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A considered approach: electronics life cycle management company Intechra continues to expand its national reach through strategic acquisitions. Oct 1, 2007 2087
The purge job: purge jobs represent a healthy portion of a startup document destruction firm's revenue, but established companies also find such jobs lucrative. Aug 1, 2007 1583
Keep it clean: size reduction of plastics can introduce contamination, unless you take preventive measures. Aug 1, 2007 1455
A national solution? The Electronic Industries Alliance has proposed a framework for federal electronics recycling legislation that it hopes will lead to Congressional action. Jul 1, 2007 1276
From A to Z: with a little forethought, an in-plant document shredding system can provide versatility and a long service life. Jun 1, 2007 1668
Eye for quality: the Hanaar System uses optical sorting to sort shredded paper by grade and color. May 1, 2007 1204
Sorting IT out: creating saleable commodities from diverse streams of electronics requires an emphasis on sorting and separation technology. May 1, 2007 1559
The second wave: Maine, Maryland and Washington are the next wave of states to pass laws governing electronics recycling, and each takes a different approach to funding. Apr 1, 2007 2701
PET peeves: equipment manufacturers offer tips for baling plastics successfully. Feb 1, 2007 1178
Cashing in: the Cans for Cash City Recycling Challenge is helping bring attention, and funding, to aluminum can recycling. Company overview Jan 1, 2007 1151
Bottled-up tension: bio-based plastics could potentially reduce petroleum consumption, but recyclers fear the effects such bottles could have on the PET recycling infrastructure. Jan 1, 2007 1238
Renewing curbside recycling. Dec 1, 2006 208
Growth industry: the list of America's auto shredding plants has grown with the global metals boom. Directory Oct 1, 2006 1488
Winds of change. Jul 1, 2006 257
Disassembly line: at a time when many electronics recyclers incorporate some degree of shredding into their business models, Intercon Solutions is focused solely on demanufacturing. Company overview Jun 1, 2006 1728
Paper or plastic? Recycling Today prepares for its annual Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show and inaugural plastics recycling conference. May 1, 2006 1449
Beijing: recyclers from throughout the world will gather in The Forbidden City in late May for the BIR World Recycling Convention. Apr 1, 2006 883
Two-for-one opportunity. Feb 1, 2006 407
Before buying: recyclers have some basis to consider before deciding on a baler to condense ferrous and Nonferrous scrap. Feb 1, 2006 1374
Down the aisle: producers of consumer packaging are introducing new container innovations that appeal to consumers' needs for convenience and portability. Feb 1, 2006 1485
A can-do attitude: the metal can's reputation for recyclability and energy efficiency keeps it a popular choice for food and beverage packaging. Jan 1, 2006 822
Pushing their weight around: wheel loaders offer recyclers power and versatility. Nov 1, 2005 1324
Wheeling and dealing: states approach scrap tire management and end market development in a number of ways. Oct 1, 2005 1703
Municipal maneuvers: municipalities are looking for ways to boost the amount of material they collect, including high-value paper. Editorial Oct 1, 2005 1634
Plotting the course: setting up an efficient in-plant shredding system calls for forethought and flexibility. Aug 1, 2005 1404
Off road: tire processors offer their suggestions for getting the most out of tire shredding equipment. Aug 1, 2005 1307
Concerned about quality: speakers at the paper recycling conference & trade show voiced concerns about recovered fiber quality. Aug 1, 2005 1525
Never enough: demand from China affects access to reclaimed PET and HDPE in North America. Jul 1, 2005 1777
With fuel prices increasing, recyclers may want to learn more about optimizing fuel efficiency. Jun 1, 2005 1076
Sorting it out: meeting the screening challenges associated with mixed C&D materials requires automation and a few helping hands. May 1, 2005 1223
Road to recovery: recyclers employ a variety of approaches to recover valuable secondary commodities from obsolete electronics. May 1, 2005 1138
Quality control: a couple of scrap recyclers have turned to process control equipment to guarantee the chemistry of the scrap they send to steel mills. Apr 1, 2005 1381
Pros and cons: glass offers benefits and drawbacks to municipal recycling programs. We look at a few approaches to collecting this contentious commodity. Mar 1, 2005 1252
Attached at the hip: scrap recyclers and demolition contractors are increasingly relying on hydraulic processing attachments. Mar 1, 2005 1595
