Issue 2/2024:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Saudi Arabia Ventures into Sustainable Waste Management, Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE), Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Global Business Report 2024, Sorting for Circularity USA: Project Findings Unveil a Billion-Dollar Opportunity

NEWSFLASH: Global Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market Predicted to Grow, The Recycled Concrete Aggregates Market, Re-Stabilization Technology for Mechanical Recycled Plastics, UNESCO Chair on Materials and Technologies for the Energy Transition, USA: Brightmark to Invest in new Plastics Circularity Center

ENTERPRISES: 100 years of Riedhammer GmbH, USA: Eastman will Build a Second Molecular Recycling Facility, Polish-American Collaboration in Electric Vehicle Battery Recycling, Recycled PET for Coca-Cola’s rPET Bottles in Indonesia, The Role of Robotics in Advancing Industrial Recycling for a Sustainable Future, Australian Company Ordered DeSpray Systems, Sweden: Preem to Reconstruct Refinery for Renewable Fuel, Construction Waste to Be Processed by Robotic Sorting Plant, First Automated Textile Waste Sorting and Recycling Line in France, BlueAlp and RES to Build Plastic Recycling Plant in Italy, Expanded Cooperation for the Recycling of Synthetic Turf

MARKETS: Australia: Focused on NetZero, Curbside Collection Improves Organic Waste Composting, Goal to Be a Flagship Facility in Every Respect: Singapore’s new Integrated Waste Management Facility, BIR’s Position Paper on Chemical Recycling, Eldan Recycling Is Adding on High Tech for even Better Recycling Solutions, Jamaica: On the Move to Energy-from-Waste, Textiles: A “Bumpy” Road towards Circularity, Wacker Neuson: Creating Added Value for the Customers

PROCESSING METHODS: New Recycling Technologies for European Aluminum, Viscose from Recycled Cotton, Path to Easier Recycling of Solar Modules, Lithuanian Researchers Propose Pyrolysis for Wind Turbine Blade Recycling, Sand Recycling as a Service

MACHINERY: AIK Technik – the Specialist for the Optimization of Waste Incineration Plants, Tomra Acquired a Stake in PolyPerception, Extending Equipment Life: Castolin Eutectic’s Solutions for Wastewater Management, New Cat 973 Track Loader, A Robot for Dross Removal and more, Fornnax Expands Primary Shredder Series with SR 200 HD, Poland: Terra Electrorecycling Plant Went into Operation

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Issue 1/2024:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Opportunities in Africa, Good Prospects for the Tire Recycling Downstream Products Market, Textile Industry: How Project Finance Can Bridge the Commercialization Gap, Colombia, Jamaica and Panamá Combat Urban Plastic Pollution, Aluminum Production Waste Can Contribute to Green Steel, Aiming for Emission-Free Pulping, Report on Paper Cup Recycling in the USA, The Global Recycled Carbon Fiber Market, Mechanical Plastics Recycling Production to Grow by 2030, Good Outlook for the Aircraft Recycling Market, Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme Powered by Sensoneo’s IT Solution

NEWSFLASH: E-Commerce Boom and Sustainable Packaging Needs Let the Containerboard Market Grow, Mobile Application for Recycling in Lebanon, New Partner in Eastern Europe

ENTERPRISES: UNTHA Shredding Technology Fully Acquires German Business, Two Companies Intend to Partner in PGM Recycling Business, ISCC PLUS Certification for Greenback’s Operations in Cuautla, Hensel Recycling Acquired Californian Red Fox Resources, Eriez Strengthens its Capabilities with Cardiff University Collaboration, AI-powered WEEE and Metal Sorting, LyondellBasell’s Advanced Recycling Project Gets EU Grant, New Textile Recycling Line in Italy

MARKETS: Waste-To-Energy Technology in Africa is Growing, Cooperation for the Sustainable Production of Silicon Carbide, Waste-to-Energy Boom Takes a Break – but new Markets are on the Horizon, Ghana and its Waste Management, Chinaplas 2024: Packaging and Automotive Sectors Spur Demand, IFAT Munich 2024, Climate Friendly Future Depends on a Successful Circular Transition

MACHINERY: SGM Magnetics: Sorting of Aluminum Alloys, Excavator Liebherr R 980 SME in Slag Handling Operations, Europe’s Leading Machine Manufacturers Utilize TRO’s Industrial Knives, Mattress Recycling: Repolyol from Polyurethane Foam, Fornnax Adds 430 HP Secondary Shredder to R-Series Lineup, Panizzolo Recycling Systems: Solutions that Innovate the Future, How to Choose the Right Permanent Overband Magnet, Creating Value from Waste in the Steelmaking Industry, From Bottle to Flake: Pioneering the Path to Sustainable Plastic Recycling, Half a Billion Aerosol Cans Recycled, The New XHW Primary Grinder: Improved Performance and Reduced Consumption, Eriez Shred1 Bolsters Shredders’ Profits Amidst Growing Low-Copper Shred Demand

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Issue 3/2023:

BUSINESS CHANCES: The Global Textile Recycling Market, Insufficient Infrastructure: Business Opportunities in Pakistan, UnaTerra Venture Capital and EIT Climate-KIC Join Forces, A Material Made from Stone and Recycled PET, Recyclable – A New Epoxy Resin

NEWSFLASH: Global Waste Paper Management Market to Grow, Successful Paper and Cardboard Recycling in the U.S., Masterflex and Remondis Cooperate, American Recycler Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

ENTERPRISES: New SINTEF Project: Recycling EPS from Construction Sector, Neste to Invest Further in Facilities for Liquefied Plastic Waste, Mitigating Risks and Ensuring Safety in the Evolving Recycling Industry, Meeting Targets under EPR for E-Waste Recycling – An Evidence-Linked Approach, Newicon Collaborates with The Royal Mint, Bonfiglioli’s Complete Range of Solutions for Recycling Processing and Machinery, Aktid Intends to Accelerate its International Growth, Poland – New Recycling Line for Beverage Cartons, “Chemical Recycling Has Huge Potential”, Partnership to Manufacture Fiber from Polycotton Textile Waste, Fashion for Good Launches New Pilot with Brand Partners, New Investment: ALPLA’s PET Recycling Plant, BB Engineering: Innovations in Air-Texturizing, Spinning and Recycling

MARKETS: Interview with BIR President Susie Burrage – “The Market for Recycled Materials Has Experienced Significant Development and Growth”, Waste at Galapagos: How to Keep the Islands Clean, International Network to Bring Textile Recycling Pulp to the Market, Ecomondo 2023

PROCESSING METHODS: Research Project EnEWA – Looking for Recyclable Paper in Mixed Waste, A German Project: Lithium from Spent Electric Car Batteries, New Method for Recycling Lithium-Ion Batteries, Brazil – Latasa Uses Steinert Technology for Sorting, ECOCLIP – Redefining Pre-consumption Textile Recycling, Start-Up Develops Software for Design & Optimization of Urban Drainage Systems, Egypt – Mobile Water Treatment Units Ensure Use of Desalinated Seawater for Cooling

MACHINERY: Partnership – MISIL & Panizzolo Recycling Systems, DS Smith to Build new Paper Machine in Italy, Size Does Not Matter, How to Obtain Pure Copper by Recycling Old Motors?, M&J F320 E-drive: Well-known Qualities Combined with New Benefits, “Next Generation” Loaders for Different Tasks, Turkish Plastics Recycler Produces with Austrian Technology, Using Solar Power for Producing Alternative Fuels, Producing Low Copper Shred for Steel Mills, AIK Technik – the Specialist for the Optimization of Waste Incineration

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Issue 2/2023:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Collaboration to Develop Certified Global Standard for Recycling Credits, New Zealand’s Te Rautaki Para / Waste Strategy, AllianceBernstein Launches Three New Active Equity ETFs, Investment Grant to Build a Wastewater Treatment Plant, Study – Investment Gap to Meet EU’s Plastics Recycling Targets, Navigation Tool Regarding Plastic Recycling, Circular Plastics Fund Welcomes New Investors, Enhancing the Quality of Mechanically Recycled Plastics, Global Black Mass Recycling Market Set to Surge, Study and Pilots for African Countries Underway

