Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 6/2020

Business

  • New EU Circular Economy Action Plan places the emphasis on product policy
  • Recycling industry welcomes EU Circular Economy Action Plan
  • Coca-Cola: 100 per cent recycled PET in Sweden
  • EuPC decides not to sign European Plastics Pact
  • European Plastics Pact launched
  • FEAD: “Recycling markets must remain open and competitive”
  • Borealis embraces the circular economy in new group strategy
  • Industry associations criticise planned EU “plastic levy”
  • Chemical recycling: Versalis opts for pyrolysis method
  • FCC’s environment division boosts both profits and earnings in 2019
  • New bottle and can sorting plant in Denmark
  • New owners for the German plastics processor Wela Plast
  • EEW revenues inch higher in 2018
  • HZI supplying technology for Zuchwil waste-to-energy plant
  • ARN sells PST plant in Tiel to Remondis subsidiary
  • Metallo takeover: Aurubis ready to make concessions
  • Rafael Suchan new CEO of Scholz and Chiho
  • Befesa: investment in growth and weaker results in 2019
  • China releases fourth batch of 2020 waste import licences
  • EU steel scrap exports hit new record in 2019

Markets

  • Primary PET in Germany
  • Recovered paper in Germany
  • NF scrap metals in Germany

Policy

  • EU Commission plans limits on waste exports to third countries
  • Plans to expand EU recycled content rules for plastic products
  • Initiatives to address substances of concern in waste
  • Plastic straw, stirrer and cotton bud ban before UK Parliament
  • UK to impose £200/t tax on plastic packaging

Events

  • IFAT Munich rescheduled for September

  • People: Siegfried Scholz succeeds Edmund Fleck as Eswet President
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue