Posted on October 13th, 2011 No comments
Electronic Recyclers International , an electronics recycling company based in Fresno, Calif., has named Carolyn DeBellis its director of human resources. DeBellis most recently served as director of human resources for Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, Calif
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ERI Names DeBellis Director of Human Resources
Posted on October 5th, 2011 No comments
Mark Leary, acting director of the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), speaks at the grand opening. Seated at the left is Kevin McCarthy, executive director of RethinkWaste. More than 150 attendees, including RethinkWaste ’s board of directors and staff, local and state officials and community leaders, gathered at the Shoreway Environmental Center in San Carlos, Calif., Sep.
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Shoreway Environmental Center Holds MRF Grand Opening
Posted on October 3rd, 2011 No comments
On September 21, 2011, Westborough, Mass.-based, E.L. Harvey & Sons celebrated its 100th anniversary. The waste hauling, transfer and scrap recycling operation credits its century of success to its customers, vendors and community members whose loyalties and trust made its success possible.
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E.L. Harvey & Sons Celebrates 100 Years in Business
Posted on September 20th, 2011 No comments
Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) has announced that it has received recommendation for certification to the Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices standard. R2 is a voluntary standard that uses downstream auditing to ensure electronics recyclers are operating to the highest international environmental, health, safety and security standards
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SRS’s U.K. Electronics Recycling Facilities Receive R2 Certification
Posted on September 1st, 2011 No comments
There are many end markets to be established before zero waste can be anything more than an aspiration, but the aspiration alone is driving research and development.
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Wastecon 2011: Zero as a High Score
Posted on August 26th, 2011 No comments
Printwaste Recycling & Shredding , based in Gloucestershire, U.K., has been awarded full ISO 14001 accreditation across all of its secure shredding and recycling operations.
Printwaste Recycling Gains ISO 14001 Accreditation
Posted on August 10th, 2011 No comments
The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) reports that residents in the state collected more than 686 million containers from July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2011, through its HI-5 recycling program .
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Hawaii Reports Strong Participation in HI-5 Recycling Program
Posted on July 5th, 2011 No comments
The Justice Department announced today that Dale Mardis, 57, was sentenced today to life in prison, with no possibility of parole, for the racially-motivated killing of Shelby County, Tenn., Code Enforcement Officer Mickey Wright.
Departments of Justice and Education Reach Agreement with Tehachapi, California, Public Schools to Resolve Harassment AllegationsPosted on July 1st, 2011 No comments
The Departments of Justice and Education reached a settlement agreement with the Tehachapi Unified School District in Tehachapi, Calif., to resolve an investigation into the harassment of a middle school student based on his nonconformity with gender stereotypes.
Posted on April 22nd, 2011 No comments
Tulsa Recycle and Transfer (TRT), Tulsa, Okla., has opened what it is calling Tulsa’s first permitted materials recovery facility (MRF). A ceremony celebrating the plant’s opening included a visit from Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, who declared April 18 as Tulsa Recycle and Transfer Day through the city of Tulsa.
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New MRF Opens in Tulsa