NEWSFLASH: ALPLAindustrial – New Brand for Large-Volume Containers, European Investment Bank Supports Portuguese Waste Management, Collaboration to Realize Future TruStyrenyx Plant

ENTERPRISES: Demonstration Project for Chemical Recycling Using Microwave-Based Technology, PureCycle – Purification Plant Reaches Mechanical Completion, Producing Refuse-Derived Fuel in Mexico, New Recycling Plant in Vietnam, Tadweer and Polygreen Have Set Ambitious Goals, Estonia – New Magnet Factory, Maximum Aluminium Purity for the Circular Economy, Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund Invested in AMP Robotics, Gopher Resource – Development Work with Partners, Global Second-life EV Batteries Market, Critical Mineral Extraction Plant Under Construction, McDonald’s Portugal Recycles Old Crew Uniforms into Reusable Bags

MARKETS: How Circular Is Scandanavia’s Waste Recycling Industry?, Aluminum Casting Market to Hit 171 Billion US-Dollar by 2033, BIR – Critical Raw Materials – Security of Supply Is a “Hot Topic”, Circular Economy in the Construction Sector, Construction and Demolition Waste – EuRIC Launched new Branch, Electric Arc Furnaces Market to Grow, Wealth in Waste – India’s Potential to Lead Circular Textile Sourcing, New Textile Recycling and Airlay Line in Guatemala, Taskforce Intends to Restore Soft Plastics Recycling, Water and Wastewater Technology Exports from Germany

PROCESSING METHODS: Pilot Recycling Plant to Tackle Battery Waste with Fruit Peels, Lithium Carbonate from Geothermal Brines

MACHINERY: New Recycling Center in Sweden Relies on Telehandler, TOMRA Launches AUTOSORT™ PULSE with Dynamic LIBS Technology, Testing of Biogas Purification System at Sewage Treatment Plant, Eriez Magnetic Separators are Helping the Growing Glass Industry Remove Impurities, Torque Limiter for Direct Drives, Panizzolo Recycling Plants for Metal Waste Treatment, Rokbak RA40s at Indonesian Nickel Mine, Kleemann Presents Sustainable Solutions for Quarrying and Recycling, Plastic Recycling – Cost Efficiency in Melt Filtration, Maguire expanded weigh scale blenders series

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Issue 1/2023:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Mission – Waste to Wealth, Unlocking New Value through Transformation of Industries, Japan to Strengthen Plastic Recycling, Green Bonds – S&P Global has Bought Shades of Green Business, Eco Baltia Attracted Interest from Investors, Global Battery Recycling Strategic Business Report 2023, Alternative Investments for European Environmental Objectives, India – Plastic Recycling Programmed for Growth, ScrapAd – Click, Sell & Buy, Goal – A Carbon Neutral Industrial Complex in Japan, Cleaning Oceans from Plastic, USA – “Extended Producer Responsibility Increases Recycling Rates”

NEWSFLASH: Inter-Continental Agreement between ACE Green Recycling and Glencore, Two Wastepaper Processing Systems for Bangladeshi Paper Company

ENTERPRISES: Mixed Waste Processing with Tomra Autosort, Zeppelin Systems Joins Forces with Polish Tire Recycling Partner, “Circelligence by BCG” Available on SAP Store, SMS Group Supplies Process Technology for Green Steel Production Plant, US Company Ordered more Pyrolysis Oil from Swedish Recycling Firm, Goal – Complete Waste-to-Biofuel Solution, Demand for Optimization Drives Smart Waste Management

MARKETS: Latin America and the Caribbean: Seeking the Route to Improve Waste Treatment, New Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility in the USA, Battery Recycling: New Partnership, Waste Shredder Demand in Europe is Rising, European Union – Goal is to Make Sustainable Products the Norm, Old Textiles: Benefits of Reuse and Recycling, The Perfect Trifecta – A Roadmap for more Sustainable Metal Aerosols, France – New Recycling Line for Agricultural Plastic Waste Nets, RecycleMe launches free Recyclability-Tool in Slovakia, North America: Plastic Pellets Made from Recovered Marine Gear

PROCESSING METHODS: Tire Recycling to Reduce Environmental Impact, New Project to Develop a Recycling Solution for Acrylic Glass, A New Recycling Technology for Carbon Fiber, Plant Manufacturer Expanded Portfolio

MACHINERY: Artificial Intelligence Applied to the Plastics Sector, Recycleye Secures Funding from DCVC, Recycling to Create New Value – The Potential of Aluminum and the Innovative Solutions for its Processing, Bunting Builds Monster Stainless Steel Separator, Hammel Recyclingtechnik – End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling “from Trash to Gold” , Eriez’ Shred1 Achieves Ultra-High Purity Steel From Scrap, Large-Scale Tire Recycling Demo, USA – Rumpke to Build new Recycling Facility in Ohio, Innovation Update for Recycling Applications

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Issue 3/2022:

BUSINESS CHANCES: EU Invests in Clean Tech Projects, Parliament Advocates Green Aviation Fuels, Sustainable Aviation Fuel Market to Grow, Turning Sewage Sludge into Fuels and Hydrogen, The Global Tire Derived Fuel Market, VTT and Neste to Build a Power-to-Liquids Demonstration Plant, Hitachi Zosen Inova Starts Green Hydrogen Production Facility, Partnership to Develop a Large-Scale Hydrogen-Based Value, Hydrogen Fuel from Plastic Waste, Breakthrough Regarding “Plastics Waste to Hydrogen“, Weltec Biopower Builds Biogas Plant in Taiwan

NEWSFLASH: The Netherlands: AVR and HaloSep Cooperate, Goal: Closing the Loop on Polypropylene, Stora Enso and Northvolt Work on Wood-Based Batteries

ENTERPRISES: Panizzolo-Interview – “We Do Not Sell Machines, But Solutions”, New Initiative to Foster Recovery of Phosphorus in Germany, BB Engineering at the K Show 2022, Tom Wilhelmsen Invests in New C&D Recycling Plant, SMS Group Recorded High Level of Order Intake, Würzburger Recycling GmbH (WRG) Kicks Off!, Enviro Intends to Realize Tire Recycling Facility in Uddevalla, Recycleye Founders Win “Young Inventors Prize”, Pilot Line for Post-Consumer Textile Recycling, Offtake Agreement for Recycled Styrene Monomer, Circular Plastic Recycling: VTT Spins out Olefy

MARKETS: Madagaskar – Enormous Natural Potential vs. Teething Troubles, AIK Technik AG to Supply Acid Fly Ash Washing System, Global Wire and Cable Recycling Market to Grow, Geminor Calls for Better Utilization of Italian Waste Resources, Covestro – Two Facilities for Mechanical Recycling in Asia, European Paper Recycling Award for German Research Project EnEWA, Paper Packaging Market: Predicted Growth of 4.1 Percent, New Construction Waste Processing Facility with latest Technology, Swiss Solution for End-of-Life Tires, Award for Innovative Use of Waste Rubber from Car Tires, One-stop Policy Shop with Solutions to End Plastic Pollution, Circular Resources SARL Acquires Germany’s Green Dot

PROCESSING METHODS: Bringing Recycling into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, How Picvisa Uses Hyperspectral Vision for Textile’s Recycling, Industrial Wastewater Treatment with Industry 4.0, Recycling Mixed Plastics: Method without Climate Impact, ProDIGIT – Software to Optimize Waste Treatment

MACHINERY: The New 340 G Telehandler – A Compact Machine for Large Tasks, Breathing new Life into RDF and SRF, A Shredder Not Only for RDF Preparation, Side Feeder Allows More Economical Plastics Recycling, Responsibly Recycling Local Waste Through Collaboration On Custom Tyre Shredder Machinery, Recycling to Create New Value: Solutions for Aluminum Processing, Clothes Hanger Recycling in Colombia, Liebherr Presents New Material Handlers, Continuous Improvement Ensures Performance Capability, Air-based Technology Facilitates Plastics Recovery

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Issue 2/2022:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Keyword Plastics – Recyclers‘ Pleasures and Pains, Global Waste Recycling Services Market projected to Grow, Promising Market Situation: Opportunities, Opportunities …, Recycled Plastic Market Report, Growing Plastic Market, GreenGroup Raises Financing in Recycling Sector, New Fund to Scale Breakthrough Circular Solutions, Intended – The Regulation of European Green Bond Standard, BIR – Scrap Becomes Increasingly Important

