Nigeria Has Many Business Prospects to Offer

The Federal Republic of Nigeria is considered to be an emerging market by the World Bank and has been identified as a regional power on the African continent. The country in the western part of Africa consists of 36 States and a Federal Capital Territory, where the capital Abuja is located. According to the World […]

New Project Aims to Reduce Textile Waste

The European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP), a new project led by UK-based Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), a charity limited company, is about embedding a circular economy approach for the clothing sector. Furthermore, it aims to increase environmental and economic benefits by reducing the carbon, water and waste footprints of clothing in the European […]

“The Benefits of Recycling Are still Under-Acknowledged”

Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) World President Ranjit Baxi is tireless in explaining the environmental benefits and huge potential of recycling. He underlined the importance of recycling in the fight against climate change also in the margins of the COP21 meetings in Paris. In his speech during an event organized by the French recycling association […]

Alba Group Plans to Boost Business and Service Activities

Berlin headquartered German Alba Group has delineated its strategy within the investor recruitment drive to step up the expansion of its China business and domestic market growth. “We want to strengthen our key growth areas of China and the ‘4 R’s – reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink’ – with additional equity investors,” Dr. Axel Schweitzer, […]

Erema Founds Subsidiary in Russia

The Austrian-based Erema GmbH has founded a new company in Russia. Besides Erema China and Erema North America “OOO Erema” is the third subsidiary of the producer of plastic recycling systems. The official presentation of the newly founded subsidiary company took place at Interplastica Moscow from 28th to 31th January 2016. The 268 million inhabitants […]

Finnish Expertise for Italian Waste Water

In the European Demosofc Project, Convion Ltd and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd will demonstrate fuel cell systems for high-efficiency cogeneration of heat and power from biogas produced in connection with waste water treatment in Italy. The fuel cell plant in the Collegno waste water treatment facility of the Italian Società Metropolitana Acque […]

New Worldwide Metal Recycling Scrap Network

Metalface, a new online all-in-one business network, will enable metal recyclers to find, connect, communicate and share prices with people in the industry in real-time. According to the organizers, it is free to use and backed by industry leading companies in the media, federations (e.g. VDM) and recyclers (e.g. Cronimet). “This platform will revolutionize the […]

Vietnam: Free Take-Back Program for Used or Defective Electronics

The recycling of e-waste in Vietnam is on the rise: After having been introduced to Ho Chi Minh City in April last year, “Vietnam Recycles”, the free take-back program for end-of-life electronic equipment, was launched also in Hanoi. The program aims to call for public participation in building a greener Vietnam through conducting safe and […]

Effective Fire Protection with Flexible Elements

Fire prevention and fire control are a hot topic in the Waste Industry these days. A fire can cause a lot of damage to properties and harm to people and the environment. The Legioblock construction system is an excellent solution for fire-proof site partitioning, the Dutch provider A. Jansen B.V. underlines.  The firewalls “segregate waste […]

Building Work on Metal Recovery Facility in Singapore

The German-based Remex Mineralstoff GmbH recently completed the construction of a state-of-the-art recycling facility in Singapore to process incinerator bottom ash (IBA) and recover the metals contained in the material. The plant was opened by Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment, and Norbert Rethmann, honorary chairman of the supervisory board of the German Rethmann Group. […]

European Union Opens up 24 Billion Euro of Existing Finance to Circular Economy Businesses

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced changes to EU financial tools to help circular economy projects and businesses secure funding and support the realization of EU climate goals. The changes build on the EU’s Circular Economy Strategy launched in December last year and result from EIB recommendations published at the […]

US-Company Acquires Multiple Biogas Facilities in Italy

In December last year, the North Carolina based Blue Sphere Corp., a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, has completed the acquisition of four operating biogas facilities in Italy. The company has acquired 100 percent of the stock of Agricerere S.r.l., Agrielektra S.r.l., Agrisorse, S.r.l. and Gefa S.r.l. “Individually, each fully […]

Buhler Sortex and NRT Joined Forces on Plastics Recycling Sorting

As the demand for plastic sorting solutions continues to soar, the London-based Buhler Sortex, a member of Swiss Bühler Group, and US firm National Recovery Technologies (NRT), headquartered in Nashville (Tennessee), have entered a strategic commercial agreement. The objective is to offer plastics recyclers a complete solution for plastic bottle and flake sorting. According to […]

Apollo Tyres Ltd Increases Its Focus on Retreading in India

According to Indian-based Apollo Tyres Ltd, there is a large demand for quality retread in India, which is not widely available in the country. Therefore, the company intends to spread its Indian network for branded retreading outlets and plans to have 20 Apollo Retread Zones (ARZ) by this financial year ending on March 31, 2016. […]

Croatian Firm Recognized for Its Technology

At a conference about “Sustainable Technologies for Mixed Municipal Waste Management”, held in Brussels (Belgium) from 26 to 27 January this year, the MBT-T Technology of the Croatian Company Tehnix was accepted as an economically and ecologically sustainable procedure for achieving the goals of the circular economy, the company reported.  On this occasion the Croatia-based […]