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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…

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…

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

“The alarm bells are ringing louder and louder” for plastics…

BIR Ferrous Division: Obstacles to Free Trade in Recycled Materials also Stand in the Way of Sustainability

“I think we can agree that there is no place for quotas, tariffs…

BIR Paper Division: Delegates Debate the Outlook for Europe’s Recovered Fibre Surplus

Over the course of the next three to four years, Turkey could…

BIR Textiles Division: Brexit Adds Complexity to Already-Difficult Market Conditions

The textiles recycling industry is suffering from a combination…

BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division: “No Way Back” Following Transformation in Scrap Trade Flows

According to David Chiao of US-based Uni-All Group Ltd, the main…

Spotlight Discussion on Global Trade: “Misrepresented” Recycling Industry is Telling “The Right Story”

Despite the multiple challenges engulfing the recycling industry,…

BIR World Recycling Convention 2019 in Budapest: BIR’s new President Places Emphasis on Education

In his first Convention welcome address as President of BIR,…

Ranjit Baxi Sets 1 Billion Outreach Goal for Next Year’s Global Recycling Day

Dubbed the “United Nations of Recycling”, the World Council…