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Reimbursement of fridge free only on

take-back since 1 June in Austria

First phase of Austrian pay-back campaign completed (A) – On 31 May, the first phase of the payback campaign for the fee charged in advance for the waste management of fridges and freezers sold from 1993 until 2005 ended in Austria. Since the... more

Call for abstracts for

conference in Baltimore

(US) – A call for abstracts has been launched for the 9th In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium which is to take place on 7-10 May 2007 in the US city of Baltimore. The organisers of the event, Battelle, stated that amongst the topics... more

Sustainability agreement for

forest and paper industries

(WW) – Representatives of the forest and paper industries signed a leadership statement on sustainability at the second meeting of the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations’ (ICPA) Global CEO Roundtable in early June in Rome.... more

Cleanaway UK to be sold to

Veolia Environnement for £595m

Europe’s largest waste firm strengthens position in England and Wales (UK) – Europe’s largest waste management company Veolia Environnement SA is to acquire the British firm Cleanaway Holdings Ltd. (Cleanaway UK) for a total cash... more

The recovered paper

market in Germany

(D) - The German recovered paper market remained relatively quiet in July. “Early in the month there were sporadic attempts on the part of converters to achieve slight price reductions”, one trader told EUWID. In the end, however, market... more

Expert reports on

waste textiles

(WW) – A complete change has taken place on the British waste textiles market within the past six months. Increased deliveries of unsorted original stock to buyers in the new EU member states as well as the Baltic states have reduced the supply... more

Industry welcomes Battery Directive

but calls for changes to details

“Collection rates are ambitious but achievable” / Congress in Interlaken (EU) – Manufacturers and recycling associations fundamentally welcomed the compromise agreed by the European Parliament and the European Council (EUWID no. 10, 2006)... more

CFF posts minor

fall in scrap volumes

(F) - The French metals recycler CFF Recycling handled a total of 3m tonnes of scrap metals during the first half of its 2005/06 business year ending 30 September. This represented a slight decrease over the 3.01m tonnes processed in the first... more

Improvement still required in

China’s waste tyre recovery industry

Only small share of tyres recycled or retreaded until now (PRC) – “The Chinese waste tyre industry needs to be improved, it has great potential and very good business opportunities,” according to Jiang Zhiyun, President of the Chinese Tire... more

International Exchanges

London Metal Exchange

03 - 07 July 2006 (week 27) Date Midday (official prices) Aluminium, High Grade ($/t) cash 03.07.06 2,556.00 / 2,556.50 Aluminium, Alloy ($/t) cash 03.07.06 2,350.00 / 2,360.00 Aluminium, NASAAC ($/t)... more