Recycling Sitemap - Page 1 2015-07-02

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An index of categories in the

Pallet Dismantling Equipment
Pallet disassembly equipment provides a key role for recyclers in maximizing recovery value. This article discusses both moving disc and bandsaw dismantlers, and looks at the comparative benefits.

Recycling Industry Event Calendar for 2016
Thinking about attending a recycling industry event in 2014. Here are a list of major recycling conferences and other events in the United States and Canada.

Pallet and Container Theft Pose Problems for Recyclers
Scrap theft is a big problem for asset owners, as well as for recyclers who inadvertently come into custody of them. Asset owners and recyclers alike can take steps to limit their risk.

Introduction to Plastic Recycling
This article introduces the subject of plastic recycling, and looks at the importance of the plastic recycling industry.

Current Scrap Metal Prices 2015 in China and India
Current scrap metal prices for China and India are presented in this monthly update.

Current Scrap Prices 2015 Europe
This article reports sample current scrap metal prices for Europe.

Current Scrap Metal Prices 2015 - U.S.
This article reviews current U.S. scrap metal prices.

Recycled Asphalt Shingle Uses and Markets
Early stage and growing markets for recycled asphalt shingles include hot-mix asphalt and cold patch. Other potential markets include road aggregate, temporary roadways and energy generation.

Resources
Check this section to find out more about our job board, LEED requirements, and certificaiton requirements,

Latest Recycling News
Recycling, scrap industry and solid waste news headlines.

more low investment recycling business ideas
Here are more low investment small business ideas related to recycling. This time, we look at book binding, trash can advertising, diaper laundering and e-Waste collecting.

Recycling Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurship
Increasingly, entertainment venues and other public events are being planned to minimize disposal and maximize opportunities for recycling

Startup Ideas for Recycling Business
There are a number of start-up ideas for the recycling sector. This section reviews several options for launching your own business in this rapidly growing sector

Welcome to the recycling industry site at About.com
The recycling industry site at about.com is dedicated to providing the latest information to the recycling industry with respect to trends, techniques and innovation. Additionally, the guide is seeks to explore the current issues facing the industry, such as waste-to-energy and secondary commodity markets. Our readers include waste management executives and managers, scrap industry owners and managers, municipal recycling employees, recycling and sorting facility managers, and more.

Starting a Recycling Business with Minimum Investment
Low investment business recycling ideas provide a great opportunity to test your entrepreneurial resolve with a minimal investment.

Wood Pallet Reuse, Recycling and Upycling
Wood pallet reuse, upcycling for crafts, and recycling are probed in more depth in a number of articles.

The Basics About Pallets, Pallet Sizes and Designs
This article provides an introduction to the pallet, including:What is a pallet?What are the basic pallet sizes?What are the pallet designs?What pallet materials are used?

Working Safely with Pallets - Basic Steps
By taking some basic precautions, a worker's threat of injury in the course of pallet handling can be greatly reduced. This article outlines some of those steps.

Recycling
Recycling. Page 2.

Pallet Recycling Vocabulary
This glossary provides basic and advanced terms for pallet recycling

Wood Pallet Projects and Crafts
This section outlines ideas and links for utilizing wood pallets for projects and crafts.

Wood Pallet Recycling Opportunities
This section offers advise on how to make inroads into the pallet recycling business, from pallet collecting to processing, as well as understanding the dynamics of the marketplace.

How Pallet Retrieval Can Reduce Scrap Pallet Waste
Empty pallets can pose a significant solid waste issue for building supply centers. This problem can be addressed by pallet reuse. In this case, a 3rd party logistics provider picks up empty pallets on behalf of several building products suppliers.

Recycling Equipment and Facility Design
Welcome to the Equipment and Facility Design section of About.com.

Forklift Information
A variety of mobile handling equipment, including lift trucks, loaders and more are used in recycling operations.

Tire Recycling
Recycling can play an important role in diverting old tires from landfills, as well as in providing an economically sustainable alternative to the illegal dumping of tires. Old tires can be utilized for a number of products, either whole or broken down into smaller components. For example this residual can be reduced to crumb for use in rubberized asphalt, shredded for use as playground mulch,or burnt as a source of heat.Visit to find out more about the tire recycling business.

EPS Recycling
Amazing versatile yet said to be problematic when it comes to instituting successful recycling programs, this section looks at some of the solutions and issues around EPS recycling.

Glass Recycling
Glass recycling plays an important role in diverting glass containers from landfills. Read more about glass recycling and recycling operations.

Textile and Garment Recycling
Textile recycling is an industry still in its early stage development, but one that will be critical in diverting clothing from landfills. Recovered clothing can be used as second-hand clothing, rags or wipes, or for fiber recovery.

Organics and Food Scrap Recycling
The recycling of organic material is the

Recycling Statistics, Facts and Figures
Check this section for statistics, facts and figures about various aspects of recycling and solid waste.

Electronics Recycling
Electronics recycling is sector of the recycling industry that processes discarded, surplus, obsolete, or broken electrical or electronic devices. Electronics recycling can involve demanufacturing or disassembly of devices to salvage resaleable components, or the shredding of devices, an equipment-intensive process which results in maximum material recovery.

Scrap Collector - Resources for the Scrap Metal Collector
This section contains tips for scrap metal collectors.

Scrap Metal Recycling
Scrap metal recycling involves a range of individuals and enterprises ranging from scrap metal collectors to recycling yards, brokers and processors.

