CHINAPLAS 2019 Shaping a Brilliant Future for Packaging Industry

Driven by the dynamic economic development, accelerating urbanization and improvement in people’s quality of life, the consumer market has a surging demand for safe, convenient, unique and environmentally friendly packaging. Meanwhile, the packaging industry is in a difficult position due to more stringent VOC regulations, fluctuating raw material prices, regional industrial transfer, uncontrollable costs, and […]

“We are simply paying lip service to recycling” – A statement from Ranjit Baxi

UK businessman Ranjit S. Baxi is the Founding President of the Global Recycling Foundation. As the Foundation builds up to Global Recycling Day (18th March 2019) with its focus on “Recycling into the Future”, Mr Baxi comments on why it is crucial we continue to promote recycling and think ‘resource, not waste’, if we are […]

The Global Recycling Foundation looks at the best recycled fashion ahead of London Fashion Week

With London Fashion Week around the corner (15th – 19th February), the Global Recycling Foundation is calling on the fashion industry to champion recycling by shining a spotlight on the brands already leading the way on recycled fashion. It’s also calling on the industry to support Global Recycling Day, taking place on 18th March 2019. […]

Global Recycling Foundation calls on the world to combat climate change by championing recycling

The landmark agreement announced at COP24 in December 2018 has seen governments around the world agree to a robust set of guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. This represents a major step forward in the battle to tackle climate change but time is also running out to ensure concrete change. The Global […]

Waste to Energy (WTE) Market size to reach $35.5bn by 2024

As per a recent industry report put forward by Global Market insights Inc., Waste to Energy Market is forecast to register its name in the billion-dollar fraternity down the line of six years, by exceeding a revenue of USD 35.5 billion by 2024 with a projected CAGR of 6.5% over 2018-2024. Increasing municipal solid waste […]

Global Recycling Foundation launches new website and brand identity

The Global Recycling Foundation, launched in London on 6th October 2018 at the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) World Recycling Convention, has reached a new milestone, launching its new logo, website – www.globalrecyclingfoundation.org – and brand identity to reflect the crucial role recycling plays in preserving our planet’s future. The website will serve as a […]

CHINAPLAS 2019: Plastics Recycling & Circular Economy Conference and Showcase

During the past year, the operating environment for most industries became increasingly complex. It is more vital than ever for enterprising businesses to anticipate key market trends, to understand the industrial structure with a global perspective, and to master technological innovation. CHINAPLAS 2019, with its aim to promote the plastics and rubber industries’ development by […]

Dutch and Swedish recycling industries pledge support to Global Recycling Foundation

The Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA), the Dutch Industrial Secondary Raw Materials Association for construction and civil engineering (VIB), the Dutch recycling federation FHG and the Swedish Recycling Industries’ Association (SRI) have announced their status as ‘Founding Friends’ of the Global Recycling Foundation, becoming some of the earliest donors of the foundation. Yesterday, during the […]

U.S. Municipal Solid Waste Management Market to exceed $25bn by 2024

Increasing population on account of significant surge in the number of foreign immigrants will stimulate the municipal solid waste management market. According to the EPA from 1960-2016, the region population has surged by over 75% from which more than 40 million are foreign immigrants. California municipal solid waste management market was valued over 41 million […]

COEXPAN is committed to increasing the recycled content of its PET products to 70% by 2025

COEXPAN endorses the commitment announced by PET Sheet Europe, the association that brings together Europe’s leading PET sheet producers, to guarantee that their products will have a mean recycled content of 70% by the year 2025. This ambitious undertaking aims to meet the goals laid down in the EU Plastics Strategy while also calling upon […]

E-Waste: A Big Problem Needing Bigger Solutions

In 1982, a family in the US bought a microwave oven. In 2012, thirty years later, the microwave was still working. In 2017, a young lady purchased an iPhone upgrade and a protective case. Four months later, with a splintered screen from a few bounces on the floor, the same young lady must purchase a […]

Europe Needs More Competition and Transparency in Waste Trading

A new European digital trading platform for waste and secondary raw materials makes it easier to divert waste from landfil and incineration to recycling, at a time when supply and demand conditions in the major international markets is changing rapidly. This new trading platform, www.waste-outlet.com, is streamlining the waste trading for municipalities, carriers, and businesses […]

Waste Management in Accordance with Environmental Protection

The production of machinery, the conversion of solid waste into secondary raw materials as well as the transformation of organic waste into ecological fertilizers, and production of RDF fuel from waste residues are part of the main tasks Croatian-based company Tehnix performs. In order to obtain an overview of the company’s technology in the service […]

How the Caribbean is Tackling the Plastic Crisis

The disposal of rubbish in and around the Caribbean islands has been a cause for concern for some time now. With land at a premium, landfills are not a viable solution for managing waste, either from an ecological or financial perspective. As images emerged of a huge plastic mass floating off of the Honduran island […]

Paper Pulp Solution – Made by Tiger Depack

With “Tiger Depack HS 20 PPS – Paper Pulp Solution” the Italian company Cesaro Mac Import introduces a new machine, created to optimize the paper mill pulp cycle, into the market – Ecomondo 6-9 November, Pad A1 Stand 135 (Italy, Rimini) and MIAC 10-12 October, Booth 25B (Italy, Lucca). Paper for Recycling is a vital […]