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Recycled hospital waste to benefit ‘desperate’ children in Africa

South Africa – Pharmaceutical firm Adcock Ingram Critical Care has joined forces with a group of local hospitals and waste…

Grant allows London children to fish for plastics

United Kingdom – London charity the Hubbub Foundation has received a grant of over £77 000 to take children on…

Cypriot recycling charity benefits children

Cyprus – A charity in Cyprus called Cans for Kids has collected 25 million aluminium beverage cans for recycling since…

Chinese children helped by charity recycling programme

China – A newspaper recycling programme has helped nearly 3000 children in China receive medical treatment or education. Launched by…

US battery collection rises 11% during coronavirus crisis

Call2Recycle collected a record 3 700 tonnes of used batteries for recycling in the US in 2020, an unexpected bonus…

Even top sellers are a recycling mystery

People have a volatile, even love-hate, relationship with technology and especially consumer gadgets. We want durable products that are well…

World Economic Forum crowns Gemini ‘New Champion’

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named plastics recycling company Gemini Corporation as one of its ‘New Champions’ during its…

Awareness ‘key’ to tackle ever-growing e-scrap mountain

A record 53.6 million tonnes of e-scrap worth EUR 50 billion was generated across the planet in 2019. But less…

Recycling bio-plastics may not be a mission impossible

The Universities of Birmingham and Bath have developed a faster and more efficient recycling method specifically for bio-plastics. A group…

6 young recycling champions win TV show role

Six UK schoolchildren have won a nationwide competition to be featured in a new animated series about the circular economy….

Supply of recycled fibre ‘crucial’ during pandemic

The proper collection and recycling of used paper is even more important during a health crisis, insists Pro Carton, the…