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The Chinese government’s National Sword campaign has targeted the plastic scrap sector throughout the first half of 2017, causing a severe slowdown in importing and processing activity in that nation. Attendees of the Plastics Committee meeting at the 2017 Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)... Read More...
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Pictured above: Markus Moll, Managing Director of Steel & Metals Market Research (SMR).   Global demand for stainless steel products has been growing steadily, but unfortunately for scrap dealers that has not translated into surging demand for stainless scrap. At the 2017 Bureau of... Read More...
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Pictured above: David Chiao, president of the BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division.   Nonferrous scrap traders could be facing a major disruption courtesy of proposed (but not yet finalized) Chinese trade regulations, according to Ma Hongchang, a consultant in Chinese affairs for the Brussels-based... Read More...
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Shred-Tech, headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, a leading manufacturer of shredding and recycling systems, has announced plans to expand to a new factory location in Raleigh, North Carolina.   The new 20,000-square-foot facility at 4701 Trademark Dr. supports the company’s strategic plan to... Read More...
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Hilco Redevelopment Partners, Northbrook, Illinois, a unit of Hilco Global (Hilco), and MCM Marine Services, an affiliate of MCM Management Corp. (MCM), Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, have announced they completed a transaction to purchase the assets of one of the largest and busiest ship recycling... Read More...
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J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers, a manufacturer of dump bodies, trailers, oil and gas equipment and custom transportation solutions, has announced the company has been awarded a patent for its horizontal ejection technology.Patent No. US 9,643,526 is designed for use in trucks treating snow and... Read More...
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World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the Brussels-based World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 142.1 million metric tons in April 2017, a 5 percent increase compared with April 2016. The crude steel capacity utilization ratio for the month of April was 73.6 percent, an... Read More...
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OBC Baler Co. (OBC, www.OBCBaling.com), a distributor and service provider of recycling equipment, has announced the acquisition of a 10-acre, 60,000-square-foot headquarters in Strongsville, Ohio, near Cleveland. As part of a branding and operations strategy, the company also has announced it will... Read More...
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Pictured above, from left: Steve Rossetti, vice president of special projects, Gershow Recycling; Robert “Beefy” Varese, ex-chief, Northport Fire Department, and Director, 10th Annual Chuck Varese Vehicle Extrication Tournament; Brad Wine, chief, Northport Fire Department; Dennis Sheridan, second... Read More...
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 The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), Washington, has developed resources for pharmacies to recycle stock bottles. In support of APR’s primary goals to increase the supply and enhance the quality of recycled plastics, pharmacy stock bottles have been identified as a highly marketable,... Read More...
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Researchers Ning Ai, Ph.D., and Nancey Green Leigh, Ph.D., FAICP (Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners), authors of “Planning for Sustainable Material and Waste Management,” a new Planning Advisory Service (PAS) report from the American Planning Association (APA), say cities... Read More...
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McDonald’s Corp. shareholders supported a proposal from As You Sow asking the company to phase out expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging globally, according to vote results announced at Oakland, California-based nonprofit organization As You Sow’s annual meeting May 24. The vote exceeds the... Read More...
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Ranjit Baxi of U.K.-based J&H Sales International Recycling and president of the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) said the organisation has planned the first Global Recycling Day  because “is an untold story.” The day, which is scheduled for 18 March 2018, will give... Read More...
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Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR’s) World Recycling Convention & Exhibition at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre May 22-24 focused on the facilitation of free and fair trade of recyclables. BIR President Ranjit Baxi said one of the main challenges currently facing the... Read More...
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The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF), Raleigh, North Carolina, has announced pre-proposals for research grants may be submitted online now through June 1, 2017. Pre-proposals are required prior to submitting a full proposal and must be completed online. Mailed hard copies... Read More...
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TRI Pointe Homes’ Northern California Division has announced the launch of its “Think Outside the Box” program, a community reuse and recycling effort to help new homeowners recycle moving boxes during their move.The launch of the new program will be rolled out across all 12 of TRI Pointe Northern... Read More...
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Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), a Dalton, Georgia-based nonprofit organization charged with advancing market-based solutions for carpet recycling and landfill diversion, has named its Person of the Year and Recycler of the Year for 2016. The two honors were awarded during the organization's... Read More...
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International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has announced Jane Molony as its new president. Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA), will serve in this capacity for the next two years.   Molony says, “Across the world, wood, paper... Read More...
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Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. (Resource Recovery), Johnston, Rhode Island, announced shredded paper will no longer be accepted in Rhode Island’s mixed recycling program. While shredded paper is being discontinued curbside, Resource Recovery will continue to accept shredded paper, secured in... Read More...
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Charlotte, North Carolina-based Toter, a leading manufacturer of carts and containers for the collection of waste and recycling and brand of Wastequip, has introduced the Extreme Tote, described by the company as a a tougher, more durable recycling bin for haulers, at WasteExpo, May 8 at the Ernest... Read More...

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