sorting operations by…

U.K.’s EPS recycling rate leaps to 40%

Archiv – Some 10 800 tonnes of expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging was recycled in the U.K. in 2001-2002 – producing…