Recycling News Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-09-26T18:17:44+01:00 India slaps anti-dumping duty on certain Chinese Tyres>uploads/news/2017/9/19291993971505904054 The duty has been slapped on "new/unused pneumatic radial tyres with or without tubes and/or flap of rubber (including tubeless tyres) having nominal rim dia code above 16 (inch)" used in buses and lorries/trucks. EMR buys UK-based scrap merchant Metal and Waste Recycling>uploads/news/2017/9/10749692501504269131 European metal scrap recycler and exporter European Metal Recycling has bought UK-based scrap merchant and processor Metal and Waste Recycling. China introduces action plan to encourage domestic nonferrous metals Recycling>uploads/news/2017/8/5909925481504174726 In order to build a good green economy and also to boost the scrap recycling of domestic nonferrous metals sector, the Chinese government has issued an action plan, as per The National Development and Reform Commission. Coco Cola launches new Recycling campaign>uploads/news/2017/7/12683063371501505367 Coco Cola for the first time has launched a new campaign called Love Story, in United Kingdom encouraging consumers to recycle their plastic bottles. 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.