• Registration opens for ISRI 2019

    Registration opens for ISRI 20190

    Registration is now open for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ (ISRI) Annual Convention and Exposition, the organisation announced. ISRI2019, the annual gathering of scrap recycling professionals, will be held April 8-11, at the L.A. Convention Centre in Los Angeles. “ISRI2019 will be sleeker, bolder, and more comprehensive than any ISRI convention and exposition before

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  • Malaysia to curb imports of plastic scrap

    Malaysia to curb imports of plastic scrap0

    Malaysia announced end October it is taking steps to limit imports of plastic scrap, which has flooded the country since China imposed restrictions on foreign scrap imports. The Southeast Asian nation will phase out imports of all types of plastic, including “clean” plastic, in three years, as per a report in The Asahi Shimbun. Malaysia

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  • “Winning on Reducing Food Waste” Initiative launched in the US

    “Winning on Reducing Food Waste” Initiative launched in the US0

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the signing of a joint agency formal agreement under the “Winning on Reducing Food Waste” initiative. The agreement is aimed at improving coordination and communication across federal agencies attempting to better educate

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  • Suez awarded five waste contracts worth €100m across Europe

    Suez awarded five waste contracts worth €100m across Europe0

    French environmental services firm Suez announced it has strengthened its recycling & recovery activities in Europe with the award and renewal of five contracts worth some €100 million in total revenues. Two of the contracts involve municipal waste management in Germany. The company said that the Waste Management Association of Chemnitz (Land of Saxony) organised

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  • WETEX contracts build partnership between Ireland and UAE

    WETEX contracts build partnership between Ireland and UAE0

    Irish companies set to bring technology and innovation to the UAE and MENA region   Three Irish companies supported by Enterprise Ireland have announced the signing of three new deals at the 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2018). ResourceKraft & Al Sharif Group have formed a strategic partnership to deliver energy management solutions

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  • New facility for C&D waste recycling in Ghayathi, Abu Dhabi

    New facility for C&D waste recycling in Ghayathi, Abu Dhabi0

    As part of its efforts to support Abu Dhabi’s mandate of diverting 75 percent waste away from landfills, the Centre of Waste Management (Tadweer) has opened a new facility to recycle construction and demolition (C&D) waste in Ghayathi in Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Located near the Ruwais oil fields and the UAE-Saudi

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