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Keep America Beautiful, Stamford, Connecticut has opened registration for its Seventh Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl, available at http://Recycle-Bowl.org. Registration for the four-week in-school competition is open to teachers, school administrators, school facility managers, PTA/PTO... Read More...
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LA Sanitation (LASAN), part of the Los Angeles Department of Public Works, says its new recycLA program will receive a 2017 LA Digital Government Summit Award for its customer service technology implementation aspects.   “LA Sanitation staff works hard every day to develop new technological... Read More...
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The Sacramento, California-based California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) says it has awarded $24 million in grants to help convert more of the state’s organic waste (food, green waste, and wood) into renewable energy and compost.   “These latest climate investments... Read More...
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Heilbronn, Germany-based BrüggemannChemical is now offering plastic compounders and producers a newly developed modifier it says offers them the ability to “precisely adjust the relative viscosity of polyamides.” Polyamide resins include Nylon 6 and Nylon (PA) 66.   The new modifier “allows the... Read More...
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an arbiter of China’s status as a market economy, has urged China’s government to more effectively address the nation’s steelmaking capacity and levels of output as well as its support of state-owned enterprises (SOEs).   The report lists the steel, aluminum... Read More...
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Rubicon Global, Atlanta, has announced Insurance Office of America (IOA), Longwood, Florida, and Concorde Inc., Philadelphia, have joined the RubiconPro buying program. The program helps to provide insurance and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) driver compliance administration to independent... Read More...
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Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), Eugene, Oregon, has named Steve Almond to the position of sales consultant for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Almond has more than 25 years of sales management experience in the solid waste and recycling industry, including more than a decade of specialization in... Read More...
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Sagamore Hills, Ohio-based Jim Wallace Co. has been granted a permit to demolish a former auto transmission factory in Muncie, Indiana, that checks in at more than 1 million square feet in size.   According to an online article from The Star Press, based in Muncie, Jim Wallace Co. bought the... Read More...
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National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA), Arlington, Virginia, announced that it has expanded its scholarship program and will award four individuals in 2018 with $7,500 toward higher education tuition. “Thanks to generosity of donors, the NWRA Women’s Council will be offering four $7,500... Read More...
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U.K.-headquartered Reed Exhibitions says its Aluminum USA will showcase the potential of the American aluminum industry Oct. 25-27 in Nashville, Tennessee. Following the successful 2015 premiere in Detroit, the trade show is moving to the Music City Center in Nashville for its second event. The... Read More...
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Photo: Dreamstime According to the preliminary finding, Chinese aluminum foil exporters received countervailing subsidies ranging from 16.56 to 80.97 percent. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD)... Read More...
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The Lincoln, Nebraska, City Council has approved a three-year recycling education contract with Cason+Co Global of Lincoln at a cost of $617,522, according to a report in the Lincoln Journal Star. The city currently has a 22 percent recycling rate. A state grant covers $225,000 of the contract’s... Read More...
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Italy-based Cofit International says it has partnered with Charlotte, North Carolina-based Melt Filtration Products (MFP) to bring Cofit’s post-consumer and postindustrial uninterrupted continuous polymer melt filtration product the GorillaBelt to the United States.   MFP says the GorillaBelt was... Read More...
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People Against Dirty, the makers of San Francisco-based Method cleaning products, is the latest brand to join the How2Recycle Label program. Method customers will soon see the label, which provides guidance for recycling packaging, on a new standup pouch that is recyclable at store drop-off... Read More...
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Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has released the first U.S. Cities SDG Index, ranking the 100 most populous U.S. cities based on their performance on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Using metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), SDSN says results show that all U.S. cities,... Read More...
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Germany-based Tomra Sorting says it is preparing its display for the IFAT Africa 2017 event, which takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sept. 12-14, 2017.   Tomra Sorting says its display area will feature its latest sorting equipment in Hall 5, Stand 17 in the German pavilion of the... Read More...
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Effective mid-August of 2017, the QRS of Maryland plant in the Baltimore area, which opened in November 2015, will be idled to enable an optimization of the equipment, according to a news release from the company. The company says it is evaluating several proposals that may lead to a joint-... Read More...
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Indeco North America, a provider of hydraulic breakers, compactors, steel shears, crushers, grabs and pedestal booms for demolition, mining, recycling and road construction applications based in Milford, Connecticut, has added two new official dealers, Gibson Machinery LLC and W.I. Clarke, to its... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, is preparing to host its annual Commodities Roundtable Forum, Sept. 6-8, 2017, in Chicago. The once-a-year event is targeted toward individuals who are involved in the trade of scrap commodities, from processors to brokers to buyers.... Read More...
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J&J Truck Bodies & Trailer and J&J Truck Equipment, divisions of Somerset, Pennsylvania-based Somerset Welding & Steel, have announced that Adam Bowers and Quintin Wyandt have joined J&J’s inside sales teams. They will be responsible for handling customer inquiries, providing... Read More...

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