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Top Story

Light on Volume

Pricing for many secondary commodities remained lofty enough in 2012, but volumes generated were often disappointing. click to continue reading

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Metals

Prime Materials Recovery Acquires Florida Recycler

Nonferrous recycler PMR buys Miami-based Allied Metal Corp. more

Advantage Metals Recycling Acquires Nuelle’s 4X4 Salvage

Scrap metal company now has 15 facilities in Kansas and Missouri. more

SWEEEP Kuusakoski Opens Lead Recovery Furnace

Furnace will target CRTs. more

UK Implements Ban on Cash Payment for Scrap Metal

British metals recycling group expresses concern over the impact that the ban will have on smaller scrap metal recyclers. more

FCC Environment Selects EnvironCom to Handle WEEE

Electronics recycler will process waste electrical and electronic equipment from FCC’s 60 local government authority sites. more

New Earth Solutions Signs Contract with Alutrade

Deal will target nonferrous metals from New Earth’s waste treatment plants in the U.K. more

Brazil Claims 98 Percent UBC Recycling Rate

Country’s aluminum association calls Brazil the most successful UBC recycler in the world. more

 
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Nonmetallics

Moving Beyond Average

Market metrics that seek to predict future prices based on industry chatter tend to create artificial volatility. more

Wind Point Acquires Hilex Poly

Private equity firm sees good opportunities to grow the company’s plastics business. more

Leading Topic

Canada-based papermaker Cascades finds that its customers are now leading the discussion on sustainability. more

AF&PA Seeks Entries for Recycling Awards

Competition to recognize the top business, community and school paper recycling programs. more

Eco Plastics Receives Funding from Venture Capital Firms

U.K.-based plastics recycling firm receives $9.66 million from venture capital firms to expand its operations. more

German Recycled Plastics Maker Gets Funding Boost

U.S.-based VC firm will help fund new production site in South Carolina. more

 
Municipal/Government

EPA Fines Glass Recycler

Strategic Materials agrees to pay penalty for violating Clean Water Act. more

OSHA Cites Montana Recycler for Safety Violations

Agency proposes $59,000 in penalties. more

Oregon DEQ Requests Comments on Reklaim Air Permit Renewal

Tire recycler applies to renew its air quality permit at Boardman, Ore., facility. more

Alaska Agency Approves Glass for Construction Projects

Highway specification will allow crushed glass to be used in road sub-surfaces. more

Goodwill of WNY Partners with Sunnking

Partnership will focus on handling and processing obsolete electronics in upstate New York. more

Casella Makes Acquisition

Bestway Disposal Services and BBI Waste Industries acquired by Casella. more

 
Products/Services

Wendt Sells Chopping Line to Blase Brothers

Scrap metal firm expects to have equipment installed by the end of 2013. more

OneSteel Taps Brady as Software Vendor

Asian office of OneSteel Recycling adopts new trading and logistics software. more

International Baler Adds Dealer in Mexico

Salinas International Equipment Sales joins IBC dealer network. more

“International Bulk Journal” Recognizes Anvil Attachments

Louisiana grapple and bucket manufacturer wins “Best Grab” category. more

At the Source

Compaction and baling help processors boost supply while saving money for themselves and their customers. more

Komptech Opens New Plant in Germany

Plant’s first Cribus 2800 trommel screen delivered to U.S. customer. more

 
People/Places

DJJ Announces Organizational Changes

Keith Grass, DJJ’s current president and CEO, will continue to serve as CEO of the company. more

Sonoco Names Jack Sanders President, CEO

Sanders' appointment follows the retirement of current CEO Harris DeLoach Jr. more

Applied Market Information Organizes Fifth PVC Formulation Forum

March 2013 conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, will focus on regulations and changes in the PVC industry. more

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CURRENT ISSUE
Current Issue

Cover Story: All Hands on Deck

Randy Schlipp and his family take a hands-on approach to growing Indiana Metal Group. more

 
Multimedia

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Paper Recycling Conference Interview: Sean Duffy

Recycling Today Media Group's Senior Editor Dan Sandoval chats with Sean Duffy of ReCommunity during the 2012 Paper Recycling Conference. Discussion topics include the marketing and quality of recovered fiber.

 
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