Office Waste Reduction Tips and Ideas
Reducing waste in offices is a great way to help create a more sustainable business. Here are some best practices.

Ferrous Scrap Metals
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

Scrap Metal Photo Guide,Ferrous Scrap Metal Photos,What Scrap Metal to Collect
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

Scrap Metal Photo Guide,Ferrous Scrap Metal Photos,What Scrap Metal to Collect
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

Scrap Metal Photo Guide,Ferrous Scrap Metal Photos,What Scrap Metal to Collect
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

Scrap Metal Photo Guide,Ferrous Scrap Metal Photos,What Scrap Metal to Collect
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

Scrap Appliances
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

Scrap Metal Photo Guide,Ferrous Scrap Metal Photos,What Scrap Metal to Collect
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications.

Should I Use a Document Destruction Company
Should your company utilize a shredding service provider, or destroy your own documents. Here are some things to consider.

How to Start a Small Paper Shredding Business
The creation of a paper shredding service provides a great opportunity for an entrepreneur to enter the recycling industry. Such an enterprise will require an initial investment of several thousand dollars for the acquisition of a used mobile shredding truck.

Costa Rica Top Destinations
Costa Rica's best travel destinations are featured in this dispatch, or at least some of them.

Arenal Volcano
Recycling.

Manuel Antonio National Park
Recycling.

San Jose
Recycling.

Cahuita
Recycling.

Forklift Rodeos Promote Lift Truck Safety and Safe Operation
National Forklift Safety Day is an opportunity to promote forklift safety best practices and to raise awareness. Forklift rodeos can be an important opportunity to obtain this goal.

Battery Sorting System from Optisort Generates Detailed Recycling Data
Utilizing computer vision and advanced classification technology, Optisort battery sorting system (OBS) provides automated sorting of batteries as well as detailed information through a process that enables it to identify battery characteristics such as type, brand, age and chemistry.

Battery Sorting System from Optisort Generates Detailed Recycling Data
Utilizing computer vision and advanced classification technology, Optisort battery sorting system (OBS) provides automated sorting of batteries as well as detailed information through a process that enables it to identify battery characteristics such as type, brand, age and chemistry.

Battery Sorting System from Optisort Generates Detailed Recycling Data
Utilizing computer vision and advanced classification technology, Optisort battery sorting system (OBS) provides automated sorting of batteries as well as detailed information through a process that enables it to identify battery characteristics such as type, brand, age and chemistry.

Battery Sorting System from Optisort Generates Detailed Recycling Data
Utilizing computer vision and advanced classification technology, Optisort battery sorting system (OBS) provides automated sorting of batteries as well as detailed information through a process that enables it to identify battery characteristics such as type, brand, age and chemistry.

Battery Life Feedback Now Available to Manufacturers
Utilizing computer vision and advanced classification technology, Optisort battery sorting system (OBS) provides automated sorting of batteries as well as detailed information through a process that enables it to identify battery characteristics such as type, brand, age and chemistry.

Attractive Locations Stimulate Recycling Behavior
One ways to encourage recycling is to make the recycling experience more pleasant, whether it is because of an attractive and clean storefront location, to being associated with an upscale shop, or through cutting edge technology.

Attractive Locations Stimulate Recycling Behavior
One ways to encourage recycling is to make the recycling experience more pleasant, whether it is because of an attractive and clean storefront location, to being associated with an upscale shop, or through cutting edge technology.

Attractive Locations Stimulate Recycling Behavior
One ways to encourage recycling is to make the recycling experience more pleasant, whether it is because of an attractive and clean storefront location, to being associated with an upscale shop, or through cutting edge technology.

Attractive Locations Stimulate Recycling Behavior
One ways to encourage recycling is to make the recycling experience more pleasant, whether it is because of an attractive and clean storefront location, to being associated with an upscale shop, or through cutting edge technology.

Attractive Locations Stimulate Recycling Behavior
One ways to encourage recycling is to make the recycling experience more pleasant, whether it is because of an attractive and clean storefront location, to being associated with an upscale shop, or through cutting edge technology.

Paper, Plastics and Wood Fibre
Paper. plastics and wood fibre are recovered to make into new products. Integral to the recovery process for plastics and paper is the use of effective sorting processes, and for wood fibre, appropriate grinding equipment. In addition to discussing these technologies, this section also offers profiles of several companies in this sector.

Health, Safety and Environmental
Well run Health, Safety and Environmental programs benefit organizations by decreasing risk of worker harm, motivating employees, and building better relationships with workers and the community at large. Moreover, safe operations usually save money.

Glass Recycling - 10 Facts to Know
Here are 10 quick facts about glass recycling.

Scrap Pallet Collector Basics
Thinking of collecting scrap pallets for a living. This is a hugely important task. Businesses are looking to clear their back rooms and docks of unwanted pallets, and the scrap pallet collector fills this vital role. Read more.

What Is a Skid? Skid vs Pallet Slideshow
This article discusses the meaning of skid, in terms being of a material handling device. It helps clarify what are skids, their benefits, and how they embrace a subset of the pallet.

Skid Differs from Pallet with Respect to Bottom Deck Coverage
Skids differ from pallets with respect to bottom deck board coverage. For example, a nestable pallet is technically a skid.

