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Ferrous Metals , May 05, 2017
Chinese finished steel exports declined ‘dramatically’ from an average of 9.5 million tons a month in the first half of 2016 to...
Technology , May 05, 2017
Have you ever witnessed a live explosion demonstration in the open air? This will be possible by attending next week’s RECYCLING-...
Plastic and Rubber , May 05, 2017
A new technology allows the efficient recycling of polystyrene, even though this waste stream contains toxic chemicals such as...
Plastic and Rubber , May 04, 2017
Who says rum and recycling don’t go together? Ever since 15 shipping containers were lost at sea along the Dutch coast in January...
Jacob Folwell (centre) together with past ISRI chair Doug Kramer of Kramer Metals (left) and Sean Smith of JASON Learning.
Business , May 04, 2017
Seventh-grader Jacob Folwell stole the show during the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries' convention in New Orleans...
E-scrap and Batteries , May 04, 2017
Members of the WEEE Forum collected some 2.1 million tonnes of e-scrap last year - up from only 292 550 tonnes in 2002. A total...
Paper and Textiles , May 04, 2017
A call for entries has gone out for the sixth European Paper Recycling Awards, which will recognise innovative projects in two...
Ron Sherga (left) and his daughter Hayley Sherga (right) of EcoStrate receive ISRI's Design for Recycling Award from ISRI chair Mark Lewon.
Plastic and Rubber , May 03, 2017
The EcoStrate recycling company of Texas, USA is the winner of the 2017 ISRI Design for Recycling Award. The award was presented...
Plastic and Rubber , May 03, 2017
Insulation foams producer Armacell has started up an extrusion line at its Brampton facility in Ontario, Canada, to convert...
Plastic and Rubber , May 03, 2017
More than 2 billion diapers are discarded annually in the Netherlands, making up around 8% of the country's municipal waste...
Plastic and Rubber , May 03, 2017
In early April, the China Scrap Plastics Association reported that some 5000 containers loaded with plastic scrap could well be...
Business , May 03, 2017
Waste crime in the UK incurs annual losses to the legitimate waste industry and the taxpayer of £604 million (more than US$ 780...
Plastic and Rubber , May 02, 2017
Polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) represent around 92% of total plastic production, while more than a trillion plastic...
Plastic and Rubber , May 02, 2017
The global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market is estimated to be worth US$39.16 billion by the end of 2024, according to new...
Plastic and Rubber , May 01, 2017
Almost 90% of the samples of children's toys recently tested for toxic substances in 26 different countries were found to...

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