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Ferrous scrap traders nervous over China health crisis

Market fears Chinese shutdown to tackle virus will hit global supply chains and demand for secondary materials. Below is a…

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…

Another pre-shredder for China

Shigang Steel Mill, part of the Hebei Steel Group, has placed an order with recycling equipment producer Danieli for a…

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,…

The end of plastic waste? China is cleaning out its closet

China produces more than 60 million tonnes of plastic waste every year but the government is hoping to reduce the…

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…

Pressure eases as China-US mood improves

Prices generally ticked over in the late summer months as markets kept an eye on the tariff diplomacy. For the…

Nespresso launches capsule takeback scheme in China

Consumers of the Nespresso brand of coffee capsules in China can now send them for recycling because of a tie-up…

New anti-waste smuggling drive in China

Dozens of people have been arrested by Chinese customs on suspicion of smuggling more than 110 000 tonnes of waste…

ChinaIRC 2019

Organiser: CPRA, the China Plastics Recycling Association of CRRA. CRRA, the China National Resource Recycling Association

MRAI warns: ‘Don’t turn India into a dumping ground like China’

China’s scrap import restrictions have led to an increase in low-quality materials being shipped to India, according to the Material…