Posted on December 28th, 2011 1 comment
The San Diego Chapter of CRRA (the California Resource Recovery Association) is hosting a “Multifamily Unit Recycling Workshop” on Feb. 8, 2012, in San Diego.
Multi-Family Unit Recycling is Focus of Seminar
Posted on November 29th, 2011 No comments
Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) us.simsrecycling.com has opened a new electronics recycling facility in Dallas. Formal operations began November, 2011.
Posted on November 21st, 2011 No comments
Editors’ Note: The following article is an edited excerpt from the Diesel Technology Forum’s “Clean Diesel Technology for Off-Road Engines and Equipment: Tier 4 and More.” The full paper is available at http://www.dieselforum.org/files/dmfile/CleanDieselTechOffRoad.pdf . Clean diesel technology is now the standard for everything from new passenger cars and pickup trucks to highway commercial trucks.
Getting in Gear
Posted on November 10th, 2011 No comments
Despite a tough fall 2011 season, strong global demand for recovered fiber should continue to underpin scrap paper prices, according to paper industry consultant Bill Moore of Moore & Associates, Atlanta. Moore, who, along with his colleague Peter Engel, presented a seminar at the 2011 Paper Recycling Conference in late October, called export demand “the most important variable” in determining paper stock prices in both 2011 and the foreseeable future.
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Paper Recycling Conference: Clouds Move into the Forecast
Posted on October 19th, 2011 No comments
International Paper Announces Plan to Acquire Temple-Inland Memphis, Tenn.-based International Paper (IP) and Austin, Texas-based Temple-Inland Inc. (TIN) have entered into a definitive merger agreement through which IP will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Temple-Inland for $32 per share in cash, plus the assumption of $600 million in TIN’s year-end debt
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Posted on October 13th, 2011 No comments
Image Microsystems , a provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, electronic scrap recycling and recycled products manufacturing, has been awarded the IT and computer asset recovery and recycling contract by the city of Austin, Texas. The contract is for two years with four one-year extensions, says Liz Walker, Image Microsystems’ vice president, business development and marketing
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Texas City Awards Contract to Image Microsystems
Posted on October 5th, 2011 No comments
Mark Leary, acting director of the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), speaks at the grand opening. Seated at the left is Kevin McCarthy, executive director of RethinkWaste. More than 150 attendees, including RethinkWaste ’s board of directors and staff, local and state officials and community leaders, gathered at the Shoreway Environmental Center in San Carlos, Calif., Sep.
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Shoreway Environmental Center Holds MRF Grand Opening
Posted on October 4th, 2011 No comments
Posted on September 14th, 2011 No comments
Index is based on December 1980 average prices as 100; Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics A material recovery facility (MRF) operator in the Midwest describes markets for secondary plastics as “all over the board,” depending on the type of material, adding that things are “definitely kind of rough” for some resins. He says post-industrial HDPE (high-density polyethylene) still fetches 30 cents per pound “if you know where to sell it.” However, pricing for post-consumer HDPE ranges from 15 to 20 cents, again depending on the market.
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All Over the Place
Posted on August 31st, 2011 No comments
Stockton, Calif.-based Onsite Electronics Recycling has announced that it has been certified to the e-Stewards Standard for Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment