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Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling management technology company, has announced that Lew Frankfort, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Coach Inc., has joined its board of directors. Frankfort will serve as a resource and advisor as RTS expands after its recent nearly... Read More...
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Fairbanks Scales Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, has announced product enhancements for its FB6000 weighing instrument. Enhancements include an expanded Loop ID field, the ability to update expansion cards using a USB drive or integrated web utility, a new configurable power supply, and features that... Read More...
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Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and bridges, according to a new study. Cambridge, Massachusett-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) undergraduate students have found... Read More...
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The Ohio Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill (SB) 127 on Oct. 25. The bill, known as Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA), is designed to protect waste and recycling workers.The legislation would require motorists, when they approach a stationary vehicle displaying flashing, oscillating or rotating... Read More...
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Thakkar Polymer Technologies and Services Inc. (PTS), Heath, Ohio, has been named the 2017 Minority Energy Firm of the Year by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce during National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. The award is presented to a... Read More...
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Ivyland, Pennsylvania-based Leck Waste Systems, a waste hauler serving commercial customers throughout Bucks County, Montgomery County, northeast Philadelphia and southern Lehigh County has added a 3rd Eye vehicle data suite to its operations. Katy, Texas-based 3rd Eye’s Enhance vehicle behavioral... Read More...
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A survey organized by the Brussels-based European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) has found that as of 2017 just 27 percent of European plastics converting companies that responded say their customers “are sufficiently aware of the benefits and need to use recycled plastic materials (rPM).”... Read More...
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Hampshire, United Kingdom-based UK Plug Recycling has installed an RS40 hard drive shredder made by Austria-based Untha Shredding Technology GmbH that will shred plugs, sockets and other small products and pieces of WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) materials. Untha says its shredder... Read More...
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Recyclers can expect to see steady and growing supplies of plastic stretch film in the next several years, according to a new study by the Cleveland-based research firm The Freedonia Group. The firm forecasts stretch film demand in the United States will grow by 3.8 percent annually through 2021,... Read More...
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The Executive Committee of Ville de Montreal has granted a contract to La Compagnie de recyclage de papiers MD Inc., Châteauguay, Quebec. This contract allows the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the new recycling plant located in Lachine, a borough of Montreal. Machinex,... Read More...
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From left, Jean-Denis Girard, member for Trois-Rivières; Luc Blanchette, Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks; Gene Kruger, vice president, business development, Kruger Inc.; Julie Boulet, Minister responsible for the Mauricie region; and Michael Lafave, senior vice president and chief operating... Read More...
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King County, Washington, officially dedicated its Factoria Recycling and Transfer Station in Bellevue, Washington, Customers now have more recycling and disposal options than ever, the county says in a press release. Replacing a 1960s-era facility, the new station features new technology that... Read More...
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Suez’s Recycling & Recovery UK division recently began operating two new systems at the Altens East Industrial Estate south of Aberdeen, Scotland. The turnkey single-stream and refuse-derived fuel (RDF) systems were provided by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), Eugene, Oregon. They are rated to... Read More...
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Many scrap recycling companies handle electrical or electronic components, directly or indirectly, including those that process computer and electronic equipment and household and industrial goods or those that process manufacturing scrap. Recycled components can contain a range of metals with... Read More...
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HVT series centrifugal dryers from Herbold USA, Smithfield, Rhode Island, provide energy saving drying of regrind, especially hollow bodies, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, polyolefins and other plastics, the company says. Herbold says the HVT features a vertical rotor shaft, which... Read More...
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The French company Veolia is expanding its electronics and lamp recycling capabilities in Canada with a new, 5,000-square-foot recycling facility in Pickering, Ontario, within the Greater Toronto area. While the plant’s primary purpose is to provide lamp-recycling services for customers across... Read More...
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At its 2017 autumn event, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) International Environment Council devoted its meeting time almost entirely to China’s import ban affecting certain secondary raw materials. The Brussels-based organization met in mid-October in New Delhi. During a panel... Read More...
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Nations throughout Latin America have generally reported increased output of crude steel in 2017, according to statistics gathered by the Brussels-based World Steel Association (Worldsteel). Mexico and Brazil, the region’s largest steelmakers, are among the nations that have led the resurgence,... Read More...
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The Washington-based American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and its president and CEO Donna Harman have expressed concern about a Massachusetts Senate proposal to ban plastic grocery bags and place a 10-cent fee or tax on paper bags.  “This bill, intended to reduce plastic pollution,... Read More...
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Volvo Construction Equipment, with North American headquarters in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland-based Allied Construction Products LLC have entered into an agreement for the sale and support of Allied hydraulic breakers at Volvo dealer locations. Volvo, in a news release, says the... Read More...

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