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In advance of America Recycles Day, Stamford, Connecticut-based Keep America Beautiful and Zephyrhills, a Nestle Waters brand of natural spring water, are recognizing four Florida communities that have increased their on-the-go recycling rates with the help of a grant from Zephyrhills. The grant... Read More...
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Cleveland-based aluminum producer Aleris Corp. has announced the company’s planned acquisition by Zhongwang USA LLC will not proceed. Zhongwang USA is a United States-based firm set up by the chairman of China-based China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd. In a news release announcing the end of the potential... Read More...
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Presenters at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe event, held in Warsaw in early November, helped portray the emergence of India and the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region as important destinations for Europe’s scrap materials. Hrishikesh Vora of Mumbai-... Read More...
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Machinex Technologies, Plessisville, Quebec, recently completed an equipment upgrade to the Recuperation Mauricie material recovery facility (MRF), near Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. The purpose of the upgrade was to increase the system’s efficiency and the quality of the sorted material. Machinex... Read More...
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MH Equipment, Chillicothe, Illinois has announced Isaac Yates has joined the company as a regional sales manager in the St. Louis and Scott City, Missouri, areas. Yates joins the MH team after most recently working for Fairchild Equipment, Ham Lake, Minnesota, where he served as president over the... Read More...
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MB-Sort, Schoenberg, Germany, was established in August 2016 to provide contract sorting of various types of complex and technically problematic materials. Every month MB-Sort recycles up to 200 tons of various mixed fractions. The company’s customers include recycling companies and manufacturers.... Read More...
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Waltham, Massachusetts-based Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas has announced that it is now offering the Onsight platform from Librestream Technologies Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba, to provide additional functionality to its product portfolio. Using Onsight, Olympus customers in industries... Read More...
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For more than two decades, recyclers and traders around the world have been able to send paper and plastic scrap to China in loads that were far from containing one uniform material. That era is clearly coming to an end, according to presenters at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference... Read More...
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Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Silver Spring, Maryland, says it is pleased by the decline in the frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees, but is concerned by the increase in injuries and illnesses for workers at landfills and material recovery... Read More...
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Two Ocean City, New Jersey, fifth-graders from Ocean City Intermediate School won first place in the STEAM Tank competition. The statewide STEAM Tank Challenge is created and sponsored by the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) and the U.S. Army to encourage New Jersey’s public school... Read More...
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Waste Management Inc.’s (WM’s) Florida branch has launched Green Broward, a local initiative designed to engage and educate the Broward County community on sustainability efforts. Green Broward is designed to highlight ways to recycle right, offer opportunities for the community to get involved in... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ (ISRI’s) MRF Council held a forum during the association's board of directors meeting this week on the potential recyclability of several consumer products packaging items. Included among the 60-plus people participating in the meeting were plastics,... Read More...
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Pictured, left to right: Terry Hughes, Kingsport mill safety manager; Keith Kiker, Kingsport mill Union president; Bill MacPherson, Kingsport mill manager; James Flanagan, assistant administrator for Tennessee OSHA; and David Blessman, Volunteer STAR Recognition Program manager. Montreal-based... Read More...
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Republic Services has unveiled what it describes as its newest and most advanced hauling facility, which is expected to serve customers throughout north Texas for generations. The new 25,000-square-foot-facility located in Lewisville, Texas, features contemporary and collaborative workspace for... Read More...
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Switzerland-based conference organizer ICM AG has issued a call for papers for the International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR) 2018 conference in Berlin Sept. 26-28, 2018. The call for papers for speakers is open until Jan. 31, 2018. The organizer says it is looking for contributions on the... Read More...
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RiskoMachinex Industries Inc., Plessisville, Quebec, has announced that Matt Risko has been appointed as the company’s Canadian sales manager. He has worked as a sales representative at Machinex Recycling Services (MRS), a service division of Machinex, in Pickering, Ontario since 2009. In his new... Read More...
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Columbia Industries, Hillsboro, Oregon, has recently released its next generation Horizon 50/65 T tipper. Originally introduced to the solid waste and recycling industries in the 1960s, the company says tippers have found market acceptance throughout the world.The new Horizon 50/65 T tipper is... Read More...
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Pictured from left to right: Aifang Wei, a PhD student at Deakin University, and Dr. Riyadh Al-Ameri, a Deakin University senior lecturer in structural engineering. (Photo by Donna Squire, Deakin University) Dialysis patients could inadvertently improve sustainability in the construction industry,... Read More...
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The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor says U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has confirmed the port will receive one of the nation’s 10 FASTLANE (Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-Term Achievement of National Efficiencies) small project grants for 2017. The... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced that registration is open for its annual convention and exposition, ISRI2018. Washington-based ISRI says the event is the world’s largest annual gathering of scrap recycling professionals. It is scheduled for April 14-19 at the... Read More...

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