paper recycling

Run by the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC), the competition is open to any Europe-based entity, including schools, universities, NGOs, national and regional authorities, companies and...
The group's annual net profit soared 22.7% year on year to HK$ 2.86 billion (US$ 372 million), roughly the same percentage increase as Lee & Man Paper achieved in 2015 when earnings totalled HK$...
During the European Paper Week seminar held in the Belgian capital Brussels, Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Schrinner of the Dresden University of Technology in Germany outlined the promising early results from...
Unveiled by TRA chief executive Simon Ellin at the RWM trade show starting today in Birmingham, the Quality First campaign is targeting 'blatantly illegal operators who bring in, process and sell...
Following its launch in 1992, the company - which has been renamed Texas Recycling Inc. - collected and sold all grades of paper and packaging before branching out into handling post-industrial...
Issued by CEPI in April this year (see page 88 of Recycling International’s May issue), the guidelines cover, for example, what quality controllers should consider during an inspection in order...
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...
A French national, Lhôte studied political sciences, international law and business administration at the Strasbourg and Paris-Sorbonne Universities, and post-graduated cum laude in European...
The association estimates the overall paper recovery rate at an all-time high of 66.8%, which compares to 65.4% in 2014. AF&PA credits the higher numbers to growth in the country’s...
Guest speaker Bill Moore, president of US-based paper recycling consulting specialist Moore & Associates, estimated that newsprint machine conversions to containerboard production had amounted to...
Since setting up the Nottingham-based business in 2007, he has overseen the supply of around 7 million tonnes of recovered fibre to leading Chinese mill group Lee & Man Paper, for which MLUK is...
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...
The UK’s February export total of 529 993 tonnes represented an increase of around 5% over the previous record of 505 539 tonnes which was established back in January 2012. UK shipments across...
The objective, states the organisation, is to achieve greater harmonisation and to facilitate commercial relationships between mills and suppliers. It is also intended to improve the implementation...
OCC prices have been holding up well in the international marketplace, not least because of stable purchasing by the Chinese and renewed buying activity by Indonesian mills, with India also said to...
The new publication provides essential guidance to all actors in the supply chain through simple eco-design rules for paper products, without limiting innovation and the introduction of new...
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...
The partnership will see McDonald’s previously non-recyclable, plastic-coated paper cups recycled at James Cropper's reclaimed fibre plant, where up to 90% of every container will be...
The milestone was overtaken during a frenetic end to the year in which the UK exported 466 232 tonnes in December alone, a monthly total beaten only once last year by the 505 116 tonnes shipped...
A total of 19 partners from eight countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Poland, Romania and Spain) will develop a handbook to support the implementation of best paper collection...
The new material is said to be suitable not only for packaging and heat insulation but also in helping to clean up oil spills. 99% absorption The aerogels can absorb oil up to 90 times their dry...
'PaperLab promises to revolutionise office recycling by securely destroying documents and turning them into office paper using a dry process - in about three minutes,' the company says. The new...
Latest figures from the Confederation of Paper Industries and HM Revenue & Customs reveal that overseas shipments amounted to 3.625 million tonnes in the opening three quarters of this year. This...
These sources indicate that utilisation of paper for recycling will drop 0.7% this year to 47.2 million tonnes across CEPI's 18 member countries (17 EU states plus Norway). On the upside, this...
The latest generation optical sorter – TOMRA’s AUTOSORT – has joined four existing units at the Toledo Ecopark waste sorting plant in Spain. The new machine is configured for paper and cardboard,...
A doubling of capacity, fully-utilised lorries and maximum operational reliability: the Smurfit Kappa operation in Neuburg an der Donau in Germany is very pleased with its channel baling press from...
The latest generation optical sorter – TOMRA’s AUTOSORT – has joined four existing units at the Toledo Ecopark waste sorting plant in Spain. The new machine is configured for paper and cardboard,...
A doubling of capacity, fully-utilised lorries and maximum operational reliability: the Smurfit Kappa operation in Neuburg an der Donau in Germany is very pleased with its channel baling press from...
Shipping freight rates are close to historical lows in some instances. But heading into the final quarter of 2015, sellers in the leading exporting regions of the world have witnessed no spurt in...
Poland is the Promised Land for a growing number of paper recyclers - and major European paper producer Stora Enso is certainly one of them. The company has set up a network of 21 depots spread...

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