Posted on August 16th, 2011 No comments
Greenstar Recycling , headquartered in Houston, has announced plans to build a single-stream recycling facility in Akron, Ohio. Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic says, “The facility will contribute to the growth and sustainability of Akron by returning an existing building to a manufacturing purpose with significant investment for equipment, building use and creation of new green jobs.” Matt Delnick, Greenstar CEO, says, “We are committed to our partnership with the city of Akron to further develop its local recycling services. This facility will allow Akron to continue to offer its businesses and residents the convenience of single-stream recycling – eliminating the need to pre-sort recyclables – while growing its local economy with new investment and a minimum of 45 new green jobs.” In addition to processing conventional curbside collected recyclables, the facility will include technology to convert recovered plastics into synthetic crude oil
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Greenstar to Build MRF in Akron, Ohio
Posted on March 14th, 2011 No comments
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has announced that Continental Waste Management LLC, based in Raleigh, N.C., is investing $6 million to establish a post-industrial and post-consumer plastic recycling plant in Covington, Va. The company also will produce plastic/wood composite products at the facility.
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Continental Waste Management Plans to Open Plastics Recycling Facility in Virginia