Posted on January 10th, 2012 No comments
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 14th, 2011 No comments
Electronics recyclers do not generally have to look far to find e-mails in their inboxes or news coverage accentuating the differences that can exist within their industry. Between competing certification systems, differing views on exporting re-usable electronics or contrasting cost-benefit analyses on dismantling versus shredding, the differences are documented on a steady basis.
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Posted on November 29th, 2011 No comments
The board of directors for CMA Corp. Ltd., based in Sydney, Australia, has promoted John Pedersen to CEO, effective January 2012.
CMA Names New CEO
Posted on November 17th, 2011 No comments
The American Chemistry Council has announced through its Plastics Make it Possible initiative it has launched Bin It!, a game that challenges people to recycle plastics.
Posted on October 28th, 2011 No comments
Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) Paper Division President Ranjit Baxi of U.K.-based J&H Sales International has expressed concern that, for quality reasons, European recovered fiber exports to China are coming under increasing pressure from material supplied by other regions of the world. If China were to cut back on its imports, Europe was likely to be “the first to suffer,” Baxi told attendees of the BIR Paper Division meeting in Munich in October. Third-quarter GDP growth in China was the slowest in two years, Baxi also noted, calling it proof that even the world’s main driver of demand for recovered fibre has not been immune to the latest economic crisis.
Posted on October 27th, 2011 No comments
Sonoco, Hartsville, S.C., says two of its facilities have achieved landfill-free status and have been awarded a Gold Tier Sonoco Sustainability Star Award. Working with Sonoco Recycling, the Birmingham, Ala., Cascades Sonoco facility became landfill-free in June of 2011, and the York, Pa., CorrFlex facility went landfill-free in October. To achieve its Sonoco Sustainability Star Gold Tier landfill-free status, Sonoco requires 99 percent of all waste to be diverted from landfills.
Sonoco Awards Two Plants for Landfill Diversion
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 4th, 2011 No comments
According to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Western District of Washington, a federal grand jury has indicted the owner of Principle Metals LLC with two violations of the Clean Water Act
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Barge Owner Indicted for Oil Spill
Posted on September 8th, 2011 No comments
CP Manufacturing , based in San Diego, has released newly designed disc screens designed to improve safety and productivity for users.
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CP Manufacturing Emphasizes Safety with Screen Improvements
Posted on September 7th, 2011 No comments
The distribution company xpedx (www.xpedx.com), Cincinnati, Ohio, has announced plans to implement a national recycling program in association with its parent company, International Paper . According to xpedx, the initiative is an element in the company’s overall sustainability strategy, where the business is committed to maintaining sustainable operations, offering sustainable product choices and providing leadership in sustainable business practices for its customers and suppliers
Ohio Company Initiates National Recycling Program