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GreenWaste included five Max-AI units in its system upgrade. GreenWaste Recovery, a privately owned and locally operated recycling and diversion company that specializes in collecting and processing residential and commercial waste, yard trimmings, curbside recyclables, food waste and... Read More...
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article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, the containers will be accepted with curbside recyclables beginning July 1, after a unanimous vote by City Council. The cost of the program for the city is estimated at $90,000 per year, which will come out of the $3.3 million in annual revenue the city... Read More...
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, Washington, will host the 2017 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, as well as a half-day Resiliency Forum June 26-28 in Washington.The three-day summit is designed to gather public and private sector leaders and explore... Read More...
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Burlington, Ontario-based Kernic Systems Inc. has announced that Bob Koch has joined the company as sales director for the U.S. market. Kernic Systems is global designer, integrator and installer of complete systems, including air conveying and dust collection systems, baling and shredding systems... Read More...
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Los Angeles-based CarbonLITE, which processes 2 billion polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles annually at its bottle-to-bottle recycling plant in Riverside, California, has “hired” 7-year-old Ryan Hickman as an honorary employee, complete with his own employee badge, shirt and hard hat. Hickman... Read More...
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Constellium N.V., headquartered in Amsterdam, has released its “2016 Annual Business and Sustainability Performance Report,” evaluating its performance against its 2020 targets. “At Constellium, we’re committed to integrating sustainability into the very heart of our business, where our efforts... Read More...
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EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has announced that Bill Sims, president and CEO of Accent, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year for 2017 in Gulf Coast area. He was selected by a panel of independent judges during a three-phase process of interviews and... Read More...
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Graham Waste Services, Brockton, Massachusetts, a family-owned and operated trash and recycling services provider, announced the acquisition of the weekly residential trash and recycling pick-up business Thompson Waste Removal of Hanson, Massachusetts. The new addition will grow Graham Waste... Read More...
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Pictured above, seated: Alessandro Trivillin, co-CEO of Danieli, and Oriol Guixà, CEO and president of La Farga  La Farga, the Spanish copper recycling company, says it has signed an agreement with the Italian company Danieli, which specializes in manufacturing equipment and plants for the ferrous... Read More...
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Waste Connections, The Woodlands, Texas, and its subsidiary Progressive Waste Solutions of LA (PWS) have submitted an Original Complaint, Emergency Application for Temporary Restraining Order and Interlocutory Injunction against Atlanta-based Rubicon Global LLC and Jonathan Dewitt, a former PWS... Read More...
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An operator at the Seneca, South Carolina, site recycles precious metals from a scrapped catalytic converter. The site serves as BASF’s global production hub for the recycling of end-of-life automotive and chemical catalysts, allowing for the recovery and recycling of the precious metals contained... Read More...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in Washington announced two proposals designed to take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers through simplifying obtaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and... Read More...
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The Brattleboro, Vermont-based Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) and DSM Environmental Services (DSM), Windsor, Vermont, have contracted with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to evaluate the current and future status of construction and demolition (C&D)... Read More...
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ERI, headquartered in Fresno, California, has received AAA certification from the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Phoenix, for its electronics recycling facility in Badin, North Carolina.The Badin facility joins ERI’s other locations in California, Colorado, Indiana,... Read More...
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Plastipak Packaging Inc., headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, has announced its Direct Object Printing (DOP) patented technology has earned a 2017 Silver Award for Packaging Innovation from DuPont Performance Materials.In their 29th year, DuPont says the awards are the industry’s longest running,... Read More...
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University of British Columbia (UBC) engineers in Vancouver, British Columbia, have developed a type of concrete designed to be more resilient using recycled tires that could be used for structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill waste.The researchers experimented... Read More...
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Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Silver Spring, Maryland, has announced a new program called MentorMatch, available to members on its online forum MySWANA.Established to pair experienced professionals with fellow colleagues looking for career guidance or industry information, the... Read More...
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WestRock Co., Norcross, Georgia, has announced it has acquired Multi Packaging Solutions International Ltd. (MPS) and certain operations of U.S. Corrugated Holdings Inc. Based in New York, MPS prints, manufactures and sells paperboard, paper and plastic packaging products in North America, Europe... Read More...
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American Chemistry Council (ACC), Washington, has responded to a “Call for Action” that was announced at the United Nations Ocean Conference, held June 5-9, 2017, in New York. The Call for Action is for voluntary commitments on marine litter. ACC’s Steve Russell, vice president of plastics,... Read More...
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Keurig Green Mountain Inc. has launched its 12th annual Sustainability Report, highlighting its goal of producing K-Cup pods in Canada that are recyclable by the end of 2018.The company has previously announced that its K-Cup pods, which are single-serving containers of coffee, will be recyclable... Read More...

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