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  • Court Tosses RCRA Verified Recycler Exclusion but Retains Balance of Definition of Solid Waste Rule

    On July 7, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found “unreasonable,” and thus threw out, the “verified recycler” exclusion promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its 2015 revisions to the definition of solid waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).  The court reinstated the “transfer-based” ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recycling industry in Poland is blooming

    The steady economic growth and large investments in construction projects has opened up new opportunities for the recycling industry in Poland. Inquiries to Eldan Recycling show that an increasing number of companies want a piece of the valuable recycling cake. “The past 5 years we have noticed a steady increase in requests from Poland” says Toni Reftman ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Global Electronics Recycling Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electronics Recycling Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • REACh and its implications for the recycling industry

    Olivier François of Galloo Group is taking up the chairmanship of BIR’s International Environment Council (IEC) at a highly promising moment in time for the recycling industry, he confirmed to delegates in Düsseldorf. The new EU Waste Framework Directive “gives us the possibility to have a view on end-of-waste status (for recyclables) after 30 years of effort”, he declared. “If end-of-waste ...

  • Japanese paper industry in recycling scandal

    Two major players in the Japanese paper industry have been left with egg on their face after admitting they lied about the amount of recycled paper in their products. Several days ago Nippon Paper Group, the second largest paper company in Japan, admitted it had lied about the percentage of recycled material in its products. Oji Paper, the country’s biggest paper company, revealed that it too had ...

  • Calls for music industry to recycle more

    Recording studios, festival promoters and music offices in London are being asked to go green and reuse and recycle their waste as part of the publication of a new Green Music Guide. Julie’s Bicycle, a coalition working to reduce the music industry’s climate change impacts, has joined forces with the Mayor of London Boris Johnson ...

  • Exciting opportunities for the recycling industry in Asia

    The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the conference was slightly lower than in previous years, their quality was ...

  • Resource Recycling Conference and National Recycling Coalition join forces to propel industry

    Leading conference and trade group announce a strategic partnership aimed at pushing forward the evolution of municipal materials recovery in North America. The partnership kicks off with the seventh-annual Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis this August. The largest national conference focusing on municipal recycling will now be aided by a key alliance. The seventh-annual ...

  • AERC Recycling Solutions to Exhibit at 2013 Pennsylvania Recycling Industries Congress

    The event is taking place at the State Capitol of Pennsylvania East Wing Rotunda on Tuesday, January 22 Flanders, NJ (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions), one of the largest electronics and Universal Waste recyclers in the United States, is scheduled to exhibit at the 2013 Pennsylvania ...


    By AERC Recycling Solutions

  • Penton’s Waste360 Recycling Summit Examines the $500 Billion Global Recycling Industry

     Penton‘s Waste360 Recycling Summit produced in collaboration with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), will examine the future of recycling September 9-11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. The Summit’s robust conference program was developed ...


    By Penton

  • Carpet Recycling UK leading the industry on sustainability

    Significant support from Carpet Recycling UK’s core funders has been crucial in the industry’s achievement of diverting rising volumes of waste carpet from landfill within the last decade. Last year’s 28% landfill diversion rate saw waste carpet given a ‘second life’ in various applications. Recognising the commitment and contribution from core funders and members, ...

  • Recycling industry can boost the European economy

    Recycling has multiple benefits for many areas of the economy – providing raw materials, creating jobs and encouraging business opportunities and innovation. These economic benefits of recycling are examined in a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report considers the recycling industry in the context of building a 'green economy', a major European policy objective. ...

  • Forest2Market Launches Market2Mill for Recycled Fiber Industry

    Forest2Market, a provider of wood and fiber supply chain expertise, announces the launch of Market2Mill, a suite of services for the recycled ...


  • Fast food industry falling short on recycling targets

    European laws aim to ensure that 60 per cent of packaging waste is recycled by the end of 2008. But in the fast food industry the majority of packaging still ends up in landfill sites, although the materials – mainly wood-based materials such as cardboard and paper - are easy to recycle. Research into McDonald’s outlets in Finland found that only 29 per cent of packaging waste was being recycled, ...

  • Waste industry to appeal EU recycling definition

    Trade body the ESA – whose members include many of the major waste management firms in the UK – and its European counterpart FEAD, have expressed concerns over the point at which material is considered ‘recycled’ under current revisions of the EU’s Circular Economy package. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee made further revisions to the wording of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Industry Urges Consumers To Back Plastics Recycling

    Almost 9 out of 10 consumers (86%) have faith that the plastics they recycle are made into something new, according to a new waste industry survey. The TNS poll of 1,000 adults was conducted on behalf of M&S, Veolia Environmental Services, Closed Loop Recycling and RecycleBank. Chris Dow, Managing Director of Closed Loop Recycling, says: “Great Britain is a nation of Great Recyclers ...


    By Marks and Spencer Group plc

  • Battery Industry Presses Ahead with Voluntary Recycling Program

    Presidents of Duracell, Energizer, Kodak, Panasonic and Rayovac, the five major battery producing companies, met in San Francisco on 13 December 2011 to review progress and reaffirm their commitment to the successful launch of an industry led, voluntary primary battery collection and recycling program in 2013. In December 2010, leaders of the five companies met in ...


    By Recycle Battery.org

  • Car industry faces urgent recycling challenge

    More vehicles will be produced in the next 25 years than in the entire history of the motor industry - posing a major worldwide recycling challenge, according to a study from the UK-based DRIVENet network for the design for dismantling, reuse and recycling of road vehicles.  Research shows the number of vehicles on the world’s roads is likely to increase 65% to 1.48 billion by 2030, with each ...


    By Recycling International

  • BMRA: metal recycling industry faces a `difficult` year

    The year ahead will continue to be ‘difficult’ for the UK scrap metal industry but it is still in ‘good health’ according to the British Metals Recycling Association. BMRA director general Ian Hetherington told MRW: “We anticipate 2010 will continue to be a difficult year. “We detect that most [metal recyclers] have planned pretty well and they’ve cut costs according to the economic outlook. The ...

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