Waste management software firm AMCS launched a collaborative research project with Confirm, a research center funded by Science Foundation Ireland.

Producer responsibility organization Circular Materials and the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) will develop a comprehensive recycling program for beverage containers collected in curbside bins and public spaces across Ontario.

The city of Baltimore began delivery of nearly 200,000 curbside recycling carts, a $10 million-plus project backed by The Recycling Partnership, with the American Beverage Association’s Every Bottle Back initiative, Closed Loop Partners, Dow, the Baltimore Civic Fund and Rehrig Pacific.

Eriez announced the opening of its Recycling Test Center in Erie, Pa., where customers can sort their ferrous and nonferrous materials in a full-scale laboratory. 

GFL Environmental acquired Peoria Disposal Company (PDC), which owns a MRF in Pekin, Ill.

The Kent County, Mich. Department of Public Works announced that the state of Michigan allocated $4 million to support infrastructure improvements for a Sustainable Business Park in the county.

Rumpke Waste & Recycling named Jeff Snyder as recycling director. The former recycling director, Steve Sargent, recently retired after more than 30 years in the industry.