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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has applauded the decision by the U.S. Mint to resume the mutilated coin redemption program after a nearly three-year suspension. The program is worth millions of dollars to the recycling industry, which recovers coins left in end-of-... Read More...
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Materia Inc., a Pasadena, California-based supplier of catalysts and polymers, has entered into an agreement to sell its catalyst business for $27 million to Umicore, a global materials technology and recycling company headquartered in Brussels. Umicore has a strong presence in precious metal... Read More...
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Denver-based glass recycling processor Clear Intentions has installed a glass-only collection bin at the South Canyon Landfill’s recycling drop-off center in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, according to a report in The Glenwood Springs Post Independent. Glass collection is not new to the South Canyon... Read More...
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Government inspectors in China have reportedly found that several metals producers are not limiting their output in late 2017 as they had earlier been asked to do. An online article from Hellenic Shipping News, citing Platts as its source, singles out producers of aluminum and steel that “have not... Read More...
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J.P. Mascaro & Sons, Audubon, Pennsylvania, has been awarded municipal contracts in Pennsylvania’s Lower Marion, Montgomery County and Ridley Park, according to the Times Herald, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. Mascaro received a one-year contract in Lower Marion with options for three additional... Read More...
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Companies that manufacture and process food, grain, seed and other bulk dry goods go through a lot of packaging. Dry ingredients often are best shipped in multiwall paper shipping sacks. These bags are more efficient than many other packaging types because they conform to the dimensions of the... Read More...
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Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Heil has added New Hampshire and Vermont to the Heil dealership territory of Sutton, Massachusetts-based Environmental Equipment Sales & Service LLC (EESS). EESS will add the two New England states to its territory effective Jan. 1, 2018. “We’re very excited to see... Read More...
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The Brussels-based International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has announced that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the same time span in 2016. The ISSF has calculated that 36.1 million metric tons of stainless... Read More...
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Cologne, Germany-based Steinert has announced it has changed its name from Steinert Elektromagnetbau GmbH to Steinert GmbH to better reflect its product offerings. With “magnet” historically part of its name, the company says its growing presence in sensor-sorting machines shows that its name... Read More...
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The board of directors of Hong Kong-based Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited has announced that, “based on the preliminary review of the latest unaudited management accounts and other currently available information of the group,” profits for the six months ending Dec. 31, 2017 are “expected to... Read More...
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London-based Liberty House Group, part of the GFG Alliance operated by British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta, has completed its acquisition of the Georgetown steelworks in South Carolina in the United States. The idled mill was purchased from Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal in a move Liberty House... Read More...
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A nationwide action organized by China’s General Administration of Customs (GACC) was conducted on Dec. 19, 2017, according to Steve Wong, executive president of the China Scrap Plastics Association (CSPA) and chairman of Hong Kong-based Fukutomi Co. Limited. In an e-mail to CSPA members, Wong... Read More...
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) “Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries” reports 5,190 workplace fatalities occurred in 2016, a 7 percent increase from 2015. The fatal injury rate also increased from 3.4 per 100,000 full-time equivalent... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), headquartered in Washington, has updated its Scrap Specifications Circular to include new specifications for rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) recyclables approved at its Fall Board Meeting Nov. 8, 2017. The circular also reclassifies “clean, dry... Read More...
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Solid waste collection workers continued to have the fifth deadliest job in the U.S. in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The 2016 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released December 19 shows that the rate of fatalities among waste collection workers decreased by... Read More...
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The Bye Bye Mattress Program, the mattress recycling program headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and operated by the Mattress Recycling Council, Alexandria, Virginia, has recently announced that its recyclers collected more than 955,000 mattress and box spring units for recycling in 2016, the... Read More...
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Raleigh, North Carolina based-Environmental Research and Education Foundation’s (EREF’s) Research Grants Program, led by its Research Council, is accepting grant preproposals for research topics about solid waste. Preproposals are required prior to submitting a full proposal. Preproposals will be... Read More...
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Millennium Recycling Inc., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has announced that Shannon Dwire, previously general manager of the company, has been promoted to the position of president. Dwire With 21 years of experience in the recycling industry, more than 18 of which have been at Millennium Recycling,... Read More...
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The Washington, D.C.-based Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released a forecast predicting business investment in equipment and software will expand 9.1 percent in 2018 in the United States. The foundation’s 2018 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook report, which can... Read More...
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The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) recently filed comments with the Standardization Administration of China in response to the notification to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it would modify the standards for imported recyclable materials by March 1, 2018. “NWRA supports... Read More...

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