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Kentucky is now the 13th state to enact this vital legislation, which is designed to protect waste and recycling workers. The Kentucky State Chapter of the National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) took the critical steps to develop this legislation and achieve its support in the Kentucky... Read More...
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Republic Services, despite calls to put the contract through a competitive bidding process, a report by Las Vegas Review-Journal says. The agreement with Republic will run until 2031.The current agreement between the city and Republic is set to expire in February 2021, the report says, but after... Read More...
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Installing a recycling system for in-house scrap, such as rejected parts and purgings, into an existing location can be challenging. For this reason, ZERMA, with headquarters in Shanghai and a U.S. office in Crystal Lake, Illinois, has developed a stacked shredder-granulator combination.  ZERMA, a... Read More...
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Kyocera International Inc., San Diego, has announced it has been honored with the 2017 “Recycler of the Year” award from the city of San Diego’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) for its recycling and waste reduction efforts. This is the 17th consecutive year that Kyocera has been awarded for... Read More...
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ACTenviro, Sunnyvale, California, has announced its acquisition of WasteWatch Inc., a waste management and transportation services company based in Troutdale, Oregon. WasteWatch has served the Pacific Northwest, Idaho and Utah regions since 1996.“Tim Ferrick and his team have built a phenomenal... Read More...
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Recycling cart manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, Indiana, has named Mike Ernst regional sales manager. Covering the Southeast territory of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Puerto Rico, Ernst will be responsible for the continued growth and... Read More...
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The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) Non-Ferrous Metals Division says it has invited three guest speakers to share their expertise during the divisional plenary session 22 May 2017 at 9:30 a.m. The session kicks off the BIR World Recycling Convention & Exhibition, which runs through 24... Read More...
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Minneapolis-based retailer Target Corporation has “agreed to engage” with its supply chain regarding phasing out polystyrene foam packaging in its online retailing operations, according to the Oakland, California-based nonprofit organization As You Sow.   As You Sow says that, as a result of the... Read More...
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Terrell, Texas-based Conecsus LLC has announced the promotion of 15-year veteran Laurie Debord to the position of contract administrations manager. Conecsus LLC processes residues containing primarily tin, tin-zinc, lead, silver, gold and copper and converts them into metal products for sale into... Read More...
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Steel output in the United States declined in the final week of March compared to the week before, potentially signaling a stall in the sector’s momentum, which had been characterized by rising output through much of 2017’s first quarter.   The Washington-based American Iron and Steel Institute (... Read More...
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The Plastics Industry Association, Washington, has announced that registration has opened for NPE2018: The Plastics Show, the association’s triennial, international plastics manufacturing exposition, which is scheduled for May 7-11, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. This is the show’s third consecutive... Read More...
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To meet sustainability initiatives, many water bottlers have lightweighted their polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers. However, a recent study conducted by Holland, Ohio-based Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI) has found that these bottles might meet consumer expectations for convenience and... Read More...
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More than two-thirds of millennials report they would give up social media for one week if everyone at their company recycled, according to a new study conducted by Lightspeed, a globally integrated research organization, on behalf of Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), Huntersville, North... Read More...
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Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Craig W. Butler has announced the launch of a new online platform whereby Ohio businesses, not-for-profits and government organizations can advertise and acquire scrap and byproduct materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in... Read More...
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Inka Guixà was appointed the new managing director of La Farga 24 March 2017. Spain-based La Farga is a family-structured metallurgical company that manufactures roughly 192,000 tonnes of copper products per year and has become a world leader in copper recycling technology. While Inka Guixà has... Read More...
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Cambridge, Ontario-based Shred-Tech, a manufacturer of advanced industrial shredding technologies, has launched its AXO MST line of shredding trucks at the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) 2017 Annual Conference & Expo. The conference was March 22-24 at the Tropicana in... Read More...
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New Era Cap Co. Inc., Buffalo, New York, has announced the debut of its National Basketball Association (NBA) cap made with Repreve recycled fiber, featuring the Portland Trail Blazers. The New Era 9Fifty cap will launch exclusively with the Trail Blazers, coinciding with NBA Green Week. The... Read More...
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According to a news release from the Closed Loop Fund, the organization’s partners have seen more than $100,000 in new savings and revenue, while one partner, Scott County, Iowa, has seen a 61 percent increase in recycling. The recycling increase came from surprising places in Scott County, the... Read More...
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The Washington-based American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) says it has launched a newly redesigned website for “The Responsible Package” initiative, which it sponsors along with six other trade associations.   The redesigned website promotes paper and paper-based packaging as a... Read More...
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New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has announced two milestones for its high-rise apartment building recycling programs re-fashioNYC and e-cycleNYC with each program having collected 10 million pounds of materials since their inceptions.Re-fashioNYC has collected 10 million pounds of... Read More...

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