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China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC) has released further information on its efforts to crack down on the illegal shipment of waste into the country. In a release, the GAC notes that it will be working in collaboration with its Environmental Protection Department; police; and AQSIQ, the... Read More...
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The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has announced the availability of grant funds from its Recycling Market Development Program. The grant totals range from $1,000-$500,000 with a 50 percent required match by the grant applicant. Grant requests will be accepted through May 10... Read More...
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Closed Loop Fund (CLF), an investment fund that finances recycling infrastructure and sustainable manufacturing technologies to advance the circular economy, has announced its requesting for proposals (RFPs) for projects that collect, sort and/or process postconsumer polypropylene (PP) plastic. CLF... Read More...
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ERI, headquartered in Fresno, California, has received AAA certification from the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Phoenix, for its electronics recycling facility in Summer, Washington.The Washington facility joins ERI’s facilities in California, Colorado, Indiana,... Read More...
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Weima America, a Fort Mill, South Carolina-based manufacturer of size reduction equipment for the wood, paper and plastic industries, has announced that Neil Poissant has joined the company in the position of briquette sales coordinator. Poissant has 25 years of engineering experience. The position... Read More...
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The Lush Black Pot was recognized as the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rigid packaging application for cosmetics use made from recycled polypropylene (PP) during the 2017 Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Plastics Recycling Showcase. Held in conjunction with the Plastics... Read More...
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March 6, 2017, Avangard Innovative (AI), headquartered in Houston, announced that it would be expanding into the production of recycled low-density polyethylene (LDPE) pellets.   The company, which provides sustainability solutions in 12 countries and focuses on waste reduction and maximizing... Read More...
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The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), Washington, has announced that the number of companies committed to NPE2018 Space Draw is up 25 percent over 2014, the year preceding NPE2015, with more than 925,000 square feet of space requested. This news comes several weeks ahead of NPE2018 Space... Read More...
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RISI, the Boston-based leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced registration has opened for Tissue 2017 Conference and Expo, an international tissue industry event co-produced with TAPPI.  This newly co-produced event will be held in Miami Oct. 3-6. Tissue... Read More...
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Rubicon Global, a cloud-based company that provides methods to improve recycling efforts, has launched a public-private partnership with the City of Santa Fe that will help the city boost its environmental leadership by using Rubicon technology to enhance its residential and commercial waste and... Read More...
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Sims Recycling Solutions (SMS), Roseville, California, has announced the formation of a new subsidiary called Converge Engineering LLC. Heading up the new subsidiary as president will be Rafael Reveles, formerly engineering and technical director of SRS. The goal of Converge, headquartered in... Read More...
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Sterling Kienbaum, the owner of Wisconsin-based Fox Valley Iron and Metal, has been charged with theft against Sadoff Iron & Metal, http://sadoff.com/ a scrap metal recycling company located in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. In a six-count indictment, filed in the Fond du Lac County Superior Court,... Read More...
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Thirty-four million more pounds of plastic wraps, bags and other film packaging were recycled in 2015, a 3 percent increase relative to 2014, according to “2015 National Post-Consumer Plastic Bag & Film Recycling Report,” which the American Chemistry Council (ACC) released during the Plastics... Read More...
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Machinex has announced that it will supply a single-stream material recovery facility (MRF) for the Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) in Troy, Michigan.Machinex says it was chosen to construct the MRF after a public bid by SOCRRA.The new single-stream system will... Read More...
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Stadler America LLC has announced recent recycling system sales worldwide. The group has installed and commissioned plants in Japan, South Africa, Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Estonia, United Kingdom, St. Barts, India, Russia and Vietnam.Systems are currently being installed in Mexico, North... Read More...
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Unifi Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina, has received a Letter of No Objection from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowing it to produce its postconsumer recycled PET plastic flake for use in manufacturing food-contact articles. Last September, Unifi celebrated the official opening of... Read More...
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Colfax, North Carolina-based Stadler America LLC has finalized exclusive representation in North America for the Presona line of balers designed and manufactured by Presona AB of Tomelilla, Sweden. “We are excited about this opportunity,” says Mat Everhart, CEO of Stadler America. “Presona... Read More...
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London-based Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international online information and events group, has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the equity of Boston-based RISI, the leading price reporting agency (PRA) for the global forest products market. In its recent strategy update, Euromoney... Read More...
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The aluminum firm Alcoa Corp., New York City, has announced plans to consolidate its business units to reduce complexity and streamline operations. Effective immediately, Alcoa says that its aluminum smelting, cast products and rolled products businesses, along with the majority of its energy... Read More...
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The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has announced the arrest of a California truck driver suspected of felony recycling fraud, attempted grand theft and conspiracy. According to CalRecycle, agents with the California Department of Justice’s (CDOJ) Recycling... Read More...

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