Recycling Sitemap - Page 1 2014-04-22

Did the Beverage Companies Invent Curbside Recycling?
Did the Beverage Companies Invent Curbside Recycling?

First the Bags Speak and Now Wegmans: Bring More Back
Wegmans will contribute to The Nature Conservancy if it can recycle more plastic bags. Earlier this year Wegmans changed its bag and in-store messaging to

Partnership Results in Successful eCycling Program
Fujitsu America, Inc. in partnership with AnythingIT, a fully-certified and compliant electronics recycler, has yielded over 150,000pounds of recycled

When Recycling Goes Astray: The Missing Household Appliances of New York
While recycling is vitally important activity to society, theft of recyclables can threaten the viability of legitimate recycling programs. Case in point is

Don't Mess with Sepsis
Just in case anyone has been wondering what I've been up to for the last few weeks, I was sidetracked with sepsis after undergoing a prostate biopsy at the

Dell Wins Design for Recycling® Award
We need to build more durable products that provide the realistic opportunity for 100 percent recycling. For that to happen, we must continue to make strides in

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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.

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.

Binners Need Not Repent in Vancouver
Binners Need Not Repent in Vancouver

#ScrapChat to Break Out on Twitter
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) will be teaming up with industry partners to conduct its first ever Twitter Chat as part of the America

Recycling Company Celebrates Earth Day with Family Day Celebration
A recycling company celebrating a community Earth Day? While there are always challenges with respect to any type of community event at your business,

Redesigned Website Promotes Recycling Industry
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has released a major redesign of its website, www.ISRI.org. The goal is to be more informative for the

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Liberty Tire Recycling Cleans Up
Liberty Tire Recycling, the leading provider of tire recycling services in North America, is offering its services to a non-profit group to clean up an illegal

IEMN Meeting Showcased U.S. Experience in E-Waste Recycling
This July marked the 3rd annual meeting of the IEMN (formerly the GEM Network), which took place in San Francisco California. Representatives attended from

Energy Utilities Look to Wood Pellets as Coal Prices Climb
Higher coal prices ares making wood pellets a more attractive fuel alternative for U.K. utilities, according to Bloomberg. The cost of producing a megawatt

Wood Recycling in the C&D Waste Stream
With wood waste being the second largest component of construction and demolition (C&D) debris after cement, contributing 20 to 30 percent of the C&D total, the urgency for recycling is growing in importance.

Robotic Recycling System for C&D Waste
ZenRobotics continues to gain interest as the entrepreneurial provider of a AI robotic sorting system for recycling.

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

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 - Tools for Repairing Pallets
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.

Stability Triangle - Understanding for Safe Lift Truck Operation
Lift truck operators must understand the importance of maintaining the center of gravity of their load within the stability triangle.

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.

Recycling Exotic Materials
This article looks at some exotic or hard to recycle materials that are now being diverted from the waste stream into the recycling sector.

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.

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. Page 7.

What Is a Skid - Defining the Skid in Comparison to the Pallet
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.

What Is a Skid - Defining the Skid in Comparison to the Pallet
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. Page 2.

What Is a Skid - Defining the Skid in Comparison to the Pallet
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. Page 3.

What Is a Skid - Defining the Skid in Comparison to the Pallet
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. Page 4.

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. Page 6.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 2.

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.

Recycling Productivity 1.3
This Recycling Productivity Update looks at best practices for placement and marking of old clothing drop-off bins, the expansion of EcoATM kiosks, and a screening plant for removing metal from soil at junkyards and other recycling locations.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Glass Recycling Facts And Figures
Did you know that the glass containers in your blue box today can be recycled and back on the supermarket shelf in a month? This article provides some basic facts and figures about glass recycling.

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.

Plastic Recycling Facts and Figures
The increasingly important plastic recycling sector is critical to sustainability. Here are some important facts and figures about plastic recycling.

E-Waste Recycling Facts and Figures
eWaste continues to be a huge problem. Here are some facts and figures about the eWaste issue.

