A tight labor market, aging equipment, an evolving ton and difficult recyclables markets have spurred a Michigan county to upgrade its MRF. Robots are among the technologies to be installed.
A handful of industry groups and plastics producers are teaming up on a 60-day effort to try to capture a wider variety of materials from the flow of curbside recyclables in Portland, Ore.
The project to build a mixed-waste processing facility in Rochester, Mass. has experienced a number of setbacks, including tough market conditions and a 2016 fire in the building set to house it.