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Global Brass and Copper Holdings Inc., Schaumburg, Illinois, has reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2017, ended June 30, and announced a quarterly dividend of 6 cents per share. Global Brass and Copper Holdings Inc., through its wholly owned principal operating subsidiary,... Read More...
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Columbia Sportswear, Portland, Oregon, has announced the roll out of its ReThreads clothing recycling program in more than 100 Columbia stores across the United States to help people recycle used clothing and footwear. From Aug. 9 to Sept. 10, 2017, Columbia says it will make a $1 contribution to a... Read More...
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Since it released the Shred1 ballistic separator six years ago, Eriez, Erie, Pennsylvania, says it has installed units in various shredding yards, steel mills and slag processing facilities throughout North America. These separators use ballistics to upgrade frag by segregating the copper-bearing... Read More...
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Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film demand in the packaging market is forecasted to grow 2.4 percent annually to 322 million pounds in 2021, faster than any of the major packaging film resins, according to the Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based international business research company.      Growth... Read More...
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Nestlé Waters North America, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, says it has begun adding How2Recyle instructions to the labels on half-liter bottles of all its major U.S. brands, including Nestlé Pure Life, Poland Spring, Deer Park, Ice Mountain, Zephyrhills, Ozarka and Arrowhead.  The move... Read More...
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Australia- and New York-based scrap recycling firm Sims Metal Management has a new CEO and a new acting chief financial officer (CFO), following what media reports are calling the sudden departure of the two people formerly holding those posts.   An online article posted by The Australian says... Read More...
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A mid-August market update from the China Scrap Plastic Association (CSPA) says that, according to information obtained by CSPA from various government departments of China, a “12th batch of [scrap] import permits is expected to be issued in mid-August” 2017.   Dr. Steve Wong, who is executive... Read More...
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Ohio-based Oasis International has introduced antimicrobial drinking fountain components with copper “touch points” it says can “continually kill 99 percent” of bacteria to which they are exposed.   “Dangerous bacteria, such as MRSA [the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ‘super bug’] and... Read More...
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California-based Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) says a recent federal appeals court ruling “dramatically changes the landscape of corporate responsibility when it comes to the digital and physical security of personal data.”   A news release issued jointly by John Shegerian of ERI and Dr... Read More...
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Photo by Jeff Bell Following its July 2017 acquisition of M&K Metal Processors in Delta, Ohio, MetalX has announced its plans to invest $35 million to build a greenfield scrap processing plant in that same city. The company, headquartered in Waterloo, Indiana, says it intends to develop its... Read More...
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Terrell, Texas-based metals recycler Conecsus LLC has announced the consolidation of the company’s U.S. sales territories with ELECTRI-REP Inc. and West Tech Automation.ELECTRI-REP Inc., headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, covers the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois and... Read More...
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Kice Industries, based in Wichita, Kansas, has announced it has introduced an upgraded top bag removal filter to its filter line. The improved filter is an option available for most Kice filters, the company says. “One of the main improvements is the quick-release laterals, which are easily removed... Read More...
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The Recycling Partnership, Falls Church, Virginia, has announced the recipients of its Steve Thompson Memorial Education Grants program. More than 50 recycling professionals from across the U.S. will head to Minneapolis for the 2017 Resource Recycling Conference, Aug. 28-30, to further their... Read More...
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Austria-based industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA says it has witnessed significant growth in Italy following a collaboration with Ecotec Solution, an environmental technology firm based in that nation.   According to an UNTHA press release, in the second half of 2016 and the first half of 2017... Read More...
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Argentina’s finance ministry has reportedly calculated that the nation’s economy (as measured by gross domestic product, or GDP) grew from 2.5 to 3 percent in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the same quarter in 2016.   An online news item on the Business Recorder website cites a source... Read More...
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A Mexican business periodical, in its profile of steelmaker DeAcero, quotes the firm’s executives as pointing to scrap recycling as an underpinning of the firm’s success.   The article on the Expansión website, refers to DeAcero as “once a small workshop” that is now “one of the most important... Read More...
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A book and paper recycling drive in Mexicali, Mexico, has resulted in the collection of about 1 million tons of recyclable paper.   According to an online news item from La Voz de le Frontera, the “Donate your old book” campaign organized by the Fundación Hélice A. C. was carried out in early... Read More...
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Household discarded materials collected as recyclable in Guánica, Puerto Rico, have drawn negative scrutiny by critics asking why the material is not leaving the Municipal Public Works department property.   An online news item from the Perla del Sur news organization refers to the material as “a... Read More...
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In an early August 2017 conference call with investors, Pablo Brizzio, chief financial officer of Argentina-based steelmaker Ternium, said Brazil’s antitrust (the CADE) had approved, “without any restrictions,” Ternium’s acquisition of the CSA, steel plant in Rio de Janeiro, currently operated... Read More...
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Worldwide, only 14 percent of plastic is collected for recycling, according to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation publication "The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action." In the health care segment, the rate is even lower. The lack of universal standards and a complex value chain have diminished the... Read More...

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