Is Prolonging Product Life a Good Thing for Recyclers?
The longer things last, the less there is to recycle, but is that a bad thing? I suppose the answer is both yes and no. Remember the recycling hierarchy and

O-I Joins eCullet to Launch Joint Venture
Whether you are Costco, Walmart or any other business, an important part of operations around controlling supply. Owens-Illinois, Inc. is joining forces with

ISRI Member Rose Mock Receives Special Recognition for Work with Law Enforcement
The recycling industry benefits from leaders who take the extra step to add value to society. One such leader is Rose Mock, president of ISRI member Allied

ScrapTheftAlert.com Upgrade Designed to Aid Police and Recyclers in Fighting Metal Theft
Reporting stolen metals just got easier, according to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). ISRI has released a significant redesign and upgrade

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

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

Rally Ho! Forklift Competitions Emphasize Safe Operation
Forklifts are standard to many recycling operations, but we should never take safe operation for granted. Forklift competitions are a great way to raise

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.

NIOSH Surveys E-Recycling Facilities to Evaluate Health Hazards
NIOSH Surveys E-Recycling Facilities to Evaluate Health Hazards

What Happens to Old Cars?
What Happens to Old Cars?

Making the Switch from Restaurant Management to Automotive Recycling
For Tabitha Livingstone, a young woman from Prince Edward Island, making the switch from her family' Fiherman's Wharf restaurant to managing a car recycling

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

Recycling at Public Events
Increasingly, entertainment venues and other public events are being planned to minimize disposal and maximize opportunities for recycling

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 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. Page 8.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 6.

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. Page 7.

Copper Recycling Information
An overview on the economic and environmental importance scrap copper recycling. Also, touches on estimated copper recovery from common appliances and households.

Improve Your Stretch Wrap Recycling Program in the Warehouse and Distribution Center
Increase plastic wrap recovery at your warehouse or DC and generate more revenue by following these basic tips.

Smart Bins Offer New Revenue Possibilities
Smart Bins Offer New Revenue Possibilities

Can Cash and Convenience Help Draw Out the Scrap?
Can Cash and Convenience Help Draw Out the Scrap?

Scrap Recycling Industry to Converge on Las Vegas
ISRI announces is 2012 convention, the the largest scrap recycling industry event in the world.

Food Safety and Pallets
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, a rule regarding the safe transport of human and animal food has been released. The impact on pallet usage remains to be seen.

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.

Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) - An Overview
Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) is a systematic approach to the reduction, collection, recycling and disposal of solid waste.

Glossary of Terms for Waste Management - Part 2
This the second part of my solid waste management glossary of terms.

Waste Management Glossary
This is the first part of a glossary of terms related to solid waste management.

40 later, recycling continues to grow
The history of recycling since the launch of curbside recycling in 1973 has been fast and furious. This article overviews the highlights.

An Overview of Waste Collection
Garbage or solid waste collection is the most visible component of solid waste management, and is also the most expensive component of the process. This article provides an overview of garbage collection activities.

The Problem of Metal Theft
Scrap metal theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. This article provides an introduction and overview of this important topic.

The Role of Recycling in the Green Economy
Recycling plays a critical role in supporting the green economy in terms of recovering materials for reuse, helping drive the economy, creatinggreen jobs, as well as sparking the development of new technologies that boost material recovery and reuse opportunities.

Waste Treatment and Disposal Methods
The systematic treatment and disposal of solid waste is the important final step of solid waste management.

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.

Waste Oil Recycling
When mishandled, waste oil can be a major environmental problem. Fortunately, however, various programs are in place to help boost the recovery of used oil.

Ghost Weight Problem a Challenge for State E-Waste Programs
Ghost weight is a hard problem to get a handle on - there are enough stories in the marketplace to suggest it is occurring, but no hard data as to its magnitude. This story offers an introduction to the issue.

Ghost Weight Interview with Bob Erie (Part 2)
Ghost weight is an emerging and unexpected challenge for e-waste stakeholders. In the second part of this interview, Bob Erie of E-World Online continues his discussion of the issue.

