Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 7/2020


  • European Commission publishes guidance on transfrontier waste shipments within the EU
  • Biffa expects “significant disruption” due to coronavirus
  • Suez intensifies cost cutting and “constrains” investment
  • Renewi forecasts 2019/20 earnings in line with forecast
  • Coronavirus crisis: ACR+ gathers international waste management practice
  • German lead scrap consumer Weser-Metall halts production
  • Sims Metal Management withdraws earnings forecast
  • TSR gets EU clearance to acquire Sims activities
  • Remondis/DSD aquisition: Competition body submits market share calculation
  • Stainless steel recycler ELG could be sold
  • Viridor to be taken over by private equity firm KKR
  • Associations call on EU to divert more waste from landfill
  • China Everbright posts another year of strong growth in 2019
  • Circular Economy Action Plan: "The most ambitious proposal ever presented"
  • EPRC and CEPI call for RCP collection to be maintained
  • India overtakes China as EU’s leading RCP export market
  • EASAC calls for more action to combat “plastic crisis”


  • Forty per cent of RCP sorting plants in France are closed
  • Recovered paper in France
  • New recovered paper grade in EUWID Price Watch Italy
  • Recovered paper in Italy
  • Recovered paper in the UK
  • Waste plastics in Germany
  • Primary plastics in Germany
  • Used PET bottles in Germany
  • Steel scrap in Germany
  • NF scrap metals in Germany
  • Upcoming market reports


  • Collection rates for spent portable batteries rising slowly across EU
  • Sweden imposes tax on waste incineration on 1 April

  • Message from EUWID
  • Company news: MCAM acquires Swiss plastics recycler Minger Kunststofftechnik
  • Company news: SL Recycling builds film recycling plant
  • News in brief: Hydro announces temporary shutdown at two remelting plants
  • News in brief: Stainless steel production reached 52 million tonnes
  • News in brief: Umicore’s recycling plants remain up and running
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue