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R2 Solutions, based in Boulder, Colo., has added Garth Hickle to its board of directors. Hickle is involved in the electronics recycling and product stewardship sectors. He is the chair of the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials Product Stewardship Task Force; a... Read More...
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The battery recycling company Exide Technologies, based in Milton, Ga., has announced that the state of California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has approved an operational plan for Exide’s battery recycling plant in Vernon, Calif. The agency approved the plan on March 19,... Read More...
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Axion International Holdings Inc. (AXIH), a Zanesville, Ohio-based manufacturer of recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies, has appointed Claude Brown Jr. chief operating and technology officer. Brown, with more than 22 years of experience in the development, commercialization and... Read More...
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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has signed into law House Bill 1183, which seeks to put in place policies that will result in recycling levels in the state to increase to 50 percent. The law, authored by Rep. David Wolkins, requires every recycler that recycles materials generated by two or more persons to... Read More...
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Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI): The Plastics Industry Trade Association has named Commercial Plastics Recycling (CPR) the official recycling company for the NPE2015 international plastics exposition, to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. CPR will be responsible... Read More...
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Axion International Holdings, Inc., a New Providence, N.J.-based manufacturer of recycled plastics structural building materials, has signed a second purchase order for its Ecotrax rail ties in Russia. The order, which called for 600 rail ties for installation at a metro transit system in Russia,... Read More...
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A group of leaded glass recyclers and precast concrete manufacturers in the United Kingdom have expressed concern that a recent decision by the Environment Agency (EA) to allow the export of cathode ray tube (CRT) from the U.K. to Holland and then permit the import of leaded-glass-filled concrete... Read More...
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MBA Polymers has announced that its processing plant in Worksop, U.K., has received the first load of automotive shredder residue (ASR) from European Metal Recycling’s (EMR) new recycling facility in Oldbury, U.K. EMR is MBA Polymer’s joint venture partner on the project. The shipment totaled 20... Read More...
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The aluminum firm Alcoa has announced plans to curtail 147,000 metric tons of smelting capacity at its São Luís (Alumar) and Poços de Caldas smelters in Brazil. The aluminum firm cites challenging global market conditions in primary aluminum and increased costs that have made the two smelters... Read More...
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Back row, from left: John Rice, Graeme Carus, Graham Davy, Shane Mellor, David Barraclough and Stan Whittaker Front row, from left: Ian Hetherington, Adrian Dobbs, Susie Burrage, Alasdair Jackson, Jack Gomarsall and John Boyd The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA ) has... Read More...
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Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA UK has achieved three ISO (International Organization for Standardization) accreditations pertaining to quality, the environment and health and safety management.  The company received ISO9001, 14001 and 18001 certifications following in-depth audits of the... Read More...
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The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has announced that commodity forecaster Jason Schenker will deliver the keynote address at the BIR World Recycling Convention and Exhibition that is set for June 1-4, 2014 in Miami.    Schenker is expected to discuss the topic of how the current global... Read More...
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U.S.-based Davis-Standard, a designer and distributor of extrusion technology, has opened a spare parts and service center at the company’s manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China.    Davis-Standard says the center will specialize in high-use maintenance items for customers throughout the region. The... Read More...
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Magnatech Engineering, Tonganoxie, Kan., will give away a 0.999 pure bar of solid silver to the winner of its Guess the Shred contest at Booth 237 at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI) 2014 Convention & Exposition (www.isriconvention.org) in Las Vegas April 6-10. The... Read More...
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The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has strengthened its enforcement of solid waste disposal bans by issuing 98 notices of noncompliance and three waste ban penalties during the past year for violations involving the improper disposal of recyclable and recoverable... Read More...
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has applauded the passage of House Bill 4593, which addresses the problem of scrap metal theft. The bill looks to regulate the purchase and sale of scrap metal and items that contain ferrous or nonferrous metals to scrap metal dealers. It would require sellers to provide... Read More...
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The recycling equipment manufacturer Machinex Group, headquartered in Plessisville, Quebec, has launched an interactive tool in advance of the WasteExpo, which will be held April 29-May 1 in Atlanta. The new interactive video features Machinex’s line of equipment. The equipment company will... Read More...
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Midland Recycling, a Lincoln, Neb.-based recycling plant, has been acquired from Palmer Refuse Inc. by a group of recycling veterans who are former owners of the facility. The new owners, in a news release, say the purchase is the first step in in their plan to build a multi-location firm. The name... Read More...
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The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has revoked the waste tire facility permit of Global Waste Management Inc., a tire recycling company in South San Francisco. Following a lengthy investigation, CalRecycle says it determined the company was storing an... Read More...
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Residents of James City County, Va., and three other Virginia municipalities will join the ranks of districts that are accepting rigid plastics in their curbside recycling programs. Starting in July 2014, residents will be able to include plastics like yogurt cups and grocery store clam shells,... Read More...

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