Chinese wood company Zhejiang Element to build first board mill in Malaysia
Chinese wood company Zhejiang Element has revealed plans to move into cardboard manufacturing with its first mill to be built in Malaysia.
Itero Technologies gets €6 million investment for plastic chemical recycling plant
UK firm Itero Technologies has received €6 million (£5.03 million) investment to develop a plastic chemical recycling demonstrator plant in The Netherlands.
Plastic Energy and TotalEnergies sign agreement for Spanish chemical recycling plant
UK chemical recycling company Plastic Energy has signed a deal with TotalEnergies to further develop the technology. Under the...
Recycling prices and market commentary: 22 May 2020
As one recycling market commentator put it, "what goes up, must come down" and this was the case for certain paper grades...
Biffa to increase HDPE recycling capacity by 50% at Washington facility
Biffa has revealed that it plans to increase its HDPE recycling capacity by 50% at its Biffa Polymers plant in Washington.
MPs on EFRA Committee call for ban on plastic exports by 2027
MPs on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee have said recyclable plastic exports should be banned by 2027.
Recycled plastic export report: October 2022
Please note this report just focuses on the waste polymers of ethylene commodity code (391510), as exports of other plastics are relatively...
US violating Basel plastic waste export rules, according to BAN
Data obtained by the Basel Action Network (BAN) has shown that US recycling exporters are violating the Basel Convention rules on plastic...
Cycle Link buys Dutch recycler Waste Paper Trade
Dutch recycling firm Waste Paper Trade (WPT) is to be acquired by Cycle Link International. Subject to regulatory approval, the deal is expected to complete...
Continental to use recycled PET bottles in tyre manufacture
Tyre manufacturer Continental is to use recycled PET bottles in the manufacture of its tyres. A recycled polyester yarn,...