Entries by msv2016

International Tender: Construction of a Plant to Treat Dried Sludge in Italy

Italian water companies Acque del Chiampo and Medio Chiampo have launched an international tender worth 530 million euros for the construction of a plant to treat dried sludge of the Arzignano tannery district, the largest in Europe. Environmental sustainability is at the heart of the criteria that have been set to identify the technical solution. […]

Changing Landscape of Recycled Metals Industry and Factors Influencing its Growth

The metal recycling industry is set to witness tremendous growth as people around the world increasingly focus on environment preservation and reversing the impact of global warming. Metal recycling is gaining popularity because it can help easing strain on the environment. Furthermore, these repurposed materials can be used for various other purposes. According to Acumen […]

Recycled Glass Market Value US$ 5,723 Million by 2026

Recycled Glass Market is expected to attain valuation $5,723.6 Mn by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 6.0 % from 2019 to 2026, study by Acumen Research and Consulting The global recycled glass market is gaining substantial growth owing to rapid industrialization, which has resulted in higher amount of industrial waste. In addition to this, […]

International Environment Council: Game-Changing Developments for Plastics Recycling in Europe

“We need to convey the message that recycling is resource-efficient and climate-efficient,” insisted Emmanuel Katrakis, Secretary General of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation, in his presentation to the BIR International Environment Council (IEC) meeting in Budapest on October 14, 2019. Focusing on the main policy and regulatory drivers behind a “reshaping” of plastics recycling in […]

BIR E-Scrap Committee: Time to Change from a “Hazard” to a “Risk” Approach to Recycling in Europe

Challenges and innovation in WEEE recycling within Europe formed the core of a guest presentation to the BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting in Budapest on October 14, 2019. In terms of challenges, Chris Slijkhuis of Austria’s Müller-Guttenbrunn Group (MGG) highlighted material losses through illegal scavenging, collections and exports. In addition, the linking of EU waste and […]

BIR Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee: “Soft Patch” for Stainless Steel while Nickel Surges to Five-Year High

Recent weeks have brought the “confusing” reality of substantially higher nickel prices but a fall in stainless steel values, according to Joost van Kleef of Oryx Stainless BV in the Netherlands. “So how is that possible?” the Chairman of the BIR Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee asked the body’s latest gathering on October 15, […]

BIR Plastics Committee: Meeting Focuses on “Unavoidable” Technological Advances in Plastics Recycling

“The alarm bells are ringing louder and louder” for plastics recyclers amid worrying economic developments and wider uncertainties, warned BIR Plastics Committee Chairman Henk Alssema of Netherlands-based Vita Plastics in his introductory remarks to the body’s latest meeting in Budapest on October 14, 2019. But while many companies are currently beset by problems such as […]