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Polyamide Films Certified for Recycling in BASF and cyclos-HTP Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) BASF SE, in collaboration with cyclos-HTP GmbH, has conducted studies certifying the recyclability of various polyethylene/polyamide (PE/PA) multilayer films. These investigations included multilayer films containing polyamide 6 (PA6) and ethyl vinyl alcohol (EVOH) copolymer. The studies confirm that … Read the full press release

EU Faces Challenges in Meeting Plastic Packaging Recycling Targets, Says European Court of Auditors

(IN BRIEF) The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has cautioned that the EU may struggle to meet its plastic packaging recycling targets for 2025 and 2030 outlined in the new Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation. Packaging accounts for a significant … Read the full press release

Major Waste-to-Energy Project in Kuala Selangor, Malaysia, Partners with AFRY

(IN BRIEF) Worldwide PMC Sdn. Bhd. (WPMC) has awarded AFRY a contract for owner’s engineering services for a waste-to-energy project in Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. The project, named Jeram WtE, will construct a state-of-the-art facility with a daily capacity of 2,700 … Read the full press release

Romans Were Environmental Pioneers: Study Uncovers Ancient Recycling of Silver Coins

(IN BRIEF) New research conducted by the University of Liverpool and the University of Warwick reveals that the Romans were early practitioners of recycling. The study, published in the journal Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, examined the presence of gold impurities … Read the full press release

SUEZ Strengthens UK Presence with Acquisition of DCW, Expanding Recycling and Waste Management Offerings

(IN BRIEF) SUEZ recycling and recovery UK has acquired DCW (Devon Contract Waste), an independent recycling and waste management company based in the south west of England. This acquisition is part of SUEZ’s strategy to expand its presence in the … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom’s Sustainable Food Packaging Papers Receive Western Michigan Recyclability Certification

(IN BRIEF) Ahlstrom, a leading producer of sustainable and fiber-based packaging solutions, has achieved Western Michigan Recyclability Certification for several food packaging base papers utilizing its proprietary FluoroFree® technology. These products are used in applications like quick service restaurant packaging, … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials Pioneers CIRCO₂BETON® Project to Advance Closed-Loop Recycling and Decarbonization in Construction

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials is leading a large-scale closed-loop recycling project called CIRCO₂BETON® as part of its decarbonization strategy. The project involves the installation of an industrial-scale selective separation platform at its Achères quarry in France, where demolished concrete will … Read the full press release

UKRI Funds Innovative Projects to Drive Sustainability in Plastics

(IN BRIEF) UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced £6 million in funding for five new projects aimed at achieving a significant shift towards sustainable plastics. Led by UK universities, these multidisciplinary projects will focus on easier recycling of multilayer … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer Expands Shwopping Scheme with Dedicated School Uniform Boxes

(IN BRIEF) Marks & Spencer (M&S) is expanding its Shwopping scheme by introducing dedicated school uniform Shwop boxes in over 200 of its stores across the UK. The initiative, in partnership with Oxfam and eBay, aims to give pre-loved school … Read the full press release

Poland’s ORLEN VC Backs Circunomics to Drive Electric Vehicle Battery Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN VC, the largest corporate venture capital fund in Poland owned by the ORLEN Group, has invested in Circunomics, a platform for battery reuse and recycling in electric vehicles. The investment aims to reduce the carbon footprint of … Read the full press release

Hydro to Construct State-of-the-Art Aluminum Recycling Plant in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a global leader in aluminum production, has signed an agreement to purchase land in Torija, Spain, where it plans to build a state-of-the-art aluminum recycling plant. The facility will have an annual capacity of 120,000 tonnes and … Read the full press release

EBRD, EU, and Elec’Recyclage Inaugurate State-of-the-Art Waste Recycling Facility in Tunisia

(IN BRIEF) EBRD, EU, and Elec’Recyclage have inaugurated a new industrial waste recycling facility in Tunisia. Elec’Recyclage Tunisie received a €1.1 million loan from EBRD and an €85,000 grant from the EU for the construction of the facility. The investment … Read the full press release

Stellantis and Galloo Set to Launch Joint Venture for Sustainable Vehicle Recycling

(IN BRIEF) Automaker Stellantis and metals recycler Galloo have signed an MoU to enter exclusive negotiations for a joint venture focused on End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling. The joint venture will collaborate with selected Authorized Treatment Facilities to collect ELVs, recover … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Spearheads Circular Economy Transformation in Steel Industry with Inner Circle Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a leading stainless steel manufacturer, has launched a groundbreaking initiative called Outokumpu Inner Circle to strengthen the circular economy in Europe. The program, unveiled at the World Circular Economy event in Helsinki, aims to create a closed … Read the full press release

