Navigation Tool Regarding Plastic Recycling

The European project TRANSFORM-CE, funded by Interreg North-West Europe, has presented a tool to transform single-use plastic into new products for a circular economy. The Navigation Tool results from a three-year project, in which international partners from Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom collaborated to recycle high-value and low-value household plastic waste streams. […]

Collaboration to Develop Certified Global Standard for Recycling Credits

The new standard is intended to authenticate and incentivize recycling activity globally, enabling organizations to receive recycling credits and meet sustainability targets using the blockchain. Following a landmark signing during the United Nations Environment Program’s Second Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-2) from 29 May to 2 June this year in […]

USA: “Extended Producer Responsibility Increases Recycling Rates”

States can expect significant increases in recycling rates for packaging (including plastic, glass, aluminum and steel) and printed paper with the adoption of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs, according to a new study from the non-governmental organization “The Recycling Partnership”. The study “Increasing Recycling Rates with EPR Policy” – published in February this year and […]

ScrapAd: Click, Sell & Buy

Spain-based ScrapAd is a worldwide digital marketplace for buying and selling recyclable materials. The global platform, founded by Sandra Montes and Samuel Ruiz, is present in more than 70 countries, counts about 1,000 registered companies and has published approximately 1,000 advertisements. “ScrapAd is a simple, smart and transparent marketplace (a technological platform) that connects buyers […]

India: Plastic Recycling Programmed for Growth

The “India Plastic Recycling Market Analysis: Plant Capacity, Production, Operating Efficiency, Demand & Supply, End-User Industries, Distribution Channel, Regional Demand, 2015-2030” report has been added to‘s offering. According to the information, India‘s plastic recycling market stood at 6.06 million tons in 2021 and is forecasted to reach 12.43 million tons by 2030. That is […]

Alternative Investments for European Environmental Objectives

In June last year, Bankinter, S.A. – a Spanish financial services company – launched the Ecualia venture capital fund together with its Spanish partner Plenium Partners. They plan to initially raise 175 million Euro among Bankinter’s high-net-worth customers. The alternative investment vehicle “seeks to stay ahead of the market and invest in sectors that will […]

Global Battery Recycling Strategic Business Report 2023

The „Battery Recycling – Global Strategic Business Report“ has been added to the offering of According to the market research provider, the global market for battery recycling – estimated at 17.7 billion US-Dollar in the year 2022 – is projected to reach a revised size of 23.4 billion US-Dollar by 2030. That would represent […]

Eco Baltia Attracted Interest from Investors

AS Eco Baltia, the largest environmental and waste management group in the Baltics, issued eight million Euro of its inaugural 3-year bonds. “Issue was oversubscribed more than 3.5 times with orders from over 250 qualified and retail investors from Latvia and Lithuania,” the company reported on February 13 this year. The proceeds raised from bond […]

Green Bonds: S&P Global has Bought Shades of Green Business

USA-based financial information and analytics company S&P Global Inc. has acquired the business Shades of Green, one of the world’s largest providers of second party opinions on green bonds, from CICERO (Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research), a Norwegian climate research center. According to S&P Global, the acquisition will be integrated into S&P Global […]

Japan to Strengthen Plastic Recycling

In April last year, the Act on Promotion of Resource Circulation for Plastics came into effect. According to a survey conducted in April 2022 in Japan, the majority of respondents did not know anything about the Plastic Resource Circulation Act, the website reported five months later. “Only 25.3 percent had a grasp of the […]