The History of Skids in Material Handling
The history of skids begins in shops, as well as with sleds in the outdoors that were used to move material. Eventually, with the addition of a bottom deck, skids became what we know today as pallets.

The Modern Skid in Material Handling
Skids have evolved significantly over their history. Today's skids are highly engineered, providing great value for a range of applications that do not require a bottom deck.

Copper Recycling Facts
Facts about copper and copper recycling

About Metal Recycling
This reports provides an overview of metal recycling, as well as its environmental and economic benefits.

Products Created with Recycling in Mind
Products are increasingly being designed with recycling in mind. Here are some products that lead this trend.

LG Ultra HD
Recycling.

DELL Latitude XPS 10 Tablet
Recycling.

Dell Latitude 10 Tablet
Recycling.

HP Design for Recycling
Recycling.

Collecting
Effective waste and recyclables collection operations rely on the most effective equipment, well trained and motivated employees, coordination with municipal authorities, and more. Visit this section for more resources.

How to Choose Your Reusable Shopping Bag
As people increasingly become proactive in reducing waste, one area they can make a difference is in swapping disposable bags with reusable. Things to consider

Effective Immediately: Recycle Old Office Furniture
With immediate effect, please recycle or reuse old office furniture. Here is how to do it.

Why Should I Recycle My Old Office Furniture?
Old office furniture can be reused, re-purposed or recycled. Here's how.

Is It Possible To Recycle Old Cleaning Solutions?
Take the time to ensure the safe disposal or recycling of household cleaning products. It is as simple as answering a few basic questions.

The Challenges and Prospects of Shoe Recycling
Shoe recycling rates are very low, however they could improve with attention to design with recycling in mind. Technologies presently exist for material separation in shoes.

Construction and Demolition
Construction and demolition activities generate a significant amount of waste material. Increasingly, more and more of this material is being recycled, including metal wiring and piping, old asphalt shingles,rebar,wood and drywall.

Builders Embrace Recycled Materials for Homebuilding
Custom home builders are increasingly looking to used and recycled products for their projects, ranging from recovered timbers to decommissioned aircraft!

Is It Possible to Recycle Venetian Blinds?
Do you have old Venetian blinds to dispose of, and aren't sure how to keep them out of the garbage bin? Here are some ideas.

Have You Considered Using Empty Bottles To Create Plastic And Glass Fencing?
Glass and plastic bottles can be upcycled into fences, walls and other projects.

Steps To Start a Tire Shredding Business
This article outlines the basic steps in starting a tire shredding business

Shoe Recycling Initiatives by Footwear Manufacturers
Footwear is a recycling problem, with only 5 percent of footwear currently recycled. Major producers, including Nike, Puma and Converse are hoping to make a difference.

Timberland Designs Tires With Recycling in Mind
In an exciting cooperative effort Timberland and Omni have launched tires with recycling in mind - into Timberland shoes and boots.

4 Tips To Maximise Cash For Scrap Metal And Cash For Scrap Cars
How can you get the most for scrap metal and scrap cars? Here are four tips.

What Is Tire Recycling - Why Is Tire Recycling Important?
Scrap tires are generated at about the rate of one per person in the US, or about 300 million per year. Tires sent to landfills or dumped illegally are a significant concern, providing shelter for mosquitoes and a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Fortunately, however, tires are being diverted from landfills and stockpiles are being consumed by an increasingly robust tire recycling industry.

How Are Cars Recycled?
How are cars recycled? This article reviews some basic steps.

Did I Mention Diving?
Snorkeling and diving are popular activities in Caye Caulker. Page 10.

Caye Caulker Air Field
Arriving at the Caye Caulker Air Field, just a short walk from Colinda Cabanas. Page 2.

Gathering at the Split
Caye Caulker has great scenery, with spectacular blues, not to mention breathtaking sunsets and sunrises. Page 4.

Just Wait Here
The Lazy Lizard is situated at the Split on Caye Caulker. Page 5.

Just a Short Walk from The Air Field
Colinda Cabanas was comfortable, with a great setting at the south end of the village. Page 3.

Morning Coffee
Colinda Cabanas supplies coffee to its guest. No better way to enjoy it than while breathing in the spectacular sunrises. Page 8.

Shopping
Caye Caulker offers a handful of shopping experiences, and moreover, a great experience. Page 9.

The Split Still Busy After Sunset
After sunset, the Split remains a popular spot to have a drink and mingle on Caye Caulker. Page 7.

Tropic Air to Caye Caulker
There are two domestic airlines in Belize. Tropic Air and Maya Island Air. We took Tropic Air on our journey to Caye Caulker.

Waiting for Sunset at the Split
A group gathers to absorb the sunset at the Split, on Caye Caulker. Page 6.

"Go Slow" on Caye Caulker, Belize
Caye Caulker is a laid back and charming spot to visit in the Belize Cayes, not far from Belize City and connecting flights to the U.S.

Blog Notes
Recycling expert Rick shares his travel related adventures and miscues with About.com readers, starting with his most recent excursions to Central and South America.

Paper Recycling Facts and Figures
This article provides basic facts and figures about paper recycling, as well as links to further information.

Windshield Recycling Programs Launched
Windshields have been looked at as difficult to recycle in the past, due to the layers of glass sandwiching a plastic membrane, which helps prevent glass from flying in the case of an accident. Now, however, technology for recycling has improved, and increasingly, windshield replacement suppliers are offering recycling programs.