TEGO® Cycle: Evonik’s Breakthrough Additives for Energy-Efficient Plastic Recycling

(IN BRIEF) Evonik, a specialty chemicals company, has launched TEGO® Cycle, a range of additives aimed at improving the process and quality of recycled plastics. The additives save energy during mechanical recycling and enhance polymer properties, facilitating the transition to … Read the full press release

Aurubis Continues Growth Trajectory, Raises Full-Year Expectations Based on Stellar Half-Year Results

(IN BRIEF) Aurubis AG, a multimetal company, is experiencing strong growth as it raises its full-year forecast based on impressive half-year results. The company generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of €291 million in the first half of the fiscal … Read the full press release

Partnership of BASF, Krones, SÜDPACK, and TOMRA Paves the Way for Multi-Layer Film Recycling

(IN BRIEF) BASF, Krones, SÜDPACK, and TOMRA have collaborated on a project to recycle PET/PE multi-layer packaging by separating it into its individual components and returning them to the materials cycle as raw materials. During the first industrial trial at … Read the full press release

Recycling and Energy Efficiency Measures Top Climate Mitigation Actions by EU Firms, Says EIB Report

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has released its Climate Investment Report for 2022-23 (EIBIS Climate), which shows that the share of European firms investing in climate has increased by 10 percentage points in the last year, reaching an … Read the full press release

Holcim takes a step toward circular construction with acquisition of Sivyer Logistics

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a leading global construction materials and solutions company, has acquired Sivyer Logistics, a producer of recycled construction and demolition waste (CDW) in London. Sivyer Logistics utilizes advanced recycling and recovery technologies to recover over 500,000 tons of … Read the full press release

Ecopost and Borealis Take Action Against Plastic Waste and Environmental Degradation in Kenya

(IN BRIEF) Ecopost, a Kenyan company that recycles plastic waste to create eco-friendly alternatives for fencing, signage, and building materials, has partnered with Borealis to boost waste recycling in Kenya and promote a circular economy. Borealis will fund Ecopost’s activities, … Read the full press release

Metallpulverproduktion von Outokumpu zur Unterstützung der Kreislaufwirtschaft und der Nachhaltigkeitsstrategie

(IN KÜRZE) Outokumpu, ein weltweit führendes Unternehmen für nachhaltigen Edelstahl, steigt ab April 2023 in seinem Werk in Krefeld, Deutschland, in das Metallpulverproduktionsgeschäft ein. Der Schwerpunkt des Unternehmens liegt auf der Herstellung von Metallpulvern, die für fortschrittliche Fertigungstechnologien wie Additive … Read the full press release

Outokumpu’s Metal Powder Production to Support Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a global leader in sustainable stainless steel, is entering the metal powder production business at its mill in Krefeld, Germany, starting in April 2023. The company’s focus is on producing metal powders suited for advanced manufacturing technologies, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s Ecosystem for Textile Recycling Meets EU Green Deal Requirements

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has created a circular economy ecosystem for textile recycling that covers the entire recycling process, from controlling container fill levels to re-use and recycling. The initiative makes the company a pioneer and digital trailblazer in the … Read the full press release

Paper Supplier Voith Targets 90% Recycling Rate by 2030 with Innovative Pulping Technology

(IN BRIEF) Voith, the full-line supplier, is supporting a 90% paper recycling rate by 2030 as part of its “Papermaking for Life” program, through developing new fiber streams and an optimized recycling process. The firm is also creating new, innovative … Read the full press release

Die neue Edelstahlpulver-Produktionsanlage von Outokumpu in Krefeld kommt den Nachhaltigkeitszielen näher

(IN KÜRZE) Outokumpu, ein führender Edelstahlhersteller, führte kürzlich Gespräche mit Mona Neubaur, stellvertretende Ministerpräsidentin des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen und Ministerin für Wirtschaft, Industrie, Klimaschutz und Energie, um über Nachhaltigkeit und Klimaschutz beim Stahl zu diskutieren Industrie. Outokumpu hat sich bereits ehrgeizige … Read the full press release

Outokumpu’s New Stainless Steel Powder Production Plant in Krefeld Advances Sustainability Goals

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a leading stainless steel manufacturer, recently held talks with Mona Neubaur, the Deputy Prime Minister of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and Minister for Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Protection, and Energy, to discuss sustainability and climate protection … Read the full press release

Circular Economy in Vehicle Production Gets Boost from German Ministry, Consortium

