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2014-05-21 08:23:48

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade, who markets and sells the GreenDrop Recycling Stations, is pleased to announce that Farmer Bros. Co. ("Farmer Brothers") has chosen GreenDrop Stations to handle the diverting of its recyclable and compostable waste from landfills. Farmer Brothers' ultimate objective is to reach 100% landfill diversion by the year 2015, prolonging the lifecycle of resources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Photo -...

2011-08-09 15:36:00

WIXOM, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of recyclable material generated by Waste Management's commercial and residential customers across southeast Michigan. A single stream...

2011-07-18 10:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Nevada (WM) announced today the launch of a residential green waste recycling pilot program for Incline Village and Crystal Bay residents. The program, in partnership with IVGID Waste Not, kicked-off July 11, and is designed to assess the feasibility and community interest in an ongoing green waste recycling and collection program. This pilot is the first residential green waste recycling program in the State of...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

Busch Systems to assist college and university recycling program efforts throughout the United States and Canada. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 With recycling becoming more and more prominent in every facet of our lives, universities & colleges are looking to either initiate or expand their recycling programs. Busch Systems International, the leading manufacturer of recycling containers, is looking to help the cause. With universities and colleges across North America starting to...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

The Waste Watcher recycling station was featured at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show. The variety of options available through these recycling containers make it easy to implement an affordable and effective recycling station. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 At the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show which took place in this international capital from May 18-20, 2011, Busch Systems International presented a recycling station featuring various lid openings and customizable signage for users of any...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Busch Systems encourages recycling participation rates by offering complimentary recycling signage as part of their March promotion. Barrie, ON (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Just after their recent launch of the new "ËœGreen Facts' Recycling Signage, Busch Systems has announced a new initiative to promote recycling among communities. For the month of March, Busch Systems is offering a complimentary generic recycling sign for each sign frame that is purchased. The sign frames...

2011-02-11 19:32:51

Spanish legislation stipulates that at least 60% of waste paper and cardboard collected must be recycled, along with 60% of glass, 50% of metals and 22.5% of plastics. However, a study by researchers at the Jaume I (UJI) University in Castell³n shows that this minimum requirement is only exceeded in the case of glass. "Collection from sites for depositing paper and cardboard stands at 45% in the best of cases, at a maximum distance of 80 metres, while the average percentage for...

2010-01-08 08:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has expanded the recycling services it provides to construction and demolition contractors by acquiring City Wide Recycling LLC, the companies today announced. City Wide Recycling developed southeastern Wisconsin's largest, and only automated, processing facility for recyclable wastes collected at construction and demolition job sites, said John Kelly, Midwest group recycling director for Waste Management. The...


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