Noticias

01 dic. 2022

UBA-Studie befürwortet Abgabe von bis 8,95 Euro pro Kilo Einwegplastik

Egal ob Kaffee-To-Go-Becher oder Zigarettenkippe – immer noch landet zu viel Einwegplastik in Straßen oder Parks.Vor allem Städte und Gemeinden kostet die Sammlung und Reinigung jährlich bis zu 434 ...

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01 dic. 2022

Report shows decline in California recycling rate

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), Sacramento, has released the results of a yearlong study it conducted in 2021 analyzing that state's disposal habits. The ...

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30 nov. 2022

Registration opens for Irish DRS ahead of 2024 launch

The Irish government has opened registration for its deposit return scheme (DRS), which it is aiming to fully launch in February 2024.In a statement yesterday (28 November), the government said the ...

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30 nov. 2022

Waste access now key battleground for chemical recycling growth

The only current certainty for the European recycling chain is uncertainty. Uncertainty typically leads to nervousness, which in turn leads to volatility, as markets react to each fluctuation in ...

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28 nov. 2022

L’Italia esporta rifiuti per 4,2 mln di tonnellate l’anno: mancano gli impianti e il mercato

Barberi: «Introdurre strumenti efficaci come gli incentivi fiscali (ad esempio con Iva agevolata) per rendere competitivi i materiali riciclati»Assoambiente ha presentato oggi a Roma il rapporto ...

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25 nov. 2022

Qenos and Cleanaway have answer to soft plastic woes

Qenos and Cleanaway are offering up part of the solution to Australia’s soft plastic waste woes after the suspension of the country’s largest soft plastics collection and recycling scheme run by ...

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25 nov. 2022

Terracycle removes a million pounds of waste from Bangkok canals

The TerraCycle Global Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by TerraCycle, has removed over a million pounds of waste from rivers and waterways since 2020. Operating in canals throughout ...

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23 nov. 2022

Closed Loop Partners launches Circular Services business

The Circular Services business unit will help to develop and improve recycling infrastructure. Brookfield Renewable has invested $700 million in the new business unit.New York-based Closed Loop ...

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23 nov. 2022

UK’s Plastics Industry Awards celebrate 21st anniversary

16 winners announced at glittering London gala event.Perhaps the most-looked-forward-to event on the UK plastics industry calendar - the Plastics Industry Awards 2022 awards - took place in London ...

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23 nov. 2022

ESA seeks ‘high-level discussion’ with Defra on export ban

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) says it is seeking a “high-level discussion” with Defra about how the sector can realise the Government’s ambitions and move towards an export ban for ...

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22 nov. 2022

Administrators note £22.8m ‘deficiency’ at Recycling Technologies

EXCLUSIVE: The administrator appointed at ‘plastics to oil’ company Recycling Technologies has found that the firm has a “deficit” of more than £22.8 million. This means the company is likely to be ...

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22 nov. 2022

MALTA, PRIMER PAÍS MEDITERRÁNEO EN INTRODUCIR EL SDDR PARA ENVASES DE BEBIDAS

El objetivo de la implantación del sistema de depósito, devolución y retorno es pasar del actual 20% de reciclaje de envases de un solo uso a un 90% en 2026.El pasado 14 de noviembre se puso en ...

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21 nov. 2022

WM, Dow partner on new program for residential recycling of plastic films

The companies say their initiative, currently in a pilot phase, is the first of its kind in the U.S.Houston-based WM and Midland, Michigan-based Dow Inc. are launching a collaboration they say will ...

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21 nov. 2022

DESCIENDE EL CONSUMO DE BOLSAS DE PLÁSTICO EN LA UE, PERO AUMENTA EL DE LAS MÁS LIGERAS

España es el cuarto país que más bolsas de plástico ligeras consumió en 2020, con 186,5 unidades por persona, frente a la media europea de 87.Cada persona de la UE utilizó, de media, 87 bolsas de ...

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21 nov. 2022

Canadian plastic industry leaders launch ‘Save Plastic’

The new awareness campaign aims to promote plastic as a valuable, sustainable resource when properly recycled.Leaders in the Canadian plastics industry have launched Save Plastic, a new campaign ...

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17 nov. 2022

Plibersek signs Australia up to High Ambition Coalition

Minister for the Environment and Water Tanya Plibersek has signed Australia up to the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution signalling the Government’s ambition to end plastic pollution ...

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17 nov. 2022

Australia joins global efforts to end plastic pollution

Australia has joined the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution signalling the Government’s strong ambition to end plastic pollution around the world by 2040 under a new plastic pollution ...

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17 nov. 2022

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2023 open for entries

The winners will be announced at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in May.Brand owners, manufacturers, retailers, product designers, packaging producers and designers, raw material suppliers, ...

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16 nov. 2022

Experts say COP27’s ‘plastic waste pyramid’ is focusing on the wrong solution

Some call it a missed opportunity to push for plastic production cuts.In the middle of the Egyptian desert, just outside Cairo, a new sculpture has gained the singular distinction of being the ...

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16 nov. 2022

Organics continue to boost Welsh recycling rate

Statistics published last week (10 November) by the Welsh government showed that the country’s national recycling rate decreased by 0.2% but stayed above target.The data came from a report on the ...

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