A newly opened materials recovery facility is employing a host of sortation technologies to separate curbside materials from households in one of America’s largest cities. Continue Reading
Monterey Bay is known for its whales, dolphins, seals and other sea life. Accordingly, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is famous for its living kelp forest and early success in Great White Shark care.
But a nearby materials recovery facility has been preoccupied with a very different type of creature: owls. Continue Reading
During their regular schedule, employees of the MRF near High Point, N.C. work on one shift during daylight hours, sorting and baling residential recyclables.
The state of California’s goal is to achieve a 75 percent recycling and composting rate by 2020. That big goal is what partially drove Waste Management to build a big MRF in the Los Angeles area.
In this section in July, we featured a MRF that hangs over the waters of New York Harbor: Sims Municipal Recycling’s Sunset Park facility in Brooklyn, N.Y.
When you hear “mega MRF,” this is probably the facility you should think of: a 1,000-tons-per-day materials recovery facility in the Sunset Park section of New York City’s Brooklyn borough.