• Nestlé pledges increase in recycled plastics use in EU

    Nestlé pledges increase in recycled plastics use in EU0

    Food and beverage firm Nestlé has pledged to increase the amount of recycled plastics it uses in some of its packaging across the European Union (EU) by 2025. The company is working to increase the proportion of recycled plastics it utilises in its packaging, with a commitment to using at least 25% recycled PET (rPET)

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  • Malaysia to curb plastic scrap imports

    Malaysia to curb plastic scrap imports0

    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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  • Lahore to get 40MW waste-to-energy plant

    Lahore to get 40MW waste-to-energy plant0

    Having received formal permission in July this year by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to generate electricity from solid waste and garbage, a Chinese firm and the Punjab government inked a pact to establish a 40 megawatt (MW) waste to energy incineration plant on 52 hectares around Lahore, as per a report in

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  • Gregory Schnitzer new President of BIR Ferrous Division

    Gregory Schnitzer new President of BIR Ferrous Division0

    The board of the BIR Ferrous Division has appointed Gregory Schnitzer as the new divisional President. Schnitzer is Vice- President of Ferrous Sales at Oregon based Schnitzer Steel Industries (USA) and has been with the company since 2003. Schnitzer Steel Industries is a long-standing BIR member, and Schnitzer became active on the Ferrous Divisional board

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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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  • Global Recycling Day 2019: ‘Recycling into the Future’ is theme for next edition

    Global Recycling Day 2019: ‘Recycling into the Future’ is theme for next edition0

    After the successful launch of Global Recycling Day in 2018, the Global Recycling Foundation has announced the theme of 2019 as ‘Recycling into the Future’. The Global Recycling Day will focus on the power of youth, education and innovation in ensuring a brighter future for the planet. It will take place on 18 March 2019,

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