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UK recovered paper: collections same, exports down

United Kingdom – When comparing the first 11 months of 2017 with the same period in 2016, the UK’€™s recovered…

Europe: PET collection and recycling rates increase in 2016

Europe – Out of 3.147 million tonnes of PET bottles and containers placed on the European market in 2016, some…

Final conference for IMPACTPapeRec separate collection project

Belgium – The IMPACTPapeRec project, launched almost two years ago with the aim of boosting separate collection of paper for…

Solid waste collection still among USA’s Top 5 deadliest jobs

United States – Solid waste collection workers continued to have the fifth deadliest job in the USA last year, according…

Milestone for Renewi’s new-look collection trucks

Europe – Recycling major Renewi has put its 100th freshly-branded collection truck on the road in the Netherlands, marking ‘a…

RWM preview: new collection vehicle warning sign to protect cyclists

United Kingdom – Recycling machinery and technology suppliers from around the globe are counting down to the RWM trade show…

Beverage carton collection coverage at 66% in the UK

United Kingdom – The proportion of UK local authorities making kerbside collections of beverage cartons for recycling has hit 66%,…

DS Smith calls for consistent two-stream collection approach

United Kingdom – In the wake of the Brexit vote and the very recent UK general election, there is a…

Singapore renews efforts to boost e-scrap collections

Asia – In a bid to boost the electronics recycling rate in Singapore, the Singtel x SingPost E-waste Recycling Programme…

Waste collection ‘on demand’ and other recycling trends

Germany – ‘Digitalisation has become quite the buzzword. Times are changing, new opportunities and technologies arise. So, we ask ourselves,…

Project identifies challenge gap in separate paper collection

Spain – Last week’s IMPACTPapeRec project conference in the Spanish city of Barcelona brought together representatives of the various elements…