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The Cincinnati-based David J. Joseph Co. (DJJ) has announced that starting in mid-November 2017, Virginia-based aluminum producer Service Center Metals (SCM) will use DJJ as the primary scrap buying agent for its Prince George, Virginia, manufacturing facility.  DJJ, in a news release making the... Read More...
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(Pictured: Hendrik Beel of RTT Steinert.) The European Union has set high landfill diversion target levels for its member states at the same time China is closing the door on mixed scrap shipments. The situation presents challenges for recycling firms and opportunities for sorting technology... Read More...
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(Pictured: John Paul Mackens of Kuehne + Nagel.) Presenters on a session focused on ocean freight at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe event depicted a sector with ongoing consolidation and volatile rates. The conference was held in Warsaw in early November, at a time when... Read More...
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China’s tight quality restrictions may have gained the most attention in 2017, but healthy underlying demand for scrap paper continues to drive strong pricing, according to presenters at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe event. The conference was held in Warsaw in early... Read More...
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Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a New York-based waste and recycling management technology company, has announced it has opened new offices in Philadelphia and in Tysons Corner, Virginia, with the latter serving the Washington market. RTS has formed partnerships with indoor cycling fitness chain... Read More...
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Laval, Quebec-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has announced its wholly owned subsidiary Bausch + Lomb’s One by One Recycling Program has recycled more than 1 million used contact lenses, blister packs and top foils since its launch in December 2016. Through a partnership with... Read More...
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In an alert to its members dated Nov. 16, 2017, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, says the Chinese government has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its intent to adopt new standards for the allowable contaminants thresholds for scrap imports. The Chinese... Read More...
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Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises has announced that eight corporate Cox locations have achieved zero-waste-to-landfill status. The announcement was timed to coincide with America Recycles Day, Nov. 15. These eight locations join the seven Cox locations that achieved the zero-waste-to-landfill status... Read More...
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Atlanta-based Novelis says its Advanz 6HF - e/s200 aluminum heat-treatable alloy is now available in North America following its application in Europe, providing automakers greater design flexibility because of its formability, strength performance and weight savings for outer and inner... Read More...
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Nucor Corp., headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, has announced that it will build a full-range merchant bar quality (MBQ) mill at its existing bar steel mill in Bourbonnais, Illinois. The MBQ mill will have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons and is expected to cost $180 million. The project... Read More...
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Battery Council International (BCI), Chicago, and Essential Energy Everyday have released a study showing lead batteries have a recycling rate of 99.3 percent, making them the No. 1 recycled consumer product in the U.S. The groups say the near-perfect rate of recycling is attributed to industry... Read More...
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Arconic, headquartered in Pittsburgh, has announced a multiyear cooperative research agreement with Airbus, headquartered in Toulouse, France, to advance metal 3D printing for aircraft manufacturing. Together, the companies will develop customized processes and parameters to produce and qualify... Read More...
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-based environmental management company Bee’ah has begun processing municipal solid waste (MSW) at the company’s recently renovated material recovery facility (MRF). The MRF features a 75-metric-ton-per-hour (tph) system with the latest in recovery technology from... Read More...
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The Brattleboro, Vermont-based Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has announced winners of its inaugural Environmental Sustainability Leadership Awards at its 30th Anniversary Celebration Nov. 13 in Amherst, Massachusetts. NERC says the award recipients’ work is consistent with the organization’s... Read More...
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In honor of America Recycles Day Nov. 15, Unifi Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina, has announced it has recycled more than 10 billion plastic bottles and has a target to recycle 20 billion bottles by 2020 and 30 billion bottles by 2022. The company manufactures Repreve, with fibers made from... Read More...
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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful, Stamford, Connecticut, and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, are hosting the 2017 State of Recycling Forum in Washington, which is presented in partnership with Keurig Green Mountain.... Read More...
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The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), Washington, has announced that Amcor, the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and Procter & Gamble (P&G) have been selected to receive Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards in 2017. The awards recognize companies,... Read More...
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Non-governmental organizations around the world are sending a message that the best way to control plastic litter is to cut back on the use of plastic packaging. That growing sentiment could ultimately mean there is less material available to plastic recyclers, according to presenters at the 2017... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, celebrates America Recycles Day by applauding individuals who make an effort to recycle daily and by encouraging everyone to learn more about recycling and the industry. America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America... Read More...
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The lifting of the Iron Curtain more than 25 years ago has introduced strong and steady economic growth to Poland and other nearby nations, according to two presenters at the 2017 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe event, held in Warsaw in early November. Szymon Dziak-Czekan, who... Read More...

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