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Arizona Daily Sun (12/06/14) Cowan, Emery

Hopi tribe member and Tuba City resident Tyler Tawahongva started Cloud Nine Recycling last year and now is collecting discarded corrugated, aluminum, paper products, electronics, and plastic bottles from the local transfer station, 10 T...
Good4Utah.com (12/05/14) Nelson, Kimberly

Salt Lake City-based Momentum Recycling operates the only glass recycling plant in the area, collecting material from Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho as well as Utah. Although the national average for recycling glass is about 33 percent, i...
KTOO.com (AK) (12/04/14) Schoenfeld, Ed

The Southeast Alaska Solid Waste Authority chose Pool Engineering to collect and recycle scrap metal from Wrangell, Petersburg, and six Prince of Wales Island communities. The communities have struggled with the accumulation of discarded...

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ISRI Blog

  • My reaction to the film The E-Waste Tragedy

    The day started in meetings with recyclers from around the country and all over the world. Most were very friendly and enthusiastic about their recycling work. As Robin Ingenthron (founder of Fair Trade Recycling) introduced me to colleagues that in the hallway to the registration desks, he kept raising one of the most important topics I've been trying, over the past months, to find answers to - The case of Joe “Hurricane” Benson.
  • Improving Recycling Rates Could Be Bad for Recyclers

    Perhaps ironically, as evidenced by increased activity concerning “recycling rates,” U.S. EPA’s decade-old plan to rethink the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is shaping up to be bad for recyclers at the state and local levels.
  • Summarizing the Shredder Market

    Automobile shredders are the rock stars of scrap-processing equipment. No other recycling machinery captures the imagination or garners as much attention as shredders.
 

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