Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 19/2021

Business

  • Malaysian non-ferrous scrap importers call for realistic contamination cap in new guideline
  • EERA criticises proposed WEEE export restrictions
  • Paprec acquires French PVC compounder Actiplast
  • Biffa’s business rebounding to pre-pandemic levels
  • Siemens Gamesa launches recyclable wind turbine blades
  • Veolia announces €2.5bn share capital increase ahead of merger
  • Viridor commissions new plastics recycling plant
  • EuPC highlights risk of one-sided target setting for plastic packaging
  • Euric supports 30 per cent target for recyclate in plastic packaging
  • Plastics Europe calls for binding EU recycled content target

Markets

  • Recovered paper in Germany
  • Upcoming market reports
  • Euric releases specifications for waste textiles sorting
  • Recovered paper in the UK
  • EU recovered paper exports to third countries hit 18 year low
  • Altri benefits from surging pulp prices
  • BASF and CATL launch battery recycling cooperation
  • Steel scrap in Germany
  • NF scrap metals in Germany

Policy

  • JRC recommends separate category for LMT batteries in new regulation
  • JRC reports on the status of the circular economy for textiles
  • Thailand confirms 2026 ban on plastic waste imports
  • Poland to take tougher line against environmental crime
  • Thai paper maker agrees to 2 per cent contamination cap for RCP imports

  • News in brief: LG Sets Goal to use More Than Half Million Tonnes of Recycled Plastic
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue