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Photo: Dreamstime At its upcoming fall meeting, the board of directors for the Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will consider an amendment to ISRI’s scrap specifications that will reclassify “any paper which has the potential to be contaminated with bodily fluid” as... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, joins in the celebration of National Manufacturing Day Oct. 6, 2017, by highlighting the many positive contributions of the recycling industry to the U.S. manufacturing landscape. In 2016 alone, more than 130 million metric tons of... Read More...
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Computation, a Toronto-based computer recycling company, has announced it will host a free recycling and reuse event for computers and other electronics Oct. 16-22, 2017, in Ontario’s capital. The company says the weeklong event invites the general public to drop off unwanted computer and... Read More...
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Garbage companies will be gaining business from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but the industry still faces many challenges, chief among them are recycling contracts and the trade deficit. Michael E. Hoffman, the Baltimore-based managing director and group head of diversified industrials research of... Read More...
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In response to continued growth, Lefort America says it has recently moved into its new corporate headquarters in Sunrise, Florida. The newly acquired building now gives the company nearly 15,000 square feet of combined office and warehouse space, which Lefort says will allow it to provide the best... Read More...
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Jake Westerhof, vice president, corporate strategy for Toronto-based Canada Fibers/Urban Resource Group calls himself “a MRF guy.” That is because as he told attendees at Wastecon/International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) World Congress 2017, he has been involved in six design/build material... Read More...
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Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, the ninth global Plasticity Forum will be held at the Maritime Museum in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. Experts from around the world will gather to discuss ideas on innovation, sustainability and business successes driving new plastics circular economies. The only global... Read More...
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Boyne City, Michigan-based Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) has added Kenneth Gentner to its staff in the post of a compliance engineer. Gentner is a licensed professional engineer and a certified quality auditor with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) certification from the... Read More...
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Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, Michigan, has announced that it has expanded its production capabilities for large, cross-belt electromagnetic separators. With the use of a new crane bay, the company says it has manufactured and shipped a 20,143-pound suspended magnetic separator.... Read More...
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The board of directors for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, will consider adding new specifications for rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic recyclables during its Fall Meeting Nov. 8, 2017. These specifications are intended to encompass more of the plastics... Read More...
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The nonprofit organization Ocean Conservancy has formed an alliance with partners that include the Trash Free Seas Alliance, Closed Loop Partners, PepsiCo, 3M, Procter & Gamble, the American Chemistry Council and the World Plastics Council to work to raise $150 million for a new funding... Read More...
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The Aluminum Association, Arlington, Virginia, has honored U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-IN-8) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1) with its Legislator of the Year awards for 2017. The members, who serve as co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus, received the recognition during an Oct. 2... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced it has been awarded $50,000 through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to offer free safety training. This is the second consecutive year ISRI... Read More...
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Rubicon Global, Atlanta, has announced a partnership with TerraCycle, Trenton, New Jersey, to offer both sets of customers a suite of waste reduction services aimed at advancing zero waste solutions.  The partnership will facilitate a broader spectrum of nonlandfill options to customers for nearly... Read More...
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The recent announcement by Amsterdam-based Synvina, a joint venture of Amsterdam-based Avantium and BASF, headquartered in Germany, regarding commercial production of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), a new polyester condensation polymer, has led to industry discussion regarding its potential impact on... Read More...
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The Clinton County (Pennsylvania) Solid Waste Authority, which operates the Wayne Township Landfill in McElhattan, Pennsylvania, stopped accepting glass for recycling Jan. 1, 2016. That change reduced the total tonnage of recyclables from residents and commercial businesses in Lock Haven,... Read More...
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Roll-Rite LLC, Gladwin, Michigan, has announced John Birden, founder of Automatic Load Cover LLC (ALC), Torrington, Connecticut, retired effective Sept. 22, 2017.  Starting the business in 2000, John created and built a manufacturing company serving heavy duty truck and trailer industry in New... Read More...
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The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC’s) Plastics-to-Fuel and Petrochemistry Alliance (PFPA) has announced that Renewlogy, formerly PK Clean, will become its newest member. Renewlogy, based in Salt Lake City, joins technology providers Agilyx, RES Polyflow and Vadxx Energy in PFPA membership. “... Read More...
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C&C Manufacturing, Ottumwa, Iowa, has delivered an electric version of its C&C 580CL (car logger) baler to Metro Metals Recycling in St. Paul, Minnesota. The C&C twin-ram 580CL baler that Metro Metals Recycling purchased came equipped with an electric power unit and a long list of... Read More...
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FCC Environmental Services, the U.S. subsidiary of the Madrid-based global environmental services company FCC, has announced its material recovery facility (MRF) in Dallas has been named the Best Recycling Facility of the Year 2017 in North America by the National Waste & Recycling Association... Read More...

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