Germany Offers Know How for Environmental Protection

In order to encourage projects of German companies and institutions and for the purpose of spreading environmental knowledge, environmental awareness as well as technical know-how in other countries, the German environmental department presented the “export initiative environmental technology“. Furthermore, this initiative plays an important part in encouraging the mediation and application of globally uniform environmental […]

Malaysian Ministry Intends to Promote Recycled Products

The Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) intends to promote locally-made recycled or green products for the local market. As reported, not many locals appreciate recycled materials produced by local companies.   “People often talk about pollution  and plastic waste impact, but when we mention recycled products, they do not really value them […]

China-based Steel Producer Invests in Nigeria

According to media reports, Chinese HongXing Steel Company Limited has invested 100 million Dollar to establish two manufacturing plants, located in Aba, Abia State capital (Nigeria). It was intended that the projects are completed by the end of the first quarter of 2017. End of December last year, the project had achieved 70 percent completion, […]

Spanish Company Expands Its Biomass Power Plants

The Spanish firm Ence – Energía y Celulosa intends to purchase the stake of Endesa – a leading operator in the Spanish electricity sector – in the renewable energy generation plants with biomass of Enemasa (Ciudad Real) and La Loma (Jaén), in which the company held 68.4 percent and 64.1 percent, respectively. According to the […]

British Company is Looking for Investors

MacRebur Limited is a company that holds the United Kingdom and European patent on the method and recipe of mixing waste plastics with bitumen, and a “magic formula”, to produce a new asphalt road material. Its first creation is called Plasmac. According to the company’s homepage, compared to current British standard asphalt (sometimes called tar) […]

Investment in Circular Economy in India Creates Benefits for All

A circular economy development path in India could create annual value of rupee 14 lakh crore (US-Dollar 218 billion) in 2030 and rupee 40 lakh crore (US-Dollar 624 billion) in 2050 compared with the current development scenario. By adopting circular economy approaches, businesses could achieve material cost savings and increase their profits by lowering virgin […]

Investment Plan for Europe

There are opportunities for investors in the EU and aboard: The Plan is intended to trigger 315 billion Euro in investment by 2018. It also applies to investments in the Circular Economy. The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) proposed the Investment Plan for Europe in November 2014 as an initiative to fight […]

Rockster Demo Show in China

On 11 January 2017, the first Rockster Demo Show in China has been organized in Chengdu at the Rockster-customers location, a beautiful place in South West China. A total of around 80 dealers and target customers coming from all over Chinese provinces and areas joined this event in Chengdu. The Austrian company Kormann Rockster Recycler […]

Enviro Receives EU Trademark Approval

The Swedish company Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB has received approval of the brand EnviroCB by the EU’s intellectual property authority EUIPO. As a valid EU trademark, the brand is protected in all 28 EU countries. According to the Swedish firm, “Enviro is so far the only company in the world we know of that supplies […]

3. German-Chinese Congress on the Mid-Sized Sector

The German-Chinese Congress on the mid-sized sector is back for the third time. The Chinese ministry for industry and information technology (MIIT), the city administration and the association of metal entrepreneurs Jieyang extend an invitation to come to the million metropolis Jieyang on the 12th to the 13th  of June 2017. The dialog between German […]

Everbright International Reported First Achievement of the New Year

According to Chinese Everbright International Limited, the Group’s Pingdu Waste-to-energy Project Phase I in Shandong Province has gone into operation. It was constructed on a BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) model with a total investment of approximately 52.2 million US-Dollar (converted). The project has a designed daily household waste processing capacity of 600 tons and is expected to […]

Europe‘s Waste Management Quantitative: Eurostat and EU Commis­sion Delivered Key Figures

In November 2013, European Parliament and Council launched an Environment Action Programme themed “Living well, within the limits of our planet“. It focused on improving waste prevention and management in the Union to make better use of resources, open up new markets, create new jobs and reduce dependence on imports of raw materials. Currently,  Eurostat […]

Unilever wants all industry’s plastic packaging to be fully circular

Unilever has committed to ensuring that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 as it called on the entire fast-moving consumer goods industry to accelerate progress towards the circular economy. In fact, the company is calling on the entire fast-moving consumer goods industry to accelerate its progress towards the […]

BIR forces public relations for first Global Recycling Day

In 2016, BIR launched the project of organising a Global Recycling Day. Now BIR presents a brochure to its members attending the 2016 World Recycling Convention (Round-Table Sessions) in Amsterdam. Furthermore a dedicated website will be filled with more information on actions, stakeholders, supporters, campaigns etc. Additionally, a ‘Online Petition’ is aiming to dramatically increase […]

Alternative Energy in Ukraine: New Opportunities for Potential Investors

The feed-in tariffs for electricity from renewable sources – including biomass – are the main attraction. Author: Igor Dykunskyy, LL.M., DLF attorneys-at-law Alternative energy sector in Ukraine is considered by many as one of the most fast-growing and attractive industries for investment. This is explained by the fact of favourable geographical conditions in Ukraine, introduction […]