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Memphis

Closed Loop Fund Investment Supports Single-Stream Recycling in Memphis

In the investment fund’s ongoing efforts to increase recycling rates and divert waste, the Closed Loop Fund has invested $3.25 million to support single-stream recycling in Memphis, Tennessee. The fund estimates this investment will reduce more than 48,000 tons of waste from the landfill and avoid over 17,000 tons of … Read more »

Altogether Recycling

Alpine Waste & Recycling Completes $5M Upgrade, Doubles Recycling Capacity

In response to market demand, the Denver area’s biggest privately held waste management company has more than doubled its ability to process single-stream recycled materials. Alpine Waste & Recycling says this makes it the highest-capacity recycling processor in a contiguous 10-state region. Alpine Waste & Recycling’s $5 million investment at … Read more »

Recyclables Jump 20% after Switch to Single Stream

The solid waste department in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, saw a 20 percent jump in recyclables coming in after converting from dual-stream recycling to single-stream recycling, Forester Daily News reports. CP Manufacturing designed and installed the single-stream sorting system. Before the switch, the facility only accepted plastics 1 and 2, … Read more »

GreenWaste Recovery Opens 40 TPH Materials Recovery Facility

GreenWaste Recovery, a municipal solid waste company, has opened a new materials recovery facility (MRF) at its San Jose, California facility, reports Waste Management World. Bulk Handling Systems designed, manufactured and installed the MRF, which will process both commercial and residential single stream recyclables at rates in excess of 40 … Read more »

Penn Waste

Recycling Facility Triples Penn Waste’s Processing Capabilities

Waste and recycling company Penn Waste has opened a 96,000-square-foot recycling facility in Manchester, Pennsylvania, that will triple the company’s processing capabilities and improves recovery rates. The facility features a single stream recycling system designed, manufactured and installed by Bulk Handling Systems. The company says the new MRF is one … Read more »

Stadler single stream recycling and sorting plant

Single-Stream Sorting, Recycling Plant Reduces Landfilled Recyclables

Stadler has installed a single-stream sorting and recycling plant at Hamm in Lawrence, Kansas. The plant sorts residential single-stream material, consisting of paper and OCC, PET and mixed plastics, glass, ferrous and non-ferrous materials. The system has a capacity of 10 metric tons per hour. An extension to a 20 … Read more »

CP single stream recycling

Single-Stream Recycling System Opens in New Jersey

The Occupational Training Center (OTC) in Mount Holly, New Jersey, has opened a single-stream recycling system at the Robert C. Shinn Jr., recycling center in Mount Holly, Recycling Today reports. The system, designed and manufactured by San Diego-based CP Group, replaces a dual-stream recycling system previously used and can process … Read more »

NYC waste

NYC Targets Zero Waste to Landfill by 2030

New York City has announced a plan to reduce its waste disposal by 90 percent by 2030 and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050, both compared to 2005 levels. The environmental goals are part of mayor Bill de Blasio’s OneNYC plan to improve the city’s social, economic … Read more »

Single-Stream Recycling Increases Collections More than 50%

A Florida county increased its recycling by more than 50 percent after switching from dual residential recycling collections to single-stream recycling last May, Waste Mangement World reports. As it made the switch St. Lucie County also constructed a new material recycling facility and hired recycling equipment manufacturer Machinex to make … Read more »

Hasbro Adopts Single-Stream Recycling at RI Plants

Toy company Hasbro, Inc. has partnered with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation to introduce single-stream recycling at all of its Rhode Island facilities. RIRRC, a quasi-government organization, opened the state’s first single-stream recycling facility in 2012 as part of an effort to improve recycling rates and reduce waste sent … Read more »