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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Current Scrap Prices 2015 in China and India
Scrap metal prices for China and India are presented in this article.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Metal pallets are being increasingly used in industry, with thin gauge rolled steel pallets providing a lighter weight alternative than was previously possible.

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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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Prices for Plastic Pallets
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Metal Pallets
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Paper and Wood Composite (Presswood) Pallet Pricing
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

single and dual-stream recycling - recycling comingled - dual-stream recycling - recycling contamination
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.

Reduced collection and landfill requirements
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Environmentally friendly EPS
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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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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.

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.

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.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

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

Organics and Food Waste Recycling
Organics and food waste recycling is increasingly in focus as

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.

Lowe's Achieves 3 Million Pound Milestone in Battery Recycling
While recycling of lead-acid batteries has been one of the big success stories in recycling, the rest of the battery sector, like much of recycling, has not

Inroduction to Waste to Energy
Waste to energy is the

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

Lights, Action, Cell Phones
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and JASON Learning have launched a new recycling education contest for grade K - 12 level students aimed at

More Aluminum Cans Being Recycled, But How Can Recovery Be Increased?
Americans and the aluminum industry recycled nearly 55.5 billion aluminum cans in 2009, nearly 2.3 billion more than in 2008, according to the Aluminum

Cardboard Theft and the Asset Management Gap
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Raw Material Supply Critical to Recycler Success
Pallet core supply is critical to the success of pallet recycling operations.

Over Ninety Percent of Electronics Collected Is Recycled within the U.S.
A new report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Materials Systems Laboratory and the U.S. National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER) shows

California Recycling Firm Faces Fine After Repeated Violations
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Extended Producer Responsibility Doesn't Help, Study Says
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PET Collection Volumes Reach New High
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Recycling Center Operator Accused of Scamming Bottle and Can Redemption Program
The owner of a California recycling firm has been arrested for alleged fraud of more than $500,000 over a greater than one-year period. According to The

Smart Bins Offer New Revenue Possibilities
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Buffalo Recycler Faces $61,000 in OSHA Fines
A Buffalo recycling operation is facing $61,000 in fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration stemming from an accident in October 2010 that

Successful Wood Waste Ban Requires Other Outlets for Material
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GE Promotes Responsible Disposal of Appliances through Dealer Network
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Refrigerator Recycling Shows Off New Technology
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Forklifts - The Need for Reliability in a Tough Application
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NHL Recycling - Devils and Bruins Are Shifty!
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Mattress Recycling Hears Wake-Up Call
Mattress recycling is on the rise, but there is much more work to be done, according to a recent article in BedTimes Magazine by Gary James. There are

EPS Ban for NYC Would Be Costly, Says Report
Earlier this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City criticized EPS foam as

Sims Recycling Solutions Promotes Earth Day Celebration
Sims Recycling Solutions is hosting and sponsoring several electronics collection events this month, in conjunction with the celebration of Earth Day,

R2 Solutions Raises the Bar for Voluntary Certification Program
Good news for sustainability and the future of electronics recycling, as the bar for certification and responsible recycling continues to be raised. Case in

Is Zero Waste a Distraction from Reality?
So says Jim Hanna, director, environmental impact for Starbucks, in a recent interview at Packaging Digest. He then goes on to say that landfill diversion

How High Should Beverage Container Deposits Be?
It is no secret that states with empty beverage container deposits have higher return rates and less issue with roadside littering than states without bottle

Cell Phone Recycling - Too Many Consumers Still Not Taking the Call
With impending news about the new iPhone 5S and 5C being announced in conjunction with Apple's Media Day, a new online poll conducted by Earth911 for the

Employer Fined After Salvage Worker Permanently Injured
After a worker was permanently injured a salvage company has been fined $60,000 for failing to properly supervise the worker. Employers are required to not

Keeping Safety Meetings Fresh
So what's worse, going to the dentist or to a meeting? I've been to a lot of boring meetings, and I am guilty as charged of chairing many myself. When we are

Steel Recycling Celebrates 25 Years of Success - Over One Billion Tons Recycled
More than one billion tons of steel have been recycled by the North American steel industry since 1988 as steel recycling continues to grow in importance. The

Scrap Recycling Is First Link in Manufacturing Supply Chain
Who's on first? How quickly the tempo of the ballgame has shifted from production residuals and end-of-life products or materials being a nuisance at minimum

'How Many More Metal Theft Laws Do You Need?'
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) is commending California Governor Jerry Brown for emphasizing the need for more enforcement of the state's

Many Americans in the Dark About Car Battery Recycling
When it comes to car battery recycling, you know what to do with your old car battery? If you don't, you are not alone (and I'lll tell you exactly what to do a

How Can Packaging Be Sustainable When Costs Are Externalized to Taxpayers?


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

Recyclers Salute Law Enforcement Efforts to Reduce Metals Theft
Collaboration is critical in reducing metal theft. That's the message from more than 1,600 member companies of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

Two Paths to C&D; Diversion
A nice portrayal of different approaches to C&D recycling has been posted at Recycling Today, reporting on a session at WasteExpo 2014. For one Iowa-based

C&D; - Growing Challenge and Opportunity
The European Construction and Demolition Recycling Services Market earned revenues of $18.75 billion in 2013 and expects this to reach $23.85 billion in 2020,

Recyclebank Helps Schools Launch Green Programs
Recyclebank has announced that it will fund environmental projects at 29 schools nationwide as part of its Recyclebank Green Schools Program, which awards

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

Postconsumer Plastic Film Recycling Shifts to Wrap
Postconsumer plastic film packaging recycling is still on the uptick, with the 2012 total passing 1 billion pounds, an increase of 1 percent over the previous