Have baler, will travel: portable metal logger/balers offer ease and versatility to small to medium-sized processors. Feb 1, 2005 1088
Deconstructing the trends: what kinds of structures and construction materials will be popular in the years to come, and what does that mean for recyclers? Feb 1, 2005 2177
Aluminum scrap consumer map. Jan 1, 2005 580
Beyond heavy lifting: loaders perform a variety of tasks from material handling to primary demolition. Nov 1, 2004 1158
Breaking and moving: attachments are increasingly used to process material as well as move it. Nov 1, 2004 1061
Working overtime: America's auto shredder capacity grows to feed a hungry global market. Cover Story Oct 1, 2004 1598
Green with envy: Germany's Green Dot program continues generating good collection numbers. Company Profile Oct 1, 2004 1265
Curb service: most U.S. cities retain curbside collection service despite the municipal budget pressures they face. Sep 1, 2004 2342
Slow and steady: the slow-speed, high-torque design of primary-reduction equipment can help some C&D recyclers process diverse material streams. Aug 1, 2004 1951
Buried treasure: while aluminum cans enjoy a high recycling rate relative to plastic bottles, the rate has been declining because of a number of factors. Aug 1, 2004 1685
Making demands: the need for more fiber was a unifying message at the 2004 Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show. Aug 1, 2004 1890
Compression forces: consumers of recycled PET and HDPE are hungry for more material, though modest recycling rates threaten the stability of the recycling infrastructure. Jul 1, 2004 2017
Pick-up artists: selecting the right scrap handling attachments for a scrap yard depends on the materials handled. Jun 1, 2004 1329
See 'n' sort: optical sorting equipment helps recyclers to sort diverse materials into relatively homogenous commodity streams. May 1, 2004 1914
Market data: the key to selecting the correct screening system lies in end market demand. May 1, 2004 1269
Law and disorder: California gears up for implementation of the Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003 by its July 1 deadline. Apr 1, 2004 2996
Wear and tear: cost is not the only factor to consider when buying auto shredder wear parts. Apr 1, 2004 1982
Unbending plastics: surging demand from China further hampers U.S. reclaimers of post-consumer PET and HDPE plastics. Mar 1, 2004 1875
Europe calling: as the member countries of the European Union prepare to implement the WEEE and RoHs Directives, electronics manufacturers and recyclers in the U.S. will feel the effects. Feb 1, 2004 2088
Filtering through: while oil filters are a valuable source of scrap steel, their recycling rate is hampered by a variety of obstacles. Jan 1, 2004 2307
Analyze this: one scrap processor takes a step toward improving the occasionally contentious relationship between the scrap and steel industries with a new analyzer. Jan 1, 2004 915
Tight squeeze: secondary aluminum smelters struggle with tight scrap supply and higher pricing brought on by foreign competition. Jan 1, 2004 1977
Monitoring the future: CRT glass recyclers speculate on the future of glass-to-glass recycling markets. Dec 1, 2003 1943
Safety first: keeping safety in the forefront may require a change in attitude and a repetitive message. Dec 1, 2003 1194
Load 'em up; versatility and productivity are key when considering material handling equipment. Editorial Nov 1, 2003 1967
Beyond appearances: analyzing equipment can help recyclers and their consumers go beyond appearances when sorting and melting metals. Nov 1, 2003 1862
Telling secrets: mill buyers share their secrets to success at a 2003 Paper Recycling Conference panel discussion. Oct 1, 2003 1926
Fraying at the edges: the condition of domestic wire chopping has some processors on edge. Oct 1, 2003 1360
Data trail: software can help recyclers large and small to manage their businesses more efficiently. Oct 1, 2003 1584
Mining for dollars: in addition to their standard parts revenue, auto dismantlers mine automobiles for hidden value in the form of recoverable nonferrous scrap metal. Sep 1, 2003 1857
Issues & answers: attendees of the 2003 Paper Recyling Conference & Trade Show in Chicago had no shortage of topics to discuss. Aug 1, 2003 1944
Growing pains: establishing high-value markets for plastics from post-consumer electronics depends on developing an electronics-recycling infrastructure within the U.S. (Plastics Commodity Focus). Jul 1, 2003 1687
Returning to second city: Chicago hosts the fourth annual Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, June 22-24. (Paper Conference Preview). Jun 1, 2003 1598
