Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) will be exhibiting at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo held in Laurinburg, North Carolina from September 15-16. Guests will have two days to see live demonstrations of CBI's high-performance wood grinders and commercial wood chippers. The CBI exhibit will be located just inside the entrance at Live Site 1. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for both days of the show, with live CBI demos happening throughout the event.
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The Environmental Research & Education Foundation, in collaboration with the California Refuse Recycling Council, will host the EREF Summit on Organics in Ontario, California on July 25 & 26. This educational event will feature a full day of presentations and discussions from organics management experts followed by a half-day tour of two composting facilities.
GreenWaste Recovery commissioned a 40-tph Mixed Waste Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in May 2007. That system was awarded SWANA's 2008 Gold Award for Recycling Excellence. More than 10 years later, GreenWaste is ready to expand. As they did in 2007, GreenWaste once again selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to provide a state-of-the-art mixed waste processing system. The new two-line system will double overall throughput capacity to more than 80-tons-per-hour and includes updated technology, including five Max-AI™ Autonomous Quality Control (AQC) units.
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), the national voice and leader for plastics industry sustainability across Canada since 1943, is pleased to announce its new Board following the Annual General Meeting to elect Directors and Officers on June 15, 2017.
ISRI held a teleconference for industry press on June 13th. The briefing followed two recent visits to China by the organization - to BIR's 2017 World Recycling Convention & Exhibition held May 22-24 in Hong Kong, and more recently to speak with U.S. and Chinese government authorities in Beijing to address industry rumours that have surfaced over the last several months about a potential ban on scrap imports to the country.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) has launched its twelfth annual Sustainability Report. The report's theme of "Brewing Transformation" showcases Keurig's efforts in local communities and across the globe in three main focus areas: environmental responsibility, strong supply chains, and thriving people and communities.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is supporting the International Solid Waste Association's (ISWA) Scholarship Programme, a project that funds education for children living and working on open dumpsites in Nicaragua. To promote the campaign, SWANA is engaging in both fundraising and awareness activities.
Recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, is now offering its entire line of tilt trucks in 100% virgin, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic as standard at no extra charge. An upgrade versus tilt trucks molded from structural foam, blowmolded polypropylene and other plastic materials, the latest Poly-Trux(R) tilt trucks in HDPE are rotationally molded in a single leak-proof piece with sturdy, round corners and consistent wall thicknesses for structural strength and rigidity comparable to metal tilt trucks yet with resilience and flexibility to safely bounce back from sharp blows and heavy loads without cracking or distorting in shape.
If you believe Lafarge-Holcim, the provincial government is about to give it a substantial portion of my family's tire recycling business so they can use it as fuel.
GFL Environmental Inc. has announced that it has acquired Johnson Waste Management Ltd., the second largest commercial solid waste service provider in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Johnson Waste has been the leading independent provider of front end and roll off collection services in Manitoba and nearby Kenora, Ontario for over 17 years. GFL will commence servicing the City of Winnipeg municipal collection contract in October 2017 and with its acquisition of Johnson Waste, will offer customers a full range of solid waste services in Manitoba. "Johnson Waste has been a recognized market leader in Manitoba for its customer service and committed management team led by the Johnson family. GFL and Johnson Waste share the same philosophy and desire to bring innovation and service excellence to our customers. We are excited to have Jeff Johnson and all the employees of Johnson Waste join the GFL team." said Patrick Dovigi, GFL's Founder and CEO.
Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ) has inaugurated an innovative glass processing equipment as part of the implementation of its Innovative Glass Works plan. The Quebec City Materials Recycling Facility (MRF), which is operated by Société VIA, is among the five centres to receive cutting-edge equipment to lead experimental pilot projects with the aim to find a solution for 100% of the glass collected through curbside recycling.
Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in response to the United States' decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement:
Cleanaway has opened a new 50-tonne-per-hour Single Stream Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Perth, Western Australia. Designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) the facility, known as the Perth MRF, is able to process 250,000-tonnes-per-year, enough capacity to sort all of the city's residential recyclables.
Mid Valley Disposal, a family owned recycling and hauling company, announces the grand re-opening of its Mid Valley Disposal Elm MRF in Fresno, California. Designed and manufactured by San Diego, California-based CP Group, the recycling system processes 35 tons an hour of residential and commercial material. The system start-up was April 26, 2017.
The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) have been working in partnership on an initiative designed to provide a more effective means to facilitate, evaluate and oversee direct independent scientific research and educational initiatives of specific interest to waste management and recycling professionals in Canada.
Komptech Americas, one of the original demonstrators of equipment for the USCC's Equipment and Demonstration Days, is proud to announce its commitment to become the Headline Sponsor of the USCC 26th Annual Conference & Tradeshow.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines their intent to conduct various collaborative efforts on topics of mutual interest.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced a partnership with the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) to make ScrapTheftAlert.com available through the RISS network. The agreement provides access to the alert system to the more than 117,000 law enforcement officers in almost 9,000 agencies that are members of RISS.