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Posted on November 17th, 2011 No comments
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.
Posted on September 30th, 2011 No comments
PlasticsEurope, the association representing European plastics producers, has released the results of its first study on polyolefins recycling and recovery rates for rigid applications in Europe. According to PlasticsEurope, the study analyzes recycling and recovery figures for France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom
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PlasticsEurope Reports Findings on Polyolefin Recycling
Posted on September 22nd, 2011 No comments
The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) has awarded Chicago-based Acme Refining Scrap Iron & Metal Company with its Company of the Year Award Acme Refining, a corporate bronze sponsor to the AWMI, recently received the 2011 Company of the Year Award at the annual industry dinner held in Chicago. Acme says it has been supportive of women in the scrap metal industry since its inception and was one of the first scrap metal companies to hire women into non-traditional roles.
Posted on August 1st, 2011 No comments
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI) , Washington, D.C., has released new specifications that it says are designed to modernize, standardize and streamline the trading of plastic scrap.
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ISRI Releases Updated Plastic Scrap Specifications
Posted on April 14th, 2011 No comments
A group of eight companies have united to form the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) with a goal of forming a technical coalition to increase cost-effective plastics recycling solutions in the health care industry. HPRC members include Becton, Dickinson and Co.; Cardinal Health; Engineered Plastics; DuPont; Hospira; Johnson & Johnson; Kimberly Clark; and Waste Management Inc. The HPRC says its focus will be on identifying the barriers to increasing the recycling of plastics used in the health care industry and developing solutions through the whole value chain, including product design and manufacturing through product use, disposal and recycling.
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New Plastics Recycling Group Targets Health Care Industry
Posted on February 28th, 2011 No comments
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) is applauding a recent decision by the U.S.
Tire Group Applauds EPA Decision
Posted on January 18th, 2011 No comments
Doylestown, Pa.-based Titan Mobile Shredding LLC , which describes itself as Eastern Pennsylvania’s first NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) AAA Certified mobile document destruction company, celebrated its fifth anniversary at the end of 2010. Partners, Don Adriaansen and Bob Leventhal, launched the secure on-site document destruction services to southeastern Pennsylvania in 2005 and have serviced more than 1,200 organizations in the years since.
Posted on November 30th, 2010 No comments
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) data loss incident circa 2010-11-18
Posted on September 14th, 2010 No comments
On August 20, 2010, the American Bar Association filed a brief in D.C. Circuit Court responding to FTC claims that lawyers should be required to comply with the “red flag” rules requiring financial institutions and creditors to develop and maintain identity theft prevention programs.