Special Reports Thursday 22 October 2020
14 September 2020

Recresco targets stability after Ellesmere Port site acquisition


This week saw glass recycling company Recresco announce it had purchased the Ellesmere Port site it has occupied on a lease basis for the past 12 years. James Langley investigates what’s brewing in Cheshire.

2 September 2020

Positive message surrounds Shotton sale plan


Last week saw the unveiling of plans to sell the UPM Shotton newsprint mill with its adjacent materials recycling facility.  The announcement came from UPM at its headquarters in Finland. The business describes itself as leading...

17 August 2020

Global giant ANDRITZ unveils latest ADuro shredder


ANDRITZ is a global name in four key industrial sectors, providing large scale engineering solutions as well as equipment and machinery for small and medium sized enterprises. Headquartered in Graz, Austria, its focus of activity ...

24 July 2020

Liebherr installs assistance features in handlers


In this special report, Liebherr explains the developments in the company’s telescopic handler range in terms of automation and approach to the equipment. Materials handling equipment supplier ...

7 July 2020

China promulgates amendment to its Solid Waste Law


Attorneys Aaron Goldberg and Weiwei Luo of Beveridge & Diamond, Washington analyse the amendments to the Solid Waste Law of China agreed at the end of April and coming into force in September.

25 June 2020

ECJ rules on ‘green list’ waste paper shipments


Following a protracted legal case between a German waste management company and the local authority in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in May the European Court of Justice ruled that intra-EU waste paper shipments containing some contamination ...

13 May 2020

Hospitality sector closures hit glass industry


An increase in glass from kerbside collections may not be enough to make up for the losses sustained through the closure of the hospitality sector, according to representatives from the glass industry. The demand for recycled ...

1 May 2020

Averda and the global need for waste collections


SPECIAL REPORT: The UK has increased its funding to support waste projects in developing countries and charities such as WasteAid are active in this field. On the ground though there is a clear need for good waste service ...

21 April 2020

‘Challenging future’ for textile recycling industry


Textile recyclers have warned that parts of the industry could collapse as supply reduces domestically and demand from across the world falls.