NEWSFLASH: Rwanda to Host the World Circular Economy Forum 2022, USA – Novelis builds an Advanced Recycling Center, Ghana: A Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kumas

ENTERPRISES: The Utility of Waste to Energy, Success for Rubicon, EY Global Joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste, Access Management to Waste Bins: Garbage Collection under Control, Recelerate – Joint Venture of Borealis and Reclay Group, Sludge-to-Energy Project for Ajman, Technip Energies and Clariant Cooperate, Innovative Recycling Solutions from URT GmbH, MOL Group Invests in Recycling and Waste Management Activities

MARKETS: K 2022 – Trend Report Asia, New Partnership to Advance Circularity in Battery Raw Material Supply Chains, Vietnam – On the Way to Circular Economy, Rwanda – Forerunner in E-Waste Recycling, Waste Management Market to Grow Over the Next Five Years, Mobile Network Equipment: GSMA Presented Strategy Paper for Circular Economy, Industrial Recycling Solution for Detergent Bottles Made of HDPE

PROCESSING METHODS: A New Solution for Plastic Recycling, Valmet to Supply Finnish Wastewater Treatment Plant with Equipment, Lithuanian Researchers Propose a Method for Wind Turbine Blades’ Recycling, Wastewater Treatment Plant on Cork Floating Islands, Recirculation with AI: A Second Life for Vehicle Components, Real-Time Data Visualization to Create New Value

MACHINERY: New Next Generation of Compact Wheel Loaders, Tana Presented New Machines at IFAT, ACE Green Recycling to Build Battery Recycling Park in Texas, BHS-Sonthofen Contributed to Biomass Projects in the Philippines, Turmec to Upgrade Recycling Facility in Scotland, Sustainable Protective Cases for New Samsung Galaxy

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Issue 1/2022:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Romco Group Co Ltd. – Smart Investments Lead to Success, USA – PepsiCo Beverages Invests in Closed Loop Local Recycling Fund, Saudi Arabia – SIRC Invites Firms to Partner in Waste Management, Good Outlook for the Global Recycled Plastics Market, Plastic-to-fuel Market Awaits a Strong Growth, Europe – Closed Loop for High-Performance Insulation Material, Recycled Metal Market Size Is Still Growing, Would You Drive a Car Built from Recycled Materials?, The Global Secondary Aluminum Alloy Market

NEWSFLASH: Kosovo – Nearly 20 Million Euro for Wastewater Treatment, USA – Project to Modernize Recycling Collection in Baltimore, New Diagnostics Tool for Batteries of E-Vehicles, Spain – Strategic Alliance between GCR Group and Sintac Recycling, France – New Recycling Plant Expected to Start in 2023

ENTERPRISES: Ecoplasteam – New Idea for Recycling Multi-Layer Packaging, Recycled Graphite for New Batteries, Volkswagen Group Establishes European Firm for its Battery Business, CEMEX Acquired Waste Management Company in Mexico, BB Engineering GmbH Delivered Melt Filter for PET Recycling, Veolia Sold “New Suez”, McCloskey – New Brand Identity,Proven Quality, Barrier Technology without Hampering Paper Recycling, Blackstone Acquired Recycled Fiber Manufacturer Sustana, Additives for Mechanically Recycled Plastics, USA – Vinyl Sustainability Council Conferred Recycling Award, UAE – Advanced Oil Re-Refinery Plant to Treat Oily Waste and Sludge, Meguri – Future Brand for Recycled Plastic Products

MARKETS: Senegal’s Waste Management: The Privat Sector Is Wanted, Sri Lanka: Systematic Approach for Realizing Solid Waste Management, “Evolution Series” of Coating Products for Enhanced Recycling, PolyAl – A Twitter Forges Ahead, Poland – Aim to Triple the Recycling Capacity of Beverage Cartons

PROCESSING METHODS: Recycling of Slags and Furnace Bricks in Non-Ferrous Metallurgy, New Technology to Maintain the Mechanical Strength of Plastic Waste, Scientists Developed Upcycling Method for E-Waste Plastics, PICVISA Committed to the Circular Fashion Economy

MACHINERY: Fondi-Metal Srl – Manufacturing Secondary Raw Materials, TOMRA Recycling Brings Waste Wood Full Circle with Groundbreaking Sorting Solutions, Start-up of another Biogas Plant in Japan, 4S Shredders Made in Italy, Erema at Chinaplas 2022, Future Facility for Sweden’s Plastic Recycling, Plastics – From Recycling to Upcycling, Orkel – The Portable Solution for Adaptable Waste Management, Mobile Trommel Screen TRM831, Online Tool for Monitoring and Analysis of Metal Recycling Machines, Doppstadt Group to Showcase Smart Processing Solutions at IFAT, Sustainable E-Waste Management Through PacWastePlus Program, New Screen for Non-Wrap Cardboard

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Issue 3/2021:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Scotiabank Issues Sustainability Bond, Recycled PET – Strong Demand, Mondelēz International Launches Green Bond Offering, Circular Economy – Five Big Bets on a Billion Dollar Opportunity for Africa, Outlook for the Recycling of Flexible Polyolefin Films in Europe, New Website Focused on Battery Recycling, The Market for Commercial Aircraft Disassembly and Recycling

NEWSFLASH: E-Waste – Good Practices in Tackling Fires Caused by Lithium Batteries, EBRD Invests in Turkish Waste-to-Energy Firm, Untha Supplied Shredders for Recycling Plant in Russia, New Robotic Sorting System for French Recycler

ENTERPRISES: Tungsten – Multi-stage Preparation Process Allows Upcycling of Residual Materials, On-Demand Recycling Services for Hard-to-Recycle Materials, The New End-of-Waste Treatment Cycle in Roster LTD, SMS Group Realized an E-Scrap Recycling Plant in Russia, Sutco Offers Technology for Biological Waste Treatment, From Cars to Cans … , Robot Sorting Will Increase the Recycling Rate of Municipal Waste, Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling Now More Efficient, Wet Processing Provider CDE Realized Its First Solution in Belgium, Recovery of Paper Fibers from Waste, Södra Intends to Scale up Production of OnceMore Pulp, Renewcell Ordered Shredders for its Textile Recycling Plant in Sweden, Monitoring Sensors Reduce Collection Time and Costs, Poland – Jelenia Plast Uses More Plastic Regranulate, SABIC to Launch Circular Polycarbonate, Business Case for Biofuel from Wastewater Pond

MARKETS: WtE Technology in Brazil – On a Massive Transition into the Future, Brazil – New Sorting Facility Starts in 2022, India – Tata Steel Commissions Its First Steel Recycling Plant, Greenland – Waste Management on thin Ice, Enviro Supplements Documentation for Consultation Concerning a New Plant in Uddevalla, From Waste to Bioproducts Through Biorefinery, “The Machine” – VDMA Plastics Recycling Theme World at IFAT 2022, Goal – First Printed Circuit Board Recycling Facility in Australia

PROCESSING METHODS: Metal Waste Can Be Transformed in Aerogels, India – Collecting and Recycling of River Waste

MACHINERY: Navigating the Ins and Outs of Cleated Belting, New Planetary Drive Series for Recycling Machines, Converting Pulper Waste into Fuel Brings Profit, More Sorting Options in Scrap and Aluminum Recycling, Changing Tools at the Push of a Button, A new “Flagship” in the FineShred Family, Material Handlers with Improved Cycles Times

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Issue 2/2021:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Unlocking Private Climate Finance in Emerging Markets, T. Rowe Price Launched First Impact Fund, China – On the Road to “Zero-Carbon”, Global Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative Grows, Boosting Metal Recycling in Europe, Global Aluminum Scrap Recycling Market, Scrap Metal Recycling Market to Jump Upwards, Global Waste to Diesel Market Will Grow, The International Corrugated Packaging Market Is Still Growing

NEWSFLASH: Software Supplier Expanded Business, Polystyrene Recycling – Agilyx and Technip Energies Collaborate, WEEE Forum Continues to Grow and Prosper, Global Magnetic Separator Market to Grow

