Category: Recycling

  • Robotic Upgrades at Hutchinson, KS Plant Make Recycling Simpler

    A recycling heart that’s operated in South Hutchinson for a quarter-century, serving to the surroundings by diverting trash from the county landfill into markets for reuse, has managed to maintain up with the occasions. Earlier this 12 months Stutzman Refuse Disposal added robotics to a part of its sorting line within the Stuztman Recycling Middle in response […]

  • Plastics Business Affiliation Publicizes Prime Management Appointments

    The Plastics Business Affiliation (PLASTICS) Board of Administrators voted on Tuesday to nominate Matt Seaholm to the place of Chief Govt Officer and Glenn Anderson to the place of Chief Working Officer. “We’re extremely excited to raise each of those gents to guide this group into the long run,” mentioned Tad McGwire, Chairman of the PLASTICS […]

  • Overwhelming Assist Amongst Voters to Convey Superior Recycling to New York

    With laws just lately launched to permit for the development and operation of superior recycling services in New York, greater than eight in ten registered voters within the state say they help selling superior recycling manufacturing websites to create new plastics out of used and recycled merchandise, in line with a survey of 1,000 statewide […]

  • NWRA Recommends OSHA Exempt Medical Waste Staff from Proposed COVID Publicity Rule

    NWRA Healthcare Waste Institute (HWI) filed feedback with the Occupational Security and Well being Administration (OSHA) urging the company to exempt medical waste employees from its proposed Occupational Publicity to COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings rule. In June 2021, OSHA revealed an Emergency Non permanent Customary (ETS) for healthcare and healthcare help service employees. The unique ETS […]

  • 260,000 Tossed Masks Recycled for Furnishings, Playground Surfacing

    In accordance to a world examine revealed in June 2020 in Environmental Science and Know-how, researchers from Portugal and Canada who targeted on the usage of private protecting tools (PPE) decided the world was throwing out three million masks alone each minute. The researchers additionally raised considerations about PPE ending up in landfills, presumably inflicting environmental contamination. So when a pupil […]

  • Compost Colorado Is Constructing Denver’s First Main Composting Facility

    When most of us take into consideration composting our meals scraps, we most likely envision a bin of banana peels and low grounds taking on treasured actual property within the yard. However at the moment, there’s one other choice to preserve natural matter out of landfills, the place it leaches climate-change-fueling methane fuel into the […]

  • Laurel, Maryland, Chosen for Recycling Funding Underneath Beverage Business’s ‘Each Bottle Again’ Initiative

    American Beverage introduced that the Metropolis of Laurel, Maryland, will obtain a grant-funded funding via The Recycling Partnership to increase its recycling program as a part of the Each Bottle Again initiative, a beverage industry-led effort to cut back the {industry}’s plastic footprint and preserve bottles out of nature. The $112,465 funding from The Recycling Partnership and […]

  • Plastic-eating Enzyme Might Remove Billions of Tons of Landfill Waste

    An enzyme variant created by engineers and scientists at The College of Texas at Austin can break down environment-throttling plastics that sometimes take centuries to degrade in only a matter of hours to days. This discovery may assist resolve one of many world’s most urgent environmental issues: what to do with the billions of tons of plastic […]

  • Athens Companies Acquires CalMet Companies and Paramount Useful resource Recycling

    Athens Companies has acquired CalMet Companies and its affiliate enterprise Paramount Useful resource Recycling, uniting three regionally owned and family-operated companies with a complete of greater than 100 years of expertise in Southern California’s waste assortment and recycling trade. All three corporations share a dedication to high quality customer support, respect for group members, and dedication […]

  • Metals Recycler Plans $300M facility in Southeast Fort Wayne, IN

    A worldwide metals recycler plans to purchase land in a far southeast Fort Wayne park and create a $300 million facility. Fort Wayne’s Redevelopment Fee on Monday authorized a $768,000 buy settlement for the sale the 76-acre Adams Township Industrial Park property at Adams Middle Street and Paulding Street. Exurban intends to take a position $300 […]

