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Bringing Recycling to the Rez
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...
Recycle This: Glass
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...
Eight Southeast Cities Plan for Scrap Metal Recycling
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...
Marcellus Shale Gas Boom Means More...Mulch?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) (12/02/14) Moore, Daniel
Eric Vaccarello's businesses have taken off in the last five years due to the boom in Marcellus Shale gas production in Western Pennsylvania. Vaccarello's businesses, which include Land Clearing Specialists, Wood Waste Recyc...
Company to Invest Nearly $2 Million, Create 27 Jobs in Mullins
WMBFNews.com (SC) (12/02/14) Holden, Brooke
Dayton, Ohio-based Quality Farms is expanding to South Carolina. Quality Farms will invest nearly $2 million for an operation in Marion County, according to the South Carolina Department of Commerce. The company processes and convert...
Upstate Shredding Acquires Murtagh Scrap Handling in Rome
Central New York Business Journal (12/01/14) Reinhardt, Eric
Owego, N.Y.-based Upstate Shredding and Ben Weitsman & Son has purchased Rome, N.Y.-based Murtagh Scrap Handling's assets and will reopen the facility as Ben Weitsman of Rome. Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling say...
Republic Waste Offers Recycling Assessments to Businesses
Las Vegas Review Journal (12/01/14) Friedman, Ann
Republic Services, a Phoenix-based waste management company serving North Las Vegas, Henderson, and Clark County, broke ground on a $34 million, 110,000-square-foot recycling center in Las Vegas Valley. The new facility will pro...
Commercial Metals Company Plans $12 Million Manufacturing Expansion In King George County, Virginia
Area Development Online (12/01/14)
Commercial Metals Co., a global metal recycling and fabricating enterprise, will relocate and expand its manufacturing operation in King George County, Va. The $12 million expansion will create 20 new jobs. The company recycles and markets st...
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