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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...
WEEE Solutions will be held on March 28 – 29, while RUSMET will be held on 28-30 March at the five-star Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow. The high-profile business events will provide an update on...
‘The circular economy poses big challenges to some European Member States in the process of modernising their waste management infrastructure,’ so says PlasticsEurope. That’s why...
Throughout his career, Rowe has done hundreds of jobs, including in recycling. He is best known as the ‘dirtiest man on TV’, a title he earned on the US television hit series Dirty Jobs,...
Our e-gadgets are continuing to shrink in size. Last year, small appliances accounted for 55% by weight (4.9 billion pounds or more than 2.2 million tonnes) of the devices considered ready for end-of...
The two-day event will provide a comprehensive market update regarding relevant ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling issues in India. This is a ‘big opportunity’ for individuals to...
During the two-day conference, the European Commission's list of approved ship recycling facilities will be discussed in detail, highlighting the effects that it will have on Europe's ship recycling...
Each year, he underlined, the recycling industry prevents at least 700 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions - an estimate based on the findings of an in-depth scientific study published at the...
‘I have spent more than two decades travelling the globe to meet up with key recycling players in Spain, China, India – you name it. Being part of the BIR community has proven integral to...
What I love about North America is the endless space. It is space we lack so much in Western Europe, especially in the Netherlands where I live. With 17 million people packed together on this tiny,...
At the non-ferrous metals division gathering on the first day, a panel of three guest speakers will discuss global copper and aluminium market trends following a short individual presentation....
Around 6.7 billion batteries were sold into US markets in 2014, weighing 242.7 million kilograms, said a new report commissioned by North American battery collection scheme Call2Recycle, which...
According to Stengs, it was still unclear who ought to be 'punished' for failure to meet the EU's mandatory 45% collection target by the end of this year. 'Instead of offering transparency about each...
The two-day event will focus on the expanding opportunities for use of recycled tyre materials in traditional and innovative sectors. ETRA has issued a call for papers and expects that, once again,...
Global production of plastics grew from around 1.5 million tonnes in 1950 to 311 million tonnes in 2014. In that same year, more than 6.5 million tonnes was collected for recycling in Europe, Ton...
The number of cars sold in India is projected to grow from 2.2 million vehicles back in 2010 to 10.6 million units by 2020. Currently, some 28 million vehicles are said to be over 15 years old and...
In Maurer´s opinion, stakeholders are driven more each day by sentiment rather than wisdom. ´People are getting anxious, making them want to do things fundamentally different,´ he...
The two-day conferences will take place on 2 and 3 November at the Hilton Hotel. The Dutch city of Rotterdam is one of the largest seaports in the world and a gateway to global secondary commodity...
The European plastics industry has taken 'almost a quantum leap' over the past two decades, Emans noted at the association's 20th annual gathering. 'But with only 26.3% recycling rates and landfill...
A total of 180 000 cars reach their end-of-life stage in Sweden every year, delegates learned. 'This compares to roughly 10 million end-of-life vehicles scrapped annually all throughout Europe,' said...
The comprehensive two day conference will take place in the country's capital from 15-16 September at the Kish International Convention Centre. The event will focus on global market trends as well as...
‘I am sure India’s economy will stay strong in the next two to five years as well. For 2017, the anticipated growth is 7.5%,’ Baxi said. He noted that India’s annual paper...
According to preliminary figures from Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, the nation imported 36 000 tonnes more recovered paper last year than in 2014, representing a total of 3.98 million...
Two brothers and a third man – who fled the scene of the crime and is still missing – planned a bomb at Brussels airport as well as a metro station. There are 32 victims confirmed dead,...
A major white goods recycler in the Netherlands will switch from scrapping cast iron contra weights from old washing machines to direct reuse of these components in the manufacturing of new devices....
The automotive industry is also on board with the EU's new Circular Economy package - to the extent that it has already 'embedded' the circular concept in the majority of its activities across the...
The event will focus on copper’s reuse and recycling dynamics, touching upon such subjects as: mining versus recycled copper; economic developments and copper prices; latest market trends in...
'Closed-loop recycling sounds like an intelligent solution to the recycling challenge, but it is fraught with operational and commercial difficulties,' stated Murat Bayram, European non-ferrous...
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