Nextek Limited: Far From Sorted

According to a global analysis by The PEW Trusts, titled Breaking the Plastic Wave, one should be able to cut annual flows of plastic into the ocean by about 80 percent in the next 20 years by applying existing solutions and technologies. They continue to point out that no single solution is going to achieve […]

Baerlocher to Feature Additive Solutions for the Circular Economy at the 2021 SPE International Polyolefins Conference

The company will present new test results on stabilization of PCR content to improve quality and help meet growing demand for recycled content in end-use applications Baerlocher, a leading global supplier of plastics additives, will highlight the contributions of its advanced resin stabilization technology (RST) to the circular economy at the virtual 2021 SPE International […]

Second Round of Consultation Launched on Certification Scheme for WEEE & Waste Batteries Collection and Recycling

CEWASTE, a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, recently launched the second consultation phase of its voluntary certification scheme. The scheme is aimed at collection, transport and treatment facilities of key types of waste containing significant amounts of valuable and critical raw materials. It seeks to facilitate the increased, and legitimate, recycling […]

Avery Dennison Launches Label-Liner Recycling Program in Europe

Easy, cost-effective liner recycling program is part of longtime labelling leader’s sustainability vision. As part of its ongoing efforts to help establish a circular economy, Avery Dennison today announced the launch of AD Circular, a comprehensive program providing recycling of used paper and filmic label liners in countries across Europe. Through the program, companies can […]

Circular Economy: Zinc Recycling to Preserve Natural Resources

The REAZN Group is continuously working at the optimization of its zinc recycling technologies in the context of its prime grade zinc alloy production. The European group improves the recovery rate of zinc units and saves valuable raw materials from the waste stream. Zinc: 100 % recyclable REAZN strongly believes that zinc is one of […]

CEFLEX Shows New Market Potential for Recyclates from Flexible Packaging

A new Quality Recycling Process (QRP) for flexible packaging, from CEFLEX and its stakeholders, shows high value applications for recycled polymers from a mechanical recycling process is viable. CEFLEX says the breakthrough process has been developed in the consortium’s Sustainable End Markets workstream. “We have reached a milestone through the power of value chain collaboration […]

BMRA Supports Move to Celebrate the Pandemic’s Recycling Heroes

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) is pleased to support the Global Recycling Foundation’s search for #RecyclingHeroes in celebration of Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2021. Global Recycling Day will once again shine a spotlight on #RecyclingHeroes from around the world while celebrating the fact that recycling was recognised as an essential industry throughout […]

INEOS Styrolution and Polystyvert Establish Joint Development Agreement

INEOS Styrolution and Polystyvert establish joint development agreement aimed at advancing a circular economy for polystyrene. Patented advanced recycling technology offers a unique approach to achieving high quality recycled polystyrene. INEOS Styrolution, a global leader in styrenics, and Polystyvert, an innovative leader in dissolution technology, are collaborating to convert post-consumer polystyrene plastic into a new, […]

EuRIC Circular Metals Strategy: Boosting Metal Recycling in Europe

Reaching climate neutrality by 2050 will require drastic changes throughout all value chains, in particular for energy-intensive industries such as metal production. Thanks to their intrinsic properties and market value, discarded metals have been recycled for decades and used to produce new ferrous and non-ferrous metals again and again. Metal recycling is a must to […]

Global Recycling Foundation Launches Search for #RecyclingHeroes 2021

Recognizing recycling as an essential industry is the theme for this year’s Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2021 shining a spotlight on our Global Recycling Heroes. Recycling, recognised as an essential industry, has made huge contributions during the current unprecedented pandemic. The Global Recycling Foundation is calling for nominations for the award of Recycling […]