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EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 12/2020


  • Renewi closes out yet another financial year with an eight-figure loss
  • Covid-19 pandemic accelerates existing trends in global trade
  • Derichebourg posts drop in sales and earnings in first financial half
  • Nehlsen enters metal recycling business with takeover of Alba sites
  • Aurubis confirms forecast and completes Metallo acquisition
  • ARN reports stable ELV recovery figures in 2019
  • China discussing standards for imported ferrous scrap
  • Lithium-ion battery fire risk poses a growing problem for recyclers
  • Northvolt and Norsk Hydro recycling batteries together
  • Romania: Green WEEE starts up new flatscreen recycling line
  • Cheap primary plastics in recycled plastic from China?
  • ARA wants coronavirus recovery aid for Austrian plastics recyclers
  • CRE: “Unlock the potential of chemical recycling”
  • B&W Vølund continues to stabilise in the first quarter
  • Planning permission for waste-to-jet fuel plant in the UK
  • Polski Recykling calls for plastic tax and EPR to save industry
  • Covanta: “How we navigate this period will tell the story for 2020”
  • Higher revenues, lower order intake for CNIM in first quarter
  • China: Sateri markets viscose fibre made from waste textiles
  • United Kingdom: Tolvik predicts waste wood supply gap of at least 0.24Mta
  • Paper production and consumption rebounded in China last year


  • Recovered paper in Italy
  • PET bottles in Germany
  • Waste textiles in Germany
  • Waste plastics in Germany
  • EUWID Index: Material Value of Fridges and Freezers for Recycling
  • Primary plastics in Germany
  • NF scrap metals in Germany


  • EU Commission budget still contains plastic levy proposal
  • Spanish government presents draft of new waste legislation

  • News in brief: Planning permission for waste to energy plant in Walsall, UK
  • News in brief: All permits in place for Pro-Gest RRCM mill in Mantua
  • News in brief: Chinese government confirms commitment to ending waste imports
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue