New Worldwide Metal Recycling Scrap Network

Metalface, a new online all-in-one business network, will enable metal recyclers to find, connect, communicate and share prices with people in the industry in real-time. According to the organizers, it is free to use and backed by industry leading companies in the media, federations (e.g. VDM) and recyclers (e.g. Cronimet). “This platform will revolutionize the […]

Suez Speeds Up Its Development in the Industrial Sector in China

Through its subsidiary, Sino French Water (a 50/50 joint venture, founded in 1985 in partnership with New World Services, Hong Kong), French-based group Suez Environnement has entered an agreement with the Chinese company Changshu Urban Construction and the Changshu Advanced Materials Industrial Park (CAMIP) to set up a joint venture. It is planned to treat […]

Israel: Reduction of Plastic Waste

„A new law aimed at motivating Israelis to use environmentally friendly reusable bags at supermarkets has been passed, “ the national Ministry of Environmental Protection reported. “The Knesset (Parliament) approved the law in a second and third reading on March 28th, after the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee unanimously agreed to put it before lawmakers.” […]

New Tool for European Packaging Waste Legislation

Due to the Belgian VAL-I-PAC, European companies can now easily find all the basic information on packaging waste legislation in the 28 member states of the European Union. The organization assuming the recycling obligations for industrial packaging in Belgium, has gathered all this information on a new website As reported, the diversity of regulations […]

Green Fence Recycling Corporation Invests in South Carolina

Green Fence Recycling Corporation, a startup recycling firm established in 2014, is investing 2.5 million US-Dollar in a new facility. It is planned that the enterprise will create 40 jobs in Mullins (Marion County, South Carolina) over the next five years. The 65,000-square-foot facility was expected to be fully operational in February 2016. Green Fence […]

Ethiopian Cement Company Gets Energy from Waste

The Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU), a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings’ Tawazon, will supply Ethiopia’s Messebo Cement Company with a waste to thermal energy solution. As reported, it has signed a five-year contract with Ethiopia’s Messebo Cement to supply Biomass which will be used as a source of energy to replace coal gradually. […]

Averda with Operations in the Republic of Congo

This year, the Lebanon-based waste management group Averda has launched its operations in the Republic of Congo, which started in August 2015, during a formal reception attended by representatives of the Congolese Government and Brazzaville Municipality. Since April the company is responsible for the cleanliness of the capital’s nine districts. “In January 2016, Averda has […]

Hong Kong: Suez Renews Contract with Shatin Transfer Station

The Paris headquartered Suez environnement SAS has renewed the contract to design, modify and operate the Shatin Transfer Station in Hong Kong. The new contract covers an operational period of ten years with a contract value of about 54 million Euro. As reported by the French-based company, the Shatin Transfer Station currently has a design […]

The Chinese Way to Recycle Carbon Fiber Waste

According to Chinese media reports, a team of researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University has developed a new technology and equipment for recycling carbon fiber composite waste material. The total amount of carbon fiber composite waste material in the world is expected to reach 50,000 metric tons by 2020. As reported, the amount of carbon […]

PV Module Take-Back and Recycling in Japan

Since March this year, PV CYCLE’s take-back and recycling solution for electronic and electrical solar energy equipment is also available in Japan. The Belgium headquartered industrial association offers its waste management service for production and post-consumer waste to Japanese companies and commercial owners. “The Japanese PV market is the natural fit for our expansion to […]