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The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), Staples, Minnesota, has awarded a new contract to Lisle, Illinois-based International Truck that will expand sales opportunities for new International Class 6, 7 and 8 chassis to more than 50,000 NJPA members throughout the United States and Canada. NJPA... Read More...
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), the Hong Kong-based owner of the London Metal Exchange (LME), has reported its year-end 2016 results, which include drops in both trading volume and revenue for the LME.   In a 50-page summary of its 2016 results, HKEX discloses that the LME’s $1.56... Read More...
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FCC Environmental Services, the U.S. subsidiary of the Madrid-based global environmental services company FCC, has been awarded a contract to provide the processing and marketing services relating to recyclables from the city of Mesquite, Texas. The total value of the contract is approximately $1.5... Read More...
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Schnitzer Steel, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, recently rented to purchase a Lefort .SB 660A towable shear/baler/logger. The .SB 660A towable is part of Lefort America’ s newest product line covering the scrap metal recycling market. Schnitzer will use the machine at its multiple locations in... Read More...
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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has called on multiple federal agencies for investigations and swift action regarding whistleblower accounts and media reports of hazardous materials at barrel recycling plants operating under the name Earth Minded Lifecycle Services that may have endangered workers and... Read More...
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The Home Depot, headquartered in Atlanta, has announced that it recycled more than 1 million pounds of rechargeable batteries in 2016 through its in-store takeback program, in partnership with Call2Recycle, a nonprofit organization with U.S. headquarters in Atlanta. The Home Depot says it is... Read More...
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Pictured above: Geoffrey Coates, center, in his lab with James Eagan, a postdoctoral researcher in Coates’ group, and researcher Anne LaPointe. Credit: Cornell University During his presentations on plastics and recycling, Geoffrey Coates, a professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Cornell... Read More...
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Oregon’s Tillamook County is seeking applications from consultants to advise on financial planning for the its Solid Waste Department. This request for qualifications (RFQ) is the first step in a two-step process, the county says. It is intended to select a number of qualified consultants, who will... Read More...
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An affidavit from employees at a landfill in Kentucky includes testimony that employees of the former Global Environmental Services (GES) had assured them the ground-up glass they were bringing to the landfill was not hazardous. GES, a former electronics recycling firm, filed for bankruptcy in... Read More...
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The Brattleboro, Vermont-based Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has selected the Sheraton Burlington Hotel in Burlington, Vermont, as the host location of its Spring 2017 Conference, to take place March 15-16.   NERC says the conferences programming is being designed to address “some of today’s... Read More...
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has ordered Recycletronics, an electronics recycling company located in Sioux City, Iowa, to halt accepting any new obsolete electronics until it reduces the large stockpile of electronic scrap it presently has on site. The decision to restrict the... Read More...
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Republic Services Inc., Phoenix, has reported net income of $189.5 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the three-months ended Dec. 31, 2016, versus $172.3 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, for the comparable 2015 period. Excluding certain benefits and expenses, on an adjusted basis, net... Read More...
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The Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has provided written testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly Joint Environment Committee opposing a new product stewardship bill, HB 7067, that the association says “could prove harmful to the recycling industry.”  ... Read More...
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PaperWorks, an integrated paperboard company headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania., has introduced a new 100 percent recycled content coated recycled board (CRB) folding carton that meets the quality specifications that put it in competition with virgin Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) board.... Read More...
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Michigan’s Kent County Department of Public Works has announced that its Recycling & Education Center has experienced a malfunction at the baler operating at the site, resulting in the facility shutting down temporarily. While the baler is being serviced, the facility will be unable to take in... Read More...
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Metso’s N Series NSP briquetting presses turn steel, aluminum, cast iron and other metals into a compact form for handling and transporting. Firmly packed, high-density briquettes are designed to increase metal recovery by enabling more accurate metering and reducing burn-off during melting. The... Read More...
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China is foremost among several nations that produced more steel in January 2017 compared to the first month of 2016, according to figures collected and distributed by the Brussels-based World Steel Association (Worldsteel).   Global crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to... Read More...
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[Editor’s note: The single-stream collection and processing method now dominates residential recycling in the United States. The below commentary is from an Ohio-based recycler who continues to advocate for a reconsideration of this method.]   As of early 2017, scrap paper prices are high and... Read More...
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Atlantix Global Systems, Norcross, Georgia, has announced that it has been recognized by Gartner Inc. in the 2016 Market Guide for IT Asset Disposition for its “robust global remarketing process and infrastructure.” Written by Gartner Research Director Rob Schafer and Principal Research Analyst... Read More...
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Federation of New York Solid Waste Association Conference and Trade Show at The Sagamore in Lake, George, New York, May 21-24, 2017, will feature three notable private and public sector leaders answering the critical question in the waste and recycling industry at this moment: Can sustainable... Read More...

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