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Recycling Industry News

  • Residents in the greater Portand, Ore., region can now recycle expanded polystyrene under a pilot program with chemical recycling company Agilyx Corp. (Tigard, Ore.) and Oregon Metro, the regional government.
  • Heavy-haul trailer maker Talbert Manufacturing (Rensselaer, Ind.) received the Longevity Award from the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (Centreville, Va.) for the company’s continuous 70-year membership with the association.
  • The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (Chicago) has released the C&D Recycling Roadmap, a guide for state and local governments on how to increase their recycling of construction and demolition materials, including concrete, asphalt pavement, wood, asphalt shingles, gypsum drywall, metals, and fines.
  • Grammy-winning artist Jason Mraz filmed his most recent music video at CASS, a processor of ferrous and nonferrous metal that says it focuses on recycling end-of-life metal products into chlorine-free aluminum in Oakland, Calif.

May/June 2020


Equipment Spotlight

  • Shear blades made with nickel

    Shear blades made with nickel

    The NiCore blades for mobile and stationary shears consist of a specialized high-alloy material with 4% nickel content that is designed to last 60% to 80% longer per edge than average standard blades, BladeCore (Superior, Wis.) says.