Challenges & Innovations for WEEE Recycling Outlined in Budapest 2019-10-18 14:30:53 Change of Approach from ‘Hazard’ to ‘Risk’ Urged at BIR E-Scrap Committee Meeting At the recent BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting, held this week in Budapest, the core of a guest presentation outlined the key challenges and innovation in WEEE recycling within Europe. read more ... Global Recycling Foundation Backs Katowice Climate Package 2019-02-04 15:04:42 Recycling’s Role in COP24 Agreement to Tackle Climate Change Championed The Global Recycling Foundation has welcomed the agreement announced at COP24 for governments to agree to a robust set of guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. read more ... Education & Research Key to Promoting Recycling 2019-01-30 13:24:35 New Website & Branding for Global Recycling Foundation The Global Recycling Foundation, launched at last year’s Bureau of International Recycling’s World Recycling Convention, has unveiled a new logo and website. read more ... European Chemicals Agency to Rule on Health Impacts of Rubber Granules from Recycled Tyres 2018-10-12 13:23:33 BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee: Science must be Prevail in Recycled Rubber Infill Debate In addition to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons the European Chemicals Agency will continue to look into the possible health impacts of other substances contained in the granules and mulches derived from end-of-life tyres. read more ... BIR Conference Told Ferrous Metal Markets for 2019 “Very Difficult to Predict” 2018-10-12 11:47:40 Turkey Increasingly Important to US Ferrous Scrap Metal Exporters as China Cuts Imports US scrap markets for ferrous metals will continue to rely on exports, despite the Section 232 measures adopted by the Trump administration, according to Fastmarkets metals analyst Lee Allen. read more ... Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal Recycling Hit by US/China Trade War 2018-10-08 14:27:10 Tariffs Creating More Problems than they Solve for Metal Recyclers “Tariffs are a very blunt instrument and can give a lot of unintended consequences,” declared Edward Meir in his guest presentation to yesterday's meeting of the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division. read more ... Shifting Markets for E-Waste in Asia 2018-06-04 15:14:01 BIR E-Scrap Committee: China Policy “A Challenge and an Opportunity” Faced with China’s National Sword policy, processing operations have been moving to South East Asian countries. However, these nations are also sharpening their focus on environmental controls. read more ...
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