Recycled pallet collecting
As a pallet collector, it is important to know the right pallets to pick up to maximize your output.

Recycled Pallet Collection - Pallet Gathering for Recycling
This guide shows common types of pallets that recyclers will encounter. Choosing the right ones can enhance profit and minimize risk.

Recycled Pallet Collection - Pallet Gathering for Recycling
This guide shows common types of pallets that recyclers will encounter. Choosing the right ones can enhance profit and minimize risk.

CHEP Pallets for the Pallet Recycler
This guide shows common types of pallets that recyclers will encounter. Choosing the right ones can enhance profit and minimize risk.

Recycled Pallet Collection - Pallet Gathering for Recycling
This guide shows common types of pallets that recyclers will encounter. Choosing the right ones can enhance profit and minimize risk.

Recycled Pallet Collection - Pallet Gathering for Recycling
This guide shows common types of pallets that recyclers will encounter. Choosing the right ones can enhance profit and minimize risk.

Recycled Pallet Collection - Pallet Gathering for Recycling
This guide shows common types of pallets that recyclers will encounter. Choosing the right ones can enhance profit and minimize risk.

Auto Recycling Statistics and Facts
This article provides a number of facts and figures related to auto recycling.

Recycling Facts and Figures
Recycling plays a huge role in supporting a sustainable economy. Here are some of the facts and figures about recycling, with links to specialized segments of the recycling industry.

How to Scrap a Desktop Computer for Metals
This article reviews the steps in scrapping an old desktop computer to liberate scrap metal.

How to Scrap a CRT Monitor for Metals
There are six basic steps involved in scrapping a CRT monitor. This article outlines the process.

Combustion Hazards to Consider When Recycling Scrap Metal?
Fire is a key hazard to be managed at the scrap yard. It is important to understand and manage the risks.

Recycling Leaders Meet in Vancouver for Industry's Largest Event
The 2015 ISRI Convention & Expo takes place in Vancouver, Canada. Here is what to expect.

Earth Day and Recycling Companies - Opportunity to Get the Message Out
Earth Day comes April 22. What promotional opportunities and pitfalls does it present for your company?

Asphalt shingle recycling at Gemaco - Gemaco Sales Asphalt Shingle Recycling - Asphalt Shingle Grinding at Gemaco Sales
Gemaco Sales operates British Columbia's first asphalt shingle recycling station.

Gemaco Asphalt Shingle Recycling Station - Asphalt Shingle Recycling in British Columbia - Recycling Asphalt Shingles
Gemaco Sales operates British Columbia's first asphalt shingle recycling station.

Asphalt shingle recycling at Gemaco - Gemaco Sales Asphalt Shingle Recycling - Asphalt Shingle Grinding at Gemaco Sales
Gemaco Sales operates British Columbia's first asphalt shingle recycling station.

Sorting of Incoming Material
Sorting is required for incoming asphalt shingle material.

Grinding asphalt shingles - Asphalt shingle grinding - asphalt shingle processing
The Rotochopper provides a powerful asphalt shingle grinding solution for Gemaco.

Asphalt shingle recycling at Gemaco - Gemaco Sales Asphalt Shingle Recycling - Asphalt Shingle Grinding at Gemaco Sales
Gemaco Sales operates British Columbia's first asphalt shingle recycling station.

Asphalt shingle recycling at Gemaco - Gemaco Sales Asphalt Shingle Recycling - Asphalt Shingle Grinding at Gemaco Sales
Gemaco Sales operates British Columbia's first asphalt shingle recycling station.

Minimising Ethanol-Blended Fuel Problems In Your Toro Lawn Mower
Many lawnmowers are not designed to run with ethanol-blended gasoline greater than 10 percent. Read these tips to help maintain performance.

How to Scrap Televisions
Dismantling old televisions for scrap is as easy as following the following steps.

How To Choose The Right Forklift For Your Operation
Not all forklifts are the same. In terms of safety, productivity and cost-effectiveness, it is important to consider the needs of your application.

Inroduction to Waste to Energy
Waste to energy is the

How Long Does It Take Garbage to Decompose?
How long does it take garbage to decompose? This article provides an overview of how long it takes various items to decompose in the landfill.

Converting Tires into Clean Energy
GCE has developed a technology for converting scrap tires into energy and carbon black. It recently inked a deal with Liberty Tire Recycling.

Recycling Progress in the U.S.
Recycling has come a long way in the United States, which had achieved a 34.5 percent recycling rate by 2012. This article provides an update on the

The Power of Mexico’s Auto Industry Growth
Mexico's auto industry is growing rapidly, aided by billions in foreign investment. Reasons for the boom have to do with pro-business policies

Automotive and Industrial Packaging Waste Reduction Ideas from GM
Here are some ideas about how to reduce expendable packaging from General Motors, the leading automotive manufacturer in terms of achieving Zero Waste.

The Prospects of Plastics-to-Oil in the U.S.
Plastics-to-Oil is an interesting approach to plastic recycling which involves melting processing and melting scrap plastic to create oil and petroleum products.

Recycling in the United Kingdom
The UK has made serious strides in its recycling efforts over the last 30 years, although issues remain, such as diminishing recovery growth and illegal exports to Asia.

Wood Pallet Recycling - Recycling Wood Pallets - Pallet Recycling
Pallet recycling is one of the most important components of wood recycling. Articles in this section provide overviews of the pallet recycling industry, equipment needed, safe pallet handling practices, and more.

