Two of the largest recycling events in the United States and Europe have formed a strategic alliance. The move brings together the U.S.-based Plastics Recycling Conference and the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) as the recycling of plastics takes on …Continue Reading→
Source: Major U.S. and European plastics recycling conferences join forces – Plastics Recycling Update
An upcoming South Carolina processing facility will handle CRTs, circuit boards, scrap plastics and more, a company leader has confirmed to E-Scrap News. Green Tech Solution, backed by Chinese investment firm Tianjin Sheng Xin Non-Financing Guarantee Co., plans to process nearly …Continue Reading→
Source: China-backed firm says it will accept CRTs – E-Scrap News
An interactive map by Plastics Recycling Update shows Chinese investments in the U.S. recycling industry since China’s import restrictions went into effect.
Source: Mapped out: Chinese money in U.S. recycling – Plastics Recycling Update
A year after an online scrap plastics trading marketplace launched, an executive at the startup offered insight into where material is moving in the aftermath of China’s ban. Scrapo, a Sunnyvale, Calif. technology company, came online in November 2017, pledging …Continue Reading→
Source: Platform provides insight into post-China markets – Plastics Recycling Update
A planned South Carolina processing facility will shred, wash and pelletize a variety of scrap plastics with an emphasis on post-industrial material, a company leader has confirmed to Plastics Recycling Update. Green Tech Solution, financed by Chinese investment firm Tianjin …Continue Reading→
Source: Details on a China-backed plastics plant – Plastics Recycling Update
From reefer sensors to avocado imagery, venture capitalists are pouring hundreds of millions into the trillion-dollar problem of food waste.
Source: 4 technologies tackling food waste in the supply chain | Waste Dive
California passed mattress stewardship legislation in 2013. On December 30, 2015, the program began operations. It is now official that the Mattress Stewardship Plan was approved by CalRecycle on January 29th and the program plan is set. I want to be the first to congratulate the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) on their leadership by submitting […]
Source: California’s Mattress Recycling Plan is Approved by CalRecycle! – California Product Stewardship Council
Construction is well underway on a massive containerboard mill in Ohio that will consume recovered material. Pratt Industries, which makes 100 percent recycled fiber cardboard, is building the mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Equipment supplier Voith Paper recently announced it was …Continue Reading→
Source: Pratt moves forward on recycled paper mill – Resource Recycling News
Interface set a zero waste goal in the 1990s, when basically no one else was. Now, the company is ahead of its 2020 target and is onto its next sustainable mission.
Source: A Carpet Manufacturer’s Sustainability Story | Waste360
Economists at the Chicago event covered the many trends — including automation — that scrap recycling businesses must adapt to for survival.
Source: ISRI Commodities Roundtable: China and tariffs are forcing market changes | Waste Dive