Ghost Weight Interview with Bob Erie
Bob Erie, CEO of E-World Online and E-World Recyclers, talks about the issue of electronics recycling ghost weight in this interview.

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

These Facts Are Garbage!
This article provides some basic facts and figures about garbage and solid waste.

Trends in Solid Waste Management
This article reviews the key trends in solid waste management, including increased generation, public awareness, regulation and more.

Waste Management Regulations
Waste management regulations help balance the environmental, economic and social goals of society with respect to waste generation and management.

These Facts Are More Garbage!
This article provides a number of basic garbage and waste management facts, continuing the conversation started in These Facts Are All Garbage.

Future Challenges for Waste Management
Solid waste management must be prepared for the impact of increased population growth, accelerating per capita consumption and a changing composition of the waste stream, especially in developing nations. Read more.

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.

Recycling Industry Event Calendar for 2014
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.

Belkorp to Build New Advanced Material Recycling and Recovery Facility
Belkorp's proposed new advanced material recovery facility in the greater Vancouver area is another example of new technologies that are aiding in material recovery and landfill diversion.

Employee Theft and Embezzlement
Employee honesty is a key consideration for recycling businesses. Employee theft and embezzlement is linked to one-third of all business failures.

Beer and Wine Keg Recycling and Management Trends
Approaches to the reuse and recycling of kegs for beer and wine continue to evolve as issues such as metal theft, a changing consumer pallet, environmental and cost drivers, and logistics challenges help influence change.

The Importance of the Green Economy
The Green Economy promotes human equity and well-being by reducing ecological scarcities and environmental risks. Read more.

Recycling Productivity 1.2
Recycling Productivity looks at the major new recycling arrangement between Boeing and Kaiser Aluminum, an industrial plastic recycling plant, and a new metal detector.

Returnable Transport Packaging Selection for Recycling
Recycling is a rapidly growing sector, and increasingly, operators are recognizing the benefit of reusable packaging for this range of applications with respect to regulatory, environmental and financial benefits.

What It Takes To Become a Zero Waste Business
This article looks at Zero Waste, and what it takes for busineses to achieve it.

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

Old Corrugated Cardboard Recycling
This article introduces the topic of OCC or old corrugated cardboard recycling in terms of benefits, statistics and an overview of the processes and equipment required.

Careers in the Solid Waste Management Sector
This article provides an overview of career opportunities in the rapidly growing solid waste management industry.

An Overview of Dust Control Methods
Dust control is a key consideration for recycling facilities. This article reviews the major categories of dust control.

6 Factors That Influence the Price of Scrap Commodities
The price of scrap metal and other recycled materials is subject to ongoing change. This article looks at six leading factors that drive such fluctuation in pricing.

Scrap Metal Outlook for 2014
The outlook for scrap metal pricing looks positive for 2014, according to exports, as the economy continues to improve in North America as well as in the European Union. Read more.

Pallet Markings: What Do They Mean?
Pallet markings, including, brands, stencils and paint color, provide important information about pallets that will be of interest to pallet collectors and recyclers, not to mention reluctant shoppers in big box stores.

Recycling Productivity 1.1
Recycling Productivity News is a monthly feature. This month we look at shredders, excavators, attachments and non-ferrous sorting equipment.

How Your Restaurant can Fight Food Waste
Food waste in restaurants can be reduced, allowing operators to cut costs, improve quality and reputation as an outcome of such an initiative. Read more.

Curbside Recycling News
This month in Curbside Recycling News we look at a new RDF/SRF waste converion facility, a new commercial composting plant in Florida, ColorFUSE containers from Otto, and Rehrig Pacific's new roll-cart production in Florida.

Wireless Buyback CEO Wins Entrepreneurial Award
Wireless Buyback CEO Wins Entrepreneurial Award

Deep Collection Systems Revolutionize Containment and Logistics of Waste and Recycling Collection
This article provides an overview of the benefits of deep collection systems, predominantly focusing on Morok. Page 3.

