July 2016


Cover Story

A world of questions

Uncertain commodities markets led to presentations with as many questions as answers at the 2016 Bureau of International Recycling Convention in Berlin.

Commodity Focus

Adjustment period

With the mining sector having adjusted to China’s meteoric rise as the world’s leading copper consumer, demand-related upward price pressures have subsided.

IFAT Wrapup

As big as it gets

As it has in previous years, the 2016 IFAT show in Munich attracted one of the world’s largest crowds ever to an environmental and recycling event.