The squeeze: steel mill buyers are feeling the squeeze of higher secondary commodity prices. (Commodity Focus). May 1, 2003 2656
Sifting through: knowing the products to be marketed can help C&D recyclers make screening choices. (Sorting & Separating Equipment Focus). May 1, 2003 2017
Money in the bank? States with established bottle bills discuss alterations to their systems, while some recycling advocates hope for new bills. (Municipal Recycling Update). Apr 1, 2003 1856
Yielding to change: it's a slow road to increase the use of rubber-modified asphalt. (Tire Recycling Report). Apr 1, 2003 1858
A passage to India: India is a growing market for secondary commodities. (International report). Mar 1, 2003 1857
Some batteries excluded: while rechargeable battery recycling is on the increase, alkaline battery recycling remains rare. (Battery recycling). Mar 1, 2003 1842
Grounded: the commercial aviation slump has left specialty metals dealers looking for a silver lining. (Commodity Focus). Jan 1, 2003 1840
Marginal improvement: shredder operators have seen their margins improve in the last year, though they would welcome additional material. (2003 Ferrous Scrap Supplement). Jan 1, 2003 2294
The glass ceiling: in part because of the issues raised by commingled collections, challenges face the glass recycling sector. (Commodity Focus). Dec 1, 2002 1645
Movers & shakers: selecting a wheel loader or skid steer is easy with a few basic considerations in mind. (Material Handling Equipment Focus). Nov 1, 2002 1702
Checks & balances: metal analyzers can help improve a scrap dealer's profit margin and reputation. (Metal Analyzers). Nov 1, 2002 2350
Many states charge user fees at the time of a tire's sale to help foster market development for recycled rubber. (Commodity Focus). Oct 1, 2002 1882
Hot topics in Texas: attendees of the National Recycling Coalition Annual Congress in Austin had plenty to talk about. (Municipal Recycling Update). Oct 1, 2002 844
Taking it to the hill: the Automotive Recyclers Association is lobbying on three legislative issues that potentially could harm professional auto recyclers. (Automotive Recycling Update). Sep 1, 2002 1701
Shred to order: with customer input, shredder manufacturers have created machines capable of shredding everything from asphalt shingles to mattresses. (Shredder Focus). Brief Article Aug 1, 2002 1587
Rising again: like the New South, the Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show boasted an energetic spirit from its New Orleans location. (Paper Recycling Conference). Brief Article Aug 1, 2002 1600
Combined effect: some believe the mini-mill industry will experience further consolidation in the near future. How will the scrap industry be affected? (Mini-Mill Report). Jul 1, 2002 1825
The great debate? Is stainless steel best classified as a ferrous or a nonferrous metal? The answer isn't so simple. Jul 1, 2002 1313
Never been easier: the Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show boasts big names in the big easy. (Paper Conference Preview). Jun 1, 2002 1392
Great expectations: companies that process and consume recycled resins hope for more promising days to come. (Commodity Focus). Brief Article May 1, 2002 1883
Fixed focus: in part by building a strong foundation in the alternative fuel market, GreenMan technologies of Lynnfield, Mass., has discovered success. (Tire Recycling Report). Statistical Data Included Apr 1, 2002 1812
Weight watchers: scrap recyclers watch closely as automakers choose between steel, aluminum and other materials in their quest to build light weight vehicles. (Automotive Materials). Statistical Data Included Mar 1, 2002 2093
The mercury program: mercury's toxicity is prompting associations, environmental groups and communities across North America to address the recovery of this heavy metal from end-of-life automobiles. (Environmental Compliance). Mar 1, 2002 2348
Betting on change: the ISRI 2002 Annual Convention embraces change at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. (Convention Preview). Feb 1, 2002 2009
Sorting your options: three-color mixed glass is not a lost cause. Not only is it suitable for aggregate applications, Gallo Glass Co. is also making bottles out of it. (Commodity Focus). Dec 1, 2001 1460
Positive identification: whether using X-ray or arc/spark metal analysis, technology promises improvements in speed and accuracy. (Metal Analyzers). Nov 1, 2001 2305
Single-serve dilemma: a preference for single-serving and convenience packaging is proving to be at odds with improving recycling rates. (Municipal Recycling Update). Oct 1, 2001 2178

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