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Data showing surge in China’s use of steel scrap ‘erroneous’

The remarkable increase in steel scrap usage for crude steel production in China reported by the Bureau of International Recycling…

Two new recycling contracts for Suez in China

SUEZ has won two significant waste contracts in China, including the operation of a waste facility in Chengdong province. The…

China soars to new heights with XL aircraft recycling hub

Aircraft Recycling International has launched the China Aircraft Recycling Remanufacturing Base in Heilongjiang this summer. The doors to ‘the first…

US copper scrap exports to China shrink by 40%

US scrap shipments to mainland China declined by more than three million tonnes to around 4.8 million tonnes during the…

China and EU agree to put sustainability first

China and the European Union have signed a ‘historic’ memorandum of understanding on the circular economy at the 20th EU-China…

China to eliminate solid waste imports by 2020

An announcement from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China asserts the country’s determination to eliminate imports of solid waste by the…

Big future predicted for carbon recycling in China

Iceland-based Carbon Recycling International (CRI) has announced it will build up to 30 CO2-to-methanol production plants in China by the…

Spectacular growth in shredder and scrap use in China

By the end of 2018, the number of shredders in China will have soared to around 200 from only 70…

Paprec ‘sells more paper to China now than in the past’

Paper recycling operations using the correct equipment have the capability to achieve the quality standard laid down by the Chinese…

‘Self-help’ strategy helps Viridor counter China’s trade restrictions

The impact of meeting higher quality requirements because of China’s policies was higher costs of £ 3 million, according to…

China’s import ban triggers diversion of plastic scrap flows

Over recent years, ‘all roads have been leading to China’ for exporters of plastics scrap. But while the Asian giant…