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Wait goes on for Basel shipping reg changes

High logistics costs continue to dog global trade while EU traders await the new rules over exports to non-OECD countries….

Ferry owners accused of illegal ship-breaking

Another European passenger ship is alleged to have been sent to be scrapped in a non-OECD ship-breaking yard in contravention…

Industry report: a partnership to beat battery fires?

There is no ‘magic formula’ to eliminate the risk of fires caused by lithium-ion batteries, the WEEE Forum says in…

EU traders seek clarity over shipment regs

Plastic scrap trade from the European Union remains sluggish in the absence of free exports to non-OECD countries. The European…

India plans to double Alang shipbreaking capacity

The Indian authorities have introduced a set of measures, including a National Authority for Recycling of Ships (NARS) to expand…

Circular textiles through partnership

Collaboration across the value chain was cited as a key requirement for more sustainable textiles at an event organised by…

EU bureaucracy hampers shipments

Delays in amending waste shipment rules is hitting EU exports to non-OECD countries. Plastic scrap trade from Europe to non-OECD…

New Covid wave hits Indian ship breakers

Ship recycling activities at Alang in India are suffering from a shortage of oxygen supplies as the surge in Covid-19…

Global shipping ‘mayhem’ continues to dog export markets

Exporters of secondary materials should expect a ‘new normal’ with higher shipping rates than they enjoyed before the global pandemic,…

Shipping still an export nightmare

Recyclers struggle with delay and higher costs and need political support. The current international situation for the used clothing and…

Recycling scholarship 2021: industry seeks out next generation

The Recycling Education and Research Foundation (RERF) wants to encourage youngsters to pursue a career in the recycling industry by…