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‘Severe lack of investment’ frustrates plastics recyclers

https://recyclinginternational.com ‘Sometime soon there will be no export markets for plastics,’ warns e-scrap plastics expert Craig Thompson. It will be two years this December since China implemented its ban on ‘solid waste’ into mainland China. The industry has had the past 18 months to implement changes to recover at home …

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Live from Bulgaria: World Environment Day

https://recyclinginternational.com More than 52% of plastic scrap is being recycling in Bulgaria. This makes the country one of the top performers considering the average EU recycling rate is only 42%. Sorting specialist Tomra organised an exclusive plastics recycling event in Sofia to showcase its recycling equipment running at the new …

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Salzburg Airport transforms old runway into new runway

https://recyclinginternational.com A major recycling project is underway at Austria’s second largest airport, Salzburg Airport. Over 8500 tonnes of runway is being decommissioned and recycled. As we speak, the demolition company Weickl Erdbau is crushing the last bit of a 2.75 km (1.7 mile) stretch of the runway. The material is …

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Recyclers urged to act over ‘hazardous’ plastic scrap

https://recyclinginternational.com The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is calling on recycling associations and businesses to lobby their Governments over proposed changes to the Basel Convention that it believes will hit plastic recycling. Norway wants the convention to reclassify certain plastic wastes by adding them to Annex II of the convention. …

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More scrap grades added to China’s hit list

  https://recyclinginternational.com Six grades of steel scrap, and one of aluminium and copper, will switch from the ‘unrestricted’ category to the ‘restricted’ category of imported solid waste products for use as raw materials. An announcement to this effect was made by China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment on 25 December. …

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India to review shipbreaking at Alang yard

https://recyclinginternational.com/ferrous-metals/india-to-review-shipbreaking-at-alang-yard/ India’s Gujarat Maritime Board is to reassess the ‘standard operating procedure’ that permits foreign operators to use the well-known Alang shipbreaking facility. Government officials argue that the review of India’s shipbreaking sector is necessary following evidence from a consortium of security and intelligence agencies regarding crime, particularly the trade …

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And the winners of America’s Electronics Challenge are…

https://recyclinginternational.com/e-scrap/and-the-winners-of-americas-electronics-challenge-are/ More than 275 000 tonnes of unwanted electronics were saved from being sent to US landfills this year as part of the successful Electronics Challenge. America’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its annual sustainable materials management awards, citing ‘growing support’ from US businesses. Third party certified …

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Driving for change: recycled truck heading to the South Pole

https://recyclinginternational.com/plastics/driving-for-change-recycled-truck-heading-to-the-south-pole/ Have you heard of Solar Voyager? It’s the name of a hand-built vehicle, made up of mostly recycled plastics and scrap metal, that the Dutch eco-adventurers Edwin and Liesbeth ter Velde are taking to Antarctica. The couple’s mission: to promote the use of recycled materials and help put the …

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23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

 https://www.icm.ch/icbr-2018 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018 September 26 – 28, 2018, Berlin, Germany ICBR is the international platform for presenting the latest developments and discussing the challenges faced by the battery recycling industry.  The 23rd edition of ICBR will bring together many experts and decision makers of the …

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