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Cardiff waste to energy plant officially opened

03.07.2015 - Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones formally opened Viridor Waste’s new energy recovery facility in Cardiff, Wales last week. more

Prices rise again on the Italian recovered paper market

30.06.2015 - Good demand from both domestic paper mills and export markets lead to a further price increase for ordinary recovered paper grades. more

New Director-General for EU Commission's Environment DG

29.06.2015 - Karl Falkenberg is leaving the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Environment. His successor is Daniel Calleja Crespo. more

ENVI Committee signals Commission it wants challenging targets for circular economy package

18.06.2015 - The Environment Committee of the European Parliament voted Wednesday morning to adopt a draft resolution laying out the measures it wishes to see included in the revised package the Juncker Commission has committed to submit before the end of the year. more

German steel scrap prices down on weaker Turkish demand

15.06.2015 - Prices for ferrous scrap softened slightly in June. Peak prices had been wiped out, according to scrap traders, who put the blame for lower prices on the weakness of the deep-sea export market. Turkish buyers should have been buying, but there weren't any orders, said market insiders. more

German waste plastics market fails to fully reflect price increase for primary material

28.05.2015 - While primary plastics recorded significant price increases, recyclers were only partly able to raise prices for regranulate in May. more

Ranjit Baxi new BIR president

21.05.2015 - The British Indian businessman Ranjit Singh Baxi is the new president of the Bureau of International Recycling, having been elected to the post on Tuesday. He succeeds Björn Grufman of the Swedish company Metallvärden, who led the BIR since 2011 and served the maximum two terms. more

New Indian import regulations beginning in July

19.05.2015 - The Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) published stricter pre-shipment inspection (PSI) requirements for ferrous and non-ferrous scrap shipments on Monday of this week. The new rules go into effect on 1 July 2015, Ikbal Nathani, president of the Metal Recycling Association of India ( Mrai) told attendees at the BIR (Bureau of International Recycling) Spring Convention on Tuesday. more

EQT completes acquisition of EEW from Eon

04.05.2015 - The Swedish investment firm EQT has acquired the remaining 49 per cent stake in EEW Energy from Waste from the German power utility Eon on behalf of its Infrastructure II fund. The purchase and Eon's withdrawal from the waste to energy company were announced last week by both the investment firm and EEW. EQT has been the majority stakeholder since purchasing 51 per cent of the company in March 2013. more

Europeans with highest per capita e-waste arisings worldwide

22.04.2015 - An estimated 41.8 million tonnes of e-scrap were generated around the globe last year, according to the United Nations University (UNU). more

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  • Cardiff waste to energy plant officially opened
    Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones... more
    Prices rise again on the Italian recovered paper market
    Good demand from both domestic paper mills... more
    New Director-General for EU Commission's Environment DG
    Karl Falkenberg is leaving the European... more

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