Posted on January 10th, 2012 1 comment
Chicago has reduced its recycling costs by $1 million during the first quarter of competitive bidding, according to an annoucement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that Chicago has reduced its recycling costs by $1 million during the first quarter of competitive bidding.
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Chicago Reduces Recycling Costs with Competitive Bidding
Posted on December 27th, 2011 No comments
The Japanese steel company Kobe Steel Ltd. has signed a joint venture deal with the Chinese aluminum rolled products company Jiangsu ALCHA Aluminium Co
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Kobe Steel to Form Aluminum JV in China
Posted on December 14th, 2011 No comments
The recession hit Rockaway Recycling, Rockaway, N.J., hard. To remain in business, owner Thomas Buechel had to lay off all seven of his full-time employees
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Making the Connection
Posted on October 27th, 2011 No comments
Jim Malone, currently responsible for managing 2 million metric tons of recovered paper and other recyclables handled annually by U.K.-based D S Smith Recycling, has been awarded the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) Paper Division’s Papyrus prize.
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Malone Receives BIR Papyrus Award
Posted on August 9th, 2011 No comments
Although last year brought a decline in Europe’s paper recycling rate, the continent is still performing strongly in world terms. Having reached an impressive 72.2% in 2009, the recycling rate for the EU-27 plus Switzerland and Norway was recorded at 68.9% for 2010 – equivalent to an increase of 10 percentage points when compared to 2004. And according to the European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC), the industry will be setting itself an ambitious new recycling target for the period to 2015.
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Recovered Fiber, Europe
Posted on July 26th, 2011 No comments
Steel mill buyers on the spot market in June returned to paying more than $500 per ton for prompt grades of ferrous scrap, as, after two months of declining in value, ferrous prices rebounded by about $15 per ton during the June buying period. According to the Raw Material Data Aggregation Service (RMDAS) of Management Science Associates (MSA), Pittsburgh, the national average for its prompt industrial composite grade (No. 1 busheling, No.
A Modest Rebound
Posted on April 5th, 2011 No comments
After the Lantern Festival, the conditions for processors of scrap zinc in the market in general did not return to normal, mainly due to manpower problems. The majority of manufacturers had fewer workers than before the Lantern Festival compared to previous years. Subject to inflationary pressures and increased salaries of workers themselves, more workers stayed home, so even if the orders were normal, operating rates were also affected.
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Nonferrous Scrap, China, Asia