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Top ten ‘recycling heroes’ named

Global Recycling Day has been marked with the first international awards to individuals and groups from around the world who…

Don’t let Halloween waste come back to haunt you

The well-known phrase ‘trick or treat’ at Halloween doesn’t just mean children come home with arms full of sweets. It…

Stadler’s 30 million HQ is open for business

Recycling technology provider Stadler opened its new global headquarters in Germany last Friday. The ‘state-of-the-art’ 5-storey HQ cost a total…

Africa’s e-scrap story: A new narrative

It’s time to park any mass media-inspired preconceptions for a few moments and to embark on a journey that reveals…

Lunch recycling challenge for Canadian schools

Schoolchildren across Canada are being encouraged to recycle the packaging from popular lunch snack brands to redeem cash for their…

Columbian recycler transforms lives in Ivory Coast

Columbian enterprise Conceptos Plasticos has joined forces with Unicef to build a factory that can create bricks made from plastic…

Nike kicks off door-to-door recycling service

Nike is tapping into the on-demand mindset of consumers. It has launched a unique sneaker subscription service that makes it…

African markets seek higher quality used clothing

In recent months, we have seen a slight easing of values of original unsorted used clothing, although some might say…

And the Recycling Impact Award goes to…

Mike Cooney, the US Governor of Montana, has received the first-ever Recycling Impact Award. The prize recognises public pioneers committed…

Dubai’s next generation ‘recycling warriors’

Two children Al Warqa School in Dubai have received a special recycling award from the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) for…

Indian students pay for classes with plastic waste

A school in India has found a way to allow more children to enroll in its classes: youngsters from struggling…