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Metal & Recycling News
U.S. Scrap Plastic Exports Witnessed Substantial Decline in Jan-Feb '19
The top trade destinations of U.S. scrap plastic trade were Canada, India, Hong Kong, Mexico and South Korea in that order.
Plastic RecyclingApril 23, 2019
Ferrous Scrap Imports Hit Historic Low in February: China Customs
The cumulative imports during the initial two-month period totaled 36,415 tons.
Metal Recycling NewsApril 23, 2019
Steel Dynamics' Income from Metal Recycling Segment Surged 18%
Steel Dynamics foresees notable increase in domestic steel consumption during 2019.
Steel NewsApril 23, 2019
U.S. Scrap Iron and Steel Exports See Notable Decline
The topmost trade partner during Jan-Feb ’19 was Turkey.
Metal Recycling NewsApril 23, 2019
Connecticut Consumer-Goods Companies Take on Plastic Waste
In Connecticut, about 35 percent of waste was recycled or composted in 2015, a rate that has remained “relatively flat” during the past decade.
Plastic RecyclingApril 23, 2019
ISRI Lauds Decision to Exclude Auto Shredder Parts from China Tariff
Automobile shredders in the U.S., which on average process 365,000 metric tons of material per day, have sourced as much as 85 percent of the necessary wear parts from China.
Metal Recycling NewsApril 23, 2019
22nd April, 2019-North American Copper Scrap Prices Slumped on Index
Cu/Al Radiator Ends, Cu/Al Radiators and Cu/Al Radiators/Fe remained flat on April 22nd, 2019.
Scrap PricesApril 23, 2019
Study Puts Economic, Social Cost on Ocean Plastic Pollution
Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans costs society billions of dollars every year in damaged and lost resources, research has found.
Plastic RecyclingApril 23, 2019
How to Recycle Your Old Phone, Laptop and Other Electronics without Harming the Environment
Best Buy, Whole Foods, Home Depot, Lowes and Staples all have free drop-off spots to take dead batteries off your hands.
E-waste RecyclingApril 23, 2019
22nd April, 2019: Scrap Gold, Silver and Platinum Prices Stagnant on Index
In the Hallmarked category, the 14 carat gold scrap prices remained unchanged at $ 723.89 per Oz.
Scrap PricesApril 23, 2019
U.S. Aquariums Make Progress Cutting Back on Plastic
To date, ACP aquariums have eliminated plastic straws – preventing the use of 5 million straws per year – and single-use plastic shopping bags in their facilities, in partnership with each aquarium’s food service provider and retailer.
Waste & RecyclingApril 23, 2019
World Nickel Market Recorded Marginal Deficit in Jan-Feb ‘19
The monthly smelter/refinery output of nickel totaled 168.9kt in February this year. At the same time, consumption totaled 157.2kt.
NickelApril 22, 2019
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