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BCUOMA opens latest upgraded used oil collection facility in Campbell River

BC Used Oil Management Association ("BCUOMA"), the not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers in British Columbia, has announced that North Island Lube, located at 975 Ironwood St., Campbell River, has upgraded their used oil recycling facility. The new infrastructure that has been installed will provide the residents of Campbell River, and surrounding areas, with an easy, free and eco-friendly way to recycle their used oil and antifreeze materials. 

​BioHiTech Global Revolution Series Digesters to be installed at four universities in the Northeastern US

BioHiTech Global, Inc. has received orders for its Revolution Series Digesters from four universities located in the northeastern US.  The Company has completed several unit installations and expects to deliver a total of twelve digesters to the four universities that have a combined enrollment of more than 100,000 students.  Upon full deployment, the twelve digesters will be capable of diverting more than 2 million pounds of food waste from landfills each year. In addition, the Revolution Series™ Digesters will also provide real-time data analytics to assist each university in determining ways to reduce overall food waste generation.  

Upgraded used oil recycling facility in Vernon latest to come online in BC

BC Used Oil Management Association ("BCUOMA"), a not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers in British Columbia, today announced that Interior Freight & Bottle Depot, located at 4205 - 24th Ave., Vernon, has upgraded their used oil recycling facility. This new facility will provide the residents in Vernon and the surrounding areas, with an easy, free and eco-friendly way to dispose of their used oil and antifreeze materials.

Livestock Water Recycling named finalist in Grow-NY Business competition

Empire State Development and Cornell University's Center for Regional Economic Advancement have announced that Livestock Water Recycling, a Canadian based startup, has been chosen from over 200 applicants for the inaugural Grow-NY food and beverage innovation and agriculture technology business challenge. LWR is recognized as North America's leading provider of modern manure management systems. 

TerraCycle Canada partners with Schneiders and Maple Leaf on collection craze recycling contest

TerraCycle has announced the 2019 "Collection Craze" recycling challenge in partnership with the Schneiders Lunch Mate and Maple Leaf Simply Lunch brands. Designed to educate school students, teachers and communities about maintaining healthy bodies and a healthy environment, participants compete to win a share of $3,700 in TerraCycle points for their school.

BCUOMA grant brings three new used oil recycling facilities to B.C. communities

BC Used Oil Management Association ("BCUOMA"), a not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers in British Columbia, recently announced three new upgraded facilities in B.C., at OK Tires, Trail, at Kenmac Auto Parts in Gibsons, B.C., near Vancouver on the B.C.'s south coast, and at the district Co-Op in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island.

Eco-friendly manufacturer in UK turns focus to curbing flip flop sandal waste

FlipYarn is a pioneering recycling programme now being launched by UK based Parkville, an eco-friendly manufacturer of sustainable wooden eyewear, homeware and haircare products, to collect and upcycle discarded flip flops (or rubber slippers) across Sri Lanka. The company launched a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday 20th of August, to raise capital for investment in additional machinery and expansion of the team dedicated to FlipYarn.

Sennebogen 830 E electric drive system allows for excellent on-site mobility

According to SENNEBOGEN, their eGreen electrically powered material handlers have been proven to reduce operating costs by up to 50%, when compared to the same machines powered by diesel. Available from the factory on any SENNEBOGEN purpose-built material handler, the eGreen electric drive has been widely adopted in applications from scrap recycling to barge loading.

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BCUOMA working with Hesquiaht First Nation to recover used oil

BC Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA), a not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers in British Columbia, recently removed 3,500 litres of used oil, 160 used oil filters, and 150 - 20 litre empty oil pails and lids from the Hesquiaht First Nation territory, located in Hot Springs Cove, BC. 

Multi-million-pound upgrade for Paper Round’s MRF in London

Paper Round, the UK-based waste management specialist company, have upgraded their London MRF due to a growth in business. Paper Round, established in 1988 by Friends of the Earth and now a separate commercial company based in London, collects a wide spectrum of waste including mixed recycling, food, general waste, paper, glass, coffee grounds, coffee cups, electrical & furniture, cardboard, IT, batteries & toners and hazardous waste.   

Toro and Revolution’s new Drip Tape Recycling Service to boost agriculture industry recycling in California

The Toro Company is pleased to announce a new exclusive drip tape recycling service available in California. The on-farm pick-up service is now available to all Toro growers with qualifying Toro drip tape purchases. According to Toro, the service is a result of the company's ongoing commitment to help farmers maximize production with efficient, sustainable drip irrigation practices. 

Vale Canada and Terrapure win Environmental Award for mine rehabilitation project using biosolids

Terrapure Environmental and Vale Canada received an Environmental Leader Award for Project of the Year for their new, sustainable option for managing biosolids during winter months, when farmland application is prohibited and storage is complicated. Instead of incinerating or landfilling nutrient-rich organics, Terrapure worked with Vale to develop a program to apply treated biosolids to its Central Tailings Area for reclamation and revegetation. It was the first project of its kind in Ontario.

TerraCycle's latest partnership to recycle more than 9.2 million units of contact lens materials

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, announced today, on Earth Day, that its ONE by ONE Recycling Program, the first contact lens recycling program of its kind, has recycled more than 9.2 million used contact lenses, blister packs and top foils since the program's launch in November 2016. The ONE by ONE Recycling program is offered free of charge to eye care professionals and their patients across the United States and is made possible through a collaboration with TerraCycle®, a world leader in the collection and repurposing of hard-to-recycle post-consumer waste. As of the end of March 2019, the total amount of waste collected and recycled translates to more than 55,200 pounds — roughly the weight of an adult whale shark.

Recycling Alternative: a true innovator in building recycling programs for the IC&I sector

In the late 1980s Vancouver-based Recycling Alternative founder Louise Schwarz was driven by the ambition to help change the culture surrounding waste management and advance the transition away from a "throw-away" society. She still is. She began by collecting office paper from local businesses in a hatchback car, and co-founder Robert Weatherbe soon joined as a partner. 

New mobile processing system designed to make dealing with EPS waste cost-effective

The new Mobile Styro-Constrictor from Brohn Tech LLC, based in Ursa, Illinois, offers complete mobile EPS (expanded polystyrene or "styrofoam") recycling without the need for a costly facility for processing the material.  According to Brien Ohnemus of Brohn Tech, the challenge in recycling EPS has always been in making the process cost effective.  With the Constrictor, it is not only environmentally responsible but economically feasible. 

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Recycling yields $200,000 profit at Bolger print facility

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certification for print manufacturers, is pleased to announce recent achievements in sustainable printing from innovative certified facility, Bolger. Certified since 2017, Bolger has achieved zero production landfill status, an impressive accomplishment meaning that all waste from its production process is managed sustainably.  

Recycling Mattresses with the EDGE shredder

Mattresses have proven to be a curse for waste processing facilities across the world as they are a difficult application to breakdown and process. Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council (Australia) no longer face this issue after the purchase of an EDGE Slow Speed Shredder from EDGE Innovate partners at Focus Enviro.