Post COVID-19 Money Laundering Issues💸POSTED ON 24 August 2020 by Alice
For the last few months, Eco Cat news has focused on the impact that coronavirus COVID-19 has had on the supply, demand, and prices of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs). Whilst numerous COVID-19 “hotspots” remain around the globe, lockdown seems to be generally easing now and a semblance of normality is returning to the world of business. source: Post Corona: The Supply of PGMs? Like most industries, the scrap catalytic converter market has suffered severely since March and its partici ...
Hazardous Waste Exporting - A Move in the Right Direction ☢️POSTED ON 23 October 2019 by Alice
Our planet is increasingly being choked by the waste products of development and, many industrialized nations have been attempting to overcome the lack of local waste depositary sites, internal environmental pressures, and high cost of disposal by searching out dumping sites outside their own national boundaries. Such has become the problem that non-governmental organizations have estimated that over 8.5 million tons of waste are transported and traded annually.   ...
Political & Governmental Impact on Catalyst Recycling ?POSTED ON 17 April 2019 by Alice
Most of us, at some time or another, complain about government and politics, perhaps over a drink with friends and colleagues. However, we don’t always recognize that decisions being made in the corridors of power can have a significant impact on the success or otherwise of our businesses. Across the globe, government actions, even - maybe especially - the ones we don’t hear about, can have repercussions down the line that will affect our own bottom line. Nowhere is this more true than in the ...
Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) ?POSTED ON 10 September 2018 by Alice
On the 1st of September 2018, new legislation was introduced that re-defines the standards that determine the levels of pollutants produced by light vehicles. What is the WLTP? WLTP replaces the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), established in 1973, that defined standards to determine the level of pollutants produced by light vehicles. It also allowed constructors to evaluate the fuel consumption of their newly produced cars. However, the NEDC was based on th ...
What if all European diesel cars were dirty? ?POSTED ON 20 June 2018 by Alice
A recent study, the first one since the 2015 Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, revealed that even the latest models of European diesel cars severely harm the environment. According to the results, more than 4 000 vehicle models have nitrogen oxides (NOx). This exceeds the ceiling levels set by the European Union. The rating system used by the EU, The Real Urban Emissions Initiative (TRUE), has a date set of 375 000 individual cars across the continent and divides all vehicle ...
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