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PYROWAVE to receive 3,2 M$ from Sustainable Development Technology Canada

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canadian Minister of Innovation,Science and Economic Development, has announced that Pyrowave will be one of 14 cleantech companies across the country who will leverage $46 million in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada(SDTC) to bring new and innovative clean technologies to market. 

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Q&A with Brent Bell, VP of Recycling at Waste Management

In advance of America Recycles Day 2019, November 15, RPN caught up with Brent Bell, Waste Management's Vice President of Recycling to ask a few questions about the waste and recycling industry giant's progress over the last 10 years. We talked about the company's current focus, the challenges of contamination, and expectations for the future of the industry.

Carton Council celebrates ten years of progress on America Recycles Day

As recycling enthusiasts celebrate America Recycles Day this November 15, the Carton Council of North America will also be celebrating 10 years of carton recycling. Formed in 2009, the group has worked with countless stakeholders to grow household access to food and beverage carton recycling to nearly 61%, representing a 238% increase in 10 years.  

BaleVision demo provides positive feedback on merQbiz paper bale analytics technology

Since the official launch of their BaleVision quality performance solution in July, 2019, merQbiz says both MRFs and paper mills have expressed interest in their technology designed to better evaluate and manage RCP (recovered paper) quality. On October 23rd, merQbiz hosted a live BaleVision demonstration in Chicago, performing quality assessments on paper bales and showcasing its quality and procurement analytics platform. The event was attended by approximately 75 MRF and mill representatives. 

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Mack demonstrates LR electric model for NY City department of sanitation

Mack Trucks this week demonstrated the Mack LR Electric, a fully electric version of the Mack LR refuse model, to officials from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) at the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Mack Customer Center. Unveiled in May 2019, the Mack LR Electric will begin real-world testing in Q2 2020 in DSNY's demanding operations.

Peterbilt updates electric vehicle program, announces electric powertrain collaboration with Dana

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020) in Las Vegas January 7, Peterbilt announced a new partnership with Dana as well as updates to their electric-powered vehicle program. With their Battery-Electric Refuse Model 520EV on display at this year's event, Peterbilt announced that they have now completed nearly 40,000 real-world miles with a fleet of 16 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). "With this milestone, we continue our leadership position in the industry," said Jason Skoog, PACCAR Vice President and Peterbilt General Manager.

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