ENTERPRISES: Technological Progress of Processing Ferrous Scrap, Goal – Rare Earth Recycling For Loudspeakers, UK – Recycling of Rare Earth Magnetic Materials for Luxury Cars, Joint Venture for Energy from Waste Projects, BIR – Launch of new Survey on Shredder Safety, Enhanced Efficiency and Increased Uptime, Finland – Future Flagship Plant for Textile Fiber Regeneration, Textiles – Sorting For Circularity, Global E-Commerce Packaging Market, cieTrade Software- Take Control of your Trading or Recycling Business, Stelco Signs MoU with Primobius to Construct a Plant for Recycling of Li-Ion Battery Metals, Chrysalix RoboValley Fund Invests in Technology Firm

MARKETS: How to Get a “Green” Ship Recycling, New Mobile Windshifter from Nihot, Bratislava Launches Project Using Smart Technology, South American Businesses Face Various Challenges, Promateris Invests in Bioplastic Production Capacity, Philippines’ Waste and the Ban of Incineration

PROCESSING METHODS: Ultra-High Performance Concrete Using Waste Clay, Laser-based Sensor Technology for Recycling Metals

MACHINERY: Presona – All About Compacting Different Materials, Plastic Sorting – Distinguishing between HDPE and LDPE, Upgrade Component for VacuFil Recycling System, PICVISA – Transforming the Recycling Industry with ECOPICK 2.0, “Bridge Breaker” Allows Accurate Dosing, Veolia Ordered Three SamurAI Sorting Robots, Conveyor Belts for Modern Sorting Technology, New Shredder from ARJES Takes Recycling Company to a Next Level, Patagonia – Shredding Old Fishing Nets with Austrian Technique, Flexible Shredder for Aluminum Recycling, Wanted – A Shredder for Hazardous Waste, (R) EVOLUTION: New generation of HAMMEL shredders – VB 750 DK L.V.

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Issue 1/2021:

BUSINESS CHANCES: European Union – Raw Materials Alliance Officially Operational, Global Trade, Digitalization and Post-Pandemic Recovery, Opportunities in the Indian E-Waste Management Market, The Practice of Digital Trading, Patented Coal-Displacement Fuel Technology, CELAB – Toward a Circular Economy for Labels, Europe – More than 2.7 Billion Euro for Circular Economy, Financed – 90 Renewable Energy Projects

NEWSFLASH: Goal – Platform to Track Plastic Waste and Recovery, India – First Plant for Treatment of C&D Waste, Intention – Building a Recycling “Supercenter” in Saudi Arabia

ENTERPRISES: Triggering Transformation to a more Resource-Friendly Future, Poland – New Waste-to-Energy Plant, BRAIN by PICVISA – Production Process Consultancy through Deep Learning Technology, Prague to Pilot Dynamic Waste Collection, Mondelēz International Supports Global Efforts for Plastic Recycling, Aim – The Production of more Certified Polymers, Swedish Firm Invested in IT- Recovery Services, UBQ Wins Quality Innovation Award 2020

MARKETS: Taiwan – Counting firmly on Circular Economy, Samoa – Circular Economy in Progress, Malta Upgrades the Infrastructure, Outlook – Global Paper Recycling Market, Software Solution for the Paper Recycling Industry, Waiting to Be Recovered – Wind Turbine Rotor Blades, Carbon-neutral Recycled PET

PROCESSING METHODS: Customized Recycled PET through BBE-Technology, Ukraine – Recycling of Pesticide Packaging Waste

MACHINERY: Panizzolo Recycling Systems Software – Contributing to Profitability in Scrap Treatment, Meldgaard Recycling Processed IBA in Portugal, A New Lease of Life for Bobby Cars, Let your Baler Communicate, Forrec and the Treatment of End-of-Life Tires, New Sorting Plant in Mexico, HaloSep – Demonstration Plant for Fly Ash Recycling

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Issue 3/2020:

BUSINESS CHANCES: The Potential of Recycling, Jamaica Begins with Measures for Green Covid-19 Recovery, Russia – 25 Waste-to-Energy Facilities, European Cooperation for Improving Waste Management, USA – Waste Management in the Cities

NEWSFLASH: Partnership for Circular Economy Solutions, USA – Steel Producer Bought Mexican Metals Recycling Company, Ice Cream Brand Uses Tubs Made with Recycled Plastic, Tidy Planet Delivered its First Rocket Composter in Australia, Initial Sales Success, Cross-Industry Platform

ENTERPRISES: Maximizing the Economic Value of Scrap Metal, Goal – Development of Polystyrene Containing Recycling Material for Use in the Dairy Industry, Japan – PLANIC to Begin with Plastics Recycling in 2021, USA – New Solution for Plastics Recycling, “First Steel Recycling Plant in India”, A New Wheel Loader for Recycling, German Plant Manufacturer Broadens Product Portfolio, Organic Chemicals Producer Awarded with Two Certifications, Bali – New Waste Processing Facility, Automated Bunker Management Simplifies Recycling, Paint Ingredient from Paper Sludge

MARKETS: Less Waste – More Resources: Australia’s National Waste Policy, As Cities Grow, the Internet of Things Can Help Us Get on Top of the Waste Crisis, Making Things Last: Scotland Counts on Circular Economy, Desalination Brine – Raw Materials in Deep Sleeping Beauty Sleep

PROCESSING METHODS: Wastewater doesn’t lie – Corona-Virus recognized via WasteWater Treatment Plants, Pilot Plug and Play Recycling Facility in Dubai, Enhancement of Recycling of Steelworks Remnants by the SCARABAEUS, NiMH Batteries – Better Performance Thanks to Recycling

MACHINERY: Drive Technology for Saving Energy, Global Recycled Glass Fiber Market, New Waste Collection Vehicles for Singapore, Israel – No New Waste-to-Energy Plants, Company Plans to Realize Rare-Earth Separation Technology

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Issue 2/2020:

BUSINESS CHANCES: BIR’s Global eForum: Business Activity despite the Virus, After the Covid-19 Pandemic: Visions for Economic Recovery, The Global Metal Recycling Market, Decreasing Lithium-Ion Battery Prices Present Opportunities, Indonesia’s Multistakeholder Action Plan, PUR-Recycling towards a Smart Circular Economy, Fluorescent Markers Poised to Address Sorting Challenges

NEWSFLASH: Wrap Film Made from Recycled Material, Furniture Upholstery from Recycled Waste, New Member, USA – Recycling Market Development Platform

ENTERPRISES: Europe – Initiative to Close the Glass Loop, Goal – A Closed Loop for Styrenics, Polystyrene – Made for Recycling like no other, Money for Circular Economy, Paper Packaging: New Action Group in Europe, New Food Waste Processing Facility in Indonesia, Facility in Riyadh to Be fully Operational by July

MARKETS: Brazil – Challenges for the Future. Waste Management in Vietnam – The Race Is on, The Fibersort Project, The Artist and his Commitment, Textile Recycling in Finland, Sweden – Large-Scale Automated Textile Sorting Facility, Yarn Collection Made of Recycled Materials, Unlocking the Value of “Hidden” Metals , Switzerland Helps to Boost Egypt’s E-Waste Recycling Industry, SCIP – The New ECHA-Database for Substances of Concern, USA – Recycling of Coal Mine Equipment, Applying Standards to the Circular Economy, Portugal Suspends Waste Imports

MACHINERY: Global Launch on a Digital Platform, Artificial Intelligence – The Recycling Revolution, ADuro Shredders – New Product Line for Recycling, Cross Wrap Helps to Update Recycling Operations

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Issue 1/2020:

BUSINESS CHANCES: Investments in the Environment, Investors Want to Place Funds Sustainably, BlackRock Joins Climate Action 100+, First Investments Targeted in Asia by Early 2020, The Global Environment Facility, BlackRock Global Fund Circular Economy, Capital to Reduce Plastic Pollution, Lloyds Banking Group Intends to Support Green Economy in the UK, Driving Finance in Emerging Markets, Australian Recycling Investment Fund, European Union – Financing the Green Transition, Closed Loop Fund, Recycled Glass – Outlook for Good Business Conditions, Paper Filter from Algae for Water Treatment