(IN BRIEF) A consortium of 19 leading industrial companies and research institutes, including BMW and Evonik, is working on developing new processes for using sustainable materials in circular vehicle production. Evonik is contributing its expertise in plastics and recycling additives … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro Leads the Charge in the Green Transition with Investments in Low-Carbon Aluminium Production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian company that produces aluminium and renewable energy, is investing in new technology to produce low-carbon aluminium. The company has initiated projects worth NOK 3 billion (~ EUR … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro ist mit Investitionen in die kohlenstoffarme Aluminiumproduktion führend beim grünen Übergang

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) OSLO, 29-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), ein norwegisches Unternehmen, das Aluminium und erneuerbare Energie herstellt, investiert in neue Technologie zur Herstellung von kohlenstoffarmem Aluminium. Das Unternehmen hat in den letzten zwei Jahren in seinen Aluminiumwerken in … Read the full press release

Renewcell starts producing pure dissolving pulp from 100 percent textile waste with the ADuro textile fiber preparation system from ANDRITZ

ANDRITZ technology contributes to circular fashion with key solutions for production of pulp made from 100% textile waste ANDRITZ textile fiber preparation system lays the foundation for a pioneering recycling process developed by Renewcell (PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 21-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

SUEZ and Waga Energy launch new Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) production unit in southwestern France, the fifth project of the two companies

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group, a French multinational company with over 160 years of expertise in water and waste management, has announced the launch of a new Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) production unit at the Madaillan … Read the full press release

SUEZ und Waga Energy eröffnen eine neue Produktionseinheit für erneuerbares Erdgas (RNG) im Südwesten Frankreichs, das fünfte Projekt der beiden Unternehmen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) PARIS, 20-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Die SUEZ-Gruppe, ein französisches multinationales Unternehmen mit über 160 Jahren Erfahrung in der Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, hat die Markteinführung eines neuen erneuerbaren Erdgases angekündigt (RNG) Produktionseinheit auf der Deponie Madaillan in Milhac-d’Auberoche, Südwestfrankreich. Die … Read the full press release

Henkel partners with one of Europe’s leading and most recognized independent institutes for recyclability testing and certification

Henkel: Company is currently not capable to predict with sufficient reliability the impact COVID-19 will have on its business performance in 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 29-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced a new partnership with cyclos-HTP Institute (CHI), one of Europe’s leading and most recognized independent institutes for recyclability testing and certification. … Read the full press release

New digital service called ReWind to help with the decommissioning and recycling of old wind turbines

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 24-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced that a new digital service called ReWind launched in cooperation with Reodor Studios, a full-service corporate venture and innovation agency helping leading corporations … Read the full press release

Neuer digitaler Service namens ReWind soll bei der Stilllegung und dem Recycling alter Windkraftanlagen helfen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) BÆRUM, 24-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, der unabhängige Energieexperte und Assurance-Anbieter, hat angekündigt, dass ein neues digitales Der Service namens ReWind, der in Zusammenarbeit mit Reodor Studios, einer Full-Service-Corporate-Venture- und Innovationsagentur, die führenden Unternehmen dabei hilft, bestehende Produkte und … Read the full press release

Holcim acquires a major UK based recycler of construction & demolition waste

Regional UK leader in recycling construction & demolition waste into green building materials Accelerating Holcim’s leadership in circular construction to build better with less (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 6-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers … Read the full press release

Holcim adquiere un importante reciclador de residuos de construcción y demolición con sede en el Reino Unido

Líder regional del Reino Unido en reciclaje de construcción & amp; residuos de demolición en materiales de construcción ecológicos Acelerar el liderazgo de Holcim en la construcción circular para construir mejor con menos (COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) ZUG, 6-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

BASF to participate at K 2022, the #1 trade fair for plastics and rubber, under the motto #OurPlasticsJourney

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 5-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF (ETR: BAS), the world’s largest chemical producer, has announced its participation at K 2022, the #1 trade fair for plastics and rubber, in Düsseldorf, Germany, from October 19 – 26, 2022. The … Read the full press release

Hydro to switch to 100 percent locally produced power from renewable energy sources for its aluminium manufacturing plants in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 27-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced its intention to to switch to 100 percent locally produced power from renewable energy … Read the full press release

Hydro stellt seine Aluminiumwerke in Schweden auf 100 Prozent lokal erzeugten Strom aus erneuerbaren Energiequellen um

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) OSLO, 27-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), ein norwegisches Unternehmen für Aluminium und erneuerbare Energien engagiert sich für eine nachhaltige Zukunft, hat seine Absicht angekündigt, seine 3 Aluminiumwerke in Schweden zu 100 Prozent auf lokal erzeugten … Read the full press release