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Waste Management to sell Wheelabrator for $1.94bn

30.07.2014 - Waste Management Inc. (WM) has signed a "definitive agreement" to divest its waste to energy subsidiary Wheelabrator Technologies. North America's largest integrated waste management company will sell the company to an affiliate of the private equity firm Energy Capital Partners for $1.94bn (ca. €1.44bn) in cash, WM CEO David Steiner told analysts at the release of the concern's second quarter figures on Tuesday. more

Alba charts a new course for the Interseroh brand

29.07.2014 - German waste management and recycling group Alba will be "realigning the strategy of its Interseroh brand to the vision of a future without waste", according to a statement issued on Monday. The realignment will be accompanied by a restructuring of its services operations. more

German ferrous scrap market stable amid shortening supply

23.07.2014 - The German ferrous scrap market was steady on the whole in July. Prices were practically unchanged from the month before. In isolated cases, steel mills were willing to pay a few euros more than they had in June. more

German waste plastics prices rise in June

16.07.2014 - Waste plastics became slightly more expensive in Germany in the month of June amidst decent demand. HDPE, LDPE and PP film scrap and regrind all edged higher, fuelled in part by more expensive primary plastics. more

Italy's waste treatment capacity adequate arithmetically speaking

11.07.2014 - One need not look to Sweden and Denmark to find EU member states where waste treatment capacity is substantial compared to waste arisings. A recent study of European household waste treatment capacity commissioned by the European Environment Agency revealed that several countries, including Estonia, are also equipped with substantial waste treatment capacity. more

EP Environment Committee holds constituent sitting

09.07.2014 - The Italian Giovanni La Via was elected president of the EU Parliament's Environment Committee at the group's constituent meeting on 7 July, according to a post from the Committee’s press office on the social media site Twitter. The European People's Party (EPP) group member is serving his first term in the Committee. more

Hikes impossible for flake and regranualte in on German PET in June

07.07.2014 - As in May there were no substantial changes in prices for waste PET bottles from deposit systems in June. Despite good demand and slight price increases for primary PET, recyclers found hikes nearly impossible for flakes or regranulate. more

Quiet preceeds summer lull on German recovered paper market

18.06.2014 - The German recovered paper market was quiet towards the middle of June as is usual before summer arrives. "We were completely relaxed going into negotiations," both suppliers and consumers told EUWID. more

Toyota Tsusho purchase of Scholz stock cleared by EU

16.06.2014 - Toyota Tsusho Corporation's (TTC) decision to acquire a share of the German scrap recycling concern Scholz has been greenlighted by the European Commission. "Because of the limited overlaps between the merging parties' activities", the Commission concluded that TCC's investment would not adversely affect competition. more

Calm on German waste plastics market in May

12.06.2014 - Waste plastics merchants and recyclers described business in Germany during May as largely quiet. However, they were unable to charge more for regranulate and regrind than in April amid healthy demand for PP and satisfactory sales of other plastic types. more


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  • Waste Management to sell Wheelabrator for $1.94bn
    Waste Management Inc. (WM) has signed a "definitive agreement" to divest its waste to energy... more
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    Alba charts a new course for the Interseroh brand
    German waste management and recycling group Alba will be "realigning... more
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    German ferrous scrap market stable amid shortening supply
    The German ferrous scrap market was steady on the whole in... more

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