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The sum forms part of the 2017 budget for New York, whose residents have been required by law to recycle e-scrap to prevent soil and water contamination since January last year. Meanwhile, a study...
The sale represents ‘a significant step in our initiatives to divest non-core assets and reallocate capital to our key markets’, comments SMM’s group ceo Galdino Claro. ‘The...
Following its launch in 1992, the company - which has been renamed Texas Recycling Inc. - collected and sold all grades of paper and packaging before branching out into handling post-industrial...
Entitled ‘Automotive Aluminum Recycling at End of Life: A Grave-to-Gate Analysis’, this peer-reviewed study was funded by the Aluminum Association and examines how much of the aluminium...
The report from the American Iron and Steel Institute, the Steel Manufacturers Association, the Committee on Pipe and Tube Imports, the Specialty Steel Industry of North America and the American...
This year, recycling dedication from retailers grew 17%, while support from municipalities was up 147%. The growing commitment resulted in the collection of almost 2.5 million pounds worth of...
Scrapped cars exported from the USA to China reportedly contain millions of dollars’ worth of forgotten pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters every year, according to the Wall Street Journal....
US district judge Marvin Garbis added three years of supervised release to the punishment of Jarred Hazelton, who pretended to be working for the Baltimore department of public works and unlawfully...
However, overseas shipments were still 15% lower across the opening five months of this year at 4.262 million tonnes when compared to the 5.008 million tonnes dispatched abroad in January-May 2015....
Both companies are based in the US city of Pittsburgh. ARM operates five scrap processing facilities in western Pennsylvania as well as a ferrous and non-ferrous scrap brokerage business. In addition...
‘This is a great example of computer-inspired material discovery,’ comments Praveen Thallapally, one of the researchers and associated with the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest...
The US Environmental Protection Agency lists some 41 independent projects, none of which have discovered 'any harmful effects' from using tyre rubber in sports fields, it is noted. The Synthetic Turf...
As per ISRI’s policy manual, any party may submit a written appeal to the ISRI board’s approval of these new specifications up to 30 days after the publication of the notice. Written appeals must...
‘As we continue to grow our brand in the United States, we are transitioning into a mixed-sales company,’ explains the new entity’s managing director Dr Torben Reher. Liebherr USA...
‘Atlanta is not far from the sea ports of Savannah, making it efficient for supply of machines and spare parts warehousing,’ notes Lander Arrieta, ZB’s director for North America....
Interstate will also make a strategic investment in Aqua Metals of approximately US$ 10 million. The partnership with Interstate, which operates the largest independent battery distribution system in...
The implications of this latest move have yet to be fully understood but the new regulation is regarded by the recycling community as adding ‘to the dozens and dozens of rules and requirements...
According to NRT, the new design represents ‘a culmination’ of customer feedback and years of research and development aimed at improving recovery rates using company equipment. ‘...
In 1991, Surendra Borad Patawari founded Gemini Corporation; last Saturday, Borad Patawari, together with his family and some 700 invitees, celebrated the company's 25th anniversary in Antwerp where...
American shipments to China tumbled 27% from 200 098 tonnes in January-March 2015 to 146 915 tonnes in the first quarter of the current year. This decrease was far steeper than for US shipments to...
'Global trade is vital to the US-based recycling industry,' stated ISRI president Robin Wiener. 'In any given year, 30-40% of scrap is processed within the United States for export. In 2015 alone, US...
Police in Fife, Scotland, have reported that 63 batteries were stolen from recycling centres and construction sites in the first two weeks of April, while another investigation is under way to trace...
The weighted price of the recovered plastic exports in February 2016 was 16.94 US cents per pound - a drop of 0.4% from January and 7.5% from February 2015, according to a report in Resource...
A combination of factors, including developments in China's steel industry, has led to the most difficult market conditions for decades for steel recyclers and the steel industry, it is claimed....
A combination of many factors, including the surge in Chinese steel production to more than 800 million tonnes per annum, has resulted in ‘some of the most difficult market conditions faced by...
Lakeshore’s new venture represents the city's first-ever materials recycling facility and comprises an US$ 8.5 million Machinex system capable of sorting, separating and processing more than 20...
According to Bill Padula, vice president of both Peninsula Equipment and 3TEK Global, the new company will supply the NEXT line of mobile and stationary hammermill shredders and related downstream...
According to the organisation, this is the sixth year in a row that pesticide container recycling has exceeded 3600 tonnes. A total of 74 000 tonnes of pesticide containers are claimed to have been...
Approximately 64% of the 1.28 billion pounds of rigid plastics collected for recycling was processed in the USA or Canada - down slightly from 2013 - while exports went mostly to China, the ACC...
Liam is the result of an elaborate research and development project, which was started over three years ago as an answer to the growing iPhone 6 waste stream. Apple has stated that the robotic system...

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