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How to Recycle PET Step by Step
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

Green Bottles Are Detected and Removed
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

EcoStar PET Recycling Tour - PET recycling plant tour - Recycled PET Processing Tour
A step-by-step guide as to how plastic bottles are recycled into food grade resin at EcoStar

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.

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.

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

How to Safely Take Apart A Wood Pallet
Wood pallets have become a popular source of wood material for crafts, This article reviews some steps for safe dismantling of pallets.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

An overview of tire recycling
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.

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.

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

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

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.

Self-Employment in the Recycling Industry
Looking for a job in the recycling business? One approach is to create your own job through self-employment or purchasing a franchise.

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

Current Scrap Prices Trends and Analysis
In 2015, global scrap prices were slammed by a number of forces. There is some degree of optimism that the worst is over.

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.

Are Wood Pallets Safe for Crafting?
Which used wood pallets are safe for crafting? While most articles dwell on pallet stamps, there are other priorities to consider.

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

All About Pallets for Crafting and DIY
This introduction to pallets for DIY crafts provides an authoritative discussion of pallets, ranging from what they are and their history, to other important considerations such as finding them, best practices for selection, and safe handling. Common misconceptions about pallets and chemicals are explored.

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

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

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

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

The Business Opportunity in Carpet Recycling
Business opportunities in the carpet recycling sector are only now emerging, as some states are recognizing the importance of creating policies to incentivize recycling, and consumers are beginning to embrace the idea of recycled carpet.

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.

Carpet Recycling Overview
Carpeting accounts for 3.5 percent of U.S. landfill waste.Carpet recycling can play an important role in diverting this material from landfills.

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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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.

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

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

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

The Importance of Remanufacturing In the Circular Economy
Remanufacturing is an important activity in the Circular Economy. It conserves materials and typically requires much less energy and processing to restore goods to an

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.

forklift collision avoidance
Accidents involving forklifts result in close to 100 fatalities and 20,000 injuries annually. Programs to control intersections, doorways and blind corners can play a huge role in reducing this total. This article looks at the role that collision alert technology can play.

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

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.

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.

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
PECO Pallet is a pallet rental company operating in the United States, Canada and Mexico

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

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.

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

Copper Recycling Facts
Facts about copper and copper recycling

The Barriers and Challenges of Remanufacturing Industry
What are the key barriers standing in the way of sustainability and the circular economy, in terms of remanufacturing. Read more.

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

Remanufacturing Industry Facts and Figures
Remanufacturing is a largely unappreciated, yet important component of the economy. It will become more important as its value in conserving resources becomes increasingly evident.

What Is a Pallet: Sizes, Designs and Materials
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?

Bulk bins for recycling
Intermediate bulk containers can help improve the efficiency of recycling

bulk bins for sorting recycled material - recycled material sorting bins - intermediate bulk containers for e-waste - e-waste sorting bins
Intermediate bulk containers can help improve the efficiency of recycling

Intermediate Bulk Containers for Recycling Material Sortation
Intermediate bulk containers play an important role for recycling operations

Intermediate Bulk Containers for Recycling Material Sortation
Intermediate bulk containers play an important role for recycling operations

Intermediate Bulk Containers for Recycling Material Sortation
Intermediate bulk containers play an important role for recycling operations

Places Where You Can Find or Collect Scrap Metal
Where should you look for scrap metal? Here are some well known and not so obvious ideas.

What Is Reusable Packaging?
Reusable packaging is designed for reuse. Packaging can be designed specifically with great durability for repeated reuse, or reuse can be of a more opportunistic nature - known as opportunistic reuse. Reusable packaging can be purposefully designed for repeated usage with through design attributes such as durability, ease of use, ease of cleaning, ease of repair, or collapsibility to provide inexpensive return when empty.

The New Recycling Shaped by Tech Change, Outreach
The introduction of disruptive technologies, intensifying emphasis on sustainability and more effective community outreach are helping to redefine the role for recycling.

Recycing Timeline for Curbside Recycling
The history of recycling since the launch of curbside recycling in 1973 has been fast and furious. This article overviews the highlights.

Welcome to the recycling industry site at About.com
The recycling about.com site is designed to provide an introduction to the range of topics related to recycling and solid waste management.

I:CO Provides Garment Recycling Opportunities for Retailers
I:CO partners with leading retailers to help provide convenient recycling opportunities at retail, thus helping them meet their sustainability goals. This article provides an introduction to I:CO and its recycling program?.

Scrap Metal Outlook for 2016
The scrap metal outlook for 2016 looks to mainly problematic, however with a few optimistic opinions.

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.

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.

