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TransAct Energy Corp., San Antonio, Texas, has announced it has signed a 10-year waste supply and disposal agreement with Hasars SA de CV to process its municipal solid waste (MSW) collections from the Tlaquepaque region of Greater Guadalajara in Mexico. Through TransAct's wholly owned subsidiary,... Read More...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1158 into law Oct. 14. According to a previous news release on www.CDRecycler.com, the state legislature passed the bill in mid-September 2017.The bill requires carpet manufacturers to submit a carpet stewardship plan that meets specified... Read More...
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The Washington-based Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has announced the launch of its Recycling Demand Champion Campaign, a new program designed to expand market demand for recycled resins and to improve plastic recycling in North America. The APR Recycling Demand Champion Campaign aims to... Read More...
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Petersburg, Florida-based Jabil Inc. has announced that its Environmental Technologies business unit achieved the Responsible Recycling (R2) and Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS) certifications for its electronics recycling and recovery facility in Memphis, Tennessee. Jabil’s Memphis... Read More...
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Littlejohn & Co. LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Strategic Materials Inc. (SMI), a leading environmental services company and the largest glass recycler in North America, from Willis Stein &... Read More...
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The opening session of the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe event, set for Nov. 7-8 in Warsaw, Poland, will offer presentations designed to offer attendees the latest updates on import restrictions being initiated in China. Activities of China’s Ministry of the Environment (MEP... Read More...
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Kongsvinger, Norway-based Norexco ASA is hosting a one-day seminar on Nov. 23, 2017, in Oslo, Norway, to provide details on its scrap paper exchange-traded financial derivatives. In July 2017, Norexco, which bills itself as “the only dedicated exchange offering services for the pulp and paper... Read More...
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Berlin-based Alba Group says it is building a new production plant for recyclables at Chemiepark Marl in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany. The new plant is being built on a roughly 55,000-square-meter (13.5-acre) parcel of land in the south of the Chemiepark Marl (Marl... Read More...
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China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has introduced a number of reforms that are targeted at the aluminum sector, including requiring a 30 percent curtailment in primary aluminum smelting capacity during the winter heating season from November 2017 to March 2018. Additionally, the... Read More...
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Call2Recycle Inc., a consumer battery stewardship organization based in Atlanta, will include a flame-retardant liner in its U.S. battery collection containers. This new feature is part of the organization's Charge Up Safety! initiative with the goal of furthering the safe collection, transport and... Read More...
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Tight electrode supply and elevated pricing could reduce steel production and increase mill costs, according to Hector Forster, senior editor at S&P Global Platts. In his “The Barrel Blog” post dated Oct. 17, 2017, Forster writes that spot electrode pricing has increased tenfold in some cases. ... Read More...
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The World Steel Association (Worldsteel), Brussels, has released its October 2017 Short Range Outlook (SRO), which forecasts that global steel demand will reach 1,622.1 million metric tons in 2017 and 1,648.1 million metric tons in 2018. Excluding China, the association forecasts global steel... Read More...
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Hengelo, Netherlands-based Rodepa has commissioned an additional washing line for the treatment of post-consumer plastic scrap. Rodepa bills itself is one of the leading plastics recyclers in the Benelux countries, providing LDPE (low-density polyethylene) and PP (polypropylene) regrind. It is a... Read More...
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The countdown has started for a new international awareness day taking place March 18, 2018, that is dedicated to securing the future of the planet through recycling. The initiative was kicked off at the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR’s) 2017 World Recycling Convention in... Read More...
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PopScrap.com Inc., Kelseyville, California, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance applications for the scrap metal industry, says it has partnered with NetSuite Oracle, a San Mateo, California-based provider of cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM), financial / enterprise... Read More...
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Michael Timpane, who works out of Florida as a principal and vice president of process optimization and material recovery for RRS, which is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, cautioned attendees of the Contracting Control workshop during the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference on many points... Read More...
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The Mobileye Shield+ System from Rosco Collision Avoidance, Jamaica, New York, is the latest technological advancement for preventing collisions between vehicles and vulnerable road users (VRUs) including pedestrians and cyclists. According to Rosco, VRUs often are not seen by the waste truck... Read More...
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Pictured above, from left: Jim Keefe, Mike Pope, Pamela Oksiuta, Bill Rumpke and Jim Frey For recycling to be successful, the entire supply chain must work together. This was the opinion expressed by the panelists who participated in the Future of Recycling keynote during the 2017 Paper &... Read More...
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Above: Richard Wüllner of BTB, Christian Lovranich of Starlinger) and Andrzej Zajontz of BTB. BTB PET-Recycling GmbH & Co. KG, Bad Salzuflen, Germany, recycles polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles back into bottles, processing 20,000 tons of PET input material from the German bottle return... Read More...
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Clynk, South Portland, Maine, has received a $22,500 one-year grant from the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) to commercialize investments made in its processing capacity, with the goal of increasing processing volume. The accelerator grant allows Clynk to better position itself to attract new... Read More...

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