NEWSFLASH: Joint Venture in China, Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling, Constantia Flexibles: New Plant in India, Tire recycling – Breaking the Sulfur-to-Sulfur Bonds

ENTERPRISES: Forrec – The Young History of an Int. Acknowledged Company, Sorton – Turn-Key Facilities by Calaf Constructura, More Recycling in São Paulo, ERI is the “Recyclers’ Recycler”, Coexpan Joins the Chilean Plastics Pact, Soil Remediation on Contaminated Land, Ljubljana’s Wastewater Treatment System to be Updated with Exelys, Planned – Recycling Facility for Polystyrene in USA

MARKETS: India’s Sewage Treatment Policy, Saudi Arabia – New Integrated Waste Management Plan with Eastern Province Municipality, Seven European Cities Pilot Solutions to Be More Circular, Report – The Future of Plastic Recycling, Russia – Plans to Intensify Recycling Activities, USA – National Framework for Advancing the Recycling System, Initiatives to Intensify Recycling, Ghost Nets – What Happens to the Spirits the Fishery Invoked?, “Circulytics” – A New Circularity Measurement Tool, Substantial Investments in New Projects Spur Growth, Kenya – Collaboration to Manage Plastic Waste

PROCESSING METHODS: Possible Uses of Vortex Layer Systems

MACHINERY: Intelligent NIR Sorting Unit, Cross Wrap Oy Offers Effortless Solutions for Recycling, Automatic Depollution of Flat Panel Displays, Felemamg – Magnetic Separation, Quality Assessment of Recovered Paper, Eldan Super Chopper Reduces the Power Consumed Tremendously, Tomra Sorting Ebook, Efficient Technology for Resin Production in Plastic Recycling, Compacted – 1,000 Tons Cardboard per Month, A New Shredder for Swedish Kinnarps AB, New Charger for the Increasing Demand

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Issue 3/2019:

Business Chances: A Billion Dollar Business, Sewage Reveals Levels of Antimicrobial Resistance Worldwide, Global Markets for Plastics Recycling and Recycled Material, “Making More Plastics Recyclable”, Sorting – Looking for the “Holy Grail”, Billions to Support the Circular Economy in the EU, Lithuania – Scientists Invented Method of Producing Plaster Stones from Waste, Aqua Metals Cooperates with Veolia North America Regeneration Services, The Global Recovered Paper Market

Newsflash: Launch of Balloon Recycling Program, New Contract in New Zealand, Danish AffaldPlus Signed Contract for European RDF, >>venture>> Prize for DePoly

Enterprises: Tecnoidea Impianti – A Closed-Cycle Water Depuration System Made in Italy, CDEnviro Presents Solutions at Ecomondo, AMCS – A Complete Waste Management Solution, Perfect Shredding with the Terminator, Indian Circular Economy Award for Saahas, Shredders and Granulator “Made in Italy”

Markets: South Korea – The Aim Is a Resource-Circulating Society, How the Plastics Value Chain Can Reduce Plastic Waste, Cambodia Refuses to Be a “Waste Bin”, Saudi Arabia – Integrated Waste Management and Recycling Plan for Riyadh, Saudi Investment Recycling Company Expands, SABIC Realizes Certified Circular Polymers, European Recovered Paper – Million Tons Need a New Destination, Chinese Textile Recycling – The Night Is Darkest Just Before Sunrise, USA – Research on Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal

Processing Methods: Chemical Recycling of Plastic – Waste No More?

Machinery: Eldan Launches the Twin Shaft Clean-Cut Tire Shredder, Intelligent Management Systems, CW Dewiring – Improves Working Safety and Lowers Labor Costs, New Plant for Plastic Recycling in Thailand, Panizzolo Mega 1500 – Decisive Role for Metal Valorization, Belgian Separation Technology Dominates the Global Plastic Recycling Transition

Cover Page Photo: Tecnoidea Impianti S.r.l.



Issue 2/2019:

Business Chances: Thailand Investment Year 2019, Tire Recycling Riding On, New Foreign Investment Screening Regulation in Europe, Global Tire Material Market Will Grow, Indian Scrap Cars – “Rust in Peace”, India’s Waste Treatment Market to 2025, Potential Business Options through Recycling, OECD: Raw Materials Will Double by 2060

Newsflash: Pacific Region: Programs for Waste Management and Climate Change Adaptation, Oryx Stainless: New Stainless Steel Recycling Site in Thailand, LKAB – New Pilot Facilities Planned, Kenya – Plastic Bottle Recycling Initiative at Schools

Enterprises: ERI – Making the World a Better Place, One Electronic Device at a Time, Focus on Customers, Quality and Service: Tailor-Made Crushers “Made in Ellerau”, Award-Winning Sustainable Recycling, Songwon Partnered with German Company, Peru – New Steel Mill, Canadian Company Intends to Increase Rare Metal Recycling, INGEDE – Successful for Deinking Issues, Spanish Ecotic Utilizes Sourcing Platform to Manage WEEE Materials

Markets: Better Waste Management to Combat Climate Change, Bornholm Turning Away From Incineration – Forming the Spearhead for Denmark?, European Recyclers’ Strategy on Technical Plastic Parts, The Future for E-Waste Could be Bright, The Swiss Example – Using Recycled Concrete, Interview: “Reusing Waste as a Resource Is a Chance”, Recycled Construction Waste in Europe, Enviro’s rCB Reduces CO2 Emissions by Over 79 Percent – Better Than Earlier Estimates, End-of-life Tires as an Alternative Fuel, Recyclable Fiber Is Finalist for Belgian Innovation Award

Processing Methods: Ways to Liberate the Valuable Metals, Interview: Handling Batteries from Hybrid and Electric Cars, French-Singaporean Cooperation on E-Waste, Cooperation Secures Plastic Waste for Fuel Production, Panizzolo: End of Waste Treatment for Armored Cable (SWA)

Machinery: Molinari Installed its Biggest Shredder for Tires in Europe, Orkel’s Aim: “Waste is a resource, do not waste it, bale it!”, New Portable XRF Spectrometer, New Overband Magnet from Bunting Magnetics

Cover Page Photo: ERI



Issue 1/2019:

Business Chances: Gulf Countries: Economic Growth in 2019, Morocco: “Huge Potential for Investment”, Automobile Recycling in China Set to Grow, New Global Alliance Launched, Turning Greenhouse Gases into Chemicals, Paper Mill Sludge Generates Business in Finland, Ecological Technologies Made in Finland, New Sustainable Water and Waste Fund, USA: Nat. League of Cities Recommends Circular Economy

Newsflash: Canada: New Producer Responsibility Organization, Oman: Novel Glass Recycling Plant, UAE: Enviroserve Wins Prize for Electronic Recycling, Taiwan: Heat Recovery ORC Power Plant from Biomass Fuel

Enterprises: Technology of the Company Tehnix Is Successful in Entering the World Market, Continuous Development – Interview with Thomas Sörensson, IKEA Holding Invests in Recycling Technology

Markets: Waste Management in the Arab Region: Recycling on Trial, Waste-to-Resources 2019 , United Arab Emirates: On the Road to Zero Waste, Kuwait: More Additional Waste Management Facilities Needed, National Waste Masterplan for the Emirate of Kuwait, Bureau of Middle East Recycling: Business Factor with far-reaching Connections, Joint Global Operation of Custom Administrations, Brazil: Rio Gets a Pilot Plant to Explore Energy from Waste, Steelanol: Converting Carbon-Containing Gas into Fuel

Processing Methods: Products with Chemically Recycled Plastics, Itronics Starts R&D to Recover Tin and Copper

Machinery: 2018 Marks a Record Year of Sales for Eriez Eddy Current Separators, Befesa Expands its Recycling Services into China, Chinese Steelmaker Intends to Use more Scrap, Efficient Crushers “Made in Italy”, German Company Ordered Complete Tire Recycling Plant, A Convenient Combination for Screening and Shredding, Grapples for Better Handling of Bulk Materials

Events: Congress Greencities 2019, bauma 2019, IE expo China 2019, Chinaplas 2019, Plastics Recycling Technology 2019, Conference “E-Mobility & Circular Economy”

Cover Page Photo: Fraunhofer UMSICHT



Issue 3/2018:

Business Chances: Tremendous Business Opportunities in Africa, Wind of Change in Africa, Connecting Business and Investment Possibilities, Logistics as Key Enabler for a Circular Economy, Global Waste Recycling Market Outlook 2018, The Market for Energy from Waste Remains Dynamic, Global Trends of Biomass and Waste-to-Energy Sector, Georgia – Tbilisi Green City Action Plan

Newsflash: Mongolia Considers Tax Reductions on Recycling Plants, Exide Industries Erects New Battery Recycling Plant in India, Joined Forces for the Australian Waste Equipment Market, Firm Raised Money to Install Recycling Machines in China, Patented Aerosol Recycling Technology also in Australia and New Zealand

Enterprises: Waste Management in Accordance with Environmental Protection, “Recycling is good, circular ecomony even better“, The Company Tehnix Is the Customer‘s Partner in Environmental Protection, A German-Hungarian Strategic Partnership for Plastic Recycling, New Recycling Plant for Contaminated Steel Scrap

Markets: Cameroon – More Waste Creates More Recycling, Avery Dennison Joins the Plasticity Partner Program, Kenya – Much Has to Be Done, Trading Platform for Recovered Paper with Integrated Logistics Solution, Ivory Coast – Waste Management Is still a “Problem Child“, Indorama Ventures Expands PET Recycling Capabilities, Seychelles – The Islands Aim High Regarding their Waste, New York City’s Struggle Against Waste, Hindalco to Aquire Aleris, USA – Tetra Tech Reports Record Revenue, Lead Recycling – Substantial Investment Is Needed

Processing Methods: E-Waste – Collection and Shredding Alone Are Insufficient, New Ash and Metal Recycling Plant in Denmark, Analyzing Shredded Scrap with Sicon’s EcoScan Online

Machinery: Aluminium Cycle – Machining, Briquetting, Melting, Metso Enters the Indian Market, Finnish-Danish Partnership Regarding Waste Container Sensors, Paper Pulp Solution – Made by Tiger Depack

Events: Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, Pollutec 2018, European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit, International Automobile Recycling Congress 2019

Cover Page Photo: Tehnix



Issue 2/2018:

Business Chances: The Sector and the Investment Plan for Europe, New Statistics on Global E-Scrap Quantities: A Big Business, Germany – GreenTech for Sustainable Development, The Green Bond Opportunity, Digitalization Trends and the Global Waste Recycling Market

Newsflash: Aircraft Recycling in China, Investments in Tunisia, Ikea and Neste Are Working on Fossil-Free Plastics, India to Ban Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Enterprises: Kazakhstan – Investor to Build Recycling Plant in Astana, Canada – New Integrated Producer Responsibility Organization, The Circular Economy Club Is Growing, Reduced Contamination and Program Costs of Recovered Paper, USA – Goal Is to Increase Residential Recovery of Old Corrugated Containers, Paper for Recycling: Less Demand in China, A Notable Anniversary, Obstacles to Plastics Trade in Asia, National Sword – No Need for Fear!, Apple’s New Robot Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials, UNIDO and BIR to Intensify their Cooperation

Markets: Circular Economy in the European Union, Greece – A Late Developer in Recycling, An Integrated Waste Management System for Western Macedonia, Cyprus Intends to Close the Kotsiatis Landfill, Energy Recovery of Non-Recyclable Urban Waste, Ireland – Investments in a Developed Waste Infrastructure Are Worth it, Moldova – The Chisinau Solid Waste Project, Basque Country – On Its Way to a European Reference Region, New Zealand – New Facility for Tire Recycling, Australia – Price Erosion and Too Much Waste, Australia Intends to Increase Recycling, USA – Recycling Generates 117 Billion US-Dollar per Year

Processing Methods: Processing of Electric Motors and Copper “Meatballs”, New Research Project Regarding Fuel from Waste Tires

Machinery: Tiger Depack Reduces Waste in Paper Pulp, Patented Process to Separate Plastics Mix, Fully Automatic Press for Paper & Co., Artificial Intelligence for Paper Sorting, Paper Mills Generate Their Own Solid Recovered Fuel, Silkeborg Affald & Genbrug Optimizes EPS Recycling

Events: ISWA 2018 World Congress, World Resources Forum, EcoTech 2019

Cover Page Photo: Benjamin Von Wong



Issue 1/2018:

Business Chances: Singapore Offers Many Opportunities, Food Waste Management Market, Bulgaria Is Progressing in Waste Management, Agrifiber Products Market Set to Rise, Big Business Opportunities for Recycling of Nutrients Possible, New Catalysts for Fuel Cells, Singapore – Researchers Turn Fashion Waste into Multifunctional Material

Newsflash: EPS-SURE – European Project to Recycle Fish Boxes, Hong Kong – Government Considers Plastic Bottles Deposit Scheme, A Multi Million Grant for New Facility in California, East Africa – Smuggling of Secondhand Clothes Increases

Enterprises: Exploring the Changes in Scrap Metal Sorting, Dell Turns E-Waste into New Treasures, EU to Support Northvolt’s European Battery Project, Chinese Company Finalist in the Award for Circular Economy Multinationals, Dubai to Build the World’s Largest WtE-Plant, Plastic Bottles Made from Recycled Plastic, The Coca-Cola Company Announced New Global Vision, Aim – A New Plastic Recycling Concept “Made in Finland”, A Multi-Functional Plant for Manufacturing Alternative Polyols in Dubai, DSM-Niaga Announces Research Collaboration with ECOR, Looking for Deinkable UV Ink, Consortium Intends to Build Europe’s First Waste-to-Chemistry Plant

Markets: Singapore – Heading for Zero Waste, Bulgaria: “All Beginnings Are Hard“, New Heavy Duty Scales, Plastic Recycling on the Rise in Ghana, SCS Accredited for Biomass Program Certification, China‘s Import Ban – A Drama for the Recycling Branch?, U.S. Scrap Exports Remained Mostly Strong in 2017, Australia Impacted by China’s Ban, China to Boost Recycling Industry, Deere & Company Acquired German Wirtgen Group

Machinery: Interview with Cesaro Mac. Import – Separating Organic Waste, The New Technology for Industrial Recycling of Municipal Waste Developed by Tehnix Achieves Circular Economy, Technical Novelties “Made in Austria”, New Company – Bofar B.V., Cost-Effective Steel Production with Low-Grade Scrap, Eddy Current Separator with Eccentric Rotor: Type SFME-29, The Atritor Turbo Separator De-packaging System, France Selects Forrec to Process Refrigerators, New Drum Screen with Retrofitting Possibilities, Nestro Introduces Important Components for the Recycling Industry, Metso Reported Growth in Global Market Share

Cover Page Photo: Rigaku Analytical Devices



Issue 3/2017:

Business Chances: Ukraine‘s Economic Growth Encourages Investments, Renewable Methanol Market Is Expected to Expand, Biological Waste Treatment in Estonia, Straw Gives More Biogas, India and European Union to Strengthen Cooperation, Future Market Opportunities for Problematic PET Bottles, Invitation to Collaborate, Armenia Will Realize an EU-Compliant Facility for Solid Waste

Newsflash: USA: Recycled Plastics Can Be Used in Packaging for Foods, Constellium Extended Recycling Capacities, Tenova to Deliver a New Consteel System, Kuwait: Company Promotes Sustainability by Introducing Recycling Initiative

Enterprises: Scandinavian Enviro Systems Makes Progress, A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains, Global Plastic Decking Market, Fashion and Overconsumption, Digital Marketplace for Organic Waste in France, Canadian Company Examines Battery Recycling Opportunities, UAE: Joint Venture to Develop a Waste-To-Energy Plan, Global Investment Firm Completes Acquisition of Recycling and Waste Business, Northam Diversifies into the Recycling Market, A New Biogas Plant for Greece, Avoiding System Shutdown – Reduce Costs for Wear Protection, Australia: A New “Super MRF” Plant for Perth, The World’s First Recycling Mall in Sweden Is a Model of Success

