Posted on January 17th, 2012 No comments
The Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) and the Columbus, Ohio, Office of the Mayor and Department of Public Service have partnered to introduce a new recycling program that will begin this spring.
Posted on January 6th, 2012 No comments
Empire Recycling , a recycling company headquartered in Utica, N.Y., has received approval to open a metals recycling facility in an idled Watertown, N.Y., building. The facility, expected to open this spring, will service both peddler and industrial accounts. Executive vice president Ed Kowalsky says the purchase of the “vintage World War II 75,000-square-foot building” will allow the company to process both ferrous and nonferrous metals indoors.
Posted on November 29th, 2011 No comments
TMS International Corp., Pittsburgh, the parent company of Tube City IMS Corp., has announced its Jewett, Texas, operation received the 2011 Global Slag Environmental Award from PRo Publications International Ltd., Surrey, U.K. The award recognizes superior environmental performance and was presented by the organizers of the Global Slag Conference and Exhibition, held in Helsinki, Finland, according to Robert McCaffrey, director of PRo Publications International Ltd.
Posted on November 22nd, 2011 No comments
Alpine Waste & Recycling , Commerce City, Colo., has announced CFO Alek Orloff , has been appointed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to serve another three-year term on Colorado’s Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission. The panel, established in 1992, was enacted to ensure the state’s hazardous waste rules are consistent with the U.S. EPA’s requirements, preserving Colorado’s authorization and federal funds, and that the rules governing solid waste disposal sites are protective of human health and the environment
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Colorado Governor Reappoints Alpine Executive
Posted on November 11th, 2011 No comments
Scott Horne, General Counsel, ISRI, speaks to
Posted on November 3rd, 2011 No comments
A new study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University, New York, and sponsored by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), Washington, D.C., has found that converting the nonrecycled plastics that are currently landfilled each year in the United States to energy using currently available technologies could provide at least enough energy to fuel 6 million cars annually.
Posted on October 21st, 2011 No comments
*Average monthly settlement price, cash buyer; U.S. dollars per metric ton. Source: London Metal Exchange, www.lme.com This summer, dealers were concerned that prices for copper and aluminum scrap could tumble
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In a Holding Pattern
Posted on October 19th, 2011 No comments
CleanRiver Recycling Solutions , a division of Midpoint International Inc., based in Aurora, Ontario, has introduced patent-pending waste and recycling containers that the company says is easily configured and reconfigured to meet current and future waste stream requirements. The Transition TPM Configurable Recycling and Waste Containers can be modified onsite with interchangeable opening plates and movable internal dividers to handle up to four separate types of waste and recyclables in a single unit. The units include 4-color posters and labels that enhance public awareness and improve recycling effectiveness.
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CleanRiver Containers Designed to Meet Current, Future Requirements
Posted on September 30th, 2011 No comments
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., says domestic consumption of recovered fiber for August 2011 was 2.56 million tons, a 6 percent drop from August 2010. The figures for this August are essentially the same as July 2011’s domestic consumption figures.
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U.S. Recovered Paper Consumption is Flat in August
Posted on September 29th, 2011 No comments
The organizers of the 2011 RWM in partnership with CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management) event have proclaimed the mid-September trade show “a huge success” that was “the largest ever exhibition for the waste industry [in the United Kingdom] with 13,000 visitors and over 650 exhibitors.” During the 2011 event , show organizers also revealed plans for next year’s RWM in partnership with CIWM, which will take place at the NEC facility in Birmingham, England. Next year’s dates are Sept
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RWM: Event’s Organizers Report 13,000 in Attendance