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  • Nova Scotia to allow incineration

    January 17, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia is allowing new solutions to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills. The province has amended its solid waste regulations to allow thermal treatment facilities to accept banned materials, such as plastic, cardboard and newsprint,

  • Micron Waste appoints Alfred Wong president and CEO

    January 16, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver and Delta, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc., a developer of waste treatment systems for food and cannabis waste, has appointed Alfred Wong president and CEO, effective immediately. Wong succeeds CEO Rav Mlait. “Alfred joined Micron as President

  • Incinerators shipped to Marshall Islands

    January 15, 2019 by SWR Staff

    BREA, Calif. – Baker Furnace has shipped a custom waste incineration system to a pollution control company in the Republic of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. These incinerators will be used to burn off waste after a 12-hour

  • News Equipment

    Bankrupt recycler’s equipment up for auction

    January 14, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    MESQUITE, TEXAS — Tiger Group, in cooperation with Rosen Systems, Inc., Aaron Equipment, and Perry Videx, is now accepting bids for a live online  auction on January 24 of well-maintained electronics recycling, glass sorting and crush, and CRT separation and

  • Recycling cannabis packaging in Alberta

    January 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CALGARY – High Tide Inc., an Alberta-based downstream cannabis corporation focused on the manufacturing and wholesale distribution of smoking accessories and cannabis lifestyle products, has launched a free recycling program in its Canna Cabana retail cannabis stores for all Health

  • California legislation would ban paper receipts

    January 10, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A new bill in the California Assembly would make the state the first in the U.S. to mandate that retailers must offer digital receipts as the default to customers starting January 1, 2022. Customers will still be

  • Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill acquires CM Recycling Equipment Solutions

    January 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bengal Machine, the parent company of Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill, LLC, has acquired CM Recycling Equipment Solutions (CM Shredder), manufacturer of tire shredding equipment manufacture and industrial shredding solutions. CM Shredder will offer two brands to service the primary

  • Toronto offering grants for waste reduction

    January 8, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Applications are now being accepted for the City of Toronto’s 2019 Waste Reduction Community Grants Program. Grants of up to $25,000 are available to support innovative community-based projects that reduce residential waste and/or increase participation in the City’s

  • Olympic Steel buys McCullough Industries

    January 7, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CLEVELAND – Olympic Steel Inc. has acquired the assets of McCullough Industries, Inc. Terms of the the all-cash purchase, which closed on Jan. 2, 2019, were not disclosed. This represents Olympic Steel’s second acquisition in the past nine months. McCullough

  • London keeping plastic beverage kegs out of landfill

    January 3, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LONDON, UK – Most plastic beverage kegs in the UK are not recycled and often end up in landfill. To overcome this problem, First Mile has teamed up with KeyKeg and OneCircle to create a circular program which recycles plastic