Solid Waste & Recycling

Keyword
Recycling Facilities, MRFs Equipment


  • Polystyrene plant closes its doors

    February 12, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Canadian Polystyrene Recycling Alliance (CPRA) has announced the closing of its plant in Mississauga, On…

  • Two-stream recycling best, study says

    December 21, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Container Recycling Institute has undertaken a study of the impacts of single-stream collection of residen…

  • Quebec aseptics recycling plant (December 07, 2009)

    December 7, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Groupe RCM Inc., a non-profit corporation active in the field of waste recovery and recycling, will soon begin…

  • Free recycling app for iPhone (December 07, 2009)

    December 7, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Scottsdale, Arizona-based Earth911 has released the newest version of its free app for iPhone and iPod Touch, …

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    Single Stream vs. Two Stream: Round 3

    December 1, 2009 by Daniel Lantz

    While a number of larger municipalities have moved to single-stream recycling — most recently Halton Region — the success of these programs has been mixed. Smaller programs are still undecided on whether or not single stream is advantageous….

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    AMUT recycles 1.5 million PET post-consumer bottles every hour

    December 1, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Today, 1,500,000 post-consumer PET bottles are recycled every hour of every day through-out the year in the various AMUT PET recycling plants around the globe.Contributing to the reduction of the carbon foot-print and improved recycling…

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    Plastics-Recycling Granulators

    December 1, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Herbold Meckesheim horizontally fed granulators are quieter and more efficient than gravity-fed size-reduction equipment. Designated the SB Series, the five new models granulate containers made of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and other…

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    Quebec aseptics recycling plant (December 01, 2009)

    December 1, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Groupe RCM Inc., a non-profit corporation active in the field of waste recovery and recycling, will soon begin construction of a new processing line at its plant in Yamachiche Quebec. This new installation will allow it to recycle plastic and…

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    Safeguarding the past, for the future

    December 1, 2009 by Carla Parslow, Ph.D.

    Starting or expanding a landfill, composting operation, recycling depot or other waste-management facility requires meeting several types of legislation protecting human health or some other aspect of the public interest. One of these aspects…

  • Explosions, fire rip BC battery recycling plant

    November 8, 2009 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    An explosion and fire has occurred at a building storing lithium batteries waiting to be recycled at a plant i…