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One man’s mission for a better resource recovery industry

Ejvind Pedersen, Denmark’s award-winning entrepreneur, and sensor sorting technology and advanced magnetic separation specialist Steinert work together to make a…

Reward good behaviour, stop punishing consumers

‘There is a strong demand for recycled content in non-packaging applications,’ according to Ralf Mandelatz of Remondis. A minimum goal…

It’s raining initiatives for Global Recycling Day

Do you know what makes next Monday special? It will be Global Recycling day. The organisers of Global Recycling Day,…

Kenyan recycling centre to become ‘waste to wealth’ model

The charity WasteAid has been awarded a grant from UK Aid Direct, the Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) fund,…

A joyous metamorphosis of pixels

Meet Bernard Pras – an assembly artist based in Paris who creates iconic three-dimensional photographs from seemingly worthless throw-away objects….

Latest Tokyo attraction: the recycling cocktail bar

Imagine enjoying a nice beer or sipping a delicious cocktail while watching municipal waste being sorted and processed. It certainly…

Abu Dhabi waste hub stepping up to reach UAE’s 75% recycling goal

Around 420 000 end-of-life tyres were recycled in Abu Dhabi over the first eight months of 2018, according to new…

13-year old from Peru wins award for recycling bank

Sometimes, children set a great example for recycling entrepreneurs. This is certainly true for the 13-year-old José Adolfo from Peru,…

Poland fighting ‘garbage maffia’ crime wave

A giant fire at a landfill site in the Polish capital of Warsaw has refueled speculation that the country’s recycling…

Haiti’s plastic scrap finds second life in US phone cases

ReYuze Cases is the name behind a US-based company that produces phone cases out of 100% recycled plastic collected from…

Dutch king tours most sustainable city in Europe

‘This chair is made from recycled mobile phone cases and toasters,’ king Willem Alexander of the Netherlands was told during…