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Worcester Plastic Bag Ban Awaits Council’s Final Approval

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The Worcester City Council is likely to grant final approval to the proposed ban on single-use plastic bags in its meeting scheduled to be held on October 15, 2019. The ban proposal had received unanimous approval of the Council during the preliminary voting held in September. If finally approved, the ban will go into effect […]

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Panasonic Boosts Partnership to Promote Safe Disposal of E-Waste and Plastic Waste

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Panasonic- the electronics industry leader announced its commitment to raise awareness on responsible disposal of electronic and plastic waste, while celebrating the International Electronic Waste Day. The new initiative by Panasonic India aims to raise awareness about e-waste by partnering with nearly 200 schools based in Delhi-NCR region. It will focus on efforts to develop […]

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Metro Metals Buys Tacoma Yard to Grow Ferrous Exports

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The addition of the Simon Metals facility in Tacoma, Washington, will allow the Portland, Oregon-based scrap processor and exporter to take advantage of its location and access to rail, cutting down on trucking. The company currently runs 12 trucks each day between Seattle and its Portland facility, an approximately 144-mile trip. Financial details of the […]

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LG Electronics Augments Responsible E-Waste Recycling Campaign

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LG Electronics announced launch of new campaign in India to raise awareness about responsible disposal and recycling of electronic waste. The ‘GreenCycle’ campaign aims to reward customers with incentives for returning their end-of-life electronic items for recycling. LG Electronics will ensure that all the collected products are discarded in an environment-friendly manner. The campaign will […]

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ND Paper Announces Strategic Upgrades at U.S. Mills

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The installation of new headbox and shoe press and upgrades to the forming section are expected to enhance product quality and increase productivity and capacity of R10 machine. The machine will pause operation in late March next year. The R12 machine will be converted to focus on specialty packaging products. In addition, the R15 machine […]

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DTSC is Toxic to California Metal Recycling Efforts

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For instance, California’s largest recycling business, rePlanet, announced it has closed down its remaining 284 recycling centers throughout the state because of rising operating costs, reduced state fees, and the depressed pricing of recyclable materials. All the jobs provided by re-Planet are now gone. However, the state has an opportunity to salvage what remains of […]

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eCycle Solutions Acquires Ontario-based Electronics Refurbisher

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eCycle Solutions- Canada’s largest and most reputable electronic recycling solutions company announced acquisition of Refreshtek, a Markham, Ontario based company that focuses on refurbishing and sale of IT assets. The transaction further strengthens the company’s position as a full-service provider of electronics recycling and reuse. The company press release states that Refreshtek will be branded […]

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Fortress Paper Declares Temporary Downtime at Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso

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Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. announced its decision to take downtime at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso, Quebec. The downtime, effective yesterday, will be for an unspecified period. The company has kept open the option to restart the mill operations upon significant improvement in market conditions. The company press release noted that the ongoing […]

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Texas Lumber Manufacturer to Open New Plant in Alabama

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Fort Worth, Texas-headquartered Conner Industries, Inc. Announced its decision to open a new manufacturing plant in Montgomery, Alabama. The proposed plant, to be opened on 1st November, 2019, will offer employment to nearly 100 people over the next year. According to company press release, the manufacturing facility will spread over 87,000 square foot. It will […]

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India’s First E-Waste Clinic to be Set Up in Bhopal

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The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have joined hands to set up the country’s first e-waste clinic here, that would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. After inspecting the garbage and plastic recovery centres in Bhanpur here, CPCB officials discussed the clinic […]

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