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A factory for processing used or abandoned materials

Energy Storage Integration

Energy Storage Integration

THE INLAND EMPIRE UTILITIES AGENCY (IEUA/Agency) is a regional wastewater treatment agency and wholesale distributor of imported water. The Agency is responsible for serving approximately 875,000 people over 242 square miles in western San Bernardino County, which is located about 30 miles east of Los Angeles in southern California.

The Meek Shall Donate a Massive Inheritance

The Meek Shall Donate a Massive Inheritance

It’s pretty impressive when you scan the recycling efforts across the country. Dart Container Corp. has recently opened three new drop-off locations for expanded polystyrene products in Oklahoma, Illinois, and Idaho. That makes more than 40 that Dart has opened among the hundreds of others across the country. Momentum Recycling

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 &

California Governor Wants State to Put $176 Million Toward Exide Cleanup

California Governor Wants State to Put $176 Million Toward Exide Cleanup

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday announced a plan to spend $176.6 million to expedite the testing and cleanup of potentially thousands of lead-contaminated homes surrounding a shuttered battery recycling plant in Vernon, significantly boosting state resources for a cleanup that ultimately could cost hundreds of millions of dollars.

Brown previously had

SWANA: Safety Matters

SWANA: Safety Matters

On June 19, in California, a garbage truck struck and killed a pedestrian. That same day an Oklahoma woman died from injuries sustained when she was hit by a garbage truck in a crosswalk. Two weeks later in British Columbia, a 62-year old woman was struck and killed by a garbage truck making a right

Sorting Systems

Sorting Systems

The presence of paper—particularly newsprint—has receded in the wastestream, while there’s been an uptick in plastic. “Even an increase in small cardboard is noticeable, as consumers are increasingly ordering online and have goods shipped to their house,” adds Rutger Zweers, sales director for Stadler America. Essentially, material composition strongly changes

New Report: US Recycling Workers Exposed to Safety Hazards and High Injury Rates, But Cities Can Protect the Workers Who Protect the Planet

New Report: US Recycling Workers Exposed to Safety Hazards and High Injury Rates, But Cities Can Protect the Workers Who Protect the Planet

[BERKELEY, CA:] A new study, released Tuesday, June 23 by environmental, occupational safety, and community benefits experts in collaboration with researchers at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, finds that recycling work is unnecessarily hazardous to workers’ health and safety. Seventeen American recycling workers died on the job

20th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2015

ICBR is the event, which is worldwide recognized as the top conference in battery recycling technologies and marketing, where scientists, engineers, producers and recyclers meet to share their views and discuss their business. This unique congress cannot be missed by anyone involved in that field of growing importance and continuous

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