October 2017

Recyclers' worst nightmare
Scrap on fire!


In this issue:


INTERVIEW 
Joost de Kluijver: Saving phones from the dump one at a time
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COVER STORY 
Where there's smoke…
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CONTAINER THEFT 
Keeping an eye on scrap shipments
Frustrated by the container theft plague and the 'incredible' number of ways to break into a unit while leaving the security seals intact, scrap metal... more
 
IN THE LABORATORY 
From stubs by the roadside to brand new roads
It's no secret that cigarette butts are frequently discarded at the smoker's earliest convenience. However, the work of Australian researchers may sol... more
 
COMPANY PROFILE: Paprec 
Advanced sorting on the French Riviera
Operated by the Paprec Group, the new Trivalo Cote d’Azur recycling centre in Cannes is serving more than one million people in the south of Fra... more
 
REMOTE RECYCLING OUTPOSTS 
Kenya's plastic waste is fuelling the recycling engine
Africa's first recycling plant for the conversion of discarded plastics into commercial synthetic fuel oil is no longer a dream, according to Kenya-ba... more
 
MARKET ANALYSIS: Ferrous 
Prices climb to three-year peak
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MARKET ANALYSIS: Non-Ferrous 
Prices re-enter rarified atmosphere
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MARKET ANALYSIS: Nickel & Stainless 
Higher prices lift market spirits
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MARKET ANALYSIS: Plastics 
Chinese imports: an absence of clarity
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MARKET ANALYSIS: Paper 
Market hits Chinese import licence road-block
The lower grades market is continuing to feel the effects of China's National Sword restrictions. In its latest move, the Chinese government has suspe... more
 
MARKET ANALYSIS: Textiles 
Emergence of China affecting key export markets
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