France: The latest trading and financial statement from the Recylex Group reveals that the recycling plants in France and Germany processed a total of 53 000 tonnes of scrap batteries in the first six months of this year - a fall of 19% from the 65 500 tonnes of January-June 2015.
Just over one third of mixed papers will count as packaging materials in the PRN system after fresh research into the paper grade.
Germany: Preparations are in full swing for what is described as the world’s No. 1 trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry. The name of the event? K 2016. The location? Düsseldorf, Germany. The show will run from October 19 to 26 and has been ‘booked out’ for months, with reportedly 3100 exhibitors from almost 60 nations signing up to show off their newest products and services across more than 170 000 square metres of exhibition floor space.
Future mattress recycling capacity in the UK looks set to be hit by a drop in steel prices combined with an increase in the cost of insurance, an unprecedented report into the industry reveals.