European Innovation Fund: EU Invests in Clean Tech Projects

In July this year, the European Commission announced that the EU is investing over 1.8 billion Euro in 17 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects with a third round of awards under the Innovation Fund. As reported, grants will be disbursed from the Innovation Fund to help bring breakthrough technologies to the market. The selected projects are […]

BIR World Recycling Convention & Exhibition: Scrap Becomes Increasingly Important

According to the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), the consumption of secondary material rose by 6.4 percent to 503.437 million tons. The steel scrap usage figures represent verified data for 79.7 percent of global steelmaking in 2021. Every year on the occasion of the BIR World Recycling Convention in spring, Rolf Willeke, Statistics Advisor of […]

Intended: The Regulation of European Green Bond Standard

Green bonds play an increasingly important role in financing assets needed for the low-carbon transition. However, there is no uniform green bond standard within the EU. The new European Green Bond Standard wants to ensure that European companies can benefit from green financing and that investors will find the green investments they wish. In May, […]

New Fund to Scale Breakthrough Circular Solutions

Managed by Demeter and Cycle Capital, the impact investing Circular Innovation Fund (CIF) aims at scaling growth-stage circular innovations. Cycle Capital and Demeter, two cleantech-focused capital managers, announced one day ahead of Earth Day in April the first close for the new 160 million US-Dollar (about 150 million Euro) Circular Innovation Fund with the participation […]

GreenGroup Raises Financing in Recycling Sector

Backed by private equity investor Abris, one of the largest integrated recycling groups in Central Europe raises 127 million Euro to accelerate its regional expansion. Abris Capital Partners has supported Romania-based GreenGroup in a 127 million Euro (about 133.800 million US-Dollar) fundraising to accelerate its growth and support the surging demand for recycling and sustainable […]

Growing Plastic Market

The “Plastic Films & Sheets Global Market” report has been added to the offering of According to the information, the global plastic films & sheets market size is projected to reach 155.1 billion US-Dollar by 2026 – from 123.8 billion US-Dollar in 2021 – at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 4.6 percent […]

Recycled Plastic Market Report

As reported by Indian-based market research firm Prescient & Strategic Intelligence, the global recycled plastic market size is expected to be worth about 124,314 million US-Dollar by 2030. In 2021, the market stood at an estimated revenue of around 59,777 million US-Dollar in 2021, “which is projected to advance at a CAGR of 8.5 percent […]

Promising Market Situation: Opportunities, Opportunities …

There are several market reports, which predict a positive outlook. According to US-based Vantage Market Research, the Global Plastic Waste Management Market, which was valued at 33.5 billion US-Dollar in the year 2021, is forecasted to reach 39.7 billion US-Dollar by the year 2028 and is expected to grow exhibiting a compound annual growth rate […]

Global Waste Recycling Services Market Projected to Grow – which provides market research reports and industry analysis – offers a report on global waste recycling services. According to the study published by market research company LP Information Inc., the worth of this market was projected to increase from 376,010 million US-Dollar in 2020 to 391,860 million US-Dollar by 2026, Market Insight Reports […]

Keyword Plastics: Recyclers‘ Pleasures and Pains

At the recent World Recycling Convention & Exhibition of the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), held in May in Barcelona (Spain), the huge demand for recycled plastics was the focus of the meeting of the world recycling association’s Plastics Committee. Although plastics recyclers are enjoying the benefits of “massive demand and extremely high prices”, they […]