Plastic Pallet Vendor List
This article reviews major features and benefits of plastic pallets, major applications, and provides a list of major vendors.

How the Automotive Supply Chain Works
Interested in the basics of how the automotive supply chain works? This article looks at the basic material flows, key ides and trends, and explains how the Tier system works.

Zero Waste in the Automobile Industry
When it comes to industry's effort to eliminate solid waste, automotive has been a clear leader, led by the efforts of General Motors.

Current Scrap Metal Prices on the Web
This article provides a list of websites that offer updated scrap metal prices, as well as identifying scrap apps and scrap pricing subscription services.

Innovative Cardboard Furniture for Kids Promotes Recycling
The Cardboard Guys have designed innovative cardboard furniture for children. The young entrepreneurs are hoping to raise money on Kickstarter.

Wood Recycling
Welcome to wood recycling resources at About.com.Solid wood waste residue is generated by economic activities such as packaging manufacture,industrial production of other wood products,solid wood packaging and pallets, construction, demolition, remodeling, and municipal waste stream. Products generated from the processing of wood waste are used in such sectors as paper production, panel board production, wood pellets and energy production, and a variety of bedding applications such as landscaping and playgrounds.

What Happens to Used Wood Pallets?
What happens to pallets after they are emptied of product? Most of them are recovered for reuse, according to U.S. Forest Service information.

Metal Thefts Curbed in England and Wales
Metal theft is down considerably in England and Wales after steps were taken to increase the accountability of scrap dealers through licensing, recording of transaction information, as well as other measures.

Pallet material performance and worker safety
Whether wood, plastic, steel or paper, pallet material can have important implications for performance and worker safety.

wood pallet handling safety - safe handling wood pallets - wood pallets and safety
Wood pallets have unique characteristics that make them very popular as a pallet material. But there are also a few characteristics of wood pallets to which material handlers should pay close attention.

plastic pallet material handling
Plastic pallets are welcomed by material handlers because of light weight and smooth surfaces. Material handlers should recognize, however, that some plastic pallets may have limitations in terms of lack of such issues as stiffness.

paper-based pallet safety - worker safety paper pallets - pallet handler paper pallets
Paper pallets provide one of the lightest pallets for material handling applications, but have typically have load limitations and sensitivity to water exposure.

presswood pallets - wood chip pallets - lightweight nestable pallets
The material of pallet construction can help provide insight into performance characteristics of that pallet and help ensure worker safety. Pallet performance is determined not just by material, but increasingly through design characteristics, and as such, pallet material just tells part of the story.

metal pallet safety considerations - safe handling metal pallets - pallet safety metal pallets
Metal pallets are being increasingly used in industry, with thin gauge rolled steel pallets providing a lighter weight alternative than was previously possible.

pallet handling safety material - pallet material worker safety - pallet safety for workers
Pallet materials can provide insight to material handlers on the potential limitations of the pallet being used.

Finding Free Pallets for Hobbyists and Pallet Recyclers
For the hobbyist as well as serious pallet collector and pallet recycler, one of the key hurdles is acquiring used pallets. Pallets can be acquired from a number of sources. Some are better suited to the hobbyist, and some to the recycling collector and recycler.

Five Great Places to Find Free or Low Cost Pallets
Here are some good ideas about where to find free pallets.

Eliminating Broken and Junk Pallets
There are several options when it comes to eliminating unwanted pallets, ranging from contacting your local pallet recycler, to working in conjunction with your shippers and pallet supplier to build up your pool through a flow through strategy.

Friend or Foam? Polystyrene Foam Banned in New York
Polystyrene foam helps deliver exceptional value for disposable packaging applications. There is a dark side, however, when it comes to successful material recovery.

422 Million Phones That No One Picks Up
The smartphone buyback industry provides an important opportunity for the recovery, reuse and recycling of smartphones, getting them out of your house

Scrap Metal Collector - How to Start a Scrap Metal Collection Business
The most basic entry into the scrap metal business is as a scrap metal collector. This article reviews some of the basics of scrap metal collection.

The Importance of Scrap Shredding
As automobile production came to outstrip the ability to dispose of unwanted old cars, these castoffs gradually became a roadside eyesore.

Recycling, Reuse and Waste Franchise Opportunities
Many franchise opportunities exist within the recycling, reuse and junk removal sectors. Here is a list of franchise options.

Mold on Wood Pallets: Prevention Strategies
With a growing emphasis on food safety, mold on pallets is coming under closer scrutiny. By understanding how mold forms, you better ensure mold-free pallets.

Europool System
Euro Pool System is a provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh produce in Europe.

PECO Pallet Offers Pallet Rental Alternative to CHEP
iGPS offers plastic rental pallets.

PECO Pallet Offers Pallet Rental Alternative to CHEP
PECO Pallet is a pallet rental company operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico

PECO Pallet Offers Pallet Rental Alternative to CHEP
PECO Pallet is a pallet rental company operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico

Mattress Recycling: A Green Business Opportunity
Mattress recycling is becoming a viable business as cities continue to expand their landfill bans.

Scrap Metal Recycling Rate and Why They Must Increase
Recycling rates of metals are in many cases far lower than their potential for reuse. Fewer than one-third of 60 metals studied have an end-of-life recycling rate above 50 per cent and 34 elements are below 1 per cent recycling, yet many of these are crucial to clean technologies such as batteries for hybrid cars to the magnets in wind turbines.

