A town in Iowa looks to remove glass from its curbside stream, and a Southern California city renews a contract with Waste Management.
A $1.5 million loan from the Closed Loop Fund enabled construction of a high-tech materials recovery facility in an area of the country that has been sorely lacking in processing capacity. The company receiving the funding is also notable for its “pure-play” recycling model.
An equipment upgrade at a Sherbrooke, Quebec materials recovery facility boosted the facility’s capacity from 14 tons per hour to 18 tons per hour and resulted in improved bale quality.
After months of negotiations between city officials and the owner of an idled, state-of-the-art mixed-waste processing center, there is hope that an agreement will be reached in the near future.
The third-annual Recycling Innovators Forum has awarded $20,000 to AMP Robotics, a Colorado-based startup that aims to provide low-cost robotic sortation options to the recycling industry. Continue Reading