Sign Up for Your Virtual Experience: Be Part of eREC 2020!

Soon eREC, the new digital trade fair for the recycling industry, will finally start. All exhibitors, associations, and organizations are already looking forward to welcoming visitors, who can now get a free online ticket. Don’t hesitate and be part of eREC 2020! As there are only a few weeks left until the virtual expo and […]

Goal: A Closed Loop for Styrenics

The Germany-based company INEOS Styrolution has demonstrated that a circular economy regarding styrenics is possible. That is a considerable step forward, based on mechanical and chemical recycling. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company produces styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS standard and styrenic specialties with more than 90 years of experience and production facilities in Europe, […]

The Artist of our Cover Photo and his Commitment

Benjamin Von Wong, born 1986, is a Canadian artist, activist and photographer, who is best known for his environmental art installations and hyper-realist art style. He is also an advocate against Ocean Plastics. In 2007, he graduated from Canadian McGill University with a degree in Mining Engineering. Von Wong began his career working as an […]

Facility in Riyadh to Be fully Operational by July

The Saudi Investment Recycling Company (SIRC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), realizes the first Construction & Demolition Waste (CDW) recycling plant in Saudi Arabia. According to the information, the state-of-the-art facility is in the final stages of construction and will be operational by the end of July, “signaling the first step […]

New Food Waste Processing Facility in Indonesia

Tidy Planet, a technique provider for organic waste, has partnered with shredding expert Untha UK to supply an industrial-scale solution for a new multi-million-pound Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) at a gas pipeline expansion project in Indonesia. As reported, Tidy Planet has previously worked on a variety of composting projects in the global oil and […]

Paper Packaging: New Action Group in Europe

The partners of the European paper sector in the industry alliance “4evergreen” intend to boost the contribution of paper-based packaging in a circular economy. Cepi (Confederation of European Paper Industries), the association representing the paper industry in Europe, has arranged a new alliance called “4evergreen”. It aims to boost the contribution of fiber-based packaging in […]

Money for Circular Economy

Huhtamaki and WasteAid announce a global partnership to drive community-level circular economy innovations in key locations. The global active Finnish packaging company Huhtamaki and UK-based international charity WasteAid have announced a 900,000 Euro partnership “to drive community-level circular economy innovation in Vietnam, India and South Africa for a two-year period”. To mark its 100th anniversary, […]

Polystyrene – Made for Recycling like no other

As the global market leader in styrenics, INEOS Styrolution is convinced that the future of the company lies in delivering innovative and circular solutions for its customers. To achieve this, we consider a holistic approach, taking into account the impacts of our entire value chain: from R&D, resource-efficient production, prevention of waste leakage, through to […]

Europe: Initiative to Close the Glass Loop

The Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management (ACR+) has joint the European initiative, which was founded by FEVE (Federation of European manu­facturers of glass containers), FERVER (the association of glass recycling companies in Europe) and EXPRA (the Extended Producer responsibility Alliance), to name but a few. The goal is to achieve 90 […]

eREC – The First Virtual Expo for the Recycling Industry

It is time for a new, digital event. Therefore, eREC will take place from the 31st of August to the 5th of September 2020. It is the perfect opportunity for exhibitors and visitors to enjoy the advantages of digital networking. Currently, the whole world is facing uncertainty and restrictions due to the current Corona-Crisis. Undoubtedly, […]