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EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 15/2012


  • Veolia Environnement to divest solid waste management business in the US for $1.9bn
  • Global investment in waste to energy put at €7.2bn by 2016
  • Remondis expands business with Australian acquisition
  • Shanks merges Benelux solid waste operations to cut costs
  • After successful 2011, Scholz tempers expectations for 2012
  • Sims’ UK metals recycling activities under review
  • Novelis exits Evermore JV, creates own UBC buying unit
  • Recycling rate for aluminium cans in Europe rises again
  • Stena Metall earnings lower for first eight months of 2011/12
  • TSR acquires remaining shares in Dutch HKS Scrap Metals
  • Apple returns to EPEAT certification following protests
  • Schnitzer Steel profits down sharply on sagging economy
  • US battery producers want to set up recycling programme
  • Decision in Recylex subsidiary debt case delayed till autumn
  • Germany surpassed EU recovery targets for end-of-life vehicles
  • Rewindo reports more PVC windows recycled in 2011
  • EU’s steel scrap exports higher than US shipments in first quarter
  • Global biogas market set to grow to $33.1bn by 2022
  • Avista Oil AG delivered a sharp rise in revenues and earnings
  • New ISO standards on packaging and environment issued
  • Survey shows gate fees in the UK edging lower
  • Amsterdam wte plants to get advanced NF recovery system
  • UK Supreme Court ruling ends year-long permit battle for Sita


  • 2011 European recovered paper consumption down 1.5 per cent
  • Recovered paper in the UK
  • iCell converts recovered paper into insulation material
  • Recovered paper in Germany
  • Waste textiles in Germany
  • Recovered paper in France
  • Eurofer scrap price indices
  • Steel scrap in Germany
  • Eurofer expects continuing weakness on EU steel market
  • International lead and zinc production declines
  • NF scrap metals in Germany
  • LME and Comex prices


  • Commission plans to address food contact materials in 2013
  • Committee votes against draft eow regulations for paper and copper
  • EU to provide €50m in funding for waste research in 2013
  • Dutch law will require ID for cash sales of scrap metal

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