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Dell already takes repairability and recyclability into account when designing products, stated Jonathan Perry, producer responsibility compliance consultant for the computer manufacturer. 'The...
The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is among the organisations to welcome the environment committee vote, claiming that it will 'strengthen the foundation of a truly circular...
This major environmental achievement marks the 20th consecutive year of increased collections by Call2Recycle, contributing to the 129 million pounds (58 500 tonnes) of batteries diverted from...
Approximately 3% of bottles are currently made of opaque PET and this material could well account for 100% of all milk bottles within the next five to 10 years, some experts have maintained. 'The...
As for fibre prices, OCC strengthened from US$ 170-plus per tonne at the start of October to end the year at US$ 180-plus whereas mixed paper climbed from US$ 143-plus to US$ 158-plus over the same...
Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the initiative brings together businesses, governments, scientists and citizens to accelerate the transition towards a more effective global system for plastics...
When presented a series of statements, four truths and four myths, and asked if each was believable, more than half of the respondents in every case choose not to believe the statement. The true...
Pack2Go Europe president Mike Turner of International Paper Foodservice Europe says: 'More and better out-of-home collection is the key to recycling our products once the consumer has finished his or...
During the 2015 fiscal year, the company launched its Evercycle 100% recycled-content beverage can comprising 90% post-consumer content and 10% production scrap. It also began incorporating a high-...
In 2015, 24 of the fatalities were in the private sector while nine occurred in the public sector. Nine people were killed at private landfills and three were fatally injured at private materials...
The study follows a report by Dutch broadcaster NOS last October which quoted research from a tyre industry group claiming that the presence of carcinogens in such sports pitches is many times higher...
According to Baxi, BIR conventions remain the premier meeting places for the recycling industry, across all commodities. 'But we hear you loud and clear when you complain that there are more people...
The paper recycling major pays for every tonne of material collected. Everything supplied to Smurfit Kappa ends up at its paper mill in nearby Nechells, Birmingham, and its sister mill in Kent where...
Carbois had previously managed to successfully depolymerise 100% amorphous PET based commercial products into its original monomers, terephthalic acid and mono ethylene glycol. This new step is a '...
The 37-year-old drinks vendor manipulated a bottle recycling machine in the cellar of his shop, according to a local media report. By installing a magnet sensor and a kind of wooden tunnel in the...
The closed-loop programme was launched by Jaguar Land Rover in 2008. In 2015, the car manufacturer recovered more than 45 000 tonnes of aluminium scrap. As part of the project, Novelis developed a...
Launched last October, the fund is intended to boost recycling volumes, increase the quality of recyclables in the local market, foster sustainable development of the industry and help reduce...
According to the company, the ZRR can already sort plastics by polymer (polypropylene, high-density polyethylene, polyethylene terephthalate and polyvinyl chloride), C-wood (impregnated wood) and...
'Our forecasts for 2016 and 2017 show steady growth in both production and demand across the aluminium value chain in Europe,' commented European Aluminium's director general Gerd Götz. 'Clearly...
In a move to reduce the millions of used disposable cups that end up in landfill, the chain's customers will be encouraged to leave or return them to a Costa store where they will be stored on a...
Tom Bird of UK-based Liberty Steel told the BIR ferrous division meeting in Amsterdam last week that there was 'no reason to see anything other than a much stronger market for the remainder of the...
The World Council, also dubbed 'the United Nations of Recycling' by Baxi, has been created to give a unified voice to the international recycling industries in their bid to develop awareness among...
Initiated by the government together with the association of Kazakhstan car businesses and automobile manufacturers, the programme aims to collect some 10 000 cars by the end of 2016, according to...
Set up in 2014, RecoMed provides recycling containers, communication materials and collections for participating National Health Service and private hospitals. Funded by VinylPlus, the voluntary...
The European plastics industry ranks second in the world production league table with its stable market share of around 18% reflecting the continuation of its recovery phase, according to industry...
'Sales in September were approximately 35% up on our normal monthly run rate,' confirms Bunting's managing director Simon Ayling. 'We experienced strong demand from existing customers and a growth in...
The company, which operates a fleet of more than 600 large container vessels, has been recycling its ships in China and Turkey but has decided to look at India as an alternative destination, partly...
With its line-up of expert speakers and panellists as well as networking opportunities, the event will provide in-depth insight and informative discussion on the key drivers in the aluminium...
The wish list has been drawn up by the European Recycling Industries' Confederation (EuRIC), the electronics recyclers body EERA, the British Plastics Federation and recycling companies MBA Polymers...
LMR is aiming to develop a network of advanced collection and processing facilities for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals across the UK, the USA and Continental Europe. Prominent scrap industry...

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