Deep Collection Systems Revolutionize Containment and Logistics of Waste and Recycling Collection
This article provides an overview of the benefits of deep collection systems, predominantly focusing on Morok. Page 4.

Deep Collection Systems Revolutionize Containment and Logistics of Waste and Recycling Collection
This article provides an overview of the benefits of deep collection systems, predominantly focusing on Morok. Page 5.

Deep Collection Systems Revolutionize Containment and Logistics of Waste and Recycling Collection
This article provides an overview of the benefits of deep collection systems, predominantly focusing on Morok. Page 6.

Attractive Bins Encourage Bottle Collection
In Kansas City, Ripple Glass collects glass and processes it for recycling. Read this story to find out how they do it.

Bins Are Delivered to the Ripple Glass Plant
In Kansas City, Ripple Glass collects glass and processes it for recycling. Read this story to find out how they do it. Page 2.

Attractive Bins Encourage Bottle Collection
In Kansas City, Ripple Glass collects glass and processes it for recycling. Read this story to find out how they do it. Page 3.

Attractive Bins Encourage Bottle Collection
In Kansas City, Ripple Glass collects glass and processes it for recycling. Read this story to find out how they do it. Page 4.

Attractive Bins Encourage Bottle Collection
In Kansas City, Ripple Glass collects glass and processes it for recycling. Read this story to find out how they do it. Page 5.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 2.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications. Page 3.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications. Page 4.

From Zeppelin Hanger to Fine Furniture
What are the markets for reclaimed wood? Check out these applications. Page 5.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

Deep Collection Systems Revolutionize Containment and Logistics of Waste and Recycling Collection
This article provides an overview of the benefits of deep collection systems, predominantly focusing on Morok.

Deep Collection Systems Revolutionize Containment and Logistics of Waste and Recycling Collection
This article provides an overview of the benefits of deep collection systems, predominantly focusing on Morok. Page 2.

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

Europool System
PECO Pallet is a pallet rental company operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Page 2.

PECO Pallet Offers Pallet Rental Alternative to CHEP
PECO Pallet is a pallet rental company operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Page 3.

PECO Pallet Offers Pallet Rental Alternative to CHEP
PECO Pallet is a pallet rental company operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Page 4.

Kitchen Scrap Recycling
A new waste management program has arrived, including kitchen scrap. How am I going to adapt? Page 2.

Kitchen Scrap Recycling
A new waste management program has arrived, including kitchen scrap. How am I going to adapt? Page 3.

Kitchen Scrap Recycling
A new waste management program has arrived, including kitchen scrap. How am I going to adapt? Page 4.

Kitchen Scrap Recycling
A new waste management program has arrived, including kitchen scrap. How am I going to adapt? Page 5.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

Scrap Appliances
This photo guide shows examples of ferrous scrap metal generated in the marketplace. Page 6.

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. Page 7.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 2.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 9.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 6.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 4.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 7.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 8.

Nonferrous Metal Pictures - Commonly Collected Nonferrous Metals
This photo gallery shows commonly collected nonferrous metals. Page 3.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 6.

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. Page 7.

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. Page 2.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications. Page 3.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications. Page 4.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications. Page 5.

Reusable Packaging Types - Different Categories of Reusable Packaging
This article provides an overview of different types of reusable packaging applications. Page 6.

Kitchen Scrap Recycling
A new waste management program has arrived, including kitchen scrap. How am I going to adapt?

Organics Recycling Guide,Introduction to Organics Recycling,Community Composting Programs
Organics recycling promises to divert food and yard waste from landfills, thus prolonging landfill life, reducing methane emissions and offering many other benefits. Page 3.

Organics Recycling Guide,Introduction to Organics Recycling,Community Composting Programs
Organics recycling promises to divert food and yard waste from landfills, thus prolonging landfill life, reducing methane emissions and offering many other benefits. Page 5.

