Royal Decree to improve end-of-life battery, accumulator, and WEEE management

The new legislation incorporates the reforms introduced in 2018 by EU Directives governing both waste streams, particularly the obligation to implement economic instruments for the application of the waste hierarchy in the management of this waste

UNTHA’s new shredder transforms the co-processing capacity of Geocycle Argentina

    An UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder is now in operation at Geocycle’s co-processing facility in Córdoba, Argentina, as the innovative waste handler continues to progress towards a zero-waste future. The team – a 100% daughter company...

PREMET25: Área Metropolitana de Barcelona´s major waste initiative

Integrated waste management is one of the greatest challenges facing the metropolis of Barcelona. This includes prevention and taking the steps necessary to move from a linear to a circular economy in which the...

Circular economy wins is Valencia

Evolving towards a circular economy is a very important challenge for any society due to what it involves: more efficient use of resources and reducing the exploitation of raw materials in order to guarantee...

Residual material from the forest industry could become new cover material for mining waste

The main objective when covering mining waste is to minimize the total oxygen penetration through the sealing layer to the underlying mining waste and thereby limit weathering and leaching of, for example, heavy metals....

64% of Spaniards would stop buying a product without guarantees of recyclability

Awareness has grown in recent years of the need to increase the recycling rate in Spain and the necessity for recycled material to be in the production cycle for longer periods, which are two...

Over 200 packaging companies join Ecovidrio’s new Business Waste Prevention Plans

This year, over 200 bottling companies from the beer, wine, spirits and cider sectors, amongst others, have signed up for Ecovidrio’s Business Waste Prevention Plans 2020-2022. Ecovidrio is the non-profit organisation responsible for managing...

Machines that reward recycling begin to be deployed in Spain

From today, Spain has machines in operation which will provide rewards each time they are used to recycle cans and plastic beverage bottles. When citizens deposit these items in the machines, not only will...

FCC Medio Ambiente winner of the EBAE Awards 2019/2020 for its 100%-electric, industrial chassis-platform...

  The award ceremony, that took place in the "Rastro Madrid" location, was chaired by His Majesty the King Felipe VI, who emphasized in his message that this award shows the commitment of Spanish companies,...

FECE and AMBILAMP enter into collaboration agreement for lighting waste management

According to Carlos Moreno-Figueroa, General Secretary at FECE, “this agreement enables us to cut costs, provide better service to consumers and comply with legal obligations related to the collection of electrical and electronic equipment”. In...