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  Almost nine million vehicles are ready for scrapping in India, according to Surendra Patawari Borad of Gemini Corporation at the latest Metal Recycling Association of India conference. 'Just...
‘Lifetime cancer risk is very low given the concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons typically measured in European sports grounds,’ the ECHA states. Furthermore, the risk posed...
The retired ISRI executives are being honoured for their 'significant contributions and commitment' to the recycling industry and to ISRI. 'They have helped shape the industry for generations to come...
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,...
'Recycling is a process that allows materials that would otherwise be thrown out to be manufactured into new materials that can be used again,' the proclamation reads. 'By decreasing landfill waste...
ISRI's survey of 41 industry representatives found that more than 75% steer clear of paper from mixed-waste recycling facilities. Of those respondents who do purchase paper from mixed-waste outlets,...
As per ISRI’s policy manual, any party may submit a written appeal to the ISRI board’s approval of these new specifications up to 30 days after the publication of the notice. Written appeals must...
'Global trade is vital to the US-based recycling industry,' stated ISRI president Robin Wiener. 'In any given year, 30-40% of scrap is processed within the United States for export. In 2015 alone, US...
In its 18-year history, this is almost certainly the first time that Recycling International has name-checked actor Antonio Banderas. A simple comment credited to him encapsulates the pivotal role...
A combination of factors, including developments in China's steel industry, has led to the most difficult market conditions for decades for steel recyclers and the steel industry, it is claimed....
'We've been developing cutting-edge products that enrich people's lives and help address tomorrow's environmental challenges for decades,' said Mark Newton, head of environmental and regulatory...
A combination of many factors, including the surge in Chinese steel production to more than 800 million tonnes per annum, has resulted in ‘some of the most difficult market conditions faced by...
According to Bill Padula, vice president of both Peninsula Equipment and 3TEK Global, the new company will supply the NEXT line of mobile and stationary hammermill shredders and related downstream...
Scrap metal theft causes the global recycling industries immense damage. At the same time, more and more companies appear to be achieving success in combatting this scourge. In Germany, for example,...
The preliminary results of the survey reveal that, of those respondents who purchase recovered fibre from mixed waste processing centres, 70% find the quality to be worse than most other recovered...
Following the launch of Recycling Technology in October 2015, we received many emails and phone calls. Many researchers and companies told us they very much liked the magazine, notably the high...
ISRI members can use a searchable directory, connect with state and federal elected officials, and also read latest publications and governance documents. 'ISRI Mobile was designed to be a cutting-...
Plastics constitute between 9% and 15% of a vehicle's total weight but this figure is expected to reach 18% as early as the year 2020, he told the recent BIR plastics committee meeting in Prague. The...
There is no way around recycling e-scrap as this waste stream will hit 50 million tonnes in 2018, insisted senior analyst Erica Rannestad, who is part of the GFMS metal analysis team at Thomson...
The opinion piece 'completely ignores' the economic impact of this activity on the US economy, ISRI insists in an official response. 'The reality is that recycling in the United States is a vibrant...
As part of a series focusing on recyclable commodities, the electronics recycling video details the overall impact of the industry and brings to life the commodity’s environmental and economic...
Industry Trade Advisory Committees are joint partnerships between the Office of the United States Trade Representative and the US Department of Commerce. They bring together business leaders in order...
ISRI specifications 'serve both as broad guidelines and as a starting point in discussions between scrap buyers and sellers in the US and around the world', observes the organisation's chief...
US exports of scrap materials are said to have fallen by 36% since peaking at US$ 32.6 billion in 2011. The country’s overseas shipments of scrap and waste amounted to US$ 21 billion in 2014...
Although the e-scrap recycling sector is still growing, recyclers are facing many problems, it emerged during two Spotlight sessions on Electronics held during the latest Institute of Scrap Recycling...
The Spotlight on Plastics session at the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries' latest Convention in Vancouver switched the focus between three of the major world markets for plastic scrap:...
Near-term uncertainty and pessimism were tempered by long-term bullishness at this year's Spotlight on Aluminum session organised by the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries. The meeting took...
Despite dismal price declines for commodities throughout 2014 and a soft start to 2015, analysts at the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ Spotlight on Copper session in Vancouver...
Domestic demand for US stainless steel scrap has declined by as much as 15% this year as leading consumers have found it cheaper to import than to purchase at home, according to speakers at the US...
The Spotlight on Tyres & Rubber session at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ Convention in Vancouver traced the journey of the end-of-life tyre in the USA from serious...

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