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California Waste Solutions (CWS), with locations in San Jose and Oakland, alleging the company overcharged multifamily home property owners for pushing heavy recycling carts to the curb, a report by the East Bay Times says.According to the report, CWS charges multifamily property owners $152.68 per... Read More...
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Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Silver Spring, Maryland, and the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF), Raleigh, North Carolina, are conducting a joint research project to quantify and address the issue of needlestick injuries at material recovery facilities (MRFs... Read More...
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The 2016 sustainability report released online by global floor manufacturer Mohawk Industries in Calhoun, Georgia, paints a picture of the company's efforts and desire to remain sustainable in its production."In 2016, our company enjoyed a record year, but our financial results are only one measure... Read More...
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World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (WorldSteel), Brussels, was 145. million metric tons in March 2017, a 4.6 percent increase compared with March 2016. The crude steel capacity utilization ratio of the 67 countries in March 2017 was 72.7... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced the winners of its fifth annual Vehicle Safety Awards. The awards, which are in the Best Fleet and Pacesetter categories, distinguish ISRI members that have demonstrated a strong commitment to the safety of employees and... Read More...
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Genesis Attachments, Superior, Wisconsin, has released its new rail breaker, the GRB 30, featuring a four-blade design that is designed to reduce jaw wear and maintenance.Featuring cutting blades on each side of the upper and lower jaws, the GRB 30 is designed to minimize parent material wear,... Read More...
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The central government of the People’s Republic of China has reviewed and approved a prohibition on imports of several type of as yet unidentified scrap materials. The ban of the set of scrap materials is part of China’s “reformed solid waste import management plan.” According to the Brussels-based... Read More...
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To honor Earth Day, which was Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), in partnership with the sustainability division of SPE (Society of Plastics Engineers), will offer attendees $50 off of registration to its second annual Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling... Read More...
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PaintCare California has kicked off its first of four free, one-day events of the season on Earth Day, April 22, in Santa Monica, California. Additional events will be held on Saturday, April 29 in Hemet, California, May 20 in Santa Clarita, California, June 10 in Lake Los Angeles and June 17 in... Read More...
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WIH Resource Group, a Phoenix-based provider of diversified waste and recycling and transportation/logistics consulting solutions has added three team members: Don Swierenga, senior advisor, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) / strategic planning; Tom Kraemer, P.E., senior advisor - landfill gas... Read More...
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The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has launched a new International Scrap Trade Database providing information on international scrap trade flows. The data tables have been designed to illustrate the trade of recyclables across the globe by major commodity... Read More...
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IPL Inc., a North American producer of injection-molded plastic products, announces that it has won a major contract for providing organic wheeled carts to The city of Calgary, Alberta. The contract, worth $13 million, includes key production and delivery of 325,000 organic rolling carts intended... Read More...
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Talbert Manufacturing, Rensselaer, Indiana, has named Bob Luttfring southeast regional sales manager. Luttfring provides sales, marketing and trailer customization support to Talbert dealers in the region. “Bob’s diverse experience in the industry is solid. His past experience involving engineering... Read More...
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) and the London Metal Exchange (LME), a wholly-owned subsidiary of HKEX, have announced the appointment of Matthew Chamberlain as chief executive of the LME effective immediately, subject to the approval of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the... Read More...
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Pro Disposal & Recycling, Henderson, Colorado, has announced Regina Chacon has been named a finalist for “Driver of the Year” in a national competition sponsored by the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), Arlington, Virginia.Chacon, who Pro Disposal & Recycling says has... Read More...
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The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/) (CalRecycle) has awarded $6.6 million in grants to local governments and entities to safely manage and encourage the reuse of California’s waste tires. CalRecycle estimates 42 million used and waste tires... Read More...
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Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC), Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, has reached a new milestone and welcomes its first non-mercury thermostat manufacturers to its membership – ecobee, Toronto  and Nest Labs Palo Alto, California. "TRC began decades ago as a volunteer effort initiated by manufacturers... Read More...
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Waste Harmonics LLC, a provider of outsourced waste management services based in Victor, New York, has acquired the assets of Eco2Go Recycling Solutions LLC, Springfield, Ohio, a mail-in solution for companies with low-volume recycling needs.“Waste Harmonics is committed to delivering innovative... Read More...
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Phoenix-headquartered Republic Services has announced that it has upgraded its material recovery facility (MRF) in Sonoma County, California, in an effort to help the county achieve its sustainability goals for years to come. The Sonoma County Recycling Center is capable of processing more than 200... Read More...
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CenturyLink, Inc., a telecommunications company headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana, has announced that it recycled more than 12 million pounds in 2016.The company’s recycling sites collected, securely shredded and recycled more than 3 million pounds of paper, saving the equivalent of almost 25,000... Read More...

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