recycling industry News

  • Resource Recycling Conference and National Recycling Coalition join forces to propel industry

    Leading conference and trade group announce a strategic partnership aimed at pushing forward the evolution of municipal materials recovery in North America. The partnership kicks off with the seventh-annual Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis this August. The largest national conference focusing on municipal recycling will now be aided by a key alliance. The seventh-annual ...

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern

    The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according to a recent survey carried out by sister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM).  The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Morbark Introduces Partnership, Debuts Trommel Screen at COMPOST2017

    Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, will demonstrate a trommel screen at this year’s COMPOST2017 show, the U.S. Composting Council’s Conference and Tradeshow. Morbark has entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Recycling industry in Poland is blooming

    The steady economic growth and large investments in construction projects has opened up new opportunities for the recycling industry in Poland. Inquiries to Eldan Recycling show that an increasing number of companies want a piece of the valuable recycling cake. “The past 5 years we have noticed a steady increase in requests from Poland” says Toni Reftman ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Electronics Recycling Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electronics Recycling Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • REACh and its implications for the recycling industry

    Olivier François of Galloo Group is taking up the chairmanship of BIR’s International Environment Council (IEC) at a highly promising moment in time for the recycling industry, he confirmed to delegates in Düsseldorf. The new EU Waste Framework Directive “gives us the possibility to have a view on end-of-waste status (for recyclables) after 30 years of effort”, he declared. “If end-of-waste ...

  • Exciting opportunities for the recycling industry in Asia

    The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the conference was slightly lower than in previous years, their quality was ...

  • Japanese paper industry in recycling scandal

    Two major players in the Japanese paper industry have been left with egg on their face after admitting they lied about the amount of recycled paper in their products. Several days ago Nippon Paper Group, the second largest paper company in Japan, admitted it had lied about the percentage of recycled material in its products. Oji Paper, the country’s biggest paper company, revealed that it too had ...

  • Calls for music industry to recycle more

    Recording studios, festival promoters and music offices in London are being asked to go green and reuse and recycle their waste as part of the publication of a new Green Music Guide. Julie’s Bicycle, a coalition working to reduce the music industry’s climate change impacts, has joined forces with the Mayor of London Boris Johnson ...

  • AERC Recycling Solutions to Exhibit at 2013 Pennsylvania Recycling Industries Congress

    The event is taking place at the State Capitol of Pennsylvania East Wing Rotunda on Tuesday, January 22 Flanders, NJ (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions), one of the largest electronics and Universal Waste recyclers in the United States, is scheduled to exhibit at the 2013 Pennsylvania ...


    By AERC Recycling Solutions

  • Penton’s Waste360 Recycling Summit Examines the $500 Billion Global Recycling Industry

     Penton‘s Waste360 Recycling Summit produced in collaboration with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), will examine the future of recycling September 9-11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. The Summit’s robust conference program was developed ...


    By Penton

  • US forest industry recognizes outstanding recycling programs

    As paper recovery reaches an all-time high in the U.S., the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has honored a school, university, business and a community for their outstanding paper recycling efforts. The 2008 AF&PA Recycling Awards were presented during the industry’s 131st Annual Paper Week, where it was also announced that a record 56 percent of the paper consumed in ...

  • Recycling industry can boost the European economy

    Recycling has multiple benefits for many areas of the economy – providing raw materials, creating jobs and encouraging business opportunities and innovation. These economic benefits of recycling are examined in a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report considers the recycling industry in the context of building a 'green economy', a major European policy objective. ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK leading the industry on sustainability

    Significant support from Carpet Recycling UK’s core funders has been crucial in the industry’s achievement of diverting rising volumes of waste carpet from landfill within the last decade. Last year’s 28% landfill diversion rate saw waste carpet given a ‘second life’ in various applications. Recognising the commitment and contribution from core funders and members, ...

  • Fast food industry falling short on recycling targets

    European laws aim to ensure that 60 per cent of packaging waste is recycled by the end of 2008. But in the fast food industry the majority of packaging still ends up in landfill sites, although the materials – mainly wood-based materials such as cardboard and paper - are easy to recycle. Research into McDonald’s outlets in Finland found that only 29 per cent of packaging waste was being recycled, ...

  • Forest2Market Launches Market2Mill for Recycled Fiber Industry

    Forest2Market, a provider of wood and fiber supply chain expertise, announces the launch of Market2Mill, a suite of services for the recycled ...


    By Marketwire

  • Waste and recycling industry pledges to reduce accident rate

    Members of the Waste Industry Safety and Health forum have pledged to reduce industry accidents by 10% over five years. The waste industry has the unenviable reputation of having a fatal incident rate that is more than 10 times the national average and a reportable accident rate that is more than four times the national average. Signatories of the five year charter hope to see these figures ...

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