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Pull-A-Part receives recognition for environmental efforts

Legislation & Regulations, Auto Shredding 10/14/2014

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce honors auto recycler with four environmental awards.

Exide Technologies seeks DIP financing extension

Electronics, Legislation & Regulations, Additional Commodities 10/14/2014

Battery manufacturer says extension would provide it with additional time to complete negotiations with its noteholders.

California bans single-use plastic bags

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 10/14/2014

Progressive Bag Alliance seeks to overturn law.

EPA reaches settlement with Shine Bros. to resolve stormwater violations

Ferrous, Nonferrous, Legislation & Regulations 10/13/2014

Scrap metal company agrees to clean up site, pay $120,000 penalty.

P&PRC 2014: Primary priorities for producers and packaging

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News, Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show 10/8/2014

Extended producer responsibility programs are gaining popularity, and for good reason.

BIR seeks to reduce trade barriers on scrap and recycling equipment among WTO countries

Equipment & Products, Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News 10/2/2014

Organization says an agreement relating to secondary materials and recycling equipment could boost the global circular economy.

China EPA proposes decentralizing its scrap import licensing

Ferrous, Nonferrous, Legislation & Regulations, International Recycling News, Nonmetallics 10/2/2014

Provinces to assume responsibility for issuing environmental permits in decentralization plan.

California governor signs metal theft bill into law

Legislation & Regulations, Metallics 9/30/2014

Law requires scrap dealers to subscribe to a regional theft alert system.

NW&RA questions New York City franchising push

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations 9/24/2014

Trade association questions figure offered by group advocating for franchised waste collection.

Sims reaches settlement with US EPA, Department of Justice

Legislation & Regulations, Metallics 9/22/2014

Agreement pertains to a 2011 compliance order.

APR publishes polypropylene bale specs

Municipal Recycling, Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 9/22/2014

Association says specifications are designed to reduce contamination, one of the biggest issues facing recyclers.

Massachusetts recycler fined

Legislation & Regulations, Metallics 9/9/2014

Excel Recycling has been penalized $15,000 for failing to notify DEP about an oil spill.

Plastic bag ban legislation passes California legislature

Legislation & Regulations, Plastics 9/3/2014

Senate bill awaits governor’s signature.

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