An Introduction to Polypropylene Recycling
This article introduces polypropylene recycling, and emerging technologies that should help improve the PP recycling rate.

Building Successful Safety Culture for Workplaces
Most agree that a safety culture is needed for companies to achieve successful safety programs, but many such initiatives are based on vague values rather than on actionable behaviors. Such a behavior based approach is required from workers, supervisors, managers and top executives in order to succeed.

Metal Recycling Facts And Figures
This article provides basic facts and figures about ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling.

Starting a Small Recycling Business
Before starting your small recycling business, here are some important factors to consider towards making your business successful

Food Safety and Wood Pallets - Things to Consider
The question of wood pallet safety is being increasingly questioned. Some of the negative publicity was orchestrated by the provider of a non-wood pallet, yet none-the-less, pallets made of any material that are not handled safely can become contaminated and pose a threat to the public.

An Introduction to Solid Waste Management
Whether the issue is environmental protection, cost or land use zoning, effective solid waste management is extremely important for a number of reasons. This article provides an introduction to solid waste management.

How to Find Free Scrap Metal on Craigslist
Craigslist can be a good source for scrap, but it is often competitive. It pays to respond quickly, target specific items, and utilize technology.

Is the Pallet Price Right?
Pallet pricing can range from under $5.00 to well over $100, depending upn variables that are relevant to the type of pallet you are looking to buy.

Wood Pallet Pricing
Recycling.

Prices for Plastic Pallets
Recycling.

Metal Pallets
Recycling.

Paper and Wood Composite (Presswood) Pallet Pricing
Recycling.

Preventing Wood Dust Explosions
Explosive wood dust continues to gain attention. This article looks at some of the background and regulatory efforts, as well as how combustible dust explosions are caused, and what wood products companies can do to minimize risk.

Biomass Opportunities for Wood Recyclers
As biomass becomes more popular, it is opening new doors for wood recyclers, including both industrial and retail markets.

Pellet Manufacturing Equipment Vendors
Depending upon your needs, several companies offer pellet manufacturing equipment. Here is a list.

Packaging Materials That Are Challenging To Recover and Recycle
One-third of the material in landfills is often packaging. This is because packaging materials can be difficult to recycle. Here is a look at some of the more challenging materials to recycle.

Challenging Materials to Recycle: Black Plastic and Colored Opaque PET
Black plastic, opaque colored PET and non-PET clamshells are difficult to recycle. This article explores the challenges and outlook.

Challenging Materials to Recycle: Full Shrink Wrap Label,
This article reviews the challenges of recycling full shrink wrap labels.

Challenges of Recycling Beverage Pods and Other Difficult Materials
This article looks at the challenges of recycling polycoated beverage cups, single serving coffee pods and other difficult to recycle materials.

How Wood Pellets Are Produced
Wood pellet production requires a number of steps, including material sourcing, sizing and drying, as well as pellet extrusion, cutting and packaging. This article provides an overview of the process.

Best Places to Find Scrap Copper
Add scrap copper to your metal scrapping activities. Here are some of the key locations to look for scrap copper.

Gold Recycling
Gold recycling is becoming an increasingly important source of gold, as the infrastructure continues to improve for recovering gold from such sources as old jewelry as well as electronic products.

That's a Wrap! Gift Wrap Recycling and Reuse Options
Traditionally, gift wrap has not been recycled. This is changing as increasingly, people opportunistically reuse wrap, ribbon and tissue. Additionally, wrap is seeing a shift towards design for recycling and reuse.

Types of Biomass Fuels and their Key Challenges
Biomass, including scrap wood, manure, waste residues, forest debris and certain crops, is an important source of fuel. This article reviews key sources of biomass fuel and some of the challenges they face.

Wood Pellet for Heating: Benefits and Disadvantages
Wood pellets offer a number of benefits, as well as a few disadvantages. Here's the scoop.

Wood Pellet Production and Consumption Statistics
Worldwide production of wood pellets continues to expand, fueled by European consumption. Here are some key statistics.

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Business Opportunities in Electronics Recycling Sector
With electronics recycling growing rapidly, there are several business models that have emerged, including collection, consolidation, transportation, primary recycling, and secondary recycling.

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Biomass Energy Industry Statistics
Biomass energy continues to grow as an alternative. This article provides basic statistics as well as other statistical sources.

How to Become a Scrap Metal Vendor - Guide With Steps
One of the great things about becoming a scrap metal vendor is the ease of entry. Entrepreneurs can participate with little or no investment, while those with more substantial capital may consider starting or acquiring an asset-based entity.

An Introduction to Wood Pallet Recycling
Wood pallet recycling is the retrieval, sorting, repair, refurbishment and sale of used pallets. They are normally cheaper than like-quality new pallets.

Before You Start a Junk Removal Business
Here are some points to think about if you are thinking about getting into the junk removal business.

Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal
This article provides an overview of the differences of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap, and provides an overview of the importance to the U.S. and global economy of their recycling.

Innovative Recycling Concepts and Ideas
This article looks at a range of innovative recycling concepts and ideas, some obscure and others mainstream.

Major Sources of Recycling Industry Statistics
There are a lot of statistics offered about recycling and the recycling industry. Here are some of the credible sources.

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Single and Multi-stream recycling are two different approaches to curbside recycling.

