Videos

The Evolution of Commercial Recycling

The Evolution of Commercial Recycling

January 26, 2016

Panelists representing recycling operations discuss top priorities of their commercial and industrial clients, including zero waste to landfill, during a session titled "Evolution of Commercial Recycling," which took place during the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

Mixed Waste Processing

Mixed Waste Processing

January 26, 2016

Bob Brickner, executive vice president of Gerhsman, Brickner & Bratton Inc., discusses the results of municipal solid waste studies that show how to maximize recovery of recyclables in a session titled "Mixed Waste Processing" during the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

Recycling Education and the Bottom Line

Recycling Education and the Bottom Line

January 26, 2016

Chris Coady, director, bidding and governmental affairs, ReCommunity Inc., described the recycling company's inbound quality inspection during the session "Recycling Education and the Bottom Line" at the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

Mike Biddle, Material Solutions

Mike Biddle, Material Solutions

December 21, 2015

Mike Biddle, president, Material Solutions, and keynote speaker at the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference in Chicago, discusses why plastics recovery plays such an important role in the environment with Kristin Smith, an editor with the Recycling Today Media Group. Read More

RECOVERED PAPER PRICING

RECOVERED PAPER PRICING

December 15, 2015

Todd Petracek, vice president of markets and compliance for RISI, breaks down how the research firm formulates recovered paper prices during the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference session “Recovered Paper Pricing.” Read More

ISRI/APR PLASTICS SPECIFICATIONS

ISRI/APR PLASTICS SPECIFICATIONS

November 30, 2015

Rick Moore, executive director of NAPCOR, speaks about the organization's PET bale grading system during the session "ISRI/APR Plastics Specifications" during the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

THE 5 POLYMER FAMILIES

THE 5 POLYMER FAMILIES

November 20, 2015

Ron Sherga, founder of EcoStrateSFS Inc., recaps the five polymer families, detailing the resins' properties and common uses, in the session "5 Polymer Families: What are Their Applications? What are the Markets?" during the 2015 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

ADDING ELECTRONICS PROFITABLY

ADDING ELECTRONICS PROFITABLY

November 20, 2015

Miles Harter, CEO of Dynamic Recycling, shares what MRF operators should keep in mind as they expand into collecting electronics for recycling during the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Session "Adding Electronics Recycling Profitably." Read More

MARKET OUTLOOK: PLASTICS

MARKET OUTLOOK: PLASTICS

November 20, 2015

Robert Render, commercial manager of Ravago Recycling, tells attendees of the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference how to succeed in the current difficult market during the session "Market Outlook: Plastics." Read More

Cargill Salt Mine Recycling Project

Cargill Salt Mine Recycling Project

September 15, 2015

Recycling Today Media Group staff members receive a rare tour of Cargill's Cleveland salt mine where a massive cable and wire recycling project is taking place to raise money for charity. Read More