Sea containers loaded with plastic scrap from all over the world are not able to enter the People’s Republic of China due to the National Sword inspection regiment. These 5,000 sea containers are currently located in Hong Kong, where they may be auctioned off. They are hoping to auction off these containers to potential buyers…Read more
Material Recovery Facilities are Being Affected by the Annual Cost of Glass
The high annual cost of glass recycling is having an impact on material recovery facilities. There is an annual net cost of $150 million for material recovery facilities as well as their municipal partners to move recovered glass downstream. To ensure the viability of processing facilities and programs, significant industry-wide efforts are necessary. It is…Read more
To buy or to lease?
Implementing a recycling program alongside your current business operations is a great way to increase profit margins from waste you’re already generating. All types of businesses, including grocers, retailers, manufacturers, and agricultural operations, can transform their waste stream into a business asset with the right sorting and processing equipment. As with any other business venture,…Read more
New Information Regarding China’s National Sword Campaign
The Reform Enforcement Taskforce of China’s Central Government had their 34th meeting which was held by President Xi. During the meeting, they reviewed and approved the program regarding “Prohibition on import of selected solid waste imports management.” The meeting was held to focus on the conditions of the state. The Reform Enforcement Taskforce wants to…Read more