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The Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) says it submitted comments in mid-December to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to notifications made by the China’s government Nov. 15, 2017, regarding proposed scrap import standards. While ISRI says it supports... Read More...
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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it will continue accepting 2016 OSHA Form 300A data through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) until midnight Dec. 31, 2017. OSHA says it will not take enforcement action against those employers that submit... Read More...
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Offering refuse vehicle maintenance training to fleets can be a time-consuming and costly effort. Heil, Chattanooga, Tennessee, has a new video series dubbed "The Service Shack" that is designed to educate fleet owners, maintenance personnel and operators regarding common maintenance procedures... Read More...
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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has submitted comments to the World Trade Organization urging China to delay implementation of its waste import restrictions scheduled to take effect in early 2018. SWANA’s request is included in its response to the November 15 Notification from... Read More...
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A business recently opened a plant in the former Eddystone locomotive factory in Philadelphia to turn municipal curbside glass into a lightweight construction material, a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer says. AeroAggregates LLC opened the plant in early 2017. AeroAggregates creates foamed glass... Read More...
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Metalico Inc., headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey, has announced Michael J. Drury has been named president and chief executive officer and Carlos E. Agüero has been promoted to vice chairman of the board. The leadership changes are effective Jan. 1, 2018. Drury succeeds Agüero in his new... Read More...
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The new dealership for equipment by Komatsu, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, serving New Mexico and west Texas is adding material handlers manufactured by Sennebogen, Stanley, North Carolina, to its flagship line. Grant Adams, president of Komatsu Southwest, has been leading a program to grow the... Read More...
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Savannah, Georgia-based JCB North America has added Westcon JCB, headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, to its growing North American dealer network. Wastecon will sell, rent and service JCB equipment from branches in Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “Westcon is... Read More...
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Grocery retailer Kroger Co., headquartered in Cincinnati, has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), Charlottesville, Virginia. The SPC is a membership-based collaborative striving to advance sustainable packaging. Kroger joins more than 130 brands, manufacturers, government officials,... Read More...
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(Photo, left to right: Josef Hochreiter, CEO of NGR and Alfred S. Teo, CEO of Sigma Group.) Feldkirchen an der Donau, Austria-based Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR) says it has delivered its 1,000th plastics recycling machine to long-time customer Sigma Plastics Group at a location in... Read More...
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Owego, New York-based Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling has announced that after six months working as the general manager for its Ben Weitsman of New Castle (Pennsylvania) division, George Ostendorf has been promoted to corporate vice president of its western region. In his newly appointed... Read More...
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The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA) have announced that Graphic Packaging International (GPI), an Atlanta-based company in the design and manufacturing of packaging for commercial products, will invest $136 million in the... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced it is accepting entries for the 2018 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award. The DFR Award is ISRI’s highest award given annually to the most “outstanding contribution to products designed with recycling in mind,” ISRI says. It... Read More...
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Green Recycling, an industrial and commercial waste company based in Essex, U.K., has purchased a Max-AI AQC (Autonomous Quality Control) unit to increase recovery of recyclables without adding additional manual labor at the company’s commercial and commingled dry recyclables material recovery... Read More...
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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, issued an alert to its members dated Dec. 11, 2017, updating them about its recent meetings in Beijing with Chinese and U.S. government officials and its industry association counterparts. The association also offers guidance to its... Read More...
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Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti Jr., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti LLC (KSF), Madisonville, Louisiana, has announced that KSF has commenced an investigation into Republic Services Inc., Phoenix. Republic Services, together with its subsidiaries, provides... Read More...
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Products from New York-based Colgate-Palmolive will include the How2Recycle Label as part of the company’s goals to make its packaging more recyclable and incorporate recycled content. Colgate-Palmolive owns household brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, Tom’s of Maine, Softsoap, Suavitel, Irish... Read More...
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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Alec Messina has announced that tire removal actions in the Metro East St. Louis region have been completed. The Illinois EPA says these actions are part of its efforts to assist local governments in providing and maintaining a healthy... Read More...
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Arconic Inc., headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, has announced the divestiture of its Latin America Extrusions (LAE) business, which operates primarily in Brazil, to a subsidiary of Hydro Extruded Solutions AS, Norway. The business is part of the company’s Transportation and Construction Solutions... Read More...
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Pittsburgh-based American Zinc Recycling LLC (AZR) has announced that a subsidiary of Switzerland-based Glencore plc has purchased a 10 percent stake in its wholly owned subsidiary American Zinc Recycling Corp. This investment has been made in connection with the restart of operations at AZR Corp.’... Read More...

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