January 2016


Cover Story

Rising star

South Africa’s Extrupet has developed a method of PET recycling that is changing the region’s recycling and manufacturing landscapes.

Commodity Focus

Lowered expectations

The state of the global steel scrap trade is beset by numerous factors, including an excess of finished product, low-cost imports and lack of demand.

Processing Point

Order from chaos

Research and investments in new techniques are geared towards creating marketable secondary commodities from the mixed e-scrap stream.