Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 16/2018

Business

  • Veolia reports strong growth from waste management activities in first half of 2018
  • Changes in Veolia’s executive committee and new contract
  • Veolia starts operations at solar module recycling plant
  • Suez benefits from increase in waste volumes for its operations in Europe
  • AO Recycling to build second fridge recycling plant in the UK
  • Suez: new contracts in France worth €400m in total
  • Life cycle assessments “fail” on plastic pollution
  • PET Recycler Sorepla sold to Indorama Ventures
  • Packaging producer Færch Plast acquires 4PET Group
  • Supporters of minimum recycled content mandates for plastic products join forces
  • The non-ferrous scrap metals market in Germany
  • LyondellBasell and KIT enter chemical recycling cooperation
  • Neste: Chemical recycling should count towards reaching plastic recycling targets

Markets

  • The waste wood market in Germany
  • The recovered paper market in Italy
  • The recovered paper market in France
  • The waste plastics market in Germany
  • The primary plastics market in Germany
  • EUWID Index: Material Value of Fridges and Freezers for Recycling
  • PET bottles in Germany
  • WEEE management in Germany
  • Upcoming EUWID market reports in August
  • LME and Comex prices

Policy

  • Vietnam and Malaysia join Thailand with new import restrictions on some waste streams
  • UK’s National Audit Office: government not facing underlying packaging recycling issues
  • Madrid draft waste plans calls for closure of waste incineration plant by the year 2025
  • UK Greens: “incineration boom” is hurting recycling rates

  • News in brief