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ELVES moves to ensure availability for the safe and responsible recycling of LPG converted vehicles

ELVES, the compliance scheme for End-of-Life Vehicles, has taken another step forward to ensure that all types of vehicles can be safely recycled, by installing Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) Tank purging and flaring equipment at metal recyclers in Ireland.  The portable equipment will mean that LPG tanks from vehicles can now be safely discharged at a range of locations around Ireland.

BIR – Non-Ferrous Metals Division: Restriction of international scrap trading “leads to less recycling”

“The post-COVID comeback for our industry has been strong when you look at overall trade volume,” acknowledged Dhawal Shah of India-based Metco Marketing in his first webinar as President of the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division. But he also told those watching the broadcast on November 2 that “unpredictability and hyper-volatility” are keeping non-ferrous metals recyclers “on the edge of our seats”.