Markets: Ukraine Waste Management: Yet Dependent on Investments, Rwanda: E-Waste Project Is Expected to Create Many Jobs, The Finnish Road Map to Circular Economy, Norway Takes the Path to Circular Economy, East & Southeast Asian E-Waste Monitored, Global E-Waste Management Market, Indonesia: Priority Is on Waste-To-Energy, China‘s Organic Waste Treatment: Still Facing Challenges, Kenya Bans Plastic Bags, China: Ready for Foreign Investors?, Adelaide Installs Combined First Solar and Methane Power Plant, New Ways of Consuming Feature New Ways of Waste Behavior

Processing Methods: Refrigerators: New Plant Concepts Detect Blowing Agents, Recovery of Cellulose from Waste Water, New Solution for Monitoring Liquid-Based Processes, New Method to Treat Plastic Waste, New Method for Cleansing Waste Products and Reusing Resources

Machinery: Spain: Bulk Bag Discharger Speeds Operation, Spanish Facility Uses New Shredder, More Energy from Waste, Brazil: Energy from Eucalyptus, UK: Fercell Offers a New Shredder, New Electric Drive Cat 988K XE Wheel Loader, Trelleborg Gives Tough Jobs a Soft Ride

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Issue 2/2017:

Business Chances: Canada – Investors Are Welcome, Double Reason to Celebrate, How Start-Ups Can Make the Circular Economy Become Reality, Investing in Water Security = High Return on Investment, Circular Economy Is a Window of Opportunity

Newsflash: In and Out: ISRI Unveils International Scrap Trade Database, USA: Paper Recovery Rate Reached 67.2 Percent in 2016, South Africa: PET Recycling Rate Increased, Qatar Opened Tire Recycling Plant

Enterprises: Apple Intends to Use Only Recycled Materials for Products, Maine Woods Pellet Co. Chose ORC Technology Instead of Traditional Steam, Converting Old Fibers into Composite Panels, USA: New Online Marketplace to Trade Recovered Paper, USA: New Joint Venture to Commercialize Innovative Technologies, The Plastic Bottle Recycling Market is Growing, APK Intends to Build Plastic Recycling Plants in Asia and Europe, Europe: Project to Realize a Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging, Pilot Project to Close Materials Cycle for Beverage Cartons, USA: Customs Grants Entry of Remanufactured Ink and Toner Cartridges, Australia: PVC Recycling in Hospitals, Packaging Producer Opened New Production Facilities in France, International Cooperation on Textile Recycling

Markets: Canada‘s Waste Management Policy: Coming in Parts but Winning Together, Malaysia: Toward A Sustainable Waste Management, Consumption of Recycled Metal to Grow in Automotive Industry, Who Really Leads the MSW Recycling World?, Will China’s National Sword Initiative Have an Adverse Effect?, Container Weighing Systems Market, Tunisia: Demand for Wastewater Treatment Technology Is Rising, Recovered Paper Markets: New China Rules Could Add to Volatility, Solar Panel Recycling Market, Investing in Food Waste Treatment Pays Off

Processing Methods: Enerkem‘s Four-Step Thermochemical Process Goes Commercial, Awarded Waterox Executes Total Purification of Toxic Industrial Wastewater, A New Treatment Plant for China

Machinery: Familiar Technology – Redefined, New Sorting System Uses Artificial Intelligence

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Issue 1/2017:

Business Chances: Investment Plan for Europe, Investment in Circular Economy in India Creates Benefits for All, British Company is Looking for Investors

Newsflash: Spanish Company Expands Its Biomass Power Plants, China-based Steel Producer Invests in Nigeria, Malaysian Ministry Intends to Promote Recycled Products, Germany Offers Know How for Environmental Protection, USA – Public Company Boosts Recycling

Enterprises: Industry Backs Plan to Recycle 70 Percent of Plastic Packaging Waste Globally, Unilever Commits to Recyclable Plastic Packaging, China to Recycle 350 Million Tons of Waste by 2020, Sustainability is Increasingly Core to Business Strategy, Valdi Has Finished First Battery Recycling Run, Two Specialists Partner to Commercialize a Technology for Iron Ore Fines Recovery, Positive Verdict from Global Tire Producer, First European List of Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling Facilities Published

Markets: European Union: On the Road to the Circular Economy, New Research Report on Waste Recycling Services Market, Aim – A Market-Driven Circular Economy in Europe, BIR Delegation Met with World Bank’s Trade Advisors, The Netherlands are Heading Towards a Circular Economy, Plastic Recycling Market Will Continue to Grow, Brexit Impacts on UK‘s Residual Waste Arisings and Treatment Capacity, Lebanon – Waste Management Policy Wanted, Catalyst Regeneration Market Will Grow, Brazil – New Platform for the Plastics Industry, European Plastics Industry and the Circular Economy, Global Trade Data Visualizer, USA – Memphis Region Recycling Gap Analysis, USA – Landfilling is No Longer the Easy Way Out, Enviro Involved in Chile‘s New Law on Producer Responsibility

Processing Methods: Energy from Residues and Waste, United Kingdom – There are Plans to Recycle Medium Density Fiberboards, New Biogas Plant with Nitrogen and Phosphorus Recovery

Machinery: UK – LKM Recycling Ordered New Shredder from Austria, Oman – Two New Mixed Waste Recycling Systems, Efficient, Sustainable and Quiet, Shredding Technology Helps to Solve Waste Problem, USA – Aqua Metals Has a First Licencee for its Battery Recycling Technology, Australian Company Ordered Robotic Waste Sorting System, Patent-Pending Separator Technology, Bollegraaf to Build Recycling Facility in Russia

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Issue 4/2016:

gr416-grBusiness Chances: Turkey Introduces Incentives for Investments, Modernization of the Iranian Raw Materials Sector: Chances for Investors and Providers, India – Recycling of Old Cars and Trucks, Future Opportunities in the Gulf Region

Newsflash: New Objective: Towards a 100 Percent Recyclable Aircraft, Market Report – Commercial Aircraft Disassembly, Dismantling & Recycling, Recovery of Gold and Palladium from E-Scrap, UK – Start-Up of the New Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility

Enterprises: US Automotive Aluminum Recycling at a Very High Rate, USA – GM Recycles Water Bottles to Make Car Parts, Kia – Recycling Rate Increased by 93.7 Percent, Malaysian Company Ordered Recycling Plant for E-Scrap, Rapid Growth – Global E-Waste Management Market, Best Practices in Recycled Plastics, Veolia Joins New Plastics Economy Initiative, Recycling Meets Fashion, New Textile Sorting Plant in United Arab Emirates

Markets: Turkey – Huge Market Potential and Dynamics by Establishing New Partnerships, New Gas Blending Technology for Landfill Cogeneration Units, Raw Material Imports Reflect the Economic Situation, Turkey – Business as Usual, High Investments in the Environmental Sector, “We are relying on Methods, which are no longer contemporary“, An Efficient Solution for Mixed Waste, A Waste-Schengen Zone: Rather a Dream Than Reality, Ghana Gets Support to Recycle E-Waste, Global Solid Waste Management Market: Strong Growth up to 2023, Russia – There Will Be a Change, Sustainable Phosphorus Use, Cuba’s Recycling Industry – Slowly Requested by Foreign Investors, Demand for Copper Could Increase by 213 to 341 Percent

Machinery: New System for Fiber and Film Sorting, Chinese Waste to Be Treated with European Technology, Eddy Current Separators “Made in Spain”, VacuDry Drilling Mud Treatment Plant Delivered to Baku, High-Performance Machinery, New Landfill Compactor, Mexico’s First Commercial Waste to Energy Facility Started Up, Colombian Egg Producer Invests in German Energy Plant Technology

Events: Electronics & Cars Recycling (World Recycling Forum), Plast Eurasia İstanbul 2016, IFAT Eurasia 2017, IdentiPlast 2017, Plastics Recycling Show Europe Moves to Amsterdam

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Issue 3/2016:

gr316grBusiness Chances: Brazil – New Guidelines Highlight Trade and Investment, Colombia Plans Major Project, Latin America – A Market with Great Potential, Owners of Polymetrix Plan to Sell Shares to an Industrial Partner

