• Sharjah Chamber, Sharjah Police discuss used car trade sector topics

    Sharjah Chamber, Sharjah Police discuss used car trade sector topics0

    During a recent meeting, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and a delegation from Sharjah Police discussed ways to develop a number of special procedures for the used car trade sector, which falls within the jurisdiction of Sharjah Police. The meeting, which was held at the SCCI headquarters, was also attended by representatives

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  • EU formally adopts new rules for waste management and recycling

    EU formally adopts new rules for waste management and recycling0

    The EU Council has formally adopted the circular economy package which sets out new rules for waste management and establishes legally binding targets for recycling. As per the new rules, member states will have to meet the following targets as they increase the reuse and recycling of municipal waste. The new recycling targets for municipal

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  • China sets rules for third-party pre-shipment inspection agencies

    China sets rules for third-party pre-shipment inspection agencies0

    With its announcement No. 48 of 2018, the Chinese General Administration of Customs provided the Implementation Rules on the Supervision and Administration of Pre-shipping Inspection of Imported Solid Waste Used as Raw Materials, which took effect on June 1, 2018. The announcement is pertinent to third part pre-shipment inspection agencies, said BIR in a statement.

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  • Nestlé Waters introduces biofuel blend to its Dubai trucks distribution fleet

    Nestlé Waters introduces biofuel blend to its Dubai trucks distribution fleet0

    Nestlé Waters announced it has started collaborating with a biofuel company to introduce to its Dubai truck fleet a blend of 80 percent fossil diesel and 20 percent biodiesel, produced from used cooking oil. The company said it is using the blended fuel in 10 of its trucks during this initial testing phase that started

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  • ISRI elects new slate of national officers

    ISRI elects new slate of national officers0

    During its recent 2018 convention and exposition, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) elected four new national officers who will lead the association and industry over the next two years. The ISRI Board of Directors also elected four directors-at-large and one associate director. Heading up the new team of leaders is Chair Brian Shine

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  • China’s General Administration of Customs tightens inspection procedures for shipments from USA

    China’s General Administration of Customs tightens inspection procedures for shipments from USA0

    Following the news announcing the temporary suspension of CCIC North America certification operations in USA, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has provided English translation of Notice No 152/2018 issued in Chinese by the General Administration of Customs, which highlights China’s intention to “strengthen the inspection and supervision on importation of wastes as raw materials”

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