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Straits acquires two magnesium plants

Archiv – Norsk Hydro of Norway has entered into an agreement to sell two magnesium remelting operations to Varomet Holdings…

Report on UK recovered paper scene

Archiv – An in-depth analysis of the UK recovered paper market has been published by the government-supported Waste & Resources…

Haiti the most corrupt country

Germany | According to an annual survey by Berlin-based Transparency International, Haiti is perceived to be the most corrupt country…

Chopsticks as biofuel

Archiv – Japan will attempt to turn millions of wooden chopsticks discarded each year into biofuel to ease the country’s…

Chinese e-waste recycling raises dioxin in mothers and babies

Archiv – The methods used to recycle electronic waste exported to China ’significantly’ increase the amount of the toxin dioxin…

Zerma opens second Chinese facility

Archiv – Plastics scrap processing equipment manufacturer Zerma Machinery & Recycling Technology of Shanghai, China, has opened a second manufacturing…

Uganda: $1.5m PET recycling firm expands

Archiv – Uganda | A US$1.5 million plastic bottles recycling facility in Uganda‚Äôs capital Kampala is going to be expanded…

Launch of Shanghai Nonferrous Metals Index

Archiv – The Shanghai Nonferrous Metals Trade Association (SNMTA) has unveiled the Shanghai Nonferrous Metals Index (SMMI) as a means…

UK paper recyclers too reliant on exports, says CPI

Archiv – The UK’s paper recycling efforts are far too dependent on a healthy export market, according to the Confederation…

Metech International enters into agreement with Centillion

Archiv – Electronic waste recycler Metech International, Inc. announces that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by…

EPA launches new website in Chinese

Archiv – The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a consolidated Chinese language website as part of its on-going…