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The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery approved a $2.3 million grant to fund road repair projects that use recycled tires in 20 communities throughout the state, a report by KEYT says. All 20 projects will use rubberized pavement, a combination of ground waste tire rubber and... Read More...
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In a year of anniversaries for the London Metal Exchange (LME), its executives stressed to attendees of LME Asia Week 2017, held in Hong Kong in May, that it is committed to serving its core market of physical metal buyers and sellers.   Charles Li, the chief executive of Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX... Read More...
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Newton, Kansas-based Bunting Magnetics Company has announced the appointment of David Bocanegra as the newest member of its international sales team. He has been assigned with providing support to existing customers and generating sales in Mexico.   Bocanegra joins Bunting Magnetics with 10 years... Read More...
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The price of gold, even more so than that for other metals, can be swayed by the positive or negative mood of traders, said panelists at a session at LME (London Metal Exchange) Asia Week 2017, held in Hong Kong in May.   Gold has long held status as a “safe haven” investment, a trait that is also... Read More...
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Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet’s (EEC’s) Division of Waste Management announced that 53 recycling grants, 28 household hazardous waste grants, and five composting grants totaling $4.6 million have been awarded to Kentucky counties. The purpose of these grants is to expand recycling... Read More...
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Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection has awarded $210,123 in grant funding for landscaping and walking trail projects that utilize recycled waste tires. The grants are from the Waste Tire Trust Fund, established by the 1998 Kentucky General... Read More...
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Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp., Johnston, Rhode Island, has launched a new, redesigned version of its website, www.rirrc.org, which it says features a modern and simplified design, easier navigation and mobile optimization for easy viewing on any device. "We are thrilled to introduce our... Read More...
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Eco Green Equipment, North Salt Lake, Utah, a manufacturer of tire recycling systems, has announced the addition Bruce Bart, formally of Cobalt Holdings LLC, as its North America sales manager for the U.S. and Canada. He has a background in the tire recycling industry with experience in rubber... Read More...
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Pictured above, from left: Steven Jones, Covanta; Ronald Mittelstaedt, Waste Connections; Michael Hoffman, Stifel Financial; Jim Fish, Waste Management; and Ronald Burke, Advanced Disposal The Fifth Waste360 Investor Summit, May 8, 2017, in New Orleans, held in conjunction with WasteExpo, drew... Read More...
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Tire recycling has come a long way, says tire processing veteran and current consultant Terry Gray of Houston-based T.A.G. Resource Recovery. However, Gray also remarked while speaking at the Spotlight on Tires session at the ISRI2017 convention, some of the end markets for scrap tires are... Read More...
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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Silver Spring, Maryland, has developed a new installment to its “Five to Stay Alive” series that features safety tips material recovery facility (MRF) workers should follow.  The Five to Stay Alive series offers five safety guidelines MRF... Read More...
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Rubicon Global, a company headquartered in Atlanta that provides methods designed to improve recycling efforts, has announced that The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, has joined its select group of manufacturers, retailers and maintenance providers as part of the RubiconPro consortium... Read More...
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Keep America Beautiful, Stamford, Connecticut, has announced Sacramento State has become the national nonprofit’s first collegiate affiliate.Keep America Beautiful of Sacramento State—known on campus as Sac State Sustainability—joins a network of more than 620 affiliates nationwide, including 27... Read More...
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Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has updated its compendium of state disposal bans and mandatory recycling laws around the country. The “Disposal Bans & Mandatory Recycling in the United States” resource provides state-specific information, including contact information; which materials are... Read More...
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Recording data is one thing, but deriving meaningful information from it to provide direction is quite another. Speakers during a session titled “Smart Cities with a Solid (Waste) Plan,” during WasteExpo 2017 in New Orleans shared how their communities are doing just that.   Susan Fife-Ferris,... Read More...
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Despite plastic being used a growing number of product and packaging applications because of the environmental benefits it offers, its recycling rate has not kept up with that pace. However, the material’s environmental benefits may not be obvious to consumers, according to Patty Moore, president... Read More...
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A key term heard throughout WasteExpo, which took place from May 8 to 11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, was “big data.” Big data, according to several session speakers throughout the show, can be used to increase efficiencies in different industry sectors.In the session “... Read More...
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While it’s not necessarily an easy road to travel, recycled plastics increasingly are being used in automotive applications, according to sessions at ISRI2017, the annual convention of the Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), which was April 22-27 in New Orleans. Bill... Read More...
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The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) () is announcing the launch of DSNY Info, its smart phone and tablet app that provides sanitation service reminders, updates and special event schedules. The app also includes tips to reduce, reuse and recycle, making it easier for New Yorkers send... Read More...
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Pollution-related metals production capacity cuts are taking place in China, but return on investment (ROI) concerns also are likely to cause cuts, according to panelists at a session at LME (London Metal Exchange) Asia Week 2017, held in Hong Kong in May.   “There is overcapacity in China,”... Read More...

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