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Stakeholders gear up for America Recycles Day

The post Stakeholders gear up for America Recycles Day appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Companies, industry groups and government agencies are celebrating America Recycles Day on Nov. 15. The following are some of the events and announcements in the lead-up to the annual celebration. This year’s themes: According to Keep America Beautiful, the themes … Continue Reading The post Stakeholders gear up for America Recycles Day appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

WM not expecting uptick on paper pricing any time soon

The post WM not expecting uptick on paper pricing any time soon appeared first on Resource Recycling News. North America’s largest garbage and recycling company experienced deepening pain from depressed recycling markets during the third quarter. Waste Management’s recycling business brought in $245 million in revenue during the quarter, down 27% year over year, according to its quarterly … Continue Reading The post WM not expecting uptick on paper pricing any time soon appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

TerraCycle reports boosted sales and income numbers

The post TerraCycle reports boosted sales and income numbers appeared first on Resource Recycling News. A company that focuses on hard-to-recycle materials says new partnerships with brand owners and increased sales of mail-in recycling boxes drove better financial results during the first half of 2019. New Jersey-headquartered TerraCycle reported $11.2 million in net sales during … Continue Reading The post TerraCycle reports boosted sales and income numbers appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

ISRI quantifies economic might of US recycling

The post ISRI quantifies economic might of US recycling appeared first on Resource Recycling News. A recently released study estimates the U.S. recycling industry will have a nearly $110 billion economic impact this year. That’s about 6% lower than the number from two years ago. The study commissioned by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries … Continue Reading The post ISRI quantifies economic might of US recycling appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

Glass Recycling Coalition offers certification for MRFs

The post Glass Recycling Coalition offers certification for MRFs appeared first on Resource Recycling News. An industry group will recognize and promote recycling facilities that take steps to clean up the glass they move downstream. The Glass Recycling Coalition launched a MRF Glass Certification Program to entice facilities to install glass cleanup equipment and implement … Continue Reading The post Glass Recycling Coalition offers certification for MRFs appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

The details on a $1.8M MRF upgrade in Midwest

The post The details on a $1.8M MRF upgrade in Midwest appeared first on Resource Recycling News. A tight labor market, aging equipment, an evolving ton and difficult recyclables markets have spurred a Michigan county to upgrade its MRF. Robots are among the technologies to be installed. Emmet County is upgrading the container line at its dual-stream … Continue Reading The post The details on a $1.8M MRF upgrade in Midwest appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

Aluminum can recycling rate increases after down year

The post Aluminum can recycling rate increases after down year appeared first on Resource Recycling News. The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum cans sits just below 50%, according to an industry group. The consumer recycling rate for used beverage cans (UBCs) was calculated at 49.8% in 2018, up from 45.1% in 2017, according to a recently … Continue Reading The post Aluminum can recycling rate increases after down year appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

Pair of projects offer hope for glass markets in South

The post Pair of projects offer hope for glass markets in South appeared first on Resource Recycling News. A bottle factory coming to southern Georgia will clean up cullet in an on-site facility. Meanwhile, a South Carolina manufacturer is investing to use more recovered glass in a variety of products. The pair of projects have the potential to … Continue Reading The post Pair of projects offer hope for glass markets in South appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...

NERC survey offers insight into today’s MRF economics

The post NERC survey offers insight into today’s MRF economics appeared first on Resource Recycling News. An average ton of recyclables in the northeastern U.S. is worth $46, according to the Northeast Recycling Council. The estimate came from what will be an ongoing survey. After surveying 15 public materials recovery facilities (MRFs) in 10 states, the … Continue Reading The post NERC survey offers insight into today’s MRF economics appeared first on Resource Recycling News. Read More ...
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