The relative stability of secondary commodity prices in 2016 often resulted in thin margins.
Lower metals pricing has taken its predictable toll on scrap volumes as once bountiful peddler traffic has remained muted in 2016.
The prevalence of lightweight, flexible packaging calls for massive adjustment to today’s material recovery facilities.
The circular economy plays a key role in achieving zero-waste ambitions.
Recyclers have a number of tools at their disposal for identifying aluminum alloys.
Recent upgrades to Ohio-based Milliron Iron & Metal’s downstream sorting system help the company extract the most value from its auto shredder feedstock.
Rail traffic in 2016 was down compared with 2015. Will 2017 see this trend continue?
Recyclers share the steps they have taken to reach out to retail clients and make their yards more welcoming.
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The 2016 Paper Recycling Supplement includes articles on attempts to convert newsprint production machines to those that produce packaging grades, the factors putting pressure on collectors and processors of recyclables and their consuming customers, the state of paperboard packaging and how to recover paper sacks used in the food-service industry.