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Alter Trading Acquires Miller Compressing

Deal expands Alter’s processing capabilities in the Wisconsin area. click to continue reading

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SMM Sells Assets in Colorado, JV Stake in Tennessee

Evraz acquires Sims Metal Management’s Colorado assets. more

City Scrap & Salvage Relocates Operations

New yard features updates designed to appeal to customers. more

OSHA Cites Wisconsin Recycler for Shredder Dangers

Agency says Miller Compressing failed to follow safety guidelines when repairing its shredder. more

USPS Expands Electronics Recycling Program

Postal service now offers recycling at more than 3,000 locations. more

CME Group Announces First Trades, Clearing of Hot-Rolled Coil Steel Options

Contract is equal to 20,000 tons. more

Stena Recycling Reorganizes Operations

Company forms joint venture to bring together activities in five markets. more

Lihua International Provides Update on New Copper Smelter

Chinese company says smelter’s production should reach its designed capacity by this fall. more

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OSHA Cites Dlubak’s Ohio Glass Plant

Agency say company exposed workers to lead, other hazards at its plant in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. more

Peña's Disposal Adds Mobile Shredding Subsidiary

California recycler launches Countrywide Shredding. more

UK Paper Industry Calls for Change in Manufacturing Policy

CPI expresses concern over legislative initiatives that it says jeopardize the United Kingdom's paper industry. more

Mondi Group, SCA Divest Stake in Aylesford Newsprint Holdings

The two paper companies sell U.K. recycled newsprint mill to private equity firm. more

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Kentucky Signs Statewide Contract with Electronics Recycler

Creative Recycling will handle electronic scrap generated by state government agencies and educational institutions. more

California Agency Issues Emergency Regulation on CRTs

The state's Department of Toxic Substances Control takes action as end markets for CRTs decline. more

Alcoa, Alcoa Foundation and KAB Launch "Action to Accelerate Recycling"

Alcoa and Alcoa Foundation announce $2 million Clinton Global Initiative commitment. more

California Agency Seeks Enforcement Assistance for Recycling Operations

Departments plan to cooperate to ensure scrap metal recyclers meet state environmental regulations. more

Austin, Texas, Starts Multitenant Recycling Program

Texas capital requires owners of apartment and office buildings to provide recycling services. more

West Virginia DEP Awards Grants to Boost Electronics Recycling

State approves 28 applicants for more than $173,000 in grants. more

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Equipment Company to Consolidate Operations

Bakers Waste Equipment will invest more than $2.9 million in new North Carolina facility. more

Sennebogen Updates Ergonomics for the maXcab Industrial Model

Industrial cab replaces the maXcab comfort cab in the special equipment category. more

Wastequip Realigns Business

Equipment company says the change will allow it to focus on individual product lines and brands. more


European Paper Recycling Industry Faces Turmoil

Surviving and thriving during these turbulent times will be addressed in sessions throughout this year’s Paper Recycling Conference Europe. more

CP Group Appoints New President and COO

Terry Schneider, formerly of Republic Services, to replace John Willis. more

Upstate Shredding Appoints VP for Albany, NY, Port Operations

John Silva has more than 20 years of experience in the scrap metal industry. more

Miller Recycling Announces Promotion

Massachusetts recycler promotes Maria Reyes to in-house sales and marketing coordinator. more

Steinert US Showcases New Cincinnati-area Headquarters

Equipment manufacturer holds open house and charity golf tournament for customers and vendors. more

Conference Update

Bowling Tournament Benefits PSI Scholarship Fund

Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show attendees may end up in the gutter, but they’ll have fun and raise money for the Paper Stock Industries (PSI) Scholarship Fund during the group’s inaugural bowling tournament Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, from 9 to 11 p.m. at Lucky Strike Chicago.

The tournament is being held in conjunction with the Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, Oct. 14-16, in downtown Chicago at the Marriott Magnificent Mile. The conference is hosted by the Recycling Today Media Group and the PSI chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI).

In addition to networking events like the bowling tournament, the Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show features a diverse educational programming, which includes sessions organized by the PSI chapter of ISRI. The PSI-sponsored sessions at this year’s conference are:

  • Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon – The Economy in the Forest Products Industry. This session features economists from RISI and Standard & Poor’s who study the forest products industry. The speakers include Tobias Crabtree of Standard & Poor’s and Hannah Zhao with RISI, who provide a deep-dive look into the industry and factors that will affect it in the future.
  • Monday, Oct. 15, 3 to 4 p.m. – The Changing Face of Industry Pricing Indexes. The last year has seen new indexes introduced to the market as well as changes to established indexes. This session, moderated by Robin Wiener, executive director of ISRI, features speakers Todd Petracek from RISI (Official Board Markets) and Peter Stewart from Forest2Market, who discuss how their indexes are combined and serve the industry.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. to noon – PSI Chapter Meeting.
    The Paper Recycling Conference includes an exhibit hall featuring more than 60 suppliers to the paper and plastics recycling industries. In addition to the opening reception, the exhibit hall hosts numerous refreshment breaks and lunches Monday and Tuesday, providing attendees with ample opportunity for networking with other industry professionals as well as with suppliers.

Complete programming information, including an updated list of speakers and sessions, is available at http://americas.paperrecyclingconference.com/Schedule.aspx.

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

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Cover Story: In-House Service

Larry Danielle has added auto shredding to the growing list of services provided by Davie, Fla.’s U-Pull-It. more


Don’t wait – register now to secure your space for this year’s Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, to take place Oct. 14 – 16, at the Marriott Downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile.

This is your last chance to register at the early bird rates! Registration rates increase on Oct. 6th – register now and save.

CLICK HERE to register for the Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show.  

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

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