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Several Chinese government ministries and trade groups are inviting recycling and solid waste equipment makers to exhibit at the 10th China (Beijing) International Solid Waste Treatment Technology and Equipment Exhibition (known informally as China Waste Expo), taking place July 24-26, 2014. The... Read More...
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The Alba Group, a recycling and environmental services firm headquartered in Germany, has opened a new export terminal at the port of Amsterdam. The company says that the new facility will allow it to market ferrous and nonferrous scrap, recovered paper and scrap plastics throughout the world. Alba... Read More...
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International Baler Corp. (IBC), Jacksonville, Fla., has announced Atlantic Recycling Equipment LLC (ARE) of Rollinsford, N.H., as its dealer for the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine and the portion of Connecticut that is east of Interstate 91. “Atlantic... Read More...
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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced the issuing of a total of $357,450 in grant money to seven scrap tire sites and 27 community cleanup days to increase the number of scrap tires recycled in the state. The money for the grants have come through the DEQ’s Scrap Tire... Read More...
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A trio of ferrous scrap executives expressed concern about the short-term future for ferrous scrap at the 2014 Middle East Metals Recycling Conference in Dubai March 2-3. However, longer term, a growing global economy will likely strengthen end markets for steel and ferrous scrap, a key raw... Read More...
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Working with the government of Dubai to help draft recycling-friendly legislation has been a good experience for his company, one recycler told attendees of a session at the 2014 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Middle East. Stuart Fleming, founding partner and CEO of Dubai-based... Read More...
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Scrap generated in one place may have a willing buyer the next country over or in a nation halfway around the world, but that doesn’t mean a transaction can always be made. A session titled “Global Trade Issues and Answers” at the 2014 Middle East Metals Recycling Conference hosted in Dubai March 2... Read More...
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The Bureau of Middle East Recyclers (BMR), an association created in 2009 to represent metals recyclers in the Middle East region, says it recently concluded a successful third annual meeting, held in Dubai. The third BMR Conference was held on February 22, 2014, and received “consistently good... Read More...
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Hammel New York LLC, Bohemia, N.Y., has announced Bejac Corp. as its official dealer covering all states west of the Rocky Mountains. From left: Jeromie Pritchard, Hammel New York regional sales manager; Gert Semler, Hammel New York managing partner; Ron Barlet, president of Bejac Corp.; and... Read More...
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JVI Vibratory Equipment, Houston, is inviting recyclers to what it calls its “newly released website.” The company says the new site “has been designed to provide an easy and fast way to discover bulk material handling solutions” to companies in need. Website sections include product descriptions,... Read More...
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The American Chemistry Council (ACC), Washington, D.C., has released a report estimating that the amount of rigid plastics, excluding bottles, recycled in 2012 rose to nearly 1.02 billion pounds (510,000 tons), an increase of 10 percent over 2011’s figure and triple the amount recycled in 2007,... Read More...
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Kuusakoski Recycling US, a division of Finland-based Kuusakoski Recycling, says since opening its Peoria, Ill., cathode ray tube (CRT) glass crushing plant in November 2013 it has received and processed several million pounds of CRT glass. Kuusakoski says CRT devices currently make up more than 40... Read More...
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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration has announced final statewide commercial food waste disposal ban regulations to take effect on Oct. 1, 2014. The ban has been designed to divert food waste to energy-generating and composting facilities and reduce the commonwealth’s waste stream. “... Read More...
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The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association, (CDRA), a national association for C&D recyclers, has recognized Southern Waste Systems (SWS), and its sister company, Sun Recycling, as the 2014 C&D Recycler of the Year. The award was presented March 5 in Las Vegas at the annual... Read More...
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Rensselaer (N.Y.) County executives have announced that the former Fort Orange Paper Co. mill, located in Castleton, N.Y., has been sold to a company that has plans to convert the facility into a $250 million recycled-content paperboard mill. The paper mill has been idle for about 15 years.... Read More...
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Aluminum may be a metal in an oversupply situation, but if noncompetitive capacity is what is eliminated then smelters in the Middle East may be in better shape than those in many other parts of the world. Speaking to attendees of the 2014 Middle East Metals Recycling Conference, Richard... Read More...
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For different reasons, recycling obsolete electronics and stainless steel scrap each pose money-losing scenarios to the uninitiated, according to presenters at a session titled “A World of Opportunity” at the 2014 Middle East Metals Recycling Conference. Speaker Steven Art of Belgium-based Umicore... Read More...
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The timing couldn’t have been better for a discussion on the volatile nature of the copper and copper scrap market, which was held during the recently concluded 2014 Middle East Metals Recycling Conference, in Dubai, March 2-3. The panel, which consisted of two significant consumers of copper scrap... Read More...
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Inashco BV and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. have announced the formation of a new North American-based joint-venture (JV) company dedicated to the recycling of ferrous and nonferrous metals from the waste-to-energy process. The 50/50-owned JV company, Eco Recovery Solutions LLC (ERS), “will use... Read More...
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As session chair Bill Moore of Moore & Associates, Atlanta, introduced panelists at the “Mill Buyers’ Roundtable” at the 2014 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Middle East, March 4-5, in Dubai, he summarized why the paper mill recovered fiber purchasing position can be a difficult one.... Read More...

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