INEOS Styrolution Nominated as Finalist in Chemical Week Sustainability Awards 2020

Company’s commitment and actions to sustainability recognised by Chemical Week Journey of continuous improvement since establishment of sustainability programme in 2014 INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today that it has been chosen by Chemical Week as a finalist in the magazine’s sustainability awards 2020 under the category “best sustainability programme”. INEOS Styrolution […]

Tidy Planet Signs Exclusive Distribution Deal and Brings New Rotary Boilers to UK

Organic waste and Waste-to-Energy (WtE) solutions specialist Tidy Planet has signed a contract which makes the firm the UK’s sole distributor of Sugimat’s WtE boilers, for a further five years. The extension of this industry partnership now also sees Tidy Planet able to offer the company’s latest combustion technology – the Horizon+ rotary boiler – […]

E-Waste and Its Sources

Depending on the global consumer demand, the production of electrical and electronic vehicles increases with the rapidly developing technology in the world, and their usage periods are shortened. Large household appliances, small household appliances, information and telecommunication equipment, lighting equipment, electrical and electronic equipment, toys, sports equipment, medical devices and are included in these categories. […]

Catalytic Converter and How to Recycle It?

As it is known, the harm of cars, which make our lives easier, to people and nature is undeniable. Gases from exhausts cause serious damage to both human health and the environment. It causes air pollution. Catalytic converters have been used for approximately 45 years to largely block these gases released into the atmosphere. In […]

Millad® NX® 8000 ECO for PP certified by RecyClass for plastic packaging recycling in Europe

Ghent, Belgium– Millad® NX® 8000 technology is fully compatible with polypropylene (PP) recycling processes in Europe and poses no recyclability issues, according to RecyClass, a cross-industry initiative that works to advance plastic packaging recyclability on the continent. RecyClass approval applies to the technology itself, while the packaging using the technology must adhere to certain conditions[1] to be considered […]

SABIC and Schwarz Group Embark on Pilot Project for Vegetable Bags Made from TRUCIRCLE™ Certified Circular Polyethylene

SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, has embarked on a pilot project with Schwarz Group, Europe’s largest retail store operator, for the use of transparent film bags made from certified circular polyethylene (PE) in vegetable packaging. The project will include various different PE technologies from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio based on materials produced via […]

BIR World Recycling Convention Week 2020 Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee

Stainless consumption decline could be limited to 4% this year, says Markus Moll. The share of the global stainless steel market claimed by the 300 series would jump from 54.1% in 2019 to 59.3% by 2030, it was reported to the BIR Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee’s webinar on October 16. “That means nickel […]

BIR World Recycling Convention Week 2020 International Environment Council: Stakes Are High for Recyclers in Basel Convention’s Annex IV Review

The webinar hosted by the BIR International Environment Council (IEC) on October 15 demonstrated once again the breadth of issues constantly appearing on the world recycling association’s radar. In particular, “many authorities now think the export of waste should be stopped and do not think about the consequences of that,” noted IEC Chairman Olivier François […]

BIR World Recycling Convention Week 2020 Tyres & Rubber Committee: Michelin Hails Potential “Game-Changer” for End-of-Life Tyre Market

There was tangible excitement at the BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee webinar on October 15 following a guest presentation on the recycling of end-of-life tyres (ELTs) into secondary raw materials for tyres and other product applications. The Committee’s Chairman Max Craipeau of China-based Greencore Resources Ltd said the BlackCycle research project co-ordinated by major producer […]

BIR World Recycling Convention Week 2020 Non-Ferrous Metals Division: A Time for the Scrap Industry to Channel Its “Passion and Positivity”

At the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division’s eForum in June this year, much of the debate had surrounded China’s proposed “recycled material” reclassification system covering brass, copper and cast aluminium alloy imports. This had been widely expected to enter force on July 1 but, more than three months later at the Division’s webinar on October 15, […]