Noteworthy Trends in Recycling
A number of trends are helping change the face of recycling, ranging from policy to bin placement and more.

Styrofoam Debate unfolds
EPS recycling continues to generate controversy. This article looks at 5 reasons why it is a good idea, and 2 reasons why not.

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EPS: Resource Efficient, Superior Protection
EPS recycling is a complex issue. This article looks at some of the reasons for and against EPS recycling.

2 Reasons Why EPS Recycling is a Bad Idea
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Extended Polystyrene Foam Recycling (EPS) Facts and Figures
This article explores facts, figures and statistics related to the recycling of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam.

America Recycles Day Provides Opportunity for Recyclers to Celebrate a Sustainable Future
America Recycles Day helps promote sustainability, not to mention the success of recycling systems, and materials to power the growth of the recycling industry.

Another America Recycles Day - Take the Time to Make It Meaningful
America Recycles Day is an opportunity to celebrate recycling, and to help shape recycling behavior in society. Is that enough, however, in a

Who Recycles More, the Young or the Old?
Who recycles more, younger people or older folks? ISRI conducted an online poll of 2,000 adults to determine how habits and beliefs vary between generations.

SPI Aims at Increasing the Collection of EPS Collection and Recovery
According to SPI, demand for post-consumer EPS outstrips supply, and that technologies now exist for profitable recycling.

ORBIS Address the Food Scrap Yuck Factor
Food scrap recycling is important in reducing solid waste and greenhouse gas generation. A key to success is making it convenient, such as with the ORBIS Kitchen Collector

How the Scrap Industry Works
The vast and mostly unnoticed recycling industry plays an indispensable role in diverting scrap from landfills and recycling.

Recycling Industry Event Calendar For 2015
Here is a calendar of the major recycling industry trade shows, conferences and other events for 2015.

How Sweden Achieves Zero Waste
Waste incineration remains a controversial topic. While it is an efficient way to eliminate trash and generate energy, does it dampen recycling

Marketing
This section explores everything required for a successful marketing campaign. Resources include marketing plans, sales promotion ideas, company websites, sales channels, branding and advertising. Learn about unique challenges faced by recycling enterprises, such as community relations and private-public partnerships.

The Important Role of ISRI in Today's Recycling Industry
ISRI, the voice of the scrap industry, takes a lead role in shaping industry policy, including safety and environmental best practices.

U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry Statistics 2013
This article summarizes scrap recycling statistics for the U.S., including value, exports, job creation and more.

Scrap Industry Launches Safety Step-Down Day
ISRI has launched a Safety Step-Down Day in response to scrap industry fatalities.

Personnel
Personnel management for recycling business operators involves a number of challenges, including recruitment, retention, motivation, development as well as health and safety considerations.

How Can Cities and Communities Boost Recycling?
Meg Morris of Covanta discusses the challenges faced by cities and communities, and the next steps in improving their recycling performance.

Quebec Recycling Down in the Dumps
Quebec's recycling industry faces tough times in the face of low material prices, lack of investment in new technologies, and poor quality of incoming blue box material.

Top Emerging Recycling Technologies
Recycling and the solid waste management industries continue to benefit from the development of new technologies. This article reviews some of them.

The Use of RFID in Recycling
The use of RFID in the recycling and waste management sector continues to grow. This article introduces RFID and explores some of the applications.

Common Recycling Mistakes People Make
In order for curbside recycling programs to run smoothly, become aware of what materials are included in your local program, and what degree, if any, of cleaning is required.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications.

Changing the Way We Think About Recycling And Sustainability
Changing the way people think about recycling has delivered impressive results for communities that have partnered with Recyclebank.

How to Motivate People to Recycle: A Conversation with Javier Flaim
Recyclebank is all about motivating people to recycle, and having fun. CEO Javier Flaim reveals how Recyclebank's basic premise remains relevant.

SpinGreen Takes a Fresh Look at Textile Recycling and New York's Bin-Vasion
Clothing donation bins can pose problems. New York City's SpinGreen stands out as a company taking a different approach to this concern.

How Concrete Recycling Works
Concrete recycling offers a number of benefits. This article looks at how concrete is recycled as well as a list of benefits.

Almost Everything About Recycling Is Wrong
Almost everything about recycling is wrong. Landfill subsidies and moral suasion have complicated the waste management landscape, resulting in the recycling of garbage, and ineffectual approaches.

When Recycling Is a Bad Idea
Sometimes recycling isn't the right approach. This article looks at some of the problems posed by recycling and recycling policy.

Collection and Recycling Construction and Demolition Debris
This article introduces the topic of Construction and Demolition recycling, including the main types of materials generated, the value in C&D recycling, as well as relevant resources.

C & D Recycling and Reuse
With C&D material comprising around 25 percent of the U.S. solid waste stream and construction materials becoming increasingly more difficult to source, increased recycling and reuse can help divert material while providing lower cost alternatives to the construction and remodeling sectors.

What to do with Old Furniture: Recycling Options
Old furniture can pose a recycling problem. This article reviews steps that can be taken to successfully eliminate the problem of disposing of old furniture.

Recreational Boat Recycling and Disposal
Disposal of old pleasure craft can be a problem. This article looks at the recycling process, emerging technologies, and offers other ideas.

The Basics of Ship Recycling
This article provides an overview of responsible ship recycling, and how it differs from ship breaking.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

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Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals.

