North America’s recyclers are upping their investments in processing and sorting equipment as global buyers seek higher grade materials.
China has pulled back on buying secondary fiber from the U.S., causing a stir and leading to plummeting prices.
After a mid-decade lull, many of the largest ferrous scrap processors have enjoyed volume increases in 2016 and 2017.
The technology SDI La Farga, New Haven, Indiana, employs allows it to consume a variety of copper scrap.
Green Metals Inc., headquartered in Georgetown, Kentucky, shares its experience participating in ISRI’s Circle of Safety Excellence.
Becky Berube, president of United Catalyst Corp., Greenville, South Carolina, says recyclers can maximize returns on catalytic converters by paying close attention.
Henry Van of London-based CRU examines how the scrap-fed aluminum castings sector might fare in an era of electric vehicles.
Penn Waste’s recent $3.5 million retrofit was commissioned as China rolled out its stringent scrap import specifications, allowing the Pennsylvania MRF enough time to adjust.
Faced with tighter Chinese border controls, collectors, processors and generators of plastic scrap are investing to upgrade and consume this material.
Additives can help to optimize the properties and processability of recycled plastics.
A look at the trends shaping the future of electronics recycling and reuse.
Demo contractors and C&D recyclers in the Southwest are cautiously optimistic 2018 will bring new opportunities.
Women play integral roles at precious metals recycling company Metallix Refining Inc., Shrewsbury, New Jersey.
Verified response laws might have you reconsidering your approach to yard security.
A roundup of some of the products suppliers have introduced to the recycling industry in the last year.
Recyclers should consider more than the purchase price when buying a mobile shear.
Not all forklifts can withstand recycling environments, and a few main factors should be considered before buying.
WasteExpo is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting new technologies and popular topics in the industry.
Desired deals are engineered specifically with the big picture in mind.
Mark Volansky, director of sales, Winkle Industries, shares his perspective on lifting magnets.
SSI focuses on its customers and achieving their desired results.
General Kinematics taps into a deep well of materials processing knowledge gained from experience in a variety of demanding industry sectors.
U.S. Conveyor Technologies brings the value-add to two very different ASR plant projects.
Safety education around battery recycling and disposal is needed.