Lithuania Said Yes to Plastic Pact

On 6 March, Denmark, Finland, France, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium (Flanders), Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Latvia and Lithuania expressed support to the Plastics Pact initiative.  The European Plastics Pact is a frontrunner initiative, bringing together the leading countries and private organisations from the entire plastics value chain and from across the European Economic […]

The First Collection Scheme in the World to Close the Loop on Electronic Plastic Waste

Recipo opens its own recycling plant and manufactures recycled plastic to be used in new electronic products. Recipo is excited to launch Recipo Material, a purpose-built recycling plant for plastic from electronic waste in Riga, Latvia. In association with their members, Recipo continues to set an example by providing a viable European recycling solution for […]

Cities Across the World are Preparing for Global Recycling Day 2020

Global Recycling Day, taking place on 18th March 2020, has already inspired 24 (and counting) organisations and communities across the globe to organise events and initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of recycling and the ways we can turn ‘waste’ into a valuable resource.  From educational talks in schools to beach clean-ups and performances […]

Waste Management Agrees to Identify Gaps in Recycling Infrastructure as Step Toward Increasing Plastics Recycling

Following in-depth engagement by As You Sow and Trillium Asset Management, Waste Management, Inc. (WM) has committed to publishing a report that could help ease the recycling crisis that has developed in parts of the United States. The report will identify gaps in recycling infrastructure, and discuss how many of its processing facilities have been […]

Lindner’s DEX Drive for Twin-Shaft Shredders Wins the Global CemFuels Award for Innovation of the Year

Lindner is setting new standards in efficiency with their asynchronous twin-shaft shredders’ innovative and purely electromechanical drive with smart DEX (Dynamic Energy Exchange) energy management system. This novelty won the Global CemFuels Award in the category ‘Alternative Fuels Innovation of the Year’ at the 14th Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition in Paphos, Cyprus. The specialist […]

Two Weeks Left to Nominate the World’s #RecyclingHeroes for a Chance to Win $1,000

With Global Recycling Day 2020 rapidly approaching (18 March), there are just two weeks left to nominate the world’s unsung #RecyclingHeroes and join the ranks of David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg as champions of the environment and recycling. The Global Recycling Foundation, the team behind Global Recycling Day, is inviting people from across the globe […]

EMSUR Has Joined the CEFLEX Initiative, Reinforcing its Commitment to Sustainability and the Circular Economy

EMSUR is the most recent member of CEFLEX, the consortium of European companies that promotes the circularity of flexible packaging. This is an initiative that includes more than 130 bodies, representing the whole of the flexible packaging value chain, that have joined forces to promote a circular economy model and plan to develop an infrastructure […]

Just one Month to go until Global Recycling Day 2020

This year the Global Recycling Foundation is focusing on #RecyclingHeroes – celebrating individuals, communitites and organisations which are leading the way in sustainable practices. The celebrations will culminate on Global Recycling Day, 18 March, just one month away. On Global Recycling Day cities and organisations all over the world will take part in the annual […]

Waste-derived Pyrolysis Oil Market to Close in on US$ 500 Mn Valuation by 2029, as Efforts towards Waste Management Intensify

Increasing demand from several end-use industries has resulted in fluctuating oil prices in recent years. Oscillating oil prices have forced end users to look for alternative means to fulfil their fuel needs. Pyrolysis oil production utilizes different types of waste to produce oil, which can be used as diesel, gasoline, and automotive fuel, among others. […]

WasteExpo’s 2020 Conference Program Offers Solid Waste, Recycling and Organics Professionals Innovative and Cutting-Edge Education and Insights

WasteExpo 2020, North America’s largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, offers an interactive conference program that dives deep into vital industry topics over four days. WasteExpo takes place May 4-7, 2020 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. “Acting as a partner to the waste, recycling and organics ecosystem, […]

The Global Recycling Foundation wants you to nominate your #RecyclingHeroes

On Monday 3 February 2020, the Global Recycling Foundation will launch its global #RecyclingHeroes competition, celebrating the unsung #RecyclingHeroes from across the world ahead of Global Recycling Day 2020 (18 March). #RecyclingHeroes can be anyone – people, groups, or organisations – who are championing innovative recycling practices and habits around the world and promoting the […]

Waste360’s 2020: 40 Under 40 Awards Winners

Waste360 unveiled the winners of its fifth annual 40 Under 40 awards program, which honors the next generation of leaders who are shaping the future of the waste and recycling industry. “The young professionals in the waste, recycling and organics industry never cease to amaze us. This year’s class is remarkable, and they’ve accomplished a […]

Cross Wrap Dewiring shortlisted as Recycling Machinery Innovation of the Year 2020

Cross Wrap Oy has been shortlisted for the prestigious Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 for CW Dewiring machine in Recycling Machinery Innovation of the Year category. The award winners will be announced on 26th of March, during the second day of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe taking place at RAI Amsterdam. “This is a great […]

When Davos promises, who pays?

No doubt many good intentions will be put to bed at Davos this week. Sustainability, climate change, plastic pollution, mental health and much more will all be discussed, debated and deliberated upon. Commitments will be made, targets set, goals agreed. But considering the fact that there is already a persistent $2.5 trillion annual financing gap […]

Global Waste Recycling and Circular Economy Markets

According to the Irish market research store Research And Markets, a new report regarding the global waste recycling and circular economy market outlook for 2019 offers opportunities for effective business models and disruptive applications. The global market revenue is set to increase from 354.7 billion US-Dollar in last year to 376.9 billion US-Dollar in 2019. […]