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Facing Export Ban, Australia Invests $132 Million in Recycling Capacity

The Australian government is investing around $132 million in a new fund to modernize the country’s waste and recycling capacity. An export ban on sending…

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Renault Trucks developing network for recycling truck parts with Indra

Renault Trucks is stepping up its transition to a circular economy and is developing a network with Indra for recycling and reusing truck parts. The…

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Australia to set up $132 million fund to boost recycling following export curbs

Australia said on Monday it will set up a fund worth A$190 million ($132.11 million) to support companies which convert garbage into manufactured products, a…

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Humans left behind a record amount of e-waste in 2019

2019 set a record for the amount of e-waste ever generated worldwide: 53.6 million metric tons of discarded phones, computers, appliances, and other gadgets. That’s…

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Study Finds That Plastic Recycling From Europe Being Dumped In Asian Waters

New research from NUI Galway and the University of Limerick has for the first time quantified the volume of plastic from European countries (EU, UK,…

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Close the Glass Loop platform officially launched

Set in motion in response to EU rules increasing net recycling targets for glass packaging to 75% by 2030, the Close the Glass Loop programme…

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Doubling recycling across Europe “feasible, for certain waste streams”

Compared to current recycled amounts, this potential can double recycling for municipal and electronic waste and increase it by 30 % for construction and demolition…

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15 Companies Receive ‘F’ Grade for Attempts at Reducing Plastic Pollution

Today, As You Sow released its “Waste & Opportunity 2020: Searching for Corporate Leadership” report analyzing the actions, or inactions, of 50 of the largest…

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Concern that EU waste-to-fuel plans could undermine recycling

Plans to include fuels made from non-renewable materials in the EU’s renewable energy plans could undermine recycling progress, according to a new policy briefing. The…

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Monthly packaging data shows ‘promising’ signs

Released by the Environment Agency on 10 June, the data is compiled using monthly submissions to the National Packaging Waste Database, which are optional. The…

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