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Vandalia Rental, an equipment rental company that offers lifts, skid steers, material handling equipment and earth mover rentals based in Vandalia, Ohio, has announced that it will officially open its Sharonville, Ohio, location for business on Oct. 2.The third-generation family owned and operated... Read More...
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The California legislature in mid-September 2017 has passed a bill that its backers say will require manufacturers to increase recycling and address environmental concerns posed by the production and disposal of carpet. A coalition of local governments, environmental, public health, carpet industry... Read More...
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Medford, New York-based Gershow Recycling sponsored and donated $2,000 to help defray the costs of hosting the ninth annual Play for Peace/Jugando Por La Paz Soccer Tournament, which was held in August 2017 at the Patchogue-Medford Youth Soccer Complex in Medford. The goals of Play For Peace are to... Read More...
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The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has adopted what it calls a new position on vehicle seller licensing and a new policy position on the National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program (NVMSRP). The ISRI board of directors has ratified a new policy on the “... Read More...
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The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (LACSD) has selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), Eugene, Oregon, to design, manufacture and install a new materials recovery system (MRF) at its Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility (PHMRF). The system will process both commercial and residential... Read More...
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Photo: Dreamstime Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Alec Messina has announced the agency has released a statewide survey to county recycling coordinators to identify the types of items recycled or collected and what type of collections are available throughout the state. The... Read More...
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Metals and electronics recycling company Sims Metal Management Ltd. (SMM), with headquarters in Sydney and New York, is celebrating 100 years in the recycling business in 2017. Albert Sims founded the company in 1917 with a single small yard in Sydney. Since that time, SMM has evolved into a global... Read More...
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Recyclers in late September 2017 are reporting having difficulty finding any buyers for mixed paper grades, and prices for all grades are showing signs of plummeting as the month passes. A material recovery facility (MRF) operator based on the U.S. East Coast says Sept. 21 that it’s a mess, “and... Read More...
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Norcross, Georgia-based WestRock Company www.westrock.com has announced plans to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. The company says the facility will help meet growing demand from WestRock’s customers in South America, and it will be supplied with paper from... Read More...
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The board of directors for Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), an industry network with the goal of globally adopting practices and standards that serves the consumer goods industry based in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, unanimously adopted the call to action to simplify date labels, including companies... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced it is seeking input from industry professionals on current technical and economic recycling challenges in connection with the REMADE Institute. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) introduced the Reducing Embodied-energy... Read More...
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Maryland Environmental Service (MES), a state agency with the goal of protecting and enhancing Maryland’s environment based in Millersville, was given a 2017 safety award for biggest safety improvement in the sustainable materials management division from the Solid Waste Association of North... Read More...
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GreenMantra Technologies, a company that produces polymers from waste plastics based in Brantford, Ontario, has been named to the 2017 Startup 50 list of top new growth companies by business publication Canadian Business and its affiliate, McLean's Magazine.The Startup 50 list ranks young companies... Read More...
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Thyssenkrupp AG and Tata Steel have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to combine their European steel activities. Both companies will have an equal stake in the new company. The companies’ goal is to create a leading European flat steel player to be positioned as a... Read More...
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With China’s future as a plastic and paper scrap importer up in the air, other destinations in Asia could take on added importance in 2018. These emerging economies will be the focus of a session at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe. The conference is being hosted at the... Read More...
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Wedel, Germany-based TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced the Autosort Laser, which it says can help enable the separation of glass, ceramics, stones, metals and plastics from household and commercial waste. The new device’s capabilities “allow material recovery facilities (MRFs) to further... Read More...
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Urbanization and economic growth are likely to keep steel consumption and steel production rising in Southeast Asia, according to speakers at SteelMint’s 2017 Steel Scrap & Raw Materials Conference Asia. Presenters from several ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries provided... Read More...
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The board of directors for the Brattleboro, Vermont-based Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has elected its fiscal year 2017 leadership team. New board of director representatives from Connecticut, Maryland and Delaware were selected for “their demonstrated commitment to the organization and to... Read More...
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The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA), Arlington, Virginia, has announced it has hired Kirsti Nelson as its Sun Belt regional director. Nelson will manage the association’s state chapters in the southern half of the U.S., spanning from North Carolina to Arizona. Her position will... Read More...
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Photo: Dreamstime The electronics recycling and refurbishment certification program developed by the Seattle-based Basel Action Network, e-Stewards, has revealed the e-Stewards Digital Equity (eDE) program. The program is designed to channel computer equipment from large corporations and... Read More...

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