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CompuCycle, a Houston-based provider of end-of-life IT asset management services, has expanded its focus to work with local, national and global corporations for electronics services management. The company says the purpose of this new approach is to fully manage IT assets for these organizations... Read More...
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In July of 2017 St. Barts in the French Caribbean followed the example of several nearby islands and installed an Andela glass pulverizer to transform glass bottles into reusable aggregate, according to Andela Products, based in Richfield Springs, New York. The company adds that Cumberland County,... Read More...
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Diversified Plastics Inc. (DPI), a rotational molder based out of Latta, South Carolina, has announced its acquisition of Atlanta Rotomolding Inc., Decatur, Georgia. The purchase will facilitate the company’s plans to add more custom rotational molding services. While DPI has offered custom... Read More...
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The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), Brussels, hosts the 2017 World Recycling Convention (Round-Table Sessions, Oct. 14-16 at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave Hotel, New Delhi. At the plenary meeting of BIR Plastics Committee Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, chaired by Surendra Borad Patawari attendees... Read More...
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Helsinki-based ZenRobotics says its ZenRobotics Recycler (ZRR) now not only sorts construction and demolition (C&D) debris but also offers a solution for municipal solid waste (MSW): bag sorting for source-separated MSW. The company’s first step toward the MSW market is a ZRR that picks plastic... Read More...
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The year 2012 may have marked a high tide for ship scrapping volumes, but vessel owners are still finding reasons to scrap portions of their fleets. According to one speaker at SteelMint’s 2017 Steel Scrap & Raw Materials Conference Asia, held in Bangkok in September, the average age of... Read More...
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The past week has been a difficult time for the state of Florida and many in the southeastern U.S. Relief agencies, governments, residents and industry continue the cleanup and rebuilding process as a result of Hurricane Irma. Unfortunately, southwest Florida and Fort Myers, Florida, where the 2017... Read More...
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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) submitted comments Aug. 31, 2017, to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of the People’s Republic of China. The Arlington, Virginia-based association joins other industry groups in... Read More...
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Tomra, a Shelton, Connecticut-based manufacturer of reverse vending machines (RVMs) for collecting and recycling cans and bottles, has announced it is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its recycling loyalty program Tomra Makes Change. Through Tomra Makes Change, the company says it has seen a... Read More...
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China-based LiuGong has announced its Chairman Zeng Guang’an has been named a board member of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU). The school is one of the major Chinese universities in cultivating high-level talent for foreign languages and intercultural communications. BFSU held a ceremony... Read More...
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Ripple Glass, Kansas City, Missouri, has announced it is working with Bridging the Gap and is seeking volunteers to walk neighborhoods and hang fliers on residents’ doors that detail Ripple’s glass recycling program expansion. Ripple Glass says it has recycled more than 1 billion bottles and jars... Read More...
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Keep America Beautiful, a national community improvement nonprofit organization based in Stamford, Connecticut, and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF), a nonprofit organization with the mission is to advance scientific research and education for sustainable solid waste... Read More...
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Trento, Italy-based Aquafil, a leading manufacturer of Nylon 6, will open its first U.S. carpet recycling facility in Phoenix. Aquafil Carpet Recycling (ACR) No. 1 will recycle Nylon 6 from carpets back into raw material, further enhancing its Econyl Regeneration System, which the company says is... Read More...
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Restaurant Action Alliance of New York City (RAANYC), which is an organization composed of minority restaurant owners, managers and workers, and a coalition of restaurant owners joined foam manufacturers, recyclers and food service industry leaders to announce the filing of a lawsuit against the de... Read More...
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Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCA), a utility appliance recycling program provider based in Hopkins, Minnesota, announced it has acquired GeoTraq, a manufacturer of cellular tracking modules designed specifically for the internet of things (IoT) market based in Seattle.The GeoTraq... Read More...
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Minneapolis-headquartered Wenck, an environmental, engineering, construction and response services firm, has announced that it has opened a new office in Denver’s Greenwood Village and is planning to add several new employees this year. Wenck provides consulting services in water resources,... Read More...
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The Closed Loop Foundation, which is the independent 501(c)(3) affiliate of Closed Loop Partners, has released a study that it says offers insights on how investors can advance film and flexible packaging recycling. The study, “Recycling of Plastic Film Packaging,” was conducted with support from... Read More...
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IHS Markit’s Houston office has been releasing periodic updates on the impact of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey on the crude oil, refining and chemical sectors in the Gulf Coast area. The company also has been looking at logistics issues that have resulted from the storm. According to the company’... Read More...
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China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd. has announced acquiring a controlling stake in Unna, Germany-based Aluminiumwerk Unna AG (ALUnna), a producer of extruded aluminum tubes. Zhongwang, which describes itself as the world’s second-largest aluminum extruder, says it will acquire a 99 percent equity... Read More...
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The long-booming auto and construction markets in China have ramped up ferrous scrap volumes, just as that nation also has been shutting down scrap-fed induction furnaces. What this means for the rest of the world’s ferrous scrap market is not yet clear, according to presenters and delegates at... Read More...

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