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EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 12/2018


  • South-East Asian nations impose restrictions and barriers on imports of waste materials
  • Trade conflicts threaten international recycling markets
  • Cory Riverside sold off to new group of financial investors
  • CCIC NA resumes inspections of recyclables shipments to China
  • Interserve investigated in connection to EfW market exit
  • RDF interest group warns of Brexit risks to British exports to the EU
  • EU Commission greenlights Attero take-over
  • N+P supplying RDF to Simec Energy power station near Newport
  • Remondis acquires Ad Infinitum Recycling and Ragn-Sells Polska
  • CMA finds UK competition reduced by EMR/MWR merger
  • EuRIC welcomes final adoption of waste package
  • Derichebourg’s recycling activities post growth in first half of fiscal year
  • German packaging compliance scheme ELS files for insolvency
  • Paprec buys stake in plant operator
  • Danish tyre recycler Genan “out of crisis” after good 2017
  • World Biogas Association puts out new city food waste report
  • Ellen MacArthur Foundation unveils circular economy vision for consumer electronics


  • Recovered paper in Poland
  • Smurfit Kappa Group to take over Parenco and Reparco
  • Material value of fridges
  • Waste textiles in Germany
  • Waste plastics in Germany
  • Expert reports on waste plastics
  • PET bottles in Germany
  • PlasticsEurope: "Plastic product bans are not the solution"
  • Capacity utilisation rates at steel mills on the rise
  • NF scrap metals in Germany
  • LME and Comex prices


  • EU plastic “contribution” defended at EP Committee meeting
  • India to ban all single-use plastic articles by 2022
  • Poland clamps down on illegal waste operations
  • European Commission takes action against Slovenia and Spain
  • Spain adopts law on plastic carrier bag charges


  • Events

  • News in brief
  • Markets roundup
  • Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue