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Nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful, Stamford, Connecticut, has announced Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, has been named the national champion of its Recycle-Bowl, a national recycling competition for elementary, middle and high school students, teachers and school... Read More...
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California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA), Sacramento, California, has announced its call for nominations for the association’s Annual Awards Program. Awards will be presented at the CRRA’s 41st Annual Conference & Tradeshow, Aug. 20-23, 2017, in San Diego.“You are invited to share the... Read More...
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Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the owner of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, is seeking to expand its technology collaboration with partners in the long-term work to decontaminate and decommission the site, as well as the broad range of its power generation and distribution... Read More...
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The Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is hosting the 2017 version of its World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Hong Kong 21-24 May. BIR says the event is being designed to bring together more than 900 recycling industry professionals from all around the world,... Read More...
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The World Steel Association has released figures showing that the world crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the Brussels-based association was 126.6 million tonnes in February 2017, a 4.1 percent increase compared to figures the same time last year. Of further note, there was... Read More...
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Feinberg Recycling, a Fort Madison, Iowa, scrap metal company and its owner, Marty Feinberg, have been fined $125,000 by a Lee County District Judge John Wright in a default judgment over an environmental lawsuit filed last year by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. District Court Judge John M.... Read More...
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The Kraft Heinz Co., with offices in Pittsburgh and Chicago, has announced its expanded commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) through sustainability targets that it says protect the planet and benefit people and society at large. The new CSR goals support the company’s vision “To Be... Read More...
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Nucor Corporation, a Charlotte-based steel minimill operation, has announced plans to invest $85 million to upgrade the rolling mill at its steel bar steel mill in Marion, Ohio. Nucor Steel Marion says it is the largest producer of rebar and signpost in Ohio. The mill can produce more than 400,000... Read More...
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Mountain Tarp, Middlesboro, Kentucky, a brand of Charlotte, North Carolina-based Wastequip, announces the opening of its newest installation and repair facility in Sharonville, Ohio, serving the Cincinnati area. Mountain Tarp is a manufacturer of flip tarp systems for dump bodies for paving and... Read More...
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   Lucy Siegle U.K.-based RECOUP (Recycling of Used Plastics Ltd.) has announced details for its Plastics Recycling Conference, set for 28 September 2017, in Peterborough, U.K., at the Kingsgate Conference Centre. “This conference remains one of the highlights of the resource and recycling event... Read More...
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Mackinaw, Illinois-based U.S. Conveyor Technologies Inc. has named Troy Graves president of the privately held, family-owned business. “This transition represents an exciting stage in the continued growth of U.S. Conveyor,” says Kent Graves, company founder and previous president. “Troy has been... Read More...
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Supermarket chains King Soopers and City Market, two western United States subsidiaries of Ohio-based Kroger, say waste bin monitors supplied by OnePlus have allowed them to eliminate 20 percent of their waste and recycling pickups.   The two chains have some 150 locations in Colorado and Wyoming... Read More...
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced that John Custer Woodfill has pleaded guilty to returning more than 10,000 out-of-state non-returnable beverage containers to Michigan to collect deposit money. In a release, Attorney General Schuette says, “This was not a one-time nickel-and-... Read More...
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T&M Associates, Middletown, New Jersey, opened a full-service office in Pasadena, California. The new office enables the company to more effectively respond to the needs of its current clients’ operations in California and throughout the Southwest. Situated just outside of Los Angeles, the... Read More...
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In an HP Newsroom blog post by Sarah Murry, HP newsroom managing editor, dated March 3, 2017, HP says it is “deepening” its commitment to the responsible processing of end-of-life electronics by disclosing the names and locations of its recycling vendors. The post begins: “When U.S. consumers drop... Read More...
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Ameri-Shred, Alpena, Michigan, has added a 2-millimeter solid state drive (SSD) shredder, with the model No. 2mm-SSD, designed to shred SSDs, cellphones, tablets, memory cards, thumb drives, circuit boards and other SSD devices into 2-millimeter particles. This two-stage destruction system uses a 2... Read More...
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The sixth edition of the Bureau of Middle East Recycling (BMR) International Conference took place at the Madinat Jumeirah hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) 4-5 March, 2017. BMR president Salam Al Sharif, chairman of the UAE-based Sharif Group, says more than 450 metal producers, traders... Read More...
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The Miramar Beach, Florida-based US Shredder and Castings Group has announced it will introduce its new Heavy Duty 6060 Ferrous/Nonferrous Shredder at the 2017 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) 2017 Annual Convention in New Orleans.   The company says the shredder is being offered... Read More...
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Big River Steel (BRS), Osceola, Arkansas, and Noodle.ai, a San Francisco-based enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) company, have announced a contract that will make BRS the world’s first smart steel production facility. BRS recently opened its $1.3 billion scrap metal recycling and steel... Read More...
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Arconic, headquartered in New York, has announced a multiyear deal with Toyota North America to supply aluminum for the car company’s new Lexus RX. The vehicle debuted last year, becoming Toyota’s first vehicle in North America to prominently feature aluminum exterior panels. “Automakers worldwide... Read More...

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