Posted on October 14th, 2011 No comments
In October, the city of Cincinnati celebrates the one-year anniversary of the launch of its enhanced recycling program and the implementation of the Recyclebank rewards program. The city of Cincinnati can now boast a 49 percent increase in the tonnage of recyclables collected in the past six months compared with the same period in 2010, according to a press release issued by Recyclebank. Recycling diversion increased to 17 percent, which exceeds the 2011 benchmark of 15 percent established by a city council motion in May 2008.
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Recyclebank, Cincinnati Celebrate One Year Anniversary
Posted on October 7th, 2011 No comments
According to Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP) and the Mexican company ProAmbi have signed a partnership agreement in Mexico. ProAmbi, headquartered in Mexico City, was established in 2008
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GEEP Signs Partnership Agreement in Mexico
Posted on September 29th, 2011 No comments
The Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC) is hosting a symposium called Recycling & the Economy in Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 26-27. The event will focus on “strengthening local manufacturing” and “tracking regional job development,” according to SERDC
SERDC Prepares for Memphis Event
Posted on September 20th, 2011 No comments
SITA UK’s planning application to build a plastics-to-diesel facility in Avonmouth, Bristol, U.K. “This is a landmark decision which will put Avonmouth at the forefront of the very latest in resource management technology and bring new jobs to the area,” Gareth Phillips, SITA UK planning manager says. “Our plans to construct a Bristol Resource Recovery Park that will extract energy and value from waste, and reduce the amount of rubbish that is sent to landfill, are now being advanced and will bring benefits to the environment and the local economy,” Gareth adds.
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Sita UK to Build Plastic-to-Diesel Conversion Plant
Posted on September 6th, 2011 No comments
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Topeka, Kan., says it is seeking comments from the public on an application from Deffenbaugh Industries, Kansas City, Kan., to operate a solid waste and recycling transfer station in Topeka. The deadline for comments is Sept
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Kansas Seeks Input on Proposed Deffenbaugh Transfer Station
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
Posted on August 3rd, 2011 No comments
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. , a Brussels-based subsidiary of Sonoco, has announced it will invest several million dollars in three of its European uncoated recycled paperboard mills. The company says the investment is meant to help the three mills improve energy efficiency, product range and environmental performance.
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Sonoco Subsidiary Invests in European Recycling Mills
Posted on August 2nd, 2011 No comments
E-World Online , Vista, Calif., and Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Earth911 , have partnered to deliver what they are calling a comprehensive solution for the proper recycling and disposal of electronic waste aimed at both consumers and manufacturers. E-World Online administers the electronics recycling programs of manufacturers like Sony Electronics Inc., Acer America Corp. and ViewSonic among others
Posted on July 21st, 2011 No comments
For years recycling has been touted to communities and governments as a way to reduce waste and help the environment.
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Posted on April 14th, 2011 No comments
The Shredding Alliance (TSA) , Sheffield, U.K., has secured a partnership with Robert Horne Group’s (RHG’s) closed-loop paper recycling service called Yoyo. RHG is a supplier of paper, board and plastics that operates throughout the United Kingdom.