A grant from The Recycling Partnership is helping Athens, Ohio improve its curbside recycling program by switching from source-separated to commingled collection.
Low commodities prices and increasing contamination have forced materials recovery facilities in Great Britain to significantly increase charges to municipal partners, a survey shows.
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.