Recycling News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-07-27T00:06:48+01:00 Strict environmental checks weigh Chinese Scrap Lead-Acid Battery Recycling industry>uploads/news/2017/7/20452494191501066841 Some scrap battery recyclers, expecting battery price to increase further, built large amounts of stocks in May and June after prices increased. However, recyclers in face of environmental protection storm reduce purchases at present and are reluctant to have stocks. Samsung to reduce waste by retrieving Gold, Silver from banned Galaxy note 7>uploads/news/2017/7/20920402951500379396 Last year Samsung electronics recalled their Galaxy Note 7 smart phone due to the problem, batteries prone to catch fire, and now they are planing to retrieve Gold and other metal from the phone in order to reduce waste. Chinese Ignition Battery demand shoots up on high-temperature weather>uploads/news/2017/7/13233814441500027236 However, orders at battery producers saw no significant improvement as falling lead prices raised distributors’ purchase caution, despite of improving end-user demand. Rumors on China’s ban on Recycled materials import concerns US industries>uploads/news/2017/7/4150161841499164712 The concerns regarding the imported recycled materials to China is ruling high, as a U S recycling trade association has raised concerns that China will ban or severely restrict the imports especially plastic with the major priority target. EPRC sets new 74% Paper Recycling target for 2020>uploads/news/2017/6/11290126181496561108 The European paper recycling value chain has already made significant strides on the paper recycling rate in the EU having reached a near theoretical maximum of 71.5% in 2015. The industry is now seeking to make another move forward with an enhanced rate of 74% by 2020 building on the progress achieved since 2000 by preceding European Declarations BIR to organize first ever Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2018>uploads/news/2017/6/14675210271496398544 Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) world body is planning to organize the first ever world recycling day on 18 March 2018, along with the 70th anniversary of BIR formation. Aluminum Can Recycling increases significantly in UK>uploads/news/2017/5/18374898171495706749 Around 9 billion aluminum cans sold in UK about 70 percent of can are being recycled, which is about 6.3 billion, as per the Aluminum Packaging Recycling Organisation, Alupro. US Recyclers teams up with law enforcement network to expand fight against materials theft>uploads/news/2017/5/19671245741495619854 The agreement provides access to the alert system to the more than 117,000 law enforcement officers in almost 9,000 agencies that are members of RISS. Xiaomi launches Electronics Recycling program in India>uploads/news/2017/5/12866497641494233278 Chinese technology major Xiaomi has launched an e-waste management programme in India. Dubbed ‘Mi India Product Take-Back & Recycling Program,’ the initiative involves taking non-operational technology products across multiple brands and categories. ISRI to host biggest Recycling Industry meet in New Orleans>uploads/news/2017/4/3375457681492431971 The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will hold ISRI2017, the association’s annual convention and exposition April 22-27 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.