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City says shuttered MRF needs $2.2 million investment

Published: April 11, 2017
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Ann Arbor, Mich. recyclingAnn Arbor, Mich. may be trucking its single-stream material to a materials recovery facility in Ohio for the foreseeable future. That’s because it isn’t ready to invest more than $2 million into its MRF, which is in need of repairs and upgrades.

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Ousted Ann Arbor MRF operator questions motivation of city

Published: July 19, 2016
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MRF / Cylonphoto, ShutterstockThe City of Ann Arbor, Mich. recently terminated a processing contract with ReCommunity, alleging safety concerns. But a ReCommunity executive says the municipality was just trying to get out of a deal that was no longer producing financial returns.

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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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