  • New York State Division of Environmental Conservation Pronounces $4.5 Million for New Heart at College at Buffalo to Give attention to Plastics Recycling

    New York State Division of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos introduced $4.5 million is being awarded to the State College of New York’s College at Buffalo to create a brand new Heart for Plastic Recycling Analysis and Innovation and assist essential work to scale back plastic waste. This expanded tutorial partnership will enhance plastics […]

  • Northstar Recycling Firm Acquires Full Recycling

    Northstar Recycling Firm, LLC, a nationwide chief in sustainability-oriented managed waste and recycling options, declares the acquisition of Full Recycling, LLC, one other asset-light supplier of modern recycling companies. Each firms serve multi-facility producers and distributors throughout the meals, client packaged items, and industrial sectors with a centralized resolution to handle and divert industrial waste […]

  • Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Administration Awards Practically 160 County And Municipal Governments Funding For Waste And Recycling Packages

    Practically 160 county and municipal governments shall be getting a lift to their recycling and leaf-collection packages this yr, because of $30.5 million in Recycling Improvement and Implementation Grants from the Wolf Administration.  Grants had been awarded to 157 county and municipal governments for recycling collections and schooling, in addition to leaf litter pickup. “These grants […]

  • NWRA Releases First Quarter Lobbying Disclosure Report

    The Nationwide Waste & Recycling Affiliation (NWRA) launched its 2022 first quarter LD-2 lobbying disclosure report in accordance with the group’s transparency initiative. “It’s via our lobbying that we could be an efficient advocate for the waste and recycling trade,” mentioned NWRA President and CEO Darrell Smith. “It is very important us that we’re clear about […]

  • Carpet EPR Positive aspects Momentum – New York Invoice Set to Cross

    Individuals discard about three million tons of carpet annually. Regardless of 20 years of voluntary business initiatives to gather and recycle this product, solely 9% of carpet is recycled nationwide. Carpet is a cumbersome waste merchandise that takes up appreciable landfill house, is expensive for native governments to handle, and poses human well being dangers: […]

  • Paint Recycler Setting Up in Rotterdam, NY as State’s New Paint Stewardship Program Begins

    Colorado-based paint recycler is establishing store in Rotterdam to make new use of New Yorkers’ castoffs beneath the state’s new paint stewardship guidelines. GreenSheen, which additionally operates in Washington, Colorado and Arizona, is hiring 25 folks and leasing 40,000 sq. ft in Rotterdam Company Park, and expects to be working at 60 to 70% capability there […]

  • Ocean County, NJ Recycling Program Is on an Uptick

    Ocean County’s recycling program had its most worthwhile yr in 10 years in 2021. “Our residents have embraced recycling in Ocean County because it was first instituted in 1985,” stated Ocean County Commissioner Barbara Jo Crea, who’s liaison to the county’s recycling program. “After a number of down years now we have returned to a most […]

  • Waste Professional Gautier Workers Earn $35,000 in Security Awards

    Two drivers and three helpers from Waste Professional’s Gautier, MS Division have every earned their $10,000 Security Award (drivers) and $5,000 Security Award (helpers) for the second time of their profession with the corporate. Drivers Steve Bullard and Rickey Walker and helpers Kim McDonald, James Brown and Albert Farver have been acknowledged in April for his […]

  • Cape Elizabeth, ME Excessive Schooler Wins ecomaine’s ‘Upcycle Problem’

    ecomaine introduced that Aurora Milton, a sophomore at Cape Elizabeth Excessive Faculty, gained its annual Upcycle Problem for her design and manufacturing of pants produced from outdated curtains and cloth that might have in any other case been discarded. Voted on throughout the two weeks surrounding Earth Day 2022, the competition featured two different entries as […]

  • Republic Companies Completes Acquisition of US Ecology

    Republic Companies, Inc. introduced that it accomplished its acquisition of all excellent shares of US Ecology, Inc. on Might 2, 2022. This transaction expands Republic’s environmental options footprint throughout the U.S. and Canada and supplies vertically built-in capabilities for its environmental options enterprise. It additionally supplies a platform for accelerated development, together with cross-selling income alternative […]