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  • National Recycling Coalition Announces 2016-2017 Officers

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) has voted on new officers for the 2016-2017 year. Elections for officers were held during the Fall Board meeting on November 9, 2016 in Atlanta, GA. The new officers, listed below, will serve for the next year: President: Bob Gedert, Department Director, Austin Resource Recovery, City of Austin Chair of the Board: David Juri Freeman, Senior ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Opens Washington DC Office

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, announced today that it opened an office at the ...

  • London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support

    The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced a three-year support programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the capital adopt circular economy business models. Known as ‘Advance London’ the programme will be open from January 2017 and will provide free help and advice to businesses. LWARB is a partnership between the Mayor of London and London’s ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Poul Tarp establishes office in Sweden

    Poul Tarp A/S has employed Gunnar Kilian as responsible for the activities in the waste and recycle collection in Sweden. The Swedish office is located in Norrköping, south of Stockholm, and in driving distance to the most populated areas of Sweden. Gunnar Kilian comes from the waste disposal company IL Recycling AB, where he has worked as Sales Manager as well as Marketing Manager for many ...


    By Poul Tarp A/S

  • British Loose Leaf wins award for `world`s first` office recycling programme

    British Loose Leaf has been awarded the Corporate Express 2007 Service Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. Presenting the award, Corporate Express Managing Director Dylan Jones said: 'British Loose Leaf have taken the filing section one step further in the CSR field by taking back BLL files, when customers have finished with them, to recycle them, ensuring they close the ...

  • Former Shadow environment secretary appointed to home office

    The former Conservative Shadow Environment Secretary has been awarded a position at the Ministry of Justice, instead of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Nick Herbert, who was Shadow Environment Minister until the election in May, was appointed Minister for Justice in the new coalition Cabinet, with particular responsibility for reform of the police force ...

  • New Chief Strategy Officer Named at Waste Management

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that John Morris is the company’s new chief strategy officer. He replaces Bill Caesar who is now president of WM Recycle America (WMRA). Morris will be joining the company’s senior leadership team, dedicated to growing the company through a strong customer focus, extracting value from the materials it ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Universal Wrecking Corp. Opens Texas Branch Office

    The branch office was setup to manage the recent large power plant project awarded to Univeral Wrecking Corp (UWC) by the Pampa EDC. The Pampa EDC awarded the demolition of the existing coal fired boiler facility which included demolition of the coal fired boilers and all ancillary equipment at the PEC site in Pampa, Texas.  It is expected that the demolition project will be completed by the ...

  • AXO Shredders opens new UK office

    AXO Shredders Ltd recently opened a new European office in Bedfordshire, England. The move was prompted by strong growth within the UK and European markets. The growth is due to new equipment being required to meet the rising demand for confidential document shredding services stemming from identity theft and recycling concerns. With the increase in identity theft, as well as changes to ...


    By AXO Shredders Ltd

  • GREEN OFFICE ATTAINS HIGHEST EVER BREEAM RATING

    Fläkt Woods has helped to meet the exacting ventilation demands of Britain’s greenest building, the Innovate Green Office, Leeds, which has attained outstanding environmental credentials including the accolade of the building with the highest ever BREEAM score. Working for the Nottingham & Ossett based M&E contractor, Goodmarriott & Hursthouse Ltd, Fläkt Woods has supplied mounted ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • E-Waste Systems Opens First Office in Shanghai

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) (the "Company" or "eWaste"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, announced today that it has opened its first China office in Shanghai.  The new office for eWaste will be in the Golden Finance Tower, in the historic Bund district of Shanghai. "Following our recent agreement to enter the Chinamarket through a Master License and ...


  • TOMRA Sorting Solutions opens Moscow Office

    TOMRA Sorting Solutions has further expanded its international presence by creating a subsidiary company in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and establishing a Moscow office. A leader in sensor-based sorting systems, the company staged the official opening of its newest location to coincide with WasteTech 2015. Held in the Russian capital May 26 – 28, WasteTech is a leading ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Safety-Kleen Appoints Knapp as Chief Marketing Officer

    Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., has appointed Curtis C. Knapp as chief marketing officer and senior vice president, effective as of July 1, 2011.  As the company's first-ever Chief Marketing Officer, Knapp will be responsible for all aspects of Safety-Kleen's marketing, corporate image and brand initiatives. "In ...


    By Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc.

  • KPMG`s Denver Office Achieves LEED Certification

    The Denver office of KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Commercial Interior certification for its new office space from the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED Green Building Rating System for Commercial Interiors is a set of performance standards for certifying a building's design and construction to promote ...


    By KPMG International

  • Seprotech announces resignation of President and Chief Operating Officer

    The Board of Directors of Seprotech Systems Incorporated (TSXV: SET) ("Seprotech" or the "Company") today announced that Wilf Stefan has resigned from his position of President and Chief Operating Officer, effective April 30, 2012, and will pursue other interests. Mr. Harry J. Marshall, CEO will also assume the title of President. "Wilf has made a significant contribution to our Company ...

  • Alcoa Names Kevin Anton Chief Sustainability Officer

    NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Kevin J. Anton has been named Chief Sustainability Officer, responsible for developing a comprehensive strategy that integrates all of the Company’s sustainability efforts. Anton, who has led the Alcoa Sustainability Steering Committee for the past year, comes to his new role after serving as Vice President, Finance and Strategy, for Alcoa ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

  • Window recycling

    Rewindo, a company that offers a window recycling service, estimates that about 650,000 used windows were recycled in Germany in 2006, representing about 17,500 tonnes. In his welcome speech for the 2007 Recycling Day, Professor Andreas Troge, president of the federal Environment office, stressed what several surveys have already established: recycling is a variety of depollution which is ...


  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

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