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

Shoe Recycling: What Are the Next Steps?
Shoe recycling rates are very low, however they could improve with attention to design with recycling in mind. Technologies presently exist for material separation in shoes.

Benefits of Joining a Trade Association
Here are some key benefits to joining a trade association.

Make More Money From Used Cardboard Boxes By Selling For Reuse
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

What Is Zero Landfill?
This article describes the basics of the Zero Landfill concept, and looks at the case study of Honda in North America.

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.

Key Arguments against Waste to Energy
There are two major arguments against Waste-to-Energy or WTE. The first is that WTE discourages recycling, and the second is that WTE production is harmful to the environment.

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.

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

pallet and plastic container theft legislation
Legislation to curb pallet and container theft has been created in several states, but cannot be expected to yield substantive results unless combined with the various elements of a successful asset management program.

Why is Waste-to-Energy Preferable to Landfilling?
Waste-to-Energy offers several advantages versus the use of landfills, from energy creation to landfill avoidance, reduced waste disposal costs and more.

Scrap Metal 101: What Is it & How Does It Work
At over $87 billion in value, the scrap industry rivals such other sectors as cosmetics, aircraft engines and milk. Collecting scrap metal such as copper at job sites is one important way that individuals can contribute.

How Recycling Can Boost Corporate Social Responsibility
As companies look to establish and boost their CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility programs, a great place to start is looking at recycling, and actionable steps in this area that can boost CSR.

Water Footprint and Its Growing Importance
Water footprint identifies the water impact of products and services, companies and even countries. This article explores the concept and its importance.

An Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
The practice of Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR, the role of businesses in pursuing socially and environmentally positive outcomes, continutes to grow in importance.

Can Ocean Plastic Be Recycled?
The ocean reluctantly hosts a vast and growing amount of plastic that threatens its survival. Increasingly, recycling opportunities are being explored.

Free and Low Cost Pallet Sources
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.

Ocean Plastic Buildup Continues to Accelerate
Since the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the issue of ocean plastic has continued to grow in urgency.

Glass Container Recycling
Empty glass bottles and jars are accepted in almost all curbside recycling programs and municipal recycling centers. A typical bottle or jar will contain about 70% recycled glass. About 80 percent of recycled glass is reused to make new glass packaging according to one industry source, although trends toward single-stream recycling are resulting in more broken and contaminated glass, in turn leading to a lower recycling rate.

Recycling Bin Purchase Tips
Choose the best recycling bin for your situation. A poorly thought out container selection may result in unwanted outcomes such as decreased recycling rates, needless clutter and inefficiency, worker injury, or unnecessary cost.

Best Practices for Recycling at Sports Arenas and Stadiums
Do you need to boost recycling at your field, park, arena or stadium? Here are the key steps.

Walmart's 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.

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.

Theft of U.S. Postal Pallets Poses Threat to Recyclers
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?

How an RPC Wash Plant Delivers Food-Safe Containers
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.

An Introduction to Forklifts
Forklifts provide a versatile solution to materials handling. This article provides an overview of forklift usage and operating considerations.

What Can Be Recycled? Clear Labels Offer Hope
This article provides an overview of the How2Recycle initiative, and how it hopes to eliminate consumer confusion about recycling.

Glass Recycling Case Study in Kansas City
Ripple Glass has made glass recycling possible in Kansas City.

How to Recycle Expanded Polystyrene Foam
EPS can be recycled, although it is not without challenges. This article provides an overview.

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

The Amazing Story of Lead Recycling
Lead has been used for thousands of years, and enjoys a very high recycling rate. Because of its chemical properties, however, it is a toxin, and any absorption of lead is too much when it comes to human health.

Is Exporting Old Clothes a Good Idea?
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.

The Environmental Impact of the Fashion Industry
The environmental impact of the fashion and textile industry has been severe in terms of water pollution, deforestation and energy consumption. Increasingly, new alternatives are being introduced.

The Role of Shredding Across Recycling
This article provides an overview of electronics shredders for electronics 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.

JBS Fibre Recovery Takes Lead in UK Mattress Recycling Business
A UK-based mattress recycler has grown quickly. It can recycle mattress from around the UK.

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.

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

wood pallet recycling sector grows in importance
Wood pallet recycling is the retrieval, sorting, repair, refurbishment and sale of used pallets. They are normally cheaper than like-quality new pallets.

Safety Considerations for Mounting and Dismounting the Lift Truck
Forklift operators often do not regard mount/dismount operations as closely as they should. Complacency in this area often results in injury. And as for seatbelt usage, operators may come up with many excuses for not using them, but the end result too often is fatal.