Organics Recycling Guide,Introduction to Organics Recycling,Community Composting Programs
Organics recycling promises to divert food and yard waste from landfills, thus prolonging landfill life, reducing methane emissions and offering many other benefits. Page 4.

Organics Recycling Guide,Introduction to Organics Recycling,Community Composting Programs
Organics recycling promises to divert food and yard waste from landfills, thus prolonging landfill life, reducing methane emissions and offering many other benefits.

Organics Recycling Guide,Introduction to Organics Recycling,Community Composting Programs
Organics recycling promises to divert food and yard waste from landfills, thus prolonging landfill life, reducing methane emissions and offering many other benefits. Page 2.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

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. Page 4.

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. Page 5.

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. Page 6.

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. Page 7.

Communication
No matter whether you operate a recycling facility or work at a landfill, effective communications are critical for business success. Interpersonal communication is the most frequent communication method on the job. In addition, communication forms such as email, newsletters, phone messages, presentations and meetings are also important. Read more in this section.

Listening
Active listeners can be great leaders. Through active listening, one can show respect and gratitude, while building commitment, and often discovering valuable insight on how to manage the business more profitably.

Safe pallet handling
Pallet handling and safety basic consideration for many recycling operations. These resources can help promote workplace safety.

How Pallet Recycling Began - Pallet Recycling Industry Emergence and Growth
The emergence of pallet recycling offered new efficiencies to the supply chain. While eliminating unwanted stockpiles of empty pallets, it helped consume those as well as divert others from landfills while creating new markets for lower priced recycled pallets.

Pallet Core Supply Is a Key Success Factor for Pallet Recyclers
Pallet core availability is a key component of running a successful pallet recycling business.

What Can Be Recycled? Confusion About Recycling Addressed by New Initiative
This article provides an overview of the How2Recycle initiative, and how it hopes to eliminate consumer confusion about recycling.

Marketing Tips for Recycling Entrepreneurs
Here are some quick ideas to boost your marketing efforts, a key component of sales growth that often gets undervalued on the time demands that fill up your day.

Pallet Rental and Pallet Hire Providers Survey
This article provides an overview of major pallet rental and hire providers around the world.

Listening to Customer Needs Key to Success
Arrows Up,Inc., a four year old company offering reusable bulk transport packaging systems, offers its perspective on what it takes to succeed in this marketplace.

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.

Green Guides and Recycling - What Do They Mean?
Green Guides protect consumers against misleading environmental claims, but is such government intervention good or bad for pallet recyclers?

Pallet Recycling Basics - Article Series
This article provides a must-read introduction to a collection of pieces that look at various basic aspects of the pallet recycling sector with the beginner in mind.

Pallet Industry Trade Associations
Joining a relevant trade organization can be critical to the success of your company. For the pallet industry, including pallet recyclers, here is a list of the main pallet associations of interest.

Loscam Limited,China Merchants Loscam International,Pallet Hire Asia
Since its purchase by China Merchants Group last year, fast growing Loscam has now moved its head office to Hong Kong, positioning it more closely to the rapidly growing pallet market in China and the Asia Pacific region.

Pedestrian Safety Around Forklifts
Pedestrians and forklifts can be a fatal combination. Risk can be significantly reduced by providing a safety orientation to pedestrians who work in proximity to lift trucks.

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

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?

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

Tour of An IFCO RPC Washing Plant
With the growth of RPC usage for food distribution, the emphasis on sustainability and food safey is paramount. Read more about IFCO's approach to these two important considerations.

Mold on Wood Pallets and Strategies to Control It
Mold on pallets is a common issue, one not resolved by heat treatment of lumber. Read to find out about strategies to reduce or eliminate this problem.

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.

Managing People in the Recycling Industry
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Investigating Accidents: Basic Requirements
Accident investigation is a requirement of occupational health and safety programs designed to identify risks that can be better managed, reducing the likelihood of a similar accident in the future.

What Is Zero Landfill? Zero Solid Waste Helps Businesses Achieve Triple Bottom Line
This article describes the basics of the Zero Landfill concept, and looks at the case study of Honda in North America.

