Whether its high-speed optical sorters, ballistic separators, non-wrapping screens or robotics, materials recovery facilities are looking to advancements in technology to improve the quality of the materials they process.
In this month’s edition of Business Insights, we present highlights from several of the keynote presentations and the MRF Summit, as well as impressions from the exhibit hall floor.
Noting a “roving, roiling debate over local control of public affairs,” the Texas Supreme Court struck down a municipal anti-litter ordinance that would have prohibited merchants from providing single-use plastic bags.
The second full day of WasteExpo 2018 came with plenty of insights and highlights.
Following a six-year absence, Kyl was sworn in to fill the seat held by the late Sen. John McCain.
In its comments, NWRA says ELDs are counterproductive to safety in the waste and recycling industry.
The company is looking to amend the recycling portion of its 10-year trash contract with the city of San Angelo.
Legislation includes prohibition on unsustainable takeout food packaging, testing for microplastics, straws upon request and funding for recycling centers.
China has been the top importer of U.S. recycled paper— taking in 2.73 million tons of U.S. cardboard during the first half of 2018.