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Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Cowes, Isle of Wight, in partnership with global innovation firm NineSigma, Cleveland, announced the launch of the Circular Materials Challenge to make all plastic packaging recyclable.Solution providers are competing for up to $1 million in grants to be shared equally... Read More...
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International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has announced its eighth biennial International CEO Roundtable took place in Berlin, May 18. More than 20 forest-based industry CEOs and association leaders from around the world met to discuss industry innovation, sustainability... Read More...
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Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, has announced the completion of activities to promote environmental awareness and increase participation and engagement in the solid waste and recycling programs at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune,... Read More...
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The River Metals Recycling (RMR) facility in Somerset, Kentucky, has received a SHARP (Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program) designation from the United States Department of Labor. RMR is part of the Cincinnati-based David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), which is a subsidiary of Charlotte... Read More...
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Pictured above: Tu Jianhua, board chairman of USUM Investment Group, the majority shareholder of Hong Kong-based Chiho-Tiande.   When Chiho-Tiande CEO Qin Yongming spoke as a panelist at a November 2016 scrap recycling conference, he said he was aware the Hong Kong-based firm’s recent takeover of... Read More...
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Metso Metal Recycling, San Antonio, has announced two new appointments to its North American sales staff. Jeff Wair and Andy Vargo will cover the southern and eastern regions of the U.S., respectively. Wair has 29 years of experience with companies that include Marathon and Danieli, while Vargo has... Read More...
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Hampton, New Hampshire-based UNTHA Shredding Technology America Inc., a division of the Austrian-based UNTHA Shredding Technology GmbH, has announced that Kenneth Tran has joined its team as a sales engineer. Tran will serve clients throughout the United States and Canada, specialized in those... Read More...
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Four Long Beach, California, City Council members will join Don’t Waste Long Beach, a coalition of environmental, community and worker rights organizations that says it is committed to lifting environmental and safety standards in Long Beach’s commercial waste and recycling industry, to express... Read More...
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The $22.9 million two-year budget blueprint that was approved by the North Carolina Senate May 11, 2017, would target 45 positions at the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality for elimination and also would eliminates the department’s Environmental Education Program and the Division of... Read More...
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PepsiCo, Purchase, New York, has announced it has joined the New Plastics Economy Initiative as a Core Partner. The global food and beverage company says this move signals its continued commitment to reduce packaging waste.Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and launched in London in May 2016,... Read More...
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Beerse, Belgium based Metallo Group has rebranded its two smelting facilities, the company has announced. Calling it “a new milestone in our long-standing history,” the company says the Metallo-Chimique N.V. smelter and scrap trading operation based in Beerse will now be known as Metallo Belgium... Read More...
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Watsonville, California-based FlexSweep Industries is offering a life-long guarantee on its aero-aluminum and engineered elastomer push broom handles, and a discount to recyclers who purchase FlexSweep’s Flex-Power products.   FlexSweep founder and CEO Simon Cassar says recyclers have shown an... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has released new, independent data highlighting the role scrap commodities play in U.S. exports. According to the study by John Dunham and Associates, which was released during World Trade Week, U.S. scrap exports generate more than $... Read More...
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Scholz Recycling GmbH & Co. KG, Espenhain, Germany, has added a pedestal-mounted Sennebogen 8130 EQ material handler, which helps to keep it among one of the largest and most productive scrap yards in all of Europe. The company’s Espenhain yard handles approximately 40,000 metric tons per month... Read More...
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Lisa Skumatz, an economist at Skumatz Economic Research Associates Inc. (SERA), speaks during the session Residential Collection Best Practices at WasteExpo 2017.   When it comes to recycling right, there are many boxes to check off to ensure an overall smooth process. From managing fleets, routes... Read More...
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Dust Control Technology, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, has changed its name to BossTek to better reflect its product lines. These include OdorBoss odor suppression technology, with its line of environmentally safe topical and airborne odor treatment agents, and KoolBoss crowd cooling... Read More...
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Metals refiner Gannon & Scott Inc., Cranston, Rhode Island, will introduce its TRu3TecTM thermal reduction system, which it says can recover precious metals from residual plating wastes with high efficiency, at SUR/FIN 2017 in Atlanta, June 19-21, at booth 524. The new system at the company’s... Read More...
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The Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has announced that at its May 2017 World Recycling Convention in Hong Kong, a government official from that city will provide a presentation on recycling efforts there. Hon-Meng Wong, assistant director (Waste Reduction & Recycling) of... Read More...
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Hamburg, Germany-based Aurubis Group has reported operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of €118 million ($131 million) in the first half of its fiscal year 2016/17, a €5 million ($5.5 million) uptick over the previous fiscal year’s first-half earnings of € 113 million ($125 million).   “The result... Read More...
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Air-Weigh, Eugene, Oregon, is taking its on-board bin scale to the cloud with its updated BinMaxx XL. Scheduled for release in August of this year, the company describes BinMaxx XL powered by the cloud as a cost-effective, hassle-free solution for the refuse industry to better manage productivity... Read More...

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