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Plastic recyclers have to ride out ‘perfect storm’

Shipments of plastic scrap should consist ‘almost exclusively’ of a single polymer and should be ‘almost free from contamination’, according…

Scrap export ban under Green Deal questioned by EuRIC

Recyclers in Europe are concerned that the Commission’s proposed European Green Deal fails to recognise or value the export of…

Paper sector offsets demand to cope with China’s import deadline

Following China’s announcement that it is striving for ‘zero waste imports’ by the end of the year, its annual purchase…

SSI upgrades its PRI-MAX shredders

US firm SSI Shredding Systems has implemented new patented technologies and features across the entire PRI-MAX product line that substantially…

What are the latest trends for plastic scrap?

Although countries throughout Europe previously appeared to have gained control of the coronavirus through strict lockdown measures, many of them…

No escape for recyclers from measures to halt pandemic

The global recycling market continues to be beset by the necessary measures taken worldwide to contain Covid-19, which include widespread…

China tightens grip on imports of recycled plastics

Chinese customs authorities are tightening the enforcement of existing regulations regarding the importof recycled plastics pellets. They are said to be imposing penalties of between EUR 65 000 and EUR 650 000 for…

IOT takes eddy current separator to next level

Dutch technology provider Goudsmit Magnetics has upgraded the Eddy Current Non-Ferrous Separator. Now, the control unit can optionally be expanded…

Food and construction among Suez’ fast-growing markets

With new contracts worth EUR 860 million, waste management and recycling major Suez hopes to boost its global growth in…

Traders await import guidance as China ban nears

China is developing guidance on standards for imported recycled non-ferrous materials when higher quality thresholds are introduced over the coming…

E-scrap plastics recyclers appeal for help

European recyclers of sophisticated plastics used in vehicles and electrical and electronic products are calling for urgent measures to boost…