Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Montgomery celebrates opening of one of the most advanced MRFs in the U.S.

Montgomery celebrates opening of one of the most advanced MRFs in the U.S.

April 22, 2014

Residential recycling is coming to the citizens of Montgomery, Alabama in a big way thanks to innovative technology, a progressive collection model and a partnership between the city and Infinitus Energy. A new Advanced Mixed Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), known as IREP at Montgomery, is one of the most advanced recycling facility in the U.S., and is expected to create approximately 110 local...

[Loaders, Metals Recycling, Scrap Attachments, Scrap handlers ]

New Doosan material handlers strengthen company’s position in solid waste and recycling

Increasing its presence in the solid waste and recycling industries, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America has introduced three new material handlers and four-tine...

[C&D Recycling, MSW Recycling, Organics Recycling, Shredders ]

Primary shredder changes material capability with the push of a button

According to Germany-based manufacturer HAAS Recycling Systems, the TYRON Twin Shaft Primary Shredder is an ideal solution for shredding and volume reduction of a very large range...

[Balers , Metals Recycling, MSW Recycling]

ATLAS horizontal scrap baler

The Marathon ATLAS is a highly efficient, mid-size horizontal baler designed with heavy-duty construction to meet the demands of daily use in the non-ferrous scrap industry. The...

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Recycling of plastics packaging in Canada continues to increase

April 22, 2014

by Keith Barker, Editor, Recycling Product News

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) released the “2012 Post Consumer Plastics Recycling in Canada Report” mid-March. The good news is that for the third year in a row, the amount of post-consumer plastic packaging being recycled across Canada has increased. With results showing an additional 10 percent of plastic packaging recycled in 2012 compared to 2011,

CPIA says the overall increase is the...