LONDON, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice of the UK’s recycling and waste management industry, has today called on the government to help keep vital waste services moving, as the closure of schools risks bringing the country to a halt.
The ESA has urgently called on Government to:Read more
LONDON, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -To mark Global Recycling Day (18 March), the Global Recycling Foundation announced the ten #RecyclingHeroes who have each won a $1,000 prize thanks to their dedication and innovation in local recycling. The winners, selected from over 2,000 entries, are from across the globe, covering eight countries and all the main continents. Their work spans all parts of the recycling industry from plastic to textiles and household items.
The ten winners are:
Plogging Club - NigeriaRead more
LONDON, March 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Global Recycling Day 2020 has arrived and, although the world rightly focuses on its response to COVID-19, we encourage people around the world to remember the importance of recycling and to recognise the individuals, communities and businesses – some world renowned some unknown - who are the forefront of recycling innovation and best practice.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 16, 2020 (Press Release) -The Bureau of International Recycling, the global federation of recycling industries, welcomes the EU's support for recyclers as laid out in their new Circular Economy Action Plan. The action plan will benefit the European member companies of BIR, which are collecting, sorting and processing wastes in order to produce secondary raw materials. It will also benefit companies providing services to recyclers as well as recycling machinery and equipment manufacturers.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 13, 2020 (Press Release) -BIR today announces that the World Recycling Convention 2020 in Istanbul will be rescheduled to (11) 12-14 October 2020.
Due to growing concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19), and with the well-being of participants, exhibitors and staff as the number one priority, BIR has decided that rescheduling the event is the only responsible course of action at this time.Read more
VAXJO, Sweden, March 12, 2020 (Press Release) -We are absolutely delighted to announce that we won awards for both Environmental Leadership and Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2020 PPI Awards in Portugal earlier this week.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 11, 2020 (Press Release) -The Green Deal has to be translated into a business case, strengthening sustainable and circular industrial value chains in Europe, and ensuring that they are considered of strategic importance.
For that reason, Cepi, on behalf of the European Paper Industry, applauds the increased support to low carbon value chains in the “New approach to industrial policy” released by the European Commission on 10 March.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 11, 2020 (Press Release) -Today, the European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe's new agenda for sustainable growth. With measures along the entire life cycle of products, the new Action Plan aims to make our economy fit for a green future, strengthen our competitiveness while protecting the environment and give new rights to consumers.Read more