"Waste Management is focused on recovering more of the valuable materials in waste through the use of advanced technologies such as single-stream recycling," said Patrick DeRueda, president of Waste Management Recycle America
, the company's recycling subsidiary.
of Montreal said last week that it had sold its newsprint recycling facilities in Texas to Waste Management Recycle America
for $US12 million.
With the opening of its largest single-stream material recovery facility (MRF) in Elkridge, Md., Waste Management Recycle America
. headquartered in Houston, is taking this concept seriously.
Beginning in 2005, VI partnered with WasteCap Wisconsin, Veridian Homes (winner of this year's WasteCap Partnership Award), Waste Management Recycle America
, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to test different methods, address challenges and assess the long-term viability of recycling vinyl siding scrap from new home construction in Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.
He served as president of CRA from 2001 to 2004 before being promoted to finance director of Waste Management Recycle America
The show's nine designers sift through mounds of paper, mylar, bottle caps and other materials at Waste Management Recycle America
's material recovery facility (MRF) in Port of Newark in New Jersey and incorporate their finds into a dress for an episode titled "Waste Not, Want Not."
* Waste Management Recycle America
has purchased six TiTech PolySort units for its plants in Raleigh, Va.; Spiegel, Mass.; Elkridge, Md.; Chicago; and Liverpool, N.Y.
The advent of single-stream recycling is another factor changing the marketplace, according to Steve Wilson, director of marketing for the fiber group of Waste Management Recycle America
, based in Houston.
Other Van Dyk Baler Bollegraaf Drum Feeder installations include Homewood Disposal, Waste Management Recycle America
of Minneapolis, TFC Recycling, Waste Management Recycle America
of Liverpool, N.Y., Vista Fibers and Great Lakes Recycling.
America Recycles is sponsored by Novelis, Staples Inc., American Beverage and Waste Management Recycle America
. The organization is managed by the National Recycling Coalition, Washington, D.C.
Itec also has announced that it will acquire two plastics recycling plants previously owned by Waste Management Recycle America
. The plants, which are in Chicago and Raleigh, N.C., will allow Itec to integrate its Eco2 Environmental Systems into established facilities, according to the company.
Michael Taylor, market area vice president of the South group of Waste Management Recycle America
, based in Houston, also addressed attendees on single-stream recycling.