Zero Waste, Zero Landfill and the Role for Recycling
This article introduces the concept of Zero Waste, Zero Solid Waste or Zero Landfill, and the Benefits of Zero Waste.

What Is Reusable Packaging?
Reusable packaging is often part of a strategy to achieve Zero Solid Waste. Reusable containers and pallets help achieve waste reduction through the elimination of expendable packaging.

One Man's Waste Recycling Helps Business Divert Solid Waste and Improve Recycling
One Man's Waste...Recycling is a company that helps their business customers work towards zero landfill goals through their expertise in matching difficult to recycle materials with buyers.

Automotive Recycling - Windshield Recycling Gains Prominence
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.

JBS Fibre Recovery Takes Lead in UK Mattress Recycling Business
A UK-based mattress recycler has grown quickly, saying that it will soon have capacity for 1.4 million mattresses annually.

Curbside Recycling Bins Offer a Range of Features
Curbside recycling carts and bins offer a range of features. This article looks at various features to consider in your selection.

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

Municipal Solid Waste
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)—more commonly known as trash or garbage—encompasses everyday items coming from our institutions, businesses and homes that are consumed and then throw away. Included are items such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries, which municipal authorities arrange to collect, process and dispose.

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

Encorp Pacific Oversees Empty Beverage Container Return Program in British Columbia
Encorp Pacific relies on the participation of a number of business owners to provide an effective empty beverage container recycling program in British Columbia.

Logistics Key to Recycling Efficiency and Strategy
Effective logistics not only translates into a cost efficient recycling service, but it can also be a deal breaker in terms of the viability of recycling, and avoiding legislative hurdles where the loop cannot be closed in terms of material recovery.

Closed Loop Logistics and Recycling
The concept of closing the loop is crucial to sustainability, but as well to many aspects of reuse and recycling, ranging from helping the viability of reusable pallet pools to helping prevent governement regulations or other involvement due to the lack of society's success in closing the loop for some materials.

How to Grow Your Company
Here are four ways to help grow your company.

Five Ways to Boost Sales
This article looks at how businesses can grow sales and profits through organic growth strategies.

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.

How to Start a Junk Removal Business
A junk removal business can be a successful undertaking for entrepreneurs.

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.

What Is Recycling: Why Recycle?
This article answers some of the basic questions about recycling, such as what is recycling, why recycle, and what to recycle, as well as touching on the scrap business and the recycling industry.

What Is Textile Recycling - About Textile Recycling
This article provides an overview of textiles recycling, including natural and synthetic fabrics, reuse, social issues, and the recycling process.

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

Container and Pallet Deposits Promote Recycling and Reuse
This article looks at the importance of monetary deposit systems in promoting higher recycling rates for consumer beverage containers, as well as in promoting the efficiency of reusable pallet and container systems. Deposit systems have their detractors, but an effective substitute is not readily apparent.

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.

Junk Removal Business Pricing Considerations
Pricing your junk removal services is critical to profitability and long term success. It is important to understand your costs, including travel time, time required on site, extra labor, and disposal or recycling fees.

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

RPCs Provide Fresh Look to Produce Shipping
RPCs are providing a fresh look to the distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables. Read this article to get up to speed on the basics.

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.

Glossary of Paper Recycling Terms
This article presents basic terms with respect to paper recycling.

Glossary
Understanding key terminology can be critical to business success. Here are some links to recycling industry glossaries.

Pallet Recycling Glossary - Key Pallet Terminology
This is a glossary of pallet recycling terms, featuring Part 1: A - D.

Pallet Recycling Terms E - N -
This glossary provides common terms useful to the pallet recycler.

Pallet Recycling Glossary - Terms for Pallet Recycling
Pallet recycling vocabulary Part 3, O to P

Pallet Terminology for Pallet Recyclers
This is the fourth segment of our pallet recycling glossary. It contains pallet-related terms.

