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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…

Bright prospects for worldwide oil recycling sector

The global automotive oil recycling market has displayed rapid growth over the last couple of years. The sector is projected…

Veolia’s plastics recycling business to hit EUR 1 billion by 2025

Waste management group Veolia has seen a spectacular jump in revenue from plastics recycling, according to its first half year…

Latest recycling stats for South Africa

South Africa’s waste management industry is currently worth around ZAR 25 billion (EUR 1.4 billion), new market data suggests. The…

China opens world’s biggest incineration plant

Shanghai has completed the expansion of the Laogang Renewable Resource Recycling Center. The incineration power plant is the largest of…

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…

Plastic waste joins ‘amber’ export restrictions

A tightening of the rules for plastic waste exports has been agreed at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of…

From broken bones to putting out fires

Indian scientists have developed a technique to recycle waste plaster from hospitals and other medical centres in a more economical…

Batttery directive ‘not delivering’

Revision of the EU’s Batteries Directive is likely after an official review found that objectives for the collection of waste…

Recycled metals outlook: ‘plentiful opportunities’

The global recycled metals market is forecast to exceed US$ 125 billion (EUR 111 billion) by 2024, market analysts have…

Bureaucracy makes recycling e-scrap plastics ‘impossible’

The Müller-Guttenbrunn Group has been trying to transport of e-scrap materials from Austria to another site its owns in Bavaria…