Monthly Archives: November 2017

Recycling Industry Experiences Decline In On-The-Job Injuries, Though More Work Needed

According to the recently-released United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2016 Workplace Injury and Illness Data report, while overall injury rates for the waste management and remediation sectors are on the decline, material recovery facility (MRF) and landfill workers experienced a higher incidence of on-the-job injuries and work-related illnesses than in 2015.   In…
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Without China, US Companies Stress Quality For Industry Survival

China’s import bans have led to market turmoil both domestically and abroad; though, China shows no signs of backing down, as the government is focused on long-term environmental gains rather than easing short-term economic upheaval. Chinese officials are equally adamant on cutting dependency on foreign commodities.   As the government implements import bans and fails…
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