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Allan Gerlat

September 20, 2012

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Sonoco Recycling Upgrades North Carolina MRF

Sonoco Recycling LLC has upgraded its Onslow County, N.C., material recovery facility (MRF) to increase recycling processing volumes.

The Hartsville, S.C.-based package recycling company said in a news release that it spent $2 million for the renovation at the MRF.

In addition to new equipment the company has added an education room and is providing tours to students.

Sonoco Recycling operates six MRFs and annually collects more than 3 million tons of old corrugated containers, and various grades of paper, metals and plastics.




About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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