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UBC Recycling Rate Tops 65 Percent

Associations say 61 billion cans were recycled in 2011. click to continue reading

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Nucor Completes Sale of Pennsylvania Wire Facility

Steel company will continue to produce wire products at its facilities in Utah, Connecticut and Canada. more

HMM to Impose Scrap Metal Surcharge

Ship line will use the money to repair containers damaged during transit. more

Ball Corp. to Close Can Manufacturing Plants in Ohio, Florida

Closures are in response to a reduction in standard 12-ounce beverage can demand. more

Lamb Fuels Lands Contract with Pick-n-Pull

Company to recycle gasoline recovered from 51 Pick-n-Pull locations. more

San Diego Moving Firm Collects Electronic Scrap

Bernardo Moving & Storage ships collected material to ECS Refining for processing. more


RISI Outlines Paper Pricing Changes

"Pulp & Paper Week" magazine also will host "OBM" pricing starting in October. more

C&D Recycling Forum to Get into the “California State of Mind”

Speakers at the C&D Recycling Forum, Sept. 23-25, share the success of programs and policies in California aimed at C&D materials diversion. more

Rumber Materials Announces New Ownership

Composite materials manufacturer that consumes rubber and plastic scrap will have new ownership after 20 years. more

Lehigh Technologies Receives $16 Million in Financing

Funds from a group of venture capital firms will go toward expanding company’s R&D initiatives. more

HPRC to Study Plastic Scrap from Health Care Facilities

Association will work with Stanford University Medical Center on pilot project. more

Europe Leads Successful PVC Recycling Campaign

Report finds increase in recycling of polyvinyl chloride over the last decade. more

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RONA to Donate Assets and Resources to NRC

Consolidation will result in the formation of the NorthAmerican Recycling Coalition. more

Oregon DEQ Receives Request to Build Plastics-to-Fuel Facility

Agilyx Corp. has applied for an air permit for a proposed facility in Brooks, Ore. more

Pennsylvania DEP Alerts Residents to Upcoming Electronics Recycling Law

New law goes into effect in early 2013. more

WASTECON 2012: No Shortage of Opportunities

Both the challenges and the rewards can be overwhelming when working in the developing world. more

California City Passes Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance

West Hollywood City Council bans the use of carryout plastic bags at pharmacies, grocery and retail stores in the city. more

Illinois Governor Vetoes Plastic Bag Law

Bill would have required manufacturers to register with state EPA and stamp a number on each plastic bag. more

WASTECON: The Beginning of the Beginning

Several major projects could tip the scales toward fast growth in the waste-to-energy market. more


Takeuchi Releases Two New Track Loader Models

TL10 and TL12 include selectable auxiliary work modes. more

Franklin Miller Introduces Pipeline Delumper

The delumper is suitable for wet, dry pressure or gravity systems. more

Mentor Engineering Updates Ranger

Updated version of in-vehicle computer designed to monitor unsafe driving behavior. more


C&D Recycling Forum Keynote Panel will Discuss Sustainability’s Influence on Material Diversion

Speakers from the construction, architecture and solid waste sectors to address “Sustainability’s Driving Forces.” more

IBC Names Eastern Region Sales Manager

Jeff Ham has more than 20 years of experience in the recycling industry. more

Riverside Products Appoints Vice President

Kevin Toft has been with the company for 13 years. more

Republic Services Names New Executive Vice President of Operations

Robert Boucher was most recently senior vice president of operations for Republic’s southern region. more

Progressive Waste Solutions Names New CFO

Ian Kidson joins the waste management firm as vice president and chief financial officer. more

Liebherr Construction Equipment Adds Marketing Manager

Michael Balella will handle parts marketing through the company’s dealer network. more

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Current Issue

Cover Story: Shining Brightly

La Farga Group is a storied company with a bright future grounded in technological innovation. more


Don’t Miss the C&D Recycling Forum, Sept. 23-25

The C&D Recycling Forum is the industry-leading event for C&D recyclers, demolition contractors and solid waste management officials. Now in its third year, the C&D Recycling Forum is taking place Sept. 23-25 at the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center in Long Beach, Calif.

Sessions will cover a wide range of topics and will include case studies and information essential for building successful businesses around C&D recycling, including:
•    Sustainability’s Driving Forces: The sustainability movement is playing a crucial role in boosting the recycling of C&D materials. Hear from speakers in the construction, architecture and C&D recycling sectors on how "being green" is affecting operations.
•    Taking on the Issues: Speakers provide solutions to and updates on various issues facing the C&D recycling industry, including copper theft, the NHSM boiler rules and C&D facility certification. You will want to hear what is happening in these areas!
•    State of the Industry Summary: Construction & Demolition Recycling magazine offers insights garnered from its 2012 State of the Industry research. You will want to hear about how the industry is faring and whether construction is picking up.
•    Worldly Views: International developments in demolition techniques and in C&D recycling, and what they mean to the U.S., are the focus of this session. Hear about the latest developments in compact crushing equipment from Europe as well as case studies of successful demolitions, including a former navy fuel bunker and a high-rise deconstruction in France.
•    Closing New Loops:  Presenters show ways to diversify the materials stream and tap into emerging end markets, including asphalt shingles, ceiling tiles and carpet.
•    California State of Mind: California communities are setting a precedent for what happens with C&D debris through diversion requirements, facility audits and other practices that could be coming soon to a city near you.
In addition to the educational programming, attendees also will have the opportunity to network with colleagues and with those who supply equipment and services to the industry during session breaks, meals and a reception held in the exhibit hall.

Those interested in attending or learning more can visit www.CDRecycler.com/forum.

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