Print edition

EUWID Recycling and Waste Management Issue 9/2016

Business

  • Coolrec processes CRT screens from Uruguay
  • Loacker: positive development in 2015 despite drop in sales
  • Adamec starts operation of WEEE separation system
  • Scholz in exclusive talks with private equity firm KKR
  • Apple takes back more than 40,000 tonnes of e-scrap
  • Lindner spending €6.5m to enlarge Feistritz location
  • Swico collected lower amount of WEEE last year
  • Wecycle nearly matches last year’s WEEE collection volume
  • HeidelbergCement reaffirms 30 per cent alternative fuels goal
  • Leeds recycling and energy recovery facility handed over
  • EEW owner BEHL increases 2015 sales by 25 per cent
  • Dong Energy to test mobile biogas plant in Malaysia
  • Waste oil recycling firm Avista narrows loss in 2014
  • ACR+ calls for recycling targets for C&I waste “in the near future”
  • EEB urges strengthening circular economy package
  • Kadant takes over German Paal group
  • Revised CEPI guidelines on recovered paper quality control
  • UK association criticises CEPI recovered paper guidelines
  • VDP issues position paper on paper recycling
  • Recovered paper in France
  • FEVE backs mandatory separate collection throughout the EU

Markets

  • Dutch waste group Van Gansewinkel closes "transition year" 2015 with a net profit
  • Recovered paper in the UK
  • Recovered paper in Germany
  • Ferrous scrap in Germany
  • EU NF scrap trade in 2015
  • No growth in stainless steel production in 2015
  • NF scrap metals in Germany
  • Worldsteel forecasts continued decline in global steel demand
  • LME and Comex prices

Policy

  • New EU public procurement rules now applicable
  • REACh Committee allows uses of recycled PVC containing DEHP
  • Work on waste legislation “off to a good start”
  • Voluntary plastic bags agreement signed in Germany
  • Wallonia and Germany tackle plastic bags

Events

  • Events

  • News in brief
  • Markets roundup