There needs to be a “relentless focus” on improving the quality of recycled materials or risk losing markets, as China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Poland all plan to further inspect the quality of materials sent to them, according to The Recycling … Continue reading →
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The RDF Industry Group has called on the UK Government and EU to “take action” to enable refuse derived fuel (RDF) export to Europe to continue unhindered after Brexit. To ensure that the environmental and economic benefits of RDF export … Continue reading →
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China has added 32 materials, including specific ferrous and non-ferrous metals, to its prohibited waste list, according to an announcement by the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment. The Ministry announced steel slag, post-industrial plastics, compressed auto pieces, small electric … Continue reading →
The United States (US) called for China to not implement its restrictions on waste imports on Friday (23 March), saying the new quality rules move the material away from “productive reuse and toward disposal”. The US raised concerns about the … Continue reading →
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The UK is presently “nowhere near ready” to create the number of recycling plants required should the Government decide that all plastic waste must now be recycled on home soil, says compliance specialist Ecosurety. It says the country will therefore … Continue reading →
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Waste operators are already finding alternative export markets for waste, according to a written ministerial statement by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, following the announcement last year that China intends to crack down on its contaminated waste imports. The statement follows … Continue reading →
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The recently announced ban by China on imports of different waste streams is a “wake-up call” for the European Union, says the European Federation representing the European waste management industry (FEAD). The recently announced ban by China on certain waste imports … Continue reading →
The Chinese Government has notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it will introduce a 0.5% contamination level on imported waste materials. The restriction will include paper and cardboard, plastics and others apart from 1% that will be allowed for … Continue reading →
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