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Bioplastics may pose serious threat to traditional recycling

Sweden – Our modern world is hallmarked by the popularity of plastics. And with the global trend towards ‘green’ living,…

Recycling facility first for Bangalore

India – A partnership between the India-based Waste Wise Trust and The Electronics City Industries’ Association has produced the first-ever…

Bottom ash a major source of metals

Europe – Collection of metals from bottom ash at waste-to-energy plants can make an important contribution to a more resource-efficient…

Report highlights recycling’s huge contribution

Europe – A new report from the European Environment Agency has highlighted the financial contribution of the recycling industry to…

Research into rare earths from electric motors

Germany – A new research project, conducted by a German-led consortium of major industrial organisations, aims to investigate the extraction…

Millions invested in Israeli recycling programme

Israel – The Ministry of Environmental Protection in Israel has granted 250 million shekels (US$ 70 million) to private entrepreneurs…

ZenRobotics receives top EEP award

Finland – Increasingly well-known for its hi-tech robotic recycling technology, Finnish start-up venture ZenRobotics has been confirmed as the winner…

Riccoboni’s new oil filter recycling plant

Italy – A new oil filter recycling plant has been commissioned in Italy’s Piemonte region. The new line at Grassano…

Brazil boost for TiTech

Brazil / Germany – TiTech, the Germany-based specialist in hi-tech sorting technology with a presence in approaching 40 countries, has…

Pallmann/GMN in Ecotrec tyre recycling venture

Germany / Spain – Germany’s Pallmann Group, a leading developer and producer of size-reduction technologies, has formed a partnership with…

Plastics and tyre recycling ventures in Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates – The Centre of Waste Management-Abu Dhabi has officially opened recycling plants for plastics and tyres which,…