Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 14/2020

Business

  • Reclassified non-ferrous “recycling materials” will still be subject to import quotas in China
  • Multiple parties interested in acquiring Weser-Metall
  • Sims begins move away from regional business structure
  • Suez reports substantial one-off costs in H1 due to Covid-19
  • AEB reaches deal with the city of Amsterdam and lending banks
  • United Kingdom: Final consultation for Aire Valley waste to energy plant
  • “Light at the end of the tunnel” as waste to energy market normalises
  • Viridor achieves growth in 2019/20 financial year in run up to sale
  • Viridor and Grundon seek permit for new EfW plant
  • Carlos Slim boosts stake in FCC through debt cancellation
  • Remondis, Sacyr and Veolia vie for Melbourne waste contract
  • Slovenia: Saubermacher investing
  • Umicore’s recycling activities beating expectations in the first half
  • Italy: Recycling rate for packaging waste hits 70 per cent
  • Plastic packaging producers sceptical about recyclate quotas
  • Austria: Valmet to supply boiler for Norske Skog’s RDF power plant
  • Swiss Vipa restarts activities on German recovered paper market

Markets

  • Recovered paper in Italy
  • Waste plastics in Germany
  • PET bottles in Germany
  • Material value index for fridges
  • Primary plastics in Germany
  • Non-ferrous scrap in Germany

Policy

  • Latvian authorities uncover “illegal” UK waste shipment
  • Denmark to slash wte capacity under green waste sector plan
  • EU Packaging Directive revision proposal due out in Q2 of 2021
  • EU releases draft Resolution on shipments of waste plastics
  • Hardly any EU member states have implemented the WFD
  • Taxonomy Regulation published in EU Official Journal

  • People
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue