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How MRF Operations Are Affected by Stricter Standards in Fiber Markets (Recycling) (WasteExpo 2019)

There are several issues that MRF operators are facing today with China’s waste import regulations, particularly when it comes to fiber. Hear from a panel of MRF operators who address these issues head on and discuss potential solutions. Topics include:

  • Top fiber issues such as contamination and the changes in recovered fibers (less, newspaper, more OCC and OBB, etc.)
  • Which solutions they’ve applied in terms of sorting systems & equipment upgrades
  • What the results and ROI were by implementing these changes
  • What actions they expect from the domestic market and the recycling industry to help address these issues

Speakers: Chris Hawn, Machinex Technologies; Bob Cappadona, Casella Recycling; Tim Flanagan, MRWMD

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