Germany

Germany achieved a 'record' 74.5% recovered paper utilisation last year. The country was able to meet demand for material by importing a 'significant' 4.4 million tonnes from various other EU...
Over 240 recycling technology suppliers will showcase their latest products across four halls – their solutions cover the entire spectrum of recycling technologies. Whether looking for a brand-...
In the first expansion stage the plant is processing 2000 tonnes per month. The output is thermoforming PET film suitable for use in the food and beverage industry. After regranulation, INVEMA sells...
In the 12 months to September 2016, Wales recorded a 62% recycling rate. Across the 22 local authorities, Ceredigion achieved the highest recycling rate (70%) and Blaenau Gwent the lowest (52%)....
In Croatia, 82% of waste is still landfilled. ‘There were about 140 active landfill sites in Germany back in 1970; a lot has changed since then, but just imagine how difficult it is for Croatia...
Such important themes will be the heart of the 20th international annual recovered paper conference, organised by the German bvse association. The event will take place on 23 March at the Maritim...
At Recycling Aktiv, exhibitors can show off their machines at work in outdoor demonstration areas. At the same time, machines from various suppliers will interact in themed areas such as the Mobile...
Baling has been key to on-site operations at E A Tailby's Kettering facility for more than 20 years but handling leather of 4-6 mm thickness is not always easy, such that the company’s existing...
‘This strong response reaffirms the attractiveness of the fair’s time-tested concept, which prioritises practical, realistic demonstrations of the machinery and equipment,’ says the...
Yves Roche, chairman and chief executive officer of the Recylex Group comments: ‘The closing of the financing agreements in Germany represents a major step forward in our strategy to put the...
The EU Commission will have until August 2017 to decide what it will do with the recommendations made by these studies and whether this advice will lead to changes in ELV legislation. In other news,...
Ragn-Sells is using the XR mobile to shred waste wood in Norway while two units have been sold into the UK for handling waste wood and C&I waste. A couple of units have been sold to customers in...
The international plastics and rubber industry is in 'top shape', according to Ulrich Reifenhäuser, chairman of the K-2016 trade show advisory board. The much-anticipated event in the German city of...
Steel recycling is of the utmost importance to the future of the German steel industry and will play an even more important role in the future as we build towards a circular economy. These are the...
Forum PET also notes that the amount of PET being reused in new bottles increased from 24% in 2013 to 26% in 2015. Such developments are described as ‘impressive’ given the tough market...
‘Our name says it all,’ proclaims field application engineer Ted Kao with a smile on his face. ‘Chang Woen is Chinese for stable and long-lasting, and that is exactly what our...
The Austrian recycler specialises in the collection and treatment of non-hazardous waste and says the UNTHA single-shaft shredder ‘exceeded all expectations’ due to the ‘extreme...
‘After bottoming out in 2009, deliveries of German plastics and rubber machinery to the US have recovered steadily, reaching a record 719 million euro in 2015: an almost threefold increase,...
In his inaugural speech, Schuy, who is a long-time board member of the German steel scrap recycling Confederation BDSV, outlined the importance of continuing the development of the Brussels-based...
The unique design of UniSensor’s 360 unit combines eight high performance sorters in a single machine, arranged in a circle. This set-up grants the system an effective scanning width of four...
Alpla, which operates its own PET recycling plants in Mexico, Poland and Austria, uses around 20% rPET at its ten largest production sites. The company is now focussing on sustainable HDPE packaging...
Preparations are in full swing for what is described as the world’s No. 1 trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry. The name of the event is K 2016 and the venue will be Düsseldorf in...
‘By teaming up in this promising partnership, we have set the course for a successful development in particular regarding the internationalisation of ALBA Group as well as the enhancement of...
The decline is attributed to ‘the continued pursuit of the selective purchasing strategy for materials for recycling’ which is intended to ‘restore margins in the segment’...
Size-reduction specialist Weima will attend the flagship event to premiere its all-new WKS single-shaft shredder series with 1400, 1800 (on display) and 2200 mm working widths. The machines have been...
Of the 6000 people surveyed across the USA, Mexico, Russia, Germany, China and South Korea, more than half of respondents said manufacturers release 'too many' new models of mobile phones. The...
During the first six months of this year, ALBA traded 695 000 tonnes of ferrous scrap compared to 1.1 million tonnes in the same period in 2015 while its non-ferrous volumes fell from 183 000 tonnes...
Some 80 000 tonnes of aerosol cans are produced annually in Germany but only 10% of these are professionally recycled, according to Remondis. Around 60% end up at Respray. Remondis has invested...
Based in Niedergebra in Germany, mtm plastics GmbH is regarded as a technology leader in the recycling of mixed post-consumer plastic waste and as one of Europe’s largest producers of post-...
It can be argued that technology is what makes the world go round. Better products, more innovative design and advanced processes are what businesses everywhere are relying on to stand out from the...

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