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With the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, announced June 1, 2017, the federal government, which was the first entity to create environmental regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the use of landfills, is now working to reverse course on these policies. While at... Read More...
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Constantino Lannes, president of Sennebogen LLC, headquartered in Stanley, North Carolina, has named Murphy Tractor, headquartered in Park City, Kansas, an authorized distributor for its material handlers in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia’s northern panhandle. The company’s Pennsylvania... Read More...
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For a third consecutive year, science teachers in grades K through 12 in the New York City borough of Staten Island can participate in a free Recycling Activities Collection training workshop designed to equip them with the resources, tools and strategies needed to share the science behind... Read More...
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Manufacturer of tire recycling systems and shredding processing equipment Columbus McKinnon (CM) Corp., Sarasota, Florida, has announced changes to its sales staff. Richard (Rick) Colyar, sales manager, will retire from the company at the end of 2017, while Tom Schroeder has joined CM as director... Read More...
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Envision Plastics, headquartered in Reidsville, North Carolina, has announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a letter of no objection regarding the suitability of Envision’s flagship product, EcoPrime, when used at levels of up to 100 percent in HDPE (high-density... Read More...
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in a report released in mid-May 2017, predicts gross domestic product (GDP) growth will return to the Latin American region in 2017 and strengthen in 2018.   “Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016 was the third-lowest in 30 years—... Read More...
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Brazil is growing as an exporter of pulp for paper production, according to figures published by Ibá ,The Brazilian Tree Industry Association.   “Positive results continue for paper, with exports reaching 702,000 tons sold” during the first quarter of 2017, according to an early June press release... Read More...
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Mexico may have collected up to 50 percent more PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic for recycling in 2016 compared with 2015, according to an estimate prepared by a food and beverage industry trade group.   Citing the Mexico-based trade association Ecoce AC, an online report posted by Mexico... Read More...
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The government of Mexico has imposed import duties on certain types of steel imported from China and Taiwan, according to a government registry entry posted online (in Spanish) in early June 2017.   The conclusion of the lengthy registry entry states that tariffs ranging from 22 percent to 76... Read More...
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Interface, a manufacturer of modular carpet and vinyl tile headquartered in La Grange, Georgia, has been recognized for the 20th consecutive year in consultant companies GlobeScan and SustainAbility's sustainability leaders survey. Earning third place in the survey, Interface is the only company to... Read More...
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Karl W. Schmidt, founder of Karl W. Schmidt (KWS) & Associates, Commerce City, Colorado, has announced his upcoming retirement and the sale of his business, which provides consulting, engineering and manufacturing of custom recycling systems. He will stay on with the company, which now will be... Read More...
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Travis Body & Trailer, a manufacturer of aluminum end dump, bottom dump, transfer and specialty dump trailers and bodies headquartered in Houston, has added Florida Utility Trailers Inc. to its network in North America.Florida Utility Trailers, Apopka, Florida, is a Travis Trailer dealer... Read More...
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The Recycling Partnership, based in Falls Church, Virginia, in association with Resource Recycling Inc. has announced it is accepting applications for its Steve Thompson Memorial Grants, which provide free travel, accommodations and registration for the 2017 Resource Recycling Conference, Aug. 28-... Read More...
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Leading suppliers of material handling systems are signing up to exhibit at the inaugural Compounding World Expo, which takes place at Messe in Essen, Germany, 27-28 June 2018. In the five months since its launch, the exhibition already has attracted bookings from Azo, Brabender Technologie,... Read More...
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During the meeting of the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) E-Scrap Committee 24 May 2017 in Hong Kong, it was revealed that work had begun on the BIR E-Scrap Committee’s meta study of available information relating to global e-scrap generation and flows. A consultant at the... Read More...
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Fabrizio Radice has been appointed as the new Global Sales & Marketing Director with Wedel, Germany-based TOMRA Sorting Recycling GmbH. The company says Radice “will assume the lead role to further develop and implement the short- and long-term sales and marketing go-to-market strategy of... Read More...
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National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) took the critical steps to develop this legislation and achieve its support in the Iowa legislature.The law goes into effect July 1, 2017, and requires motorists to slow down, safely change lanes if possible and operate with due caution around... Read More...
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From left to right: Steve Whettingsteel, president, Krysteline Technologies; Maryse Vermette, CEO, Eco Entreprises Quebec; Pierre Pare, president and CEO, Machinex; Denis Brisebois, chair of the board, Eco Entreprises. Eco Entreprises Quebec (EEQ), Montreal, Quebec, inaugurated glass processing... Read More...
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As Donald Trump pulls the plug on the United States' involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) President Antonis Mavropoulos says ISWA stands with all the industry and political leaders who have since spoken out against Donald Trump’s actions... Read More...
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Los Angeles Sanitation and the city of Los Angeles are celebrating the launch of the new business and multifamily waste and recycling collection program, “recycLA,” with an event Monday, June 5, 2017, geared toward city officials, renters, business owners, property managers and environmental... Read More...

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