May 2018


Fire breaks out at Cleveland recycling plant

Bales of cardboard caught fire today at a recycling center on Cleveland’s West Side. The fire started shortly after 1 p.m. at Royal Oak Recycling. Fire investigators believe a piece of paper became stuck in…


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Nine Dragons to acquire Catalyst mills

ND Paper LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd., has signed a definitive agreement with Catalyst Paper Corp. to acquire Catalyst’s Rumford, Maine and Biron, Wisc. paper… Thank you for checking us…


NWRA asks Pence to intercede on China

The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) has asked for Vice President Mike Pence’s help in working with China on that country’s restrictions on importation of recyclables. A letter to… Thank you for checking us…


Chinese mill orders new containerboard line

An unnamed Chinese mill