Additional Discussion the Impact of COVID-19 on Virgin Resin Vs Recyclate 2020-03-27 11:49:40 AMI’s Polymer Supply Chain Conference Postponed until September New dates and additional Coronavirus focused content for AMI’s Polymer Sourcing & Distribution conference which will now take place 14-16 September in Hamburg. read more ... UNTHA UK’s Marcus Brew Discuss the Impact of Coronavirus on the Waste Industry 2020-03-27 11:23:40 OPINION: COVID-19 – What’s the Waste Industry Prognosis? As the UK adjusts to a ‘new normal’ in the wake of the Government’s latest lockdown announcement, it will be difficult for some organisations to concentrate on anything beyond the next few days. But there are glimmers of hope in the medium to long term, suggests Marcus Brew, managing director of UNTHA UK… read more ... Recycled HDPE Lumber Firms Come Together 2020-03-26 13:06:44 Recycled Plastics Product Manufacturer Tangent Technologies Acquires Bedford Technology Illinois based Tangent Technologies, a recycled HDPE lumber manufacturer, has completed the acquisition of Bedford Technology. read more ... Proper Management of Medical, Hazardous & Municipal Waste Vital in Face of Virus 2020-03-26 12:26:07 UNEP Adds to Calls for Governments to Consider Waste Management an Essential Service UN Environment has joined many other voices in calling for governments to treat waste management, including of medical, household and other hazardous waste, as an urgent and essential public service in order to minimise possible secondary impacts upon health and the environment. read more ... From the US to the UAE, the Scrap Industry is Being Hit by Counter Coronavirus Measures 2020-03-26 11:52:11 BIR Update on the Impact of COVID-19 Measures to Scrap Recycling Yards Around the World The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is providing ad hoc updates from its Ambassadors around the world on the impacts on recyclers as the world takes unprecedented measures to tackle COVID-19. read more ... Waste & Recycling Collection & Handling Must be Protected in Face of Coronavirus 2020-03-23 13:20:25 FEAD: Member States Must Recognise Waste as “Essential Public Services” As one of Europe's ‘Services of General Economic Interest’, FEAD has called on countries across EU to clearly recognise waste management and recycling activities as “essential public services”. read more ... Additional Safeguards Needed to Guarantee Proper Waste Management 2020-03-23 12:54:43 ESA Welcomes ‘Key Worker’ Status for Waste Industry in Face of Coronavirus The UK’s Environmental Services Association has welcomed the government’s recognition of waste operatives as key workers enabling them to continue to send their children to school but called for more protections to safeguard solid waste management. read more ...
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