Tag: paper recycling

here are three categories of paper that can be used as feedstocks for making recycled paper: mill broke, pre-consumer waste, and post-consumer waste.[1] Mill broke is paper trimmings and other paper scrap from the manufacture of paper, and is recycled internally in a paper mill. Pre-consumer waste is material which left the paper mill but was discarded before it was ready for consumer use. Post-consumer waste is material discarded after consumer use, such as old corrugated containers (OCC), old magazines, and newspapers.

MRF and Recycling Plant Operations Forum Announced

MRF and Recycling Plant Operations Forum Announced

Valley View, OH – The Recycling Today Media Group has announced plans to introduce the MRF & Recycling Plant Operations Forum in fall 2016. The inaugural event adds to the group’s successful conferences serving the business interests of the waste and recycling industry in the U.S. and internationally.

The MRF &

Waste Exclusion Rule Amended

Waste Exclusion Rule Amended

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a rule amendment on February 8 permitting certain construction and demolition wood, paper recycling residuals, and creosote-treated railroad ties to be burnt as fuel and not waste in boilers or solid waste incinerators. This will allow those materials to be covered under less

National Recycling Coalition Announces 2015-2016 Officers

National Recycling Coalition Announces 2015-2016 Officers

Elections for officers were held during the winter Board meeting on December 10, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY. The new officers, listed below, will serve for the nest year:
• President: Bob Gedert, Department Director, Austin Resource Recovery, City of Austin
• Chair of the Board: Julie L Rhodes, President, Julie L Rhodes

The Shape of MRFs to Come – Part 1

The Shape of MRFs to Come – Part 1

Advances in automated processing are transforming the art of materials recovery.

Organic waste: that’s another matter, especially if you’re in recycling. It’s food, organic and otherwise, and assorted biologic debris. In the trash, it soaks your paper, dirties your cans and bottles. Commingled in the recurring mega-tonnage of refuse arriving at

Ray Barry Joins Vecoplan, LLC

Ray Barry Joins Vecoplan, LLC

ARCHDALE, NORTH CAROLINA – July 1, 2015 —– Effective August 1, 2015, Ray Barry will join Vecoplan, LLC as Sales Manager – Mobile, Document Destruction & Paper Recycling Division. Formerly Deputy Executive Director for the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Mr. Barry has also served as dean of shred

Sorting Waste: Beyond Metals

Sorting Waste: Beyond Metals

Part 1 focused on recycling scrap metal, ferrous and nonferrous.  In this part, we’ll take a look at sorting waste types beyond metals.

Because of their weight, processing C&D materials is important to those having to meet diversion mandates, points out Brendan McKenzie, national sales manager, OSA Demolition Equipment. “Not only

Some of What Glitters Is Scrap

Some of What Glitters Is Scrap

Because of their weight, processing C&D materials is important to those having to meet diversion mandates, points out Brendan McKenzie, national sales manager, OSA Demolition Equipment. “Not only are you saving landfill space, but it’s [also] huge money,” he says.

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