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The conclusion is in contrast to an earlier report released by the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER), which claimed an e-waste export ban would create new jobs domestically. 'The...
According to the Washington-based body, investment made per unit averaged US$ 200 000. Overall expenditure on equipment increased by 20%, or US$ 1.8 billion, between 2008 and 2011, partly due to the...
Landry Kouakou, Executive Director at Martland Holdings, says of the acquisition: ‘Aylesford’s high-quality asset base, its unique industrial know-how combined with a strong balance sheet with no...
The ‘Pass the Can’ initiative is designed to be ‘a fun way for Facebook users to make a big impact on real-world aluminium recycling and help increase the can recycling rate,’ comments Beth...
The contract will be based on the American Metal Market (AMM) index for US Midwest prices for No 1 busheling and will be listed by and subject to the rules of NYMEX. Such a tool is necessary given...
According to the agency’s Director Caroll Mortensen, it is hoped the document will provide the missing next step in the Golden State’s recycling evolution. ‘We are planning for action,’ she says,...
Detectives posed as metals sellers to establish whether sites they visited were abiding by California law. And according to Mr Eklund, they encountered a number of violations at Tomra Recycling...
The company traces its origins back to 1905 when Russian immigrant Louis Padnos settled in Holland, Michigan, and set up a service-orientated, scrap peddling operation. Stuart and Seymour Padnos grew...
A part of the on-going tightening in legislation is the US Environmental Protection Agency’s revision of its air toxics standards for secondary lead smelters, which will come into force in January...
‘If we’re going to be the most innovative city in the world, we also have to be the greenest - because that’s how you attract the most talented individuals and most forward-looking companies,’ the...
Approximately 20 million lead-acid batteries enter Mexico every year, with exports surging after the US Environmental Protection Agency implemented stricter air quality standards for airborne lead in...
But despite the fourth quarter of 2011 closing 1.9% above the same period last year in terms of growth, the company’s economist Mario O. Moreno warns against complacency, adding that his outlook for...
The year of festivities does not mean the US-based business will stand still. According to the CEO, there are ‘a number of goals well within reach’. He names in particular: a plan to continue the...
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