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Swiss cities given mixed ratings for recycling plastic packaging

  Greenpeace Switzerland conducted a studyExternal link on single-use packaging and other disposable plastic products. Basel achieves a near perfect score of 5.5 out of…

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European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

    The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has announced that 62.2 per cent of the industry’s fuel consumption in 2020 was based on…

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NWRA partners with NSC to improve safety in waste and recycling

The partnership will yield resources for waste and recycling companies to help reduce injuries and fatalities. The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) board of…

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E-waste recycling matter of national security: report

Recovering precious elements from e-waste is a security imperative for Europe that should be written into law, according to a report Monday that said it…

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Australia’s recycling opportunity emerges as batteries boom

Batteries are becoming crucial enablers of Australia’s transition to renewable energy. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has identified an increase in battery…

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Singapore’s recycling rate falls to 10-year low

For a developed country, Singapore’s domestic recycling rate was already low, at 17 per cent. Covid has been blamed for pushing down recycling rates further,…

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Plans progress for first polystyrene recycling plants in Europe

INEOS Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo have announced that they have reached a significant milestone in their plans to build commercial polystyrene (PS) recycling plants…

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European associations seek 100 percent UBC recycling rate

Two Brussels-based trade groups say thorough aluminum can recycling process is achievable. European Aluminium and Metal Packaging Europe, two Brussels-based trade associations, have launched what they…

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How AI beats spreadsheets in modelling future volumes for city waste management

All over the world, large cities are running out of space for municipal solid waste. Existing landfill sites are rapidly filling up and no-one wants…

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Swedish textiles recyclers say farewell to manual sorting

A fully automated textiles sorting line – claimed to be the world’s first – is to ramp up capacity and improve quality output at Sysav…

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