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  • IFAT: where machinery buyers can shop ’til they drop

    IFAT: where machinery buyers can shop ’til they drop

    There were plenty of opportunities to empty your wallet at the latest IFAT exhibition where machinery specialists rubbed shoulders with some of the world’s largest environmental companies. For one week in May, Munich played host to thousands of ...

  • Bumper plastics crop harvested for recycling

    Bumper plastics crop harvested for recycling

    Rising oil prices have led to increased interest in the recycling of plastics. Firms processing plastic granulate are scouring the world for the best and cheapest sources of such materials. The success of greenhouse farming in southern Spain has ...

  • China Will Dictate Price and Quality

    China Will Dictate Price and Quality

    Some 16 nations were represented at the second annual European Paper Recycling Conference, which took place during late September in Barcelona, Spain. Delegates were told that China’s already massive influence on the global recovered paper market ...

    Ian Martin

  • India: Continuing to Defy Description and Comparison

    India: Continuing to Defy Description and Comparison

    A visit to a number of Indian scrap metal processors reveals a reality very much at odds with the enthusiasm for the country’s development expressed at recent scrap conventions and by the international business media. Unlike in China, India’s scrap ...

    Adam Minter

  • Trees, bees and UBCs

    Trees, bees and UBCs

    Tonnes of aluminium cans and foil recycled in the UK are being turned into new trees to provide food, medicines and income for the people of Burkina Faso in West Africa - one of the poorest countries in the world. This article explains the workings ...

    Simon Midgley