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Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), Morton Grove, Illinois, has acquired DC Trash of Illinois (DCT), an independent waste and recycling collection provider serving 30,000 customers in Chicago's western suburbs headquartered in Cortland, Illinois. DCT represents LRS' sixth acquisition of a Chicago-... Read More...
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New Era Cap, the official on-field hat of the National Football League (NFL), has announced the debut of its first-ever official NFL cap made with Repreve fiber. Repreve, a Unifi brand, is made from recycled plastic water bottles. Starting Nov. 12, fans will be able to purchase these Buffalo, New... Read More...
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Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit in Detroit, has expanded its used oil filter recycling program to now include a collection service in partnership with Green Arbor Environmental, Deerborn Heights, Michigan.Green Works' used oil filters recycling service now offers a "milk run" style pickup... Read More...
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The Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) says it has learned that the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has released two sets of guidelines to Chinese scrap importers and processors. The documents present eligibility requirements and proper use of scrap... Read More...
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The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO), Grove City, Ohio, has announced it will host an election yard sign recycling event Nov. 11 from 8-11 a.m. at the Bill McDonald Athletic Complex in Columbus. All paper and plastic signs, including coroplast, and accompanying metal stands will be... Read More...
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Front row (left to right): Ryan Lichwell, Seaman Paper Co.; Scott Igoe, American Eagle Paper Mills; Sarah Manchester, Sappi North America; Seth Kursman, Resolute Forest Products; Bob Feeser, WestRock Co.; Jeremy Poirier, International Paper; and Drew McAlpin, WestRock Co.   The American Forest... Read More...
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Itronics Inc., Reno, Nevada, has announced it has increased per-melt silver bullion production by 24 percent using e-scrap as a refining melt ingredient. The company says it is continuing to expand silver bullion production using e-scrap—ground up computer circuit boards—as a “cost reducing”... Read More...
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Finland-based Metsä Board, a leading European producer of paperboards, including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraft liners, has announced it has opened registration for the Better with Less—Design Challenge packaging design competition. Registration for the packaging design... Read More...
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Plastic bottle recycling in the U.S. declined by 2.4 percent to slightly more than 2.9 billion pounds, according to figures released by the Washington-based Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC), also based in Washington. The “27th Annual National... Read More...
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Retech, a Ukiah, California-based company that is part of Seco/Warwick Group, Poland, has announced it is the main supplier of vacuum metal technology for the EcoTitanium plant in France. Located in Saint-Georges-de-Mons, Auvergne, in France, EcoTitanium is a European recycling and refining plant... Read More...
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Rigaku Analytical Devices, Wilmington, Massachusetts, says its previously released handheld laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) metal analyzer has been improved and is faster than before. The KT-100S is an upgrade to the KT-100 LIBS analyzer, which was released in September 2015. The KT-... Read More...
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South Holland, Illinois-based Maren Engineering Inc. has announced that Roger Williams has joined the company as its new western regional sales manager. Williams is a 27-year veteran of the recycling equipment industry, having previously worked for Georgetown, South Carolina-based Coastal Wire and... Read More...
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Photo: Dreamstime Pittsburgh-based United States Steel Corp. has reported third quarter 2017 net earnings of $147 million, or 83 cents per diluted share. Adjusted net earnings were $161 million, or 92 cents per diluted share, which excluded a gain of $21 million, or 11 cents per diluted share,... Read More...
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A recycling education program for schools operated by Chile-based Recupac has grown by 60 percent in 2017, according to a company official. An online article by El Mostrador says Recupac has offered recycling education and training to schools for several years but has emphasized the program in 2017... Read More...
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Luxembourg-based Ternium S.A., which has steelmaking operations throughout Latin America, has reported operating income in the third quarter of 2017 that was down by $43 million compared to its income the previous quarter. The company attributed the drop in income “mainly to lower operating margins... Read More...
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Steelmaker Tenaris says it has produced its first seamless pipe at its Bay City, Texas, mill after having tested the complete hot rolling process. The solid steel billet underwent the transformation from bar to pipe starting at a rotary furnace, passing through a piercer, and, after going through... Read More...
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Natural disasters that occurred in the summer and early fall in Mexico are being cited as a reason why that nation’s GDP may have contracted by 0.2 percent in the third quarter of 2017. An online article by Reuters says Mexico’s national statistics agency has calculated that the nation’s GDP shrank... Read More...
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The not-for-profit group World Animal Protection says it has joined forces with the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA), Monterey Bay Diving and local fishermen in San Felipe, Mexico, to locate abandoned gillnets in vaquita porpoise habitat areas. The team used sonar... Read More...
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Luxembourg-based Ternium S.A. says Máximo Vedoya, who is currently Ternium Mexico’s executive vice president (EVP), will succeed Daniel Novegil as the company’s CEO on March 1, 2018. After 12 years as CEO and 40 years in the steel industry, Novegil will retire next March, although he will remain on... Read More...
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Integrated recycling system provider Stadler America LLC, based in Colfax, North Carolina, says it has again expanded its parts and service facility to demonstrate its commitment to customers throughout North America. “With our rapidly growing customer base, it was imperative that we expand to meet... Read More...

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