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Morbark builds equipment that creates opportunities in the forestry, recycling, sawmill, bio-energy, and tree care markets. Morbark equipment helps customers process organic materials into valuable products.
Combine a rock-star Detroit compost queen, compost infrastructure building and how compost can save the planet to produce the USCC’s 23rd annual conference and tradeshow, COMPOST2015, and your result is 1,000 compost enthusiasts ready to move organics recycling to the next level.
Loaded with sessions on current trends, the US Composting Council’s annual gathering promises to match the local haulers and program managers charged with expanding organics diversion with composters trained to respond with more facilities and quality compost, said Lorrie Loder, president of the USCC. The Conference will be held January 20-23, 2015 at the Renaissance Hotel, Austin, TX, with the final day at the Gardenville compost facility in nearby Creedmoor for the popular Equipment Show and Demonstration Day.
CP Global, the umbrella brand and parent company for CP Group (CP Manufacturing, Krause Manufacturing, MSS, and Advanced MRF), IMS Electronics, IMS Recycling, and Handy Metal Mart, has named Terry Schneider President and Chief Executive Officer. His predecessor, the owner of CP Global, Bob Davis, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Bringing 25 years of experience and expertise to his new role, Schneider has an extensive background in the solid waste and recycling industry. For the last 2 years he assumed the role of CP Group’s President/COO. His former positions before joining CP Group were with Republic Services, leading their Corporate Recycling Operations Group, as well as Market Development where he led the Rail Operations Group.
Achieving sustainable development – that is “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” – requires industries and governments to consider social, economic and environmental factors in their current activities.
Recycling makes use of material that would otherwise end in landfills and minimizes potential future environmental contamination from those sites. It reduces the need for scarce raw materials and discharges generated in primary processing to land, water and air. The recycling industry is also responsible for an estimated 1.6 million jobs worldwide, and generates billions of dollars of global economic activity. Finally, using recycled material allows manufacturers to reduce their production costs and be more competitive. Recycling, therefore, is truly an industry of sustainable development.
The Erlau Group’s presence in Europe, North and South America, and Asia comprises seven companies, between them operating 15 plants devoted to the collection and storage of some 3,500 metric tonnes per month of scrap metals and raw materials, as well as a foundry for the manufacture of semi-finished, ferrous alloys and cast iron products such as manhole covers.
The company’s scrap, which is principally ferrous and stainless steel, is treated to remove contaminants before being processed to separate its constituent parts. The recovered copper, brass, zinc, zamac, nickel, nickel alloys, silver, monel, titanium and aluminum is re-distributed to steel mills, foundries and other businesses in Europe and worldwide.
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Ferrous Processing & Trading (FP&T) sells and brokers more than 2.5 million tons of recyclable metals to the auto and steel industry annually – positioning the Detroit based company as one of the top scrap recyclers in the United States.
What began as a small, family-owned scrap recycling operation in Pontiac, Michigan in 1904 has now grown into a premiere processor and seller of scrap metals of all kinds: from massive auto shredding operations and specialty steelmaking and foundry products to nonferrous metals and industrial scrap management.
It is tempting to shop for baling wire on price alone. Cheap baling wire can save you money in the short term, but can wind up costing more in breakages, damage to equipment and costly down time. We thought it would be helpful to set out some of the advantages of high-quality baling wire, and why you should consider more factors than just price when making buying decisions. Here’s what you need to look for when buying baling wire.
Single-loop bale ties Single-loop baling wire is used in vertical balers, where the wire is pushed through slots in the baler and then tied by hand. Poor-quality wire can make bale ties difficult to feed and tie, and cause them to snap under pressure. This leads to wasted ties and spilled material that must be rebaled. Additional factors to consider when it comes to single-loop bale ties:
Double-loop bale ties
The Harris Badger is a narrow box, multi-purpose two-ram baler engineered to provide quality, efficiency and reliability at an economical price. Harris says they have made significant improvements over the years and the Badger is the heaviest structure available in its baler class. The unique uni-body (one-piece design) features a very strong frame, providing a robust and maintenance friendly machine.
The Badger produces high density bales with one of the highest baling forces in its class. Units are ideal for use in solid waste recovery facilities, MRFs, recycling centres and scrap metal yards, and will handle newspaper (ONP), cardboard (OCC), high-grade paper, solid waste (MSW), plastics (PET, HDPE, Film), cans (steel, aluminum), electronic scrap, white goods and non-ferrous metals.
The Clean Grid fully collapsible outdoor receptacle is manufactured by Ex-Cell Kaiser, a certified woman-owned business based in Chicago. The design of the Clean Grid enables the receptacle to both ship and store flat, making it an ideal solution for seasonal and temporary events and large crowds. The open-grid design of this receptacle can help improve security in public spaces by providing total visibility of its contents.
With 45-gallons of capacity and UV-resistant EXL-COAT powder coat finish, the Clean Grid will accommodate all outdoor and public space receptacle needs. The Clean Grid is available in three colours and a choice of openings with easy-to-read graphic decals for can/bottles, recycle and trash.
Toter two-wheel carts are engineered for curbside collection of waste, recyclables and organics, and are designed specifically for durability, utilizing patented technology that makes them very tough. This includes a stress-free advanced rotational moulding manufacturing process which ensures longevity, Rugged Rim technology for rigidity, a bottom wear strip for outstanding abrasion protection, and reinforced materials in critical wear areas. According to the Toter (which is part of the Wastequip group of companies) all of this contributes to a 15- to 20-year average service life.
Toter carts are also built extremely flexible and impact-resistant, and are engineered to easily handle the day- to-day abuse of waste and recyclables collection. 2-wheel carts are available in multiple sizes and colours, and have a textured surface that resists scratches and hides dirt.
Solid waste disposal poses many problems for municipalities and property owners, not the least of which are unsightly dumpster enclosures, unpleasant odours and unwanted pests. Deep Green Semi-Underground Waste Containers were created to address these issues, and provide an alternative to traditional collection. Now available across North America, Deep Green Semi-Underground has taken the emerging trend of underground waste collection and made it easier to implement.
The Model DG-6 container has the capacity to store approximately six cubic yards of solid waste, or 1.5-times more than the average dumpster. And since 41 percent of this waste is stored underground, it is kept cool and emits less odour. The sealed unit also keeps out unwanted pests and eliminates the need for a dumpster enclosure.