Enterprises: Vehicle Airbags: Shredder Operators Have to Be Careful, Solvay Realizes Airbag Recycling, Malaysia – Exports from Automotive Recycling Industry Will Grow, Global Recycled Plastic and Plastic Waste to Oil Market, New Logistics Model Developed, New Electronic Waste Processing Plant for Qatar, USA – Austin-based Company to Build a Magnet Recycling Plant, Australia – Solar Panel Recycling is an Emerging Business, EBRD Acquires Stake in Şişecam’s Turkish Glas Recycling Arm, Circular Economy for Paper: Better Design and Management Guidelines, USA – Glass Recycling Coalition Launched

Newsflash: Latest Version of National Inventory of Hazardous Wastes Released, Arrow Value Recovery Opens Sales Office in China, Veolia North America Acquires Sulfur Product Assets, USA – New Recycling Exhibit in Las Vegas, USA – Investor Buys Controlling Interest of Recycler and Furniture Maker, The Resource Circulation Equipment Market

Markets: Investment Opportunities in Brazil, Aluminum Recycling – Brazil Remains the World-Leader, Recycling in Chile: A Promising Start to Close the Loop, Mexico – Councils Have Little Margin for Investments, Australian Waste Management – Not Yet an Entity, Israel – (Slowly) Changing by a “Recycling Revolution“, Industrial Waste Management Market Showing Strong Growth, East African Community Intends to Phase Out Imports of Second-Hand Clothing, Styrofoam Made of Wood

Machinery: Do Not Let the Ignition Source Take the Initiative, German Company Replaces Shredding Equipment, Machinex Expands its Baler Range, Starlinger – New Plastics Recycling Line, USA – New Ash Metal Recovery Facility, Chemical Products from Plant Residues, Romanian Aluminum Producer Increases Scrap Processing Capacity

Processing Methods: REnescience: A New Technology with Global Ambitions, New Generation of Handheld Metal Alloy Analyzers, Some Solutions for End-of-Life Tires

Events: Plans to Launch a “World Council of Recycling Associations”, China International Plastic Recycling Conference and Exhibition, RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference 2016, Annual Waste Management Middle East Forum 2016, K 2016 – Plenty of Potential for Recycling, Ecomondo + Key Energy, Pollutec 2016

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Issue 2/2016:

GLOBAL-RECYCLING_2-2016Business Chances: China Has Plenty of Opportunities, Opportunities in India, Global Electronic Scrap Recycling Market Expected to Reach 34.32 Billion US-Dollar, Investment Opportunities in Georgia

Enterprises: USA – Paper Mills Prefer Separately Collected Recovered Paper, Europe – Revised Guidelines on Paper for Recycling Quality Control, Maximum Storage Capacity with Legioblock, USA – New Single-Stream Material Recovery Facility for Chicagoland, Beijing Enterprises Holding Buys German Company, Taiwan – New Recycling Fee Rate Discount Measures, Taiwan’s E-Waste Recycling

Newsflash: PV Module Take-Back and Recycling in Japan, The Chinese Way to Recycle Carbon Fiber Waste, Hong Kong – Suez Renews Contract with Shatin Transfer Station, Averda with Operations in the Republic of Congo, Ethiopian Cement Company Gets Energy from Waste, Green Fence Recycling Corporation Invests in South Carolina, New Tool for European Packaging Waste Legislation, Israel – Reduction of Plastic Waste

Markets: China Bets on Circular Economy, Armenia: A Step Forward to Develop Solid Waste Management, Japan – A Mature Waste Market with Opportunities, New Zealand – A Proposal to Reduce Packaging Waste, Slowly Cracking the Chains – Iran‘s Waste Management is Going to Awake, The European Market for Plastic Sorting and Recycling

Machinery: Cable Box – A New Compact Recycling Line in Containers, New Balance Crane for Recycling Purposes, IFAT: The “Perfect Offer” Made by Komptech, Screening Machines – Made in Germany, ITAD Market Expected to Reach 18.18 Billion US-Dollar, Multi-Purpose Splitter Separates up to Three Fractions, New Magnetic Separator Recovers Printed Circuit Boards

Processing Methods: Meat and Bone Meal as a Source of Phosphorus, Turning Waste Cotton into New Fiber for the Fashion Industry

Events: Three Days in the World of Automobile Recycling, First International Exhibition & Conference in Oman, IFAT 2016, 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, Venice Symposium 2016

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Issue 1/2016:

GLOBAL-RECYCLING_1-2016Business Chances: Lagos State Government Seeks Collaboration on Its E-Waste Initiative, Hong Kong Will Soon Get Its First WEEE Treatment Facility, Suez Speeds Up Its Development in the Industrial Sector in China, Croatian Firm Recognized for Its Technology, Apollo Tyres Ltd Increases Its Focus on Retreading in India

Enterprises: Buhler Sortex and NRT Joined Forces on Plastics Recycling Sorting, US-Company Acquires Multiple Biogas Facilities in Italy, European Union Opens up 24 Billion Euro of Existing Finance to Circular Economy Businesses, Building Work on Metal Recovery Facility in Singapore, Effective Fire Protection with Flexible Elements, Vietnam – Free Take-Back Program for Used or Defective Electronics

Newsflash: New Worldwide Metal Recycling Scrap Network, Finnish Expertise for Italian Waste Water, Erema Founds Subsidiary in Russia, Alba Group Plans to Boost Business and Service Activities

Markets: “The Benefits of Recycling Are still Under-Acknowledged”, New Project Aims to Reduce Textile Waste, Nigeria Has Many Business Prospects to Offer, Metal Recycling Market – Forecast to 2020, Waste Management: Arab Countries Are Looking for Solutions, Qatar Intends to Increase Waste Management Plant Capacity, Plastic Recycling in the Gulf Region, Namibia: Long-term Market Opportunities Ahead, Good Prospects for Waste Paper Management

Machinery: Netherlands – ARN’s Solution for Automotive Shredder Residue, New SRF Production Capabilities in South Korea, ROAR – Joint Project to Develop a Robot for Refuse-Handling, Epson‘s PaperLab Turns Waste Paper Into New Paper, New Maintenance Platform to Increase Safety

Events: Third European Aircraft Recycling Symposium, IARC 2016 – How to Stop Illegal Export of ELVs, European Plastics Recycling Show Rescheduled for March 22-23, REW Istanbul 2016, SUM 2016

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First Issue 1/2015:

GLOBAL-RECYCLING_1-2015Business Chances: Austin (Texas): New Industrial Park for Recycling and Reuse Industry, Scholz Holding Aims to Strengthen its Capital Base

Enterprises: Austrian Machinery for South Africa, GreenParts International Intends to Expand its Business Globally, Confidence in Operational Reliability, Global Market Outlook: Paper and Paperboard Packaging, The Dutch Way to Use Leftover Concrete, Norwegian Firm Invested in New Technology to Reuse PVC Leftovers, The Millionth Shredder Hammer – Made by SWB, Appliance Recycling Centers of America Reports Declines in Revenues

Newsflash: Success Fueled by Growth: RiverRoad Waste Solutions Inc. , KMR Stainless Changes Brand Name to Oryx Stainless, Strongco Corporation Extends Distribution of Material Handlers in Canada, CarTakeBack Expands Scrap Car Recycling Service to Ireland

Markets: Major Investments in U.S. Recycling Infrastructure Necessary, Global E-Waste Management Market: A Billion Dollar Business, Scrap Recycling in U.S. Has Increased Economic Impact, Latin America: On the Way towards Legal E-Waste Frameworks, Waste Recycling in South Africa: The Private Sector is Called upon, Tunisia: Waste Management on the Rise, Recycling of C&D Waste in India: First Steps Taken, Doppstadt Solutions for Japan/Fukushima: Skimming Radioactive Soil, Polystyrene Market is Projected to Reach 28.2 Billion Dollar

Machinery: E-Scrap Recycling: Efficient by Image Processing and LED Flashlight, Solutions for the Tough Demands in Recycling, Terex Finlay C-1545 Tracked Mobile Cone Crusher, Processing Experts, New Sensor Sorter for Better Results, Mechanical Belt Fasteners Reduce Downtimes, New: Mobile Eddy Current Separators, Modular Plastics-Recycling-Systems

Events: Eco Expo Asia, Electronics Recycling Asia WRF 2015, China International Recycled Fiber Conference, 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016, 23rd European Tyre Recycling Conference, Save the Planet

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