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Johnson Controls Opens SC Smelter

Facility has been designed to recycle more than 130,000 metric tons of lead-acid batteries per year. click to continue reading

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Sadoff to Acquire Nebraska Recycler

Scrap metal recycler reaches agreement to acquire Midwest Metals Recycling. more

Ferrous Scrap Pricing Drifts Downward

September spot mill buyers get scrap for an average of $10 to $12 less per ton, according to RMDAS. more

Proler, Newell Announce Joint Venture

Newly formed company will open a scrap metal recycling facility in eastern Texas. more

FCM Recycling Opens New Electronics Recycling Facility

Canadian company opens 40,000-square foot operation in Toronto. more

AERC Recycling Partners with Firm to Reclaim Rare Earth Metals

Company will work with Global Tungsten and Powders Corp. to reclaim rare earth metals from fluorescent lamps. more

SRS Opens Miami Field Office

New facility is expected to strengthen its electronics recycling business in Florida. more

CEA Study Highlights Growing Popularity of Electronics Recycling

The study finds that 63 percent of consumers know where to have their obsolete electronics recycled. more

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Sonoco Upgrades NC MRF

Company invests $2 million to boost throughput at its North Carolina MRF. more

Balcones Holds Grand Opening for New MRF

Texas recycling company invests $25 million on new single-stream MRF. more

Capitol Recycling Upgrades Fiber Sorting Line

Connecticut recycler says the retrofitted system by Sherbrooke OEM has reduced downtime. more

UK Vinyl Recyclers Banding Together

Four recyclers prepare to exhibit under the Recovinyl banner at October event. more

Glass Recycler Faces Fine for Violating Clean Water Act

Strategic Materials cited for failing to obtain permit coverage at its Franklin, Mass., facility. more

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Atlanta to Expand Curbside Recycling Program

To boost recycling levels the city will give residents 96-gallon curbside recycling carts. more

ReCommunity Opens MRF in Tucson

Company invests $7 million on the single-stream MRF. more

North Carolina Agency Recognizes SMM with SHARP Award

Sims Metal Management has been recognized by the North Carolina Department of Labor for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. more

Electronics Manufacturers, Retailers Join EPA's Challenge for Safe Management of Used Electronics

The EPA kicks off a program to boost the safe and secure recycling of obsolete electronics. more

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Bunting Magnetics Europe Acquires E-Magnets

Deal strengthens magnet company's business in the U.K. more

Kinshofer Appoints Binder Machinery as Dealer

Company will serve the Northeast and supply Kinshofer attachments for excavators and cranes. more


Taylor to Relocate to Hong Kong

Recycling Today's Associate Publisher will focus on covering significant growth areas for the recycling industry. more

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The 2012 Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, Oct. 14-16 in downtown Chicago at the Marriott Magnificent Mile, offers a diverse educational program for the recovered paper industry. This year’s conference also includes sessions on plastics, an area of growing interest for traditional paper recyclers.

Joining speakers Robes Nelson of Cellmark Recycling, Patty Norris of Federal International and Cees Van Berkel of CVB Ecologistics at the Monday, Oct. 15, session titled “Beyond Borders” is Alex Tomadin of Future Fibers. In this session, the panel examines the roles of emerging markets and provides insight on how the international trade of recovered fiber is likely to develop.

Tuesday morning’s keynote session, “Milling Around," features Benoit Gratton of Cascades, Matt Nightingale of FutureMark Paper, Myles Cohen of Pratt Industries and moderator Bill Moore of Moore & Associates in a discussion of how mills are responding to changes in recovered fiber supply.

Also scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16, is the session “The Business of Sustainability.” In this session, panelists detail sustainability efforts by retailers and consumer products companies and the opportunities they create. Moderated by Betsy Dorn of StewardEdge USA Inc., the panel includes John Mulcahey, Georgia-Pacific Corp.; Elisabeth Comere, Tetra Pak; and Laura Rowell, Sonoco Packaging.

Later on Tuesday, “Residual Effects” examines changing materials streams and processing methodologies. Speakers include Sean Duffy of ReCommunity, Karl Mockros of Waste Management Inc., Tim Horkay of TFC Recycling and Hilary Gans of Rethink Waste.

In addition to its diverse educational programming, the Paper Recycling Conference includes an exhibit hall featuring more than 60 suppliers to the paper and plastics recycling industry.  

Complete programming information, including an updated list of speakers and sessions, is available here.

Registration, exhibit and sponsorship information is available by phoning
800-456-0707 or by visiting www.PaperRecyclingConference.com.

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