Mojave Desert & Mountan Recycling Authority

Report: China clamps down on recycled pellet imports

Recycled plastic pellets are facing greater scrutiny upon import into China, international recycling stakeholders recently reported. The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) on Sept. 11 wrote that Chinese customs authorities “have been tightening the enforcement of the existing regulations regarding

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OECD countries split on Basel plastics decision

A coalition that includes the U.S. and European Union failed to agree on how new global plastic waste shipping regulations should affect the coalition’s member countries. As a result, each country will decide for itself how scrap plastic imports are

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Solar Panels are Tricky to Recycle

Solar panels are an excellent source for renewable power, but there’s no plan for the e-waste they will create when they reach the end of their life. The International Renewable Energy Agency projects by 2050 up to 78 million metric tons of

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WM details sorting facility upgrades and plastics capacity

A recent report from the nation’s largest waste and recycling hauler outlines MRF infrastructure and reviews the current state of reclamation capacity for key recovered plastics. Houston-based Waste Management (WM) issued its September 2020 “Report on Recycling” to identify gaps

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