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CleanRiver Recycling Solutions, based in Aurora, Ontario, Canada, has introduced the Flex E™ Bin, a recycling bin it says is ideal for classrooms, recreational facilities, cafeterias, manufacturing facilities, offices, parking garages and other public spaces.    “Working with clients in their... Read More...
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San Francisco-based Re-Teck says it can provide services to help product designers and manufacturers comply with “environmental sustainability initiatives [that] are becoming a critical necessity for progressive companies around the world.”   The company says appliance and electronics... Read More...
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Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), Brussels, Belgium, presented field test results for its LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader at a press event in California July 12. The company organized the event alongside its customer Waste Management (WM), Houston, which carried out the field... Read More...
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Michelin Earthmover, Lexington, South Carolina, has announced the next generation of rigid dump truck (RDT) tires with the introduction of the Xtra Load Grip and the Xtra Load Protect. The Michelin Xtra Load range is designed to allow users to increase load capacity or accommodate faster speeds to... Read More...
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States that have passed laws requiring better stewardship of mattress recycling have created hundreds of new jobs, reduced landfill waste and saved millions of dollars in disposal costs, reports a national review of mattress recycling.The “State of the Mattress Recycling Industry” report, authored... Read More...
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Coca-Cola Great Britain has announced its plans to double the amount of recycled plastic used in its bottles in Great Britain. All 20 of the company’s brands, including the Coca-Cola range, Sprite, Fanta, Smartwater and Schweppes, will move from 25 percent to 50 percent recycled plastic packaging... Read More...
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Terrell, Texas-based Conecsus LLC has announced the appointment of Teresa M. Moschella to the position of customer service specialist with Conecsus’ Customer Service and Commercial Team. Moschella brings a broad range of experience in sales and service in several industries where she honed her... Read More...
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Atlanta-based Coca-Cola is helping to clean up the Mississippi River in St. Louis, using recovered recyclables to help close the loop in the materials supply chain. In a first for both the company and East Moline, Illinois-based Living Lands and Waters, Coca-Cola piloted a “closed-loop” system... Read More...
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Norway-based aluminum and energy producer Hydro has agreed with conglomerate Orkla ASA, also based in Norway, to acquire Orkla’s 50 percent interest in aluminum extrusion firm Sapa Group. Hydro says it will pay $3.26 billion to acquire full ownership of Sapa, which it describes as “the global... Read More...
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The Recycling Today Media Group, a business unit of GIE Media Inc., Valley View, Ohio, and publisher of Recycling Today magazine, has announced the agenda for its 18th annual Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference (PPRC). The event is scheduled for Oct. 11-13 in Chicago at the Marriott Chicago... Read More...
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EnerSys, headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, has earned the 2016 Leaders in Sustainability Award from Call2Recycle Inc., a nonprofit organization headquartered in Atlanta. The award recognizes partners in the U.S. and Canada within different sectors of the battery industry for their... Read More...
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Alcoa Corp., headquartered in Pittsburgh, has announced plans to restart three of five potlines at its Warrick Operations aluminum smelter near Evansville, Indiana, an action that will further improve the competitiveness of the on-site rolling mill, according to the company. The smelter at Warrick... Read More...
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Lincoln, Nebraska, Mayor Chris Beutler released a draft of the Lincoln Environmental Action Plan (LEAP) to guide city action in the areas of energy, land use, transportation, waste and water. Beutler unveiled the plan at the Greenhouse Innovation Center, one of the facilities at Nebraska Innovation... Read More...
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One year ago, Erema, Ansfelden, Austria, announced the relaunch of the Multi-Purpose Reactor (MPR) at Discovery Day. Since then, the trend toward food-contact-grade direct processing of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) products has continued to grow, the equipment maker says. More customers are... Read More...
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The board of directors for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has passed a series of changes to its policy positions, as well as a new policy on degradable additives used in plastics packaging. The new policy is a result of the confusion over the use of terms “... Read More...
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Prison Industry Board has approved the expansion of the Folsom-based California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Collection and Computer Refurbishment program as a statewide enterprise to two facilities in southern California. This increases the total to four locations... Read More...
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A troubling aspect of the ferrous sector in 2017, according to one scrap processor, has not involved supply or demand, but rather the transportation link in between. “The single biggest obstacle we all face right now is a shortage of railcars,” the recycler in the Great Lakes region says of his... Read More...
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The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Michigan, has announced it has teamed up with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, Stamford, Connecticut, to award two $50,000 grants for organizations to establish Hefty EnergyBag programs in their communities. The program is an innovative approach to diverting... Read More...
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American Zinc Recycling LLC (AZR) has named Rodrigo Daud as its new chief executive officer.Daud is a respected international metals executive having most recently served as chief commercial officer of Votorantim, a Brazil-based metals conglomerate, and chairman of its wholly owned Houston-based... Read More...
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The city of Alliance, Ohio, has authorized a new contract with Kimble Recycling & Disposal Inc., which the company says includes significant service enhancements. In August of 2017, Kimble says it will begin using automated collection vehicles to pick up refuse and recyclables. The new service... Read More...

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