Entries by msv2016

Film and Flexible Packaging Recycling: Closing the Circular Economy Loop

Film and flexible packaging are excellent products from a performance point of view, which accounts for their stubbornly extensive use, but they present a difficult end-of-life issue. The solution lies in the creation of a circular economy where these materials are returned to the production cycle. However, recycling these materials requires a specific approach because […]

CO2 Emissions in Waste-to-Energy Plants: The Way Forward

FEAD, the EU association representing private waste management companies, expresses full and unwavering support to all the objectives set out in Europe’s New Green Deal. In their day-to-day activities and investments, private waste management companies support the entire waste management chain in reducing CO2 emissions for the whole economy. In doing so, they are a […]

Safe and Efficient Waste Shipments Require Strengthened Recycling and Recovery Markets in the EU

FEAD has submitted its feedback to the much-awaited Commission proposal for a revised Waste Shipment Regulation. Many of FEAD’s suggestions aimed at improving shipment procedures were integrated in the proposal. Nevertheless, the association pointed out some necessary adjustments to resolve bottlenecks and to set up appropriate long-term policies, particularly for the export and shipment provisions, the revised notification procedure, […]

RWM and Letsrecycle Live Come Together

Following the acquisition of Environment Media Group and Letsrecycle Live in September 2021, ROAR B2B are excited to present a combined event for the recycling, resource and waste management sectors. Bringing together the best of both shows, RWM, in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, and Letsrecycle Live will run side by side […]

Jörg Krüger Appointed CEO of Synova

Synova, an advanced technology company focused on production of high value chemicals such as olefins and BTX from waste, announced today the appointment of Jörg Krüger as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Krüger brings with him substantial experience and a strong network in the chemical industry spanning over 30 years with Bayer, GE Bayer Silicones, Momentive […]

ESR or ETS: Waste Treatments Should Be in the Same Basket

Keeping the waste management chain united is essential to prevent legal and illegal landfills and keep up with the EU efforts towards decarbonisation. In July 2021, with the publication of the first batch of the “Fit for 55” climate package, the European Commission disclosed the proposal to review the Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). The […]

Starlinger Delivers Its First Bottle-to-Bottle Plant to Turkey

The food-grade PET recycling system will be supplied to rPET flake producer Başatlı in April 2022. The recoSTAR PET 215 iV+ will be Starlinger’s first bottle-to-bottle recycling system operating in Turkey. It is equipped with one of the biggest extruder sizes that Starlinger recycling technology is currently building and produces up to 2,400 kg food-safe […]

Birdz & Sensoneo Announce Partnership to Accelerate their Development in the Smart Waste Segment

Birdz, a subsidiary of Veolia and pioneer in environmental IoT, and Sensoneo, a specialist in Smart Waste solutions for cities and businesses, announced a strategic partnership aimed at accelerating their joint development in the international market of intelligent management and recovery of waste. A need to optimize waste collection for better management “The partnership with […]

How AI and Data Capture Are Improving MRF Operations in an EPR World

It’s been a mere few years since robots first made inroads into recycling, but the impact they are having on the productivity and efficiency of materials recovery facilities (MRFs) is evident. They’re addressing many of the central challenges the industry faces, from worker safety and bale purity to labour shortages and lowering the overall cost […]