• RIOS releases RIOS:2016 Implementation Guide

    RIOS releases RIOS:2016 Implementation Guide0

    The Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS) recently announced the release of the RIOS:2016 Implementation Guide (RIG) which includes a new, more effective, easy to develop Footprint Tool. This management system is said to be easier to implement than ever and help recycling facilities to become leaders in environmental stewardship, quality assurance, and health and safety.

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  • Plans on for Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards upgrade

    Plans on for Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards upgrade0

    $76 million loan from JICA for project  India has signed a loan deal worth $76 million with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to upgrade the environment management plan at Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards in Gujarat. The total cost of the project will be $111 million, out of which $76 million will be provided as a

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  • Zero Waste Scotland publishes Carbon report and commends recycling progress

    Zero Waste Scotland publishes Carbon report and commends recycling progress0

    Zero Waste Scotland welcomed the announcement that Scotland’s national household recycling rate reached 45.5 percent in 2016, with one council, East Renfrewshire, becoming the first Scottish council to break through the 60 percent mark. The announcement was made on September 26, the same day that Zero Waste Scotland published a report on how recycling continues

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  • BIR World Recycling Convention (Round-Table Sessions) 2017, New Delhi

    BIR World Recycling Convention (Round-Table Sessions) 2017, New Delhi0

    In the upcoming BIR World Recycling Convention in New Delhi, an expert panel of guest speakers will provide insight into the present and future challenges of the global ferrous and non-ferrous metals business from an Indian perspective, according to the organisation. On October 15, the plenary session of the BIR Ferrous Division will feature a

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  • ICBR 2017 sends positive economic signals

    ICBR 2017 sends positive economic signals0

    The International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2017 was held in Lisbon. According to the findings of a recently conducted survey, the majority of participants see both the current situation and the business outlook in a favourable light. In particular, industry representatives are satisfied with the volumes being generated and the majority also view the

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  • Enerkem begins commercial production of ethanol from waste

    Enerkem begins commercial production of ethanol from waste0

    Enerkem Inc., a leading biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, announced that it has started producing the commercial production of cellulosic ethanol from non-recyclable, non-compostable mixed municipal solid waste at its facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The company says it has been producing and selling biomethanol since 2016, prior to expanding production to include cellulosic ethanol

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