Scrap Monster
Vulcan
Vulcan

Waste & Recycling

Impact of Plastics Reveals “Severe” Climate Damage
The report gathers research on the greenhouse gas emissions of plastic at each stage of…
May 22nd 2019
Indianapolis Recycles Just 4% of its Garbage Each Year
Of Marion County’s approximately 267,000 households, only 10% are enrolled in the subscription program.
May 22nd 2019
Legal Battle Between MPCA and BFI Waste Systems Continues
As a result, the state began restricting the disposal of metropolitan area garbage in landfills.
May 21st 2019
ZWS Waste Solutions Opens New Recycling Facility in Rochester, Mass.
The 103,000-square-foot facility will accept residential and commercial waste streams as well as single stream…
May 21st 2019
China’s Ban on Scrap Imports a Boon to U.S. Recycling Plants
Hong Kong-based Nine Dragons, one of the world’s largest producers of cardboard boxes, has invested…
May 20th 2019
Online Shipping Boom Creates Massive ‘Cardboard Footprint’ from Boxes
One company that sells reusable packaging said the growth of the shipping industry by 2021…
May 20th 2019
Philippines Recalls Ambassador to Canada Amid Trash Dispute
The Philippine government set a May 15 deadline for Canada to take back its trash.
May 20th 2019
Battery Materials Recycling Market Exceeding at 9% CAGR to Cross $40bn by 2025
Owing to the huge application of lead-acid batteries in the automotive sector, lead is recorded…
May 16th 2019
Rolling Coffee Cups Into the Circular Economy
After China’s recent decision to stop accepting the vast majority of the waste it once…
May 16th 2019
EPA to Conduct Additional Testing at West Lake Landfill
Last fall, the owners of the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton sued Mallinckrodt LLC to…
May 15th 2019
WestRock Company Acquires UBS Printing Group
The acquisition further extends the company’s geographical footprint on the U.S. West Coast and will…
May 15th 2019
Fairfax County, Va., Investigates Hauler for Missed Trash Pickups
Fairfax County is investigating reports of missed trash pick-ups by a solid waste and recycling…
May 15th 2019
NWRA Recognizes 2019 Infrastructure Week
China historically has imported massive quantities of waste materials from the U.S. to be recycled…
May 15th 2019
AMP Robotics’ Dual-robot Recycling System Aims to Increase Productivity
The news of the Cortex launch follows AMP Robotics' announcement in March that it has…
May 15th 2019
Trade War: China Retaliates with New Tariffs on U.S. Goods
China's latest tariffs will take effect on June 1 and will add up to 25…
May 14th 2019