Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 24/2021

Business

  • European Commission proposes extensive changes to EU waste shipment legislation
  • Stricter requirements for exports to third countries
  • BIR: “The circular economy must remain global”
  • Recyclers see existential threats in WSR revision
  • Environmental organisations call for EU waste export ban
  • EU assesses remedies offered by Veolia and Suez
  • Biffa “restored profitability” in first half of 2020/21
  • Plastic Energy secures €145m capital increase
  • Schnitzer Steel Industries delivers “outstanding performance”

Markets

  • The recovered paper market in Italy
  • The recovered paper market in the UK
  • The recovered paper market in France
  • The primary commodity plastics market in Germany
  • The steel scrap market in Germany
  • The non-ferrous scrap metals market in Germany
  • Upcoming market reports

Policy

  • EP calls for more recycling to secure the supply of CRMs
  • EU member states have signed off on guidelines on plastic waste
  • European Commission takes action against member states
  • Ireland prepares to launch DRS for drinks containers in 2022
  • UK considers more restrictions on single-use plastics

  • News in brief: VPK Group announces conversion project at Alizay mill
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue