ECS Refining, one of the nation’s largest e-scrap processors, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week. But the move appears to be driven more by an ownership struggle than bottom line issues.
A shuttered mixed-waste MRF has been sold to the city of Montgomery, Ala., and multiple companies are interested in running the facility either as a traditional MRF or mixed-waste plant.
A patent battle over solar-powered recycling and garbage receptacles has taken a new twist, as the defendant has countersued the plaintiff for the same allegations of patent infringement.
Nobody enjoys learning their property has been towed, and the country’s third largest hauler is no exception. Waste Connections has filed a lawsuit against Rubicon Global, claiming it is hiring towing companies to remove its containers from properties in Texas.