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McDonald’s announced its goal of improving its packaging and helping significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world, the company says in a Jan. 16 release.  By 2025, 100 percent of McDonald’s guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled or... Read More...
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Amut S.p.A., based in Novara, Italy, has renamed Amut Dolci Bielloni as Amut Dolci Extrusion. Amut acquired Dolci Bielloni in late 2014. Dolci & Bielloni was a manufacturer of printing and slitting rewinding machines, blown and cast lines for different multilayer films (stretch, silage, barrier... Read More...
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The ALBA International Recycling GmbH business unit of the Berlin-based ALBA Group has announced buying a 51 percent stake in Shanghai Baosteel Auto Recycling Co. Ltd., which it describes as one of the largest auto recycling companies in Shanghai. The remaining stake in the auto recycling facility... Read More...
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Waterloo, Indiana-based MetalX has announced signing an agreement with Busche Performance Group (BPG) to assume responsibility for sourcing all aluminum raw materials for BPG foundry operations. Effective at the start of 2018, MetalX has “assumed responsibility for management of all activities... Read More...
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Australia-based Brambles has announced it has entered into an agreement to sell a portion of its CHEP Recycled pallet recycling business unit to Colorado-based Grey Mountain Partners for $115 million, subject to due diligence-related final adjustments. The transaction is subject to regulatory... Read More...
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Two separate scrap metal-related incidents involving either fraud or material theft have reached a verdict or plea agreement. One case occurred in Wisconsin and the other in California, with each case involving substantial amounts of money. In a circuit court in Wisconsin, Sterling Kienbaum, the... Read More...
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New Bedford Waste Services LLC, a sister company of ABC Disposal Service, in Bedford, Massachusetts, has secured financing for a zero waste facility in Rochester, Massachusetts, a report by The Mashpee Enterprise says. The company says Zero Waste Solutions (ZWS) is scheduled to open in the fall.... Read More...
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Liftomatic Material Handling Inc., a material handling equipment manufacturer headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, has recently introduced the Ergo-Matic line of portable drum handling equipment. The Ergo line comprises a range of models and features for repetitive applications. The product... Read More...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the company with the 2017 Cutting Edge Champion Award for its Galaxy Upcycling program and the Gold Tier Award for its U.S. e-scrap collection efforts.   The Galaxy Upcycling... Read More...
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Jan. 11, 2018, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross formally submitted to President Donald J. Trump the results of the department’s investigation into the effect of steel mill product imports on U.S. national security. After this submission, by law, the president has 90 days to decide on any potential... Read More...
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The Houston City Council has awarded FCC Environmental Services, The Woodlands,Texas-based American environmental services subsidiary of the Spanish company FCC Group, the contract to design, finance, build and operate a material recovery facility (MRF) that will sort and market the city’s... Read More...
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China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) finalized a quality standard of 0.5 percent for certain imported recyclables on Jan. 11, failing to properly consider the negative effects on global recycling efforts, according to the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). “SWANA is... Read More...
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In response to the publishing of the final Environmental Protection Control Standards for Imports of Solid Wastes as Raw Materials (GB 16487.2-13), which set the allowable contaminants thresholds for scrap imports by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), the Institute of Scrap... Read More...
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As You Sow, a shareholder advocacy group based in Oakland, California, that promotes social and corporate environmental responsibility, announced Jan. 10 that McDonald’s Corp. has agreed to end the use of harmful polystyrene foam packaging globally by the end of this year following engagement by... Read More...
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Crigler Enterprises Inc., Mableton, Georgia, has announced Kathryn Renzi has been promoted to president of the company. She takes over the position from Wayne Crigler, who held the president role since 1988 and now serves as the company’s CEO. Renzi has been with Crigler Enterprises for 15 years.... Read More...
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Los Angeles-based CarbonLITE opened its second recycling facility in September 2017 in Dallas. The plant features a washing line supplied by Italy-based Amut Group and is capable of producing more than 12,000 pounds per hour polyethylene terephthalate (PET) flake from postconsumer bales sourced... Read More...
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Seven solid waste-related fatalities in the United States occurred in the first 10 days of 2018, according to a news release from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Silver Spring, Maryland. These deaths come just weeks after the Bureau of Labor Statistics again identified solid... Read More...
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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner hailed the city council’s resounding Jan. 10 approval of a 15-year contract with FCC SA, The Woodlands, Texas, for processing Houston residents’ recyclable materials—a deal that will save taxpayers millions of dollars and includes provisions for the company to accept... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced the U.S. Mint has released certification requirements for its recently resumed Mutilated Coin Redemption Program. In December 2017, the U.S. Mint announced the resumption of the Mutilated Coin Redemption Program after a... Read More...
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Safe Fleet Holdings LLC, Belton, Missouri, a provider of safety and productivity solutions for fleet vehicles, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners, headquartered in Menlo Park, California. The Houston-based Sterling Group... Read More...

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