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Scots embrace household recycling

Archiv – There was a surge in the number of Scots actively engaged in recycling their domestic refuse last year,…

Rapid growth in UK plastic bottle recycling

Archiv – Some 92% of UK local authorities now offer recycling collection facilities for plastic bottles, according to research funded…

100% hike in UK plastic bottle collection

Archiv – New research suggests that kerbside collection of plastic bottles is now available to almost half of all UK…

Retailers hit by WEEE implementation

Archiv – Lack of harmonisation in the implementation of the EU Directive on Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)…

Two-fold increase in UK plastic bottle recycling

Archiv – According to research funded by the UK’s Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and carried out by Recoup…

German shredders run short of ELV feed

Archiv – German scrap processors expect a 1m-tonne drop in collections of steel scrap next year owing to a rise…

New database covers metal matrix composites

Archiv – A new web service launched by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) makes available to engineers otherwise…

Pan-European WEEE recycling scheme

Archiv – The European Recycling Platform (ERP), set up in 2002 by leading European electrical and electronic goods manufacturers Sony,…

Scant regard for EU waste hierarchy

Archiv – Only a few member states are paying strict attention to the EU’s waste hierarchy of prevention, recycling, energy…