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Category: MRF of the Moment

MRF of the Month: Republic Sonoma County MRF, Petaluma, Calif.

Published: June 9, 2017
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Bill Rich of Republic Services; David Rabbit, county of Sonoma supervisor; and Mike Caprio of Republic Services celebrate the opening of the facility.

Once known as the “Egg Capital of the World,” the town of Petaluma, Calif. is where the egg incubator was invented. It also once had the world’s only drugstore meant exclusively for poultry. Continue Reading

MRF of the Month: Emerald Coast Utilities Authority Materials Recovery Facility

Published: February 5, 2017
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MRF of the Month, Jan. 2017The Spanish word perdido translates to “lost,” so it’s fitting an advanced materials recovery facility has been built adjacent to Florida’s Perdido Landfill. The MRF is working to help the local community hold onto valuable commodities.

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MRF of the Moment: Targeting fibers and films in commercial and multi-family streams

Published: February 7, 2017
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RMG MRFA new materials recovery facility in San Diego is sorting single-stream material from commercial and multi-family sources. Fibers and films make up a substantial portion of those streams, necessitating a specially built sorting system.

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