Recycling at Sporting Events - The Waste Management Phoenix Open
Waste Management is using the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open to launch its Zero Waste Challenge.

Company Offers Plastic Pallet Repair
The usual outcome for damaged plastic pallets is regrind to make new pallets. Now a Florida company has developed a repair program for plastic pallets, resulting in considerable savings to customers.

Colored Mulch Helps Wood Recyclers Divert Waste and Generate Income
Wood recyclers can boost revenue by creating value added products from scrap wood, such as landscaping mulch.

About Wood Pallet Recycling
Pallet recycling has been a rapidly growing segment of the pallet industry over the last three decades, but uncertainty about core supply in the future looms as a potential threat to its continued growth.

Pallet Recycling - Opportunities and Threats
The wood pallet industry faces an uncertain future due to a number of factors, including the core shortage, concerns about food safety, as well as concerns about the transport of wood pests in timber pallets. In spite of such uncertainties, there are many important possibilities for the industry to work toward.

Wood Pallet Industry Opportunities and Threats Part 2
This article continues discussion of threats and opportunities facing the pallet industry.

Dealing with the Pallet Core Shortage - How Are Recyclers Managing?
Pallet recyclers are taking strides to stabilize their incoming pallet core supply in the face of a tightening supply situation.

Pallet Core Shortage - A Crisis Over 25 Years in the Making
Costco is widely regarded as the tipping point for the current shortage of cores. This article looks back over the previous decades to summarize how a series of changes has resulted in the current frustration faced by pallet recyclers.

Zero Waste at Large Events - Waste Management Phoenix Open Provides Case Study
Recycling at large public events continues to lag behind other sectors, but Waste Management provides a road map on how to achieve Zero Waste with the Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament.

Pallet Recycling Highlights for 2012
This article reviews key issues and trends for pallet recycling in 2012.

Trex Company - Case Study in Large Scale Upcycling
Trex Company consumes a whopping 70 percent of all plastic bags recycled in the U.S., material it utilizes in its premium composite wood and plastic flooring, decking and other building products.

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

Where to Find Used Lumber
Where can reclaimed lumber be sourced? It could be as easy as asking your corner store operator if you can have the stack of wood pallets out back, or it could be as massive as the deconstruction of a major factory or warehouse. Of course, opportunities abound in the middle ground between these two extremes.

Mattress Recycling and Public Policy
Wider adoption of mattress recycling will help keep these items out of landfills, but there is much work to be done. Given the low price of mattress residuals, companies must charge customers to drop off mattresses, which can be a disincentive to recycling. One resolution is through legislation to promote recycling. Options are discussed below.

Textile Industry Trade Associations
Textile industry associations provide extremely valuable resources for member companies. This article provides an overview of textile industry trade associations.

Second-Hand Clothing Export - Social Implications
Export of second-hand clothing represents a billion dollar trade internationally. Although it may damage domestic garment production of importing countries, research suggests that there is overall a positive benefit to importing nations.

how garment recycling works
The garment recycling process helps divert clothing from landfills and incinerators, recovering it for reuse, industrial rag and cloth production, as well as for fibrous material recovery. Read this overview.

Reclaimed Lumber Business
Reclaimed timber is becoming increasingly popular in the marketplace, and is providing the demand necessary to fuel the reclaimed lumber niche of the recycling industry.

How Recycling Creates New Jobs
The recycling industry is increasingly developing new job opportunities as this sector continues to expand.

ISPM-15 Requirement for International Shipping of Solid Wood Pallets and Packaging
This article reviews ISPM-15, and requirements for solid wood pallets and packaging. The US-Canada exemption is anticipated to end in 2015.

Recycling Business Plans Part 2
This article continues my review of sample business plans for startup recycling businesses.

Automotive Recycling,Recycling at Automotive Shops,Auto Part Recycling
Over the years, auto repair shops play an have come to play an active role in promoting recycling, as validated by a recent study conducted by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association entitled Driving Toward a Cleaner Environment: The Automotive Aftermarket’s Green Story. Companies are recycling tires, batteries, air conditioning refrigerant, scrap metals, plastics, pallets, cardboard and paper, and more.