Single and Dual Stream Recycling
Over time, curbside recycling has evolved from multiple-stream to single-stream strategies. Such an approach makes recycling more easy for residents and more efficient for collection, but poses challenges for minimizing contamination and efficiently sorting materials.

The Waste Hierarchy
This article describes the recycling hierarchy for electronics and e-waste. The most valuable recovery is typically for reuse, repair and refurbishment, followed by material recovery, energy recovery and incineration.

Profile of a Solid Waste Transfer Station
A waste transfer station is a facility where municipal solid waste is unloaded from collection vehicles, in some cases compacted, and then reloaded onto larger transport vehicles for shipment to landfills or other disposal treatment operations.

Grab The Opportunity To Replace Your Phone With iPhone 7
With iPhone 7 said to be launching on September 9, you might be looking on how to reap best value in selling your old device.

Similarities and Differences between Carbon Footprint and Life Cycle Analysis
How do Lifecycle Analysis (LCA) and Carbon Footprint Analysis differ? Let's take a closer look.

Recyclebank Leverages Behavioral Science to Address Contamination
One of the current challenges for curbside recycling is reducing contamination of the recyclable materials. Recyclebank offers an approach based in behavioral science.

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.

Overcoming the Hurdles to the Litterless Lunch Success
There are a number of barriers that seem to stand in the way of a successful litterless lunch initiative. Here are some ideas for overcoming them.

Back to School Tips for Litterless Lunches
Being garbage free at school may seem tough, but litterless lunches school can be accomplished by following these simple steps.

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.

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.

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

How To Detect Greenwashing
If you are skeptical about green claims made by companies, you aren't alone. Here are some ideas that may serve you well in detecting greenwashing.

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.

forklift championship - forklift rodeo - forklift competition - forklift rally
Forklift competitions around the world promote safe operation and raise operator awareness.

Helping Law Enforcement Stop Metals Theft
Focusing on how law enforcement professionals can stop metals theft, a video by ISRI stresses the importance of open communication and cooperation between members of the scrap recycling industry and local police departments.

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.

An Overview of Greenwashing
Greenwashing is a term derived from combinin green (environmentally sound) and whitewashing (glossing over the facts). This article provides an overview of greenwashing

Powerful Workplace Safety Culture Aided by Attention to Cultural Differences
Are you addressing the culture of your workforce when it comes to designing effective health and safety programs? Here is the case study of CHEP New Zealand.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Dual Stream Recycling
Dual stream recycling involves separation of paper products from other approved materials for recycling. It offers a number of benefits versus other approaches.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Getting a Handle on Reusable Packaging Loss and Theft
Loss of reusable packaging and pallets by industry is a billion dollar problem for U.S. industry, and getting worse.

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

What Is a Material Recovery Center and How Does It Work
A materials recovery facility, or MRF, is a facility designed to sort and segregate various comingled curbside or commercial recyclable materials.

Overtime Pay Change: One More Reason to Automate Employee Scheduling.
Shift scheduling is a significant burden for frontline managers, and one which has implications for legal and corporate compliance, managing labor budgets, ensuring effective shift coverage, and promoting employee satisfaction.

An Overview of Single Stream Recycling
Single stream collection has become very popular in boosting recycling rates, but has become problematic in terms of degrading material quality and the profitability of recycling operators.

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

Improving Curbside Recycling Programs
Communities are struggling with their community recycling programs in the face of high processing costs and depressed markets for scrap. Here are some steps that communities might consider.

Operation Green Fence: Key Questions Answered
Operation Green Fence (OGF) is a policy that was launched by China in 2013 to provide more aggressive inspection of imported scrap. This article answers key questions about OGF.

Impacts of Operation Green Fence on Global Recycling Industry
Operation Green Fence has had a significant impact on global recycling. Here are some of the key points to consider.

E-Waste Generation Reaches New Heights
The mountain of e-waste created continues to grow. In 2014, generation reached 41.8 million tonnes. Did you know that this amount included 300 tonnes of gold which is equivalent to 11 percent of 2013 worldwide gold production?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arenal Volcano
Recycling.

Manuel Antonio National Park
Recycling.

San Jose
Recycling.

Cahuita
Recycling.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

LG Ultra HD
Recycling.

DELL Latitude XPS 10 Tablet
Recycling.

Dell Latitude 10 Tablet
Recycling.

HP Design for Recycling
Recycling.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Wood Pallet Pricing
Recycling.

Prices for Plastic Pallets
Recycling.

Metal Pallets
Recycling.

Paper and Wood Composite (Presswood) Pallet Pricing
Recycling.

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

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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
Recycling.

Environmentally friendly EPS
Recycling.

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
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.

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.