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ReCommunity Selects BHS to Supply Delaware MRF

Bulk Handling Systems will design, manufacture and install a 35-ton-per-hour single-stream system. click to continue reading

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Minnesota Agency Reviews Changes to Shredder Permit

Despite contentious meetings, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency votes to consider a revision to auto shredder’s permit. more

Peregrine Purchases Sparta Steel

Acquisition will allow The Peregrine Co. to vertically integrate into non-prime steel products. more

Copart Opens in New Hampshire

Vehicle auction company adds location in Webster, N.H. more

Georgia Recognizes Novelis

Aluminum company recognized for its new Global Research & Technology Center. more

China Armco Receives Approval to Buy Direct

Chinese metal recycler receives certification to purchase scrap without agent. more

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Allan Co. Attains RIOS Certification

Recycling company’s Baldwin Park, Calif., facility receives certification. more

Joint Venture Formed to Boost European PET Bottle Recycling

Coca-Cola Enterprises and France’s APPE commit $11.6 million to plant expansion. more

Viridor Buys Two Recyclers

Acquired companies process 100,000 metric tons of recovered fiber per year. more

Newark Group Introduces New Chipboard Product

Company says chipboard product is superior to standard bending chip. more

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European Commission Inspects Lead Recyclers

Officials suspect recyclers may have violated competition laws. more

Recycling Perks Adds Virginia City to Program

Incentive program has been designed to boost recycling rates while increasing business for local retailers. more

Hawaii Recycling Center Recognized by SWANA

Pahoa Recycling & Transfer Station receives bronze award by the Solid Waste Association of North America. more

Hugo Neu Awards Grant to San Francisco Baykeeper

Nonprofit will use money for its Bay Safe Industry Campaign. more

European Commission Takes Sweden to Court

The European Commission says country has failed to comply with WEEE Directive. more

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Eriez Releases PokerSort Brochure

New product designed to remove pokers from shredded material. more

Accushred Adds Hard Drive Shredder

Ohio information destruction and electronics recycling company expands processing capacity. more

MagneGas Lands Business with Florida Scrap Metal Recycler

Capital Scrap Metal will use the fuel throughout its Florida operations. more

JCB Opens New Factory in Brazil

U.K.-based company invests US$100 million in new building. more


Recycling Today Media Group Launches Metals Recycling Conference Middle East

Conference is scheduled for March 5-7, 2013, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. more

CMRA Invites Recyclers to Beijing

Chinese metals recycling organization provided industry update at September press conference. more

Forum Discusses Ways Ohio Can Boost Use of Energy from Waste

American Chemistry Council, Ohio Chemistry Technology Council event highlights investments in the growing energy-from-waste industry. more

IFAT India Gains Support

Associations and trade groups announce participation in 2013 trade fair. more


SRS Americas Appoints Vice President

Sean Magann, who previously held the position of commercial director, North America, has been promoted. more

PSC Metals’ Board Elects New CFO

Ricardo Iriart has been named chief financial officer of Cleveland-based scrap metal company. more

Atlas Copco Names Michael Calendar Service Center Manager

Calendar previously served in a technical support role for company. more

SWANA Elects GBB VP to Waste-to-Energy Technical Division

Thomas Reardon has more than 27 years of experience in the solid waste sector. more

Moley Magnetics Adds to Sales Staff

Vaughn Ali will manage Southeast Territory. more

Insurance Industry Veteran Joins United Recyclers Group

Don Porter will direct operations and business development. more

SITA UK Adds Plastics Expert to Staff

Jonathan Donohue joins the U.K.-based company as head of dry recycling. more

2013 Paper Recycling Markets Directory Now Available

The 2013 edition of the Paper Recycling Markets Directory is now available. The annual directory is a complete reference guide to the recovered fiber business in North America. The three reference sections in this book list paper stock dealers, packers, brokers, exporters, document destruction firms and recovery facilities;  end users; and  equipment OEM suppliers and dealer/distributors.

This definitive directory for the paper recycling industry contains the names, addresses, contact information and grades of recovered paper handled by each processor.

The cost of the directory is $69, plus free shipping. For quantity discounts a reduced price of $49 is available. Call 800-456-0707 for quantity discounts. To order online click here.

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Cover Story: Versatile Performer

Toronto-based Canada Fibers Ltd. uses versatility to its advantage. more


Last Chance. . .

The Recycling Today Media Group will hold its annual Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show Oct. 14-16 in Downtown Chicago. If you haven't registered, make sure to do so before it is too late.

This year's conference includes a diverse roster of speakers and interesting sessions that touch on many aspects of the recycling industry. This year's conference also will include a representative from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago who will provide an overview of the U.S. economy.

Other key sessions to be held during the conference include:

  • Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon – The Economy in the Forest Products Industry. Speakers include Tobias Crabtree of Standard & Poor’s and Hannah Zhao with RISI, who will 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 features speakers Todd Petracek from RISI (Official Board Markets) and Peter Stewart from Forest2Market, who will discuss how their indexes are combined and serve the industry.
  • Monday, Oct. 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Beyond Borders. This roundtable discussion will bring together a panel of industry veterans to examine the roles of emerging markets and provide insight on how international trade of recovered fiber is likely to develop.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 8:30 to 10 a.m. - Milling Around. This session examines how mills are responding to changes in recovered fiber supply.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 1 to 2 p.m. - The Business of Sustainability. Panelists detail sustainabillity efforts on the part of retailers and consumer products companies and the opportunities they create for recycling firms.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2:30 to 4 p.m. The Processing Curve: Defining Quality in the Face of Changing Processing. This session will bring together processors to discuss changes to the collection of recyclables. The panel will discuss how the changes affect operations and the quality of recovered recyclables.

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 here.

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

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