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Recycling Avenue Provides Jobs for the Disabled
P.J. Flaherty and Greg Campone, two young men with physical disabilities, started an electronic recycling company, Recycling Avenue, in 2007 with the help of nonprofit group Avenues to Independence, which provides support services and job placement for...
In This State: Robin Ingenthron Has a Passion for Recycling
VT Digger (11/16/2014) Van Susteren, Dirk
Robin Ingenthron is the owner of Middlebury, Vt.-based Good Point Recycling, a company that collects 5 million pounds of obsolete electronics a year from deposit sites across the state and processes it along with another 3 million pounds...
Recycling Program Diverts 240,000 Gallons of Paint
Environmental Leader (11/14/14)
Launched in July 2013, Connecticut's PaintCare program recycled more than 240,000 gallons of leftover paint in one year. The American Coatings Association established the nonprofit PaintCare program and runs similar programs in California, Minnes...
Private Company's Paper Recycling Drop-Off Bins to Remain Available in Lake County
News Herald (OH) (11/13/14) Hutchison, John Arthur
Cleveland's Royal Oak Recycling has taken over handling the 40 green and yellow paper recycling bins previously managed by the now-defunct Abitibi Consolidated. Until last month, when it went out of business, the Quebec-based ...
Novelis to Convert All of its Beverage Can Sheet to High-Recycled Content Evercan Aluminium by 2017
Resource Efficient Business (11/13/14) Sanderson, Paul
Global aluminum rolling and recycling company Novelis plans to bring all of its aluminum can sheet under its high-recycled content brand by 2017, the company recently announced. The can body sheet produced by Novelis is cer...
Carpet Recycling Project Begins in Maine
Construction & Demolition Recycling (11/12/14)
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Triumvirate Environmental are preparing to remove and ship 27,000 tons of carpet-like fiber to a recycling facility in Pennsylvania. Triumvirate Environmental plans to turn the m...
RMA: Tire Recycling Has Come a Long Way
Tire Business (11/10/14)
The Rubber Manufacturers Association issued a report in recognition of National Recycling Week, which took place Nov. 10-16, detailing the progress of tire recycling efforts in the United States as of 2013. The report notes more than 90 percent of scrap...
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