Old Concrete Upcycling Ideas
Old concrete can be used for attractive landscaping features such as pathways, patios, gabions an borders. Read more.

What to Do with Old Concrete After Household Renovations
Do you need to get rid of a pile of old concrete? Here are some ideas to save time and money.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Organics Recycling - Commercial Commposting - Tour of Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre
Welcome to Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre, a division of Harvest. This photo tour steps through the basic workings of a state of the art composting facility, one that uses a covered aerated static pile (CASP) system.

Laminated Packaging Recycling
Laminated packaging offers many benefits, but remains a

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Lift Truck Classes and Power Supply
This article provides an overview of fork truck classes and leading power sources, including electric, LPG, diesel/gasoline and hydrogen fuel ce3ll.

Safety Considerations for Mounting the Lift Truck
Forklift operators often do not take mount/dismount operations as closely as they should. Complacency in this area often results in injury. And as for seatbelt usage, operators can come up with many excuses for not using them, but the result of not using them can be fatal.

Textile sorting
This article looks at the basics of sorting textiles for recycling operations

Textile and Garment Recycling Information
Textile and garment recycling are creating new opportunities to divert over 13 million tons of such material destined annually to U.S. municipal landfills. These articles provide an introduction to textile recycling and some of its opportunities.

How to Run a Yard Sale
A successful yard or garage sale is as simple as following a few basic steps. Yard sales are an important opportunity to promote reuse of unwanted assets, as well as an opportunity to get rid of unwanted scrap metal items and other recyclable materials.

Scrap Material Concerns about Theft - US Postal Service Losses Pose Concerns
US Postal Service has served notice that it will continue to prosecute for unlawful use or theft of its pallets and trays. What does this mean for recyclers?

Pallet Recycling - Equipment Needed
Here is an introduction to the pallet repair tools and equipment needed by the pallet recycler, including pry bars, pneumatic nailing tools, compressor, saws, tables and more.

Forklift Operation Overview - Introduction to Lift Trucks
Forklifts provide a versatile solution to materials handling. This article provides an overview of forklift usage and operating considerations.

6 Things You Can Make from Wood Pallets
The wood pallet can be repurposed into a range of great projects from exterior porches to cupboards and more. This article looks at six major applications for old pallets.

Best Places to Find Scrap Metal
Where should you look for scrap metal? Here are some well known and not so obvious ideas.

Pallet Recyclers Face Uncertain Times and Embrace New Opportunities
Pallet companies see many reasons to be optimistic about the future in spite of escalating lumber prices, diminishing core supplies, labor shortages and onerous government regulation.

Recycled Wood Pallet Furniture and Craft Ideas
Pallets can be used to create a number of furniture items as well as other home-related items. Here are some of the projects you may wish to consider.

Can American Communities Recycle Great Sustainability Ideas?
Inspiring examples are needed to move us towards a more sustainable future. Recyclebank has published a list of its 10 most inspiring sustainability stories.

UpWise Offers Trade-In and Recycling of Old Headphones, Other Devices
UpWise is looking to give you deals in return for trading in your old headphones. It is a new entrant into the online trade-in services market.

Advanced Recycling Boosts Recycling, Reduces Greenhouse Gas
Will technology succeed where policy has struggled when it comes to dramatically increasing the U.S. recycling rate? Eyes will be on Indianapolis.

Bottle Return - Legislation to Motivate Return of Beverage Containers
Bottle bills have been proven to significantly reduce empty beverage containers going to landfills.

The Hunt for Free Cardboard Boxes – It’s Still Open Season!
Free cardboard boxes are more challenging to find than they used to be, but where there is a will there is a way. Here are some spots to check out.

Reusable Packaging Update
Reusable packaging news updates from IFCO Systems, CHEP Aerospace, GoPlasticPallets.com and Schoeller Allibert.

Electronics Recycling and E-Waste
This article introduces the topic of e-waste, looking at why electronics recycling is important, and how consumers can recycle their old computers, cell phones and other electronic devices.

Unusual and Weird Things to Recycle
Here are 15 unusual or unexpected things you may not have thought about recycling - until now.

Overview of the Reusable Moving Crate Industry
An increasingly business opportunity is the provision of rental moving crates. Business models include single site businesses, franchises, as well as multiple location opportunities.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Apps for Scrappers Increase Productivity and Promote Recycling
Apps can make scrappers more efficient, helping them to identify materials, locate local scrap yards, and find out about pricing. Apps for consumers can also help them to locate depots where they can leave material for recycling, as well as games to help make recycling fun.

Forklift Training Information for the Workplace
This article provides an overview of forklift training requirements.

Recycling of Concrete
Over 140 million tons of concrete are recycled annually in the U.S., providing an important source of inexpensive aggregate to industry and diverting a significant waste stream from municipal and C&D landfills.

Reclaimed Wood Businesses
Here are examples of established well known businesses that operate successfully in the reclaimed timber segment.

Reclaimed Wood Emerges as Business Opportunity within C&D Recycling
This article introduces the reclaimed wood business.

Understanding the Airplane Recycling Process
With over 12,000 aircraft needing end of life processing over the next 20 years, the aircraft recycling sector is emerging to the solution for a growing concern.

Steel Recycling Continues to Grow in Importance
This article looks at the growth of steel recycling and its success in achieving higher recycling rates. Statistics about recycling rates for various steel products are included.