Posted on August 10th, 2011 No comments
Copper fluctuated around $9,000 in June amid news creeping from home and abroad such as the debt problems in euro zone, economic data from China, Europe and the United States and China’s moves to cool inflation.
Nonferrous Scrap, China
Posted on July 28th, 2011 No comments
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), headquartered in Fresno, Calif., has announced its Denver electronics recycling facility has successfully achieved Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recyclers (R2) certification. The company’s Denver location earned the certification from the EPA.
ERI’s Denver Plant Receives R2 Certification
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 July 13th, 2011 No comments
Bepex International , Minneapolis, a provider of equipment for the food, chemical, mineral and polymer industries, has signed an agreement with Vietnam-based Thanh Tai Gas Co., to custom design, fabricate and deliver equipment that will allow Thanh Tai Gas to recycle up to 1.5 billion PET bottles per year. Bepex says that the system will be the first system of its type in South East Asia.
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Bepex Installing Plastic Bottle Recycling System in Vietnam
Posted on July 1st, 2011 No comments
Wendt Corp. , Tonawanda, N.Y., designers and manufacturers of automobile shredding and nonferrous separation systems, has named David Kaminski regional sales manager. Kaminski started in the scrap recycling industry in 1969 at Benton Processing (now Alter Trading Corp.)
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Wendt Hires Scrap Recycling Veteran
BIR Commends European Plastics Industry on Efforts to Reduce Impact of Plastic Litter on Marine LifePosted on April 6th, 2011 No comments
The Brussels, Belgium-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is applauding an initiative introduced by PlasticsEurope that seeks to develop a joint action plan that addresses the marine life pollution caused by plastic litter.
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BIR Commends European Plastics Industry on Efforts to Reduce Impact of Plastic Litter on Marine Life
Posted on March 29th, 2011 No comments
More than 150 municipalities, businesses and organizations in Wisconsin have joined to call for the restoration of local recycling requirements and state cost share funding in the state’s proposed budget. The letter was written and circulated by the Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin (AROW), the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Badger Chapter, the Wisconsin Counties Solid Waste Management Association (WCSWMA) and the Wisconsin Council on Recycling. The letter notes that state financial assistance for local recycling programs has come not from general fund tax dollars, but from the segregated Recycling and Renewable Energy Fund
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Wisconsin Groups Make Case for Recycling
Posted on March 14th, 2011 No comments
Waste Management Inc. has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Waste Management Recycle America has acquired two recycling facilities in Virginia and one recycling facility in Maryland from Canusa Hershman Recycling Co. The acquisition includes facilities in Baltimore and Manassas, Va., and a third facility.
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WMRA Strengthens its Supply Network on the East Coast
Posted on March 9th, 2011 No comments
ECS Refining , based in Santa Clara,
Posted on March 2nd, 2011 No comments
Residents in East Meadow, Long Island are being warned of thieves stealing from recycling bins placed outside their homes.
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Thieves Targeting Recycling Bins For Possible ID Theft