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Maryland Environmental Service (MES), a state agency with the goal of protecting and enhancing Maryland’s environment based in Millersville, was given a 2017 safety award for biggest safety improvement in the sustainable materials management division from the Solid Waste Association of North... Read More...
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GreenMantra Technologies, a company that produces polymers from waste plastics based in Brantford, Ontario, has been named to the 2017 Startup 50 list of top new growth companies by business publication Canadian Business and its affiliate, McLean's Magazine.The Startup 50 list ranks young companies... Read More...
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Thyssenkrupp AG and Tata Steel have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to combine their European steel activities. Both companies will have an equal stake in the new company. The companies’ goal is to create a leading European flat steel player to be positioned as a... Read More...
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With China’s future as a plastic and paper scrap importer up in the air, other destinations in Asia could take on added importance in 2018. These emerging economies will be the focus of a session at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe. The conference is being hosted at the... Read More...
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Wedel, Germany-based TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced the Autosort Laser, which it says can help enable the separation of glass, ceramics, stones, metals and plastics from household and commercial waste. The new device’s capabilities “allow material recovery facilities (MRFs) to further... Read More...
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Urbanization and economic growth are likely to keep steel consumption and steel production rising in Southeast Asia, according to speakers at SteelMint’s 2017 Steel Scrap & Raw Materials Conference Asia. Presenters from several ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries provided... Read More...
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The board of directors for the Brattleboro, Vermont-based Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has elected its fiscal year 2017 leadership team. New board of director representatives from Connecticut, Maryland and Delaware were selected for “their demonstrated commitment to the organization and to... Read More...
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The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA), Arlington, Virginia, has announced it has hired Kirsti Nelson as its Sun Belt regional director. Nelson will manage the association’s state chapters in the southern half of the U.S., spanning from North Carolina to Arizona. Her position will... Read More...
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Photo: Dreamstime The electronics recycling and refurbishment certification program developed by the Seattle-based Basel Action Network, e-Stewards, has revealed the e-Stewards Digital Equity (eDE) program. The program is designed to channel computer equipment from large corporations and... Read More...
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During its fall meeting, scheduled for Nov. 6, 2017, the board of directors for the Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will consider amending ISRI’s scrap specifications to reclassify “clean, dry double-polycoat food packages” to better reflect how material recovery... Read More...
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Brussels-based Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) says the quality of recycled-content plastic film in Europe is being negatively affected by degradable plastics from Southern Europe. Even what PRE calls “very low quantities” of degradable plastics that end up in plastic film scrap streams “have a... Read More...
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Steelmaking technology vendors are competing vigorously to help steel producers pare down their operating costs and capital expenditure amounts, judging by presentations at SteelMint’s 2017 Steel Scrap & Raw Materials Conference Asia. The long-booming economies of Asia are now yielding more... Read More...
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Non-physical traders of copper began reeling in their optimism toward the red metal in mid-September 2017, according to one recent analysis of positions taken in the market. Less money went toward bullish (higher future prices) positions in the period from Sept. 6-12 after several previous weeks of... Read More...
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Real Industry Inc., Sherman Oaks, California, has announced that its Real Alloy Holding Inc. subsidiary is restarting its used beverage container (UBC) recycling operation at its Morgantown, Kentucky, facility due to increased customer demand and to fulfill a new contract. The company says it plans... Read More...
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Liebherr USA, Co., Newport News, Virginia, held an opening reception at its new sales and service center in Lodi, California, Sept. 12, 2017. The event was at the facility located at 880 South Beckman Road, Lodi, California. Attendees included local customers and guests as well as Lodi city... Read More...
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Boston-based AMCS, a leading application platform provider for the waste and recycling industry, today announced the release of two new key solutions on the AMCS Platform: AMCS Analytics and AMCS Digital Engagement. AMCS says it is investing significantly in building a best-in-class cloud platform... Read More...
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Michael Thurmond, CEO of Georgia’s DeKalb County, has appointed Tracy Hutchinson director of the Sanitation Division. Hutchinson is the first woman to lead the division, which is the largest within the county’s Public Works Department. Hutchinson Hutchinson joined the Sanitation Division in 2004... Read More...
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Nucor Corp., headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, has announced that the company’s board of directors has approved a steel bar micromill project and the expansion of either its Illinois or Ohio merchant bar operations. Nucor is considering five states in the Midwest and Southeast for the... Read More...
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As in previous years, 2017 will yield changes in which nations are buying or selling the most ferrous scrap. According to speakers at SteelMint’s 2017 Steel Scrap & Raw Materials Conference Asia, held in September in Bangkok, eager buyers in several nations are ready to absorb the excess scrap... Read More...
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Midland, Michigan-based Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of DowDuPont Materials Science, through its participation in the Trash Free Seas Alliance, and in collaboration with flexible packaging manufacturer Bemis Co. Inc. and Canada-based converter Polykar Inc., have developed a... Read More...

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