Moving Crates - Reusable Moving Boxes on the Move
An increasingly business opportunity is the provision of rental moving crates. Business models include single site businesses, franchises, as well as multiple location opportunities.

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

Recycling Mattress Business Opportunity, Mattress Recycling Overview,How to Recycle Mattresses
Mattress recycling is becoming a viable business as cities continue to expand their landfill bans.

Free Scrap Collecting and 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.

Cardboard Theft Solutions
This article looks at the emerging issue of cardboard theft, and how companies can better protect themselves.

Electronics Recycling a Rich Source of Precious Metals
End-of-life electronic devices are a rich source of precious metals, 40 to 50 times more concentrated than naturally occurring deposits.

What Is Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)?
Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is a policy alternative for community solid waste management. It can be described as a framework that places either partial or total responsibility on producers to manage or fund the post-use life cycle of products they create.

Will Food Traceability Drive the Growth of iRTI Applications
This article anticipates the spike in the use or reusable transport items in conjunction with RFID sensors, in light of the opportunities to improve freshness, decrease shrinkage and better address regulatory traceability requirements.

T4T - Automated sorting process for garment recycling holds promise
A new NIR technology sorting system holds promise to dramatically improve the value of fiber recovery, while also improving efficiency of sorting process.

Color Selection Helps Pallet and Container Pool Operators Protect Assests
The use of color coding to help identify and better control a pallet or reusable container pooling business is a longstanding practice that continues to be a best practice in this application.

Mac Recycling
Mac Recycling provides clothing recycling services, helping divert old clothes from the landfill.

Circular Economy Requires Strong, Adaptive Role of Recycling and Reuse Industry
The Circular Economy is a model designed to increase sustainability through the promotion of reuse and recycling, in conjunction with other initiatives to minimize harm to the environment.

More Top Recycling Publications
This list continues my review of top industry trade publications.

Top Recycling Industry Publications in the UK
This article lists top recycling industry publications in the UK.

What Is Superfund
Every recycling company should know about Superfund, and ISRI's program to help members eliminate liability exposure related to it.

The Powerful Impact of Recycling on the Economy
Recycling has a powerful economic impact at both the state and local level. In Illinois, the recycling industry generates over $30 billion annually in gross receipts. Recycling creates more jobs than landfilling, and generates billions of dollars in gross revenues at the state level.

Sample Business Plans for Recycling Businesses
A key component of any new business undertaking is a successful business plan. This article provides links to sample business plans for recycling businesses.

Electronics Recycling Magazines and Publications
This article provides a list of leading publications for the electronics recycling industry.

Loaders in the Recycling Industry
Loaders play an important role in moving bulk material at recycling and solid waste facilities.

Plastic Recycling Business Magazines
Here is a list of top trade publications and websites for the plastic recycling business.

List of Leading Recycling Industry Publications
This article provides a list of major recycling industry publications, along with summaries and links.

Briquette Machines Help Promote Recycling Efficiency
This article looks at the role of briquette machines in recycling and waste to energy applications.

tire recycling - rubber recycling - scrap 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.

Tire Stewardship Association British Columbia - British Columbia Tire Stewardship - BC Tire Stewardship Program
Tire Stewardship Bristish Columbia is part of British Columbia’s government strategy of Product Stewardship, which places responsibility for end of life product management on the producer and consumers.

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.

Tire Recycling with High Pressure Water - Blue Diamond Technologies Offers Unique Approach to Recovering Crumb Rubber
Blue Diamond Technologies has entered into a joint venture with Insigma to open thirteen tire recycling operations across China.

EPS Recycling 101: Introduction to Expanded Polystyrene Foam Recycling
What is EPA and what are the challenges for recycling? This article provides an overview.

EPS Recycling Programs for Communities Part 1
How can communities tackle EPS or expanded polystyrene foam recycling? This is the first of a three-part series addressing that issue.