MAUSER Creates New Product Line to Utilize Recycled Plastic Drums
A central piece of the circular economy is in developing the processes to effectively recycle, and then driving the demand for recycled products. I just last

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

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

ISRI Scrap Yearbook Now Available
Trying to wrap your head around the big picture of recycling? You will definitely wish to check out the second annual ISRI Scrap Yearbook, produced by the

Two Illegal Shipbreaking Yards Shut Down in Bangladesh


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

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

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

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

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,

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

Bee'ah Opens First Car Recycling Plant in UAE
A car recycling facility, described as the first of its kind, has been opened in the United Arab Emirates by leading Middle East environment and waste

Rehrig Pacific and Dumpster Mate Agree to Marketing Agreement
A new marketing agreement has been announced between Rehrig Pacific Company, leading supplier of roll-out carts and commercial containers to the waste and

ISRI Fills New Role in Fight Against Metals Theft
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has appointed Brady Mills as Director of Law Enforcement Outreach. Mr. Mills will work with the recently

Knowaste Looks at Location for New Diaper Recycling Plant in UK
Diaper recycling specialist Knowaste is looking to set up a plant for recycling absorbent hygiene products in Oxford in order to address market demand. This

Proposed Minnesota Bottle Program Criticized
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently unveiled a cost-benefit analysis of a beverage container deposit system for that state. In the last legislative

Hi-Tech Textile Collection for Recycling
In recent years we have seen a growing infrastructure to support textile recycling. The bad news is that there are still plenty of old shoes and pullovers going

Rehrig Pacific to Manufacture Roll-Out Carts in Florida
Rehrig Pacific Company, a leading supplier of recycle bins, commercial containers and roll-out carts to the waste and recycling collection industry, will begin

The Food Recovery Hierarchy for Restaurants, Institutions and Others
Did you know that an average restaurant generates 150,000 pounds of food waste annually? For restaurants and institutions, reduction of food waste is an

Choosing the Best Reusable Container Depends on the Recycling Application
The benefits of reusable packaging are well understood in many industries, and are beginning to become increasingly recognized in various sectors of the

RDF/SRF Plant Opens in Swindon
A new RDF/SRF operation, the Swindon Commercial Services' (SCS) solid municipal waste plant, has opened in the UK. It was developed by Machinex, a Canadian

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

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.

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.

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.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
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.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
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.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
Forklift championships raise awareness of forklift operation skills, and promote safe operator practices.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - lift truck championship
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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Recycling at the North Face
The North Face and Terracycle have partnered to promote recycling at North Face retail outlets.

Make More Money From Used Cardboard Boxes
One way for cardboard recyclers and other businesses to increase revenue from old corrugated containers (OCC) is to sell them for reuse rather than simply baling for recycling. Marty Metro, CEO of www.usedcardboardboxes.com offers these five tips on what types of businesses and container types present the best fit for this strategy

Recycling Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Overview of how PET is collected and recycled.

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

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.

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.

Stability Triangle 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.

Does State Metal Theft Legislation Deter Crime?
So how bad is metal theft? The truth is that it is hard to measure, given incomplete and inconsistent reporting practices asround the country.

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Business Opportunity in Recycled Cartridge Franchises
Print cartridge recycling is a business opportunity you might not have thought about, either through franchise or independent operations.

How Printer Cartridge Recycling Works
Did you know that the average print cartridge can be refilled six or seven times? Printer cartridge recycling is an increasingly important activity for large manufacturers.

Who Are the Smartphone Hoarders?
Who are the smartphone hoarders? According to a survey by ecoATM, it turns out that the group of obsolete device captors includes most of us.

Walmart’s New Initiative to Promote Recycling and Sustainability
Walmart has announced the formation of the $100 million Closed Loop Fund, an initative to promote investment in the recyclinginfrastructure.

Timeline on Walmart's Packaging Sustainability and Recycling Initiatives
Walmart's initiatives in the area of sustainable and recyclable packaging continue to help shape industry practices.

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.

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.

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.

The Plastic Bag Controversy after a Quarter Century
The plastic bag ban controversy continues to rage after a quarter century. This article reviews the case for and against bans, and provides links.

6 Steps to Boosting Plastic Bag Recycling for Retailers
Here are 6 steps that retailers can take to boost their postconsumer plastic bag and wrap recycling programs.

Blue Box Material Recycling Specialists Provides Valuable Service to Communities
How can a recyclable material marketing provider help communities achieve their recycling aspirations? Find out in this interview with ReMM.

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

Car Battery Recycling
Lead-acid battery recycling is a resounding success. This article looks at the basics of where to recycle batteries and how it works.

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.

The Power of the Recycling Industry - Facts
The recycling industry is a powerful force, generating close to a half million jobs, and 135 metric tons of material annually.

The Power of the Recycling Industry - Facts
The recycling industry is a powerful force, generating close to a half million jobs, and 135 metric tons of material annually.

International Scrap Trade- Facts, Figures, Statistics
The global trade of scrap is extremely important to the world's economy. This article provides facts and figures related to these flows.

International Scrap Trade- Facts, Figures, Statistics
The global trade of scrap is extremely important to the world's economy. This article provides facts and figures related to these flows.

Textile Recycling to Divert Material From Landfills
This article provides an overview of textiles recycling, including natural and synthetic fabrics, reuse, social issues, and the recycling process.

Textile Recycling Facts and Figures
Textile recycling is a growing sector. Here are some important facts and figures.

What to Do with Unwanted Cell Phones and Tablets?
How do you get rid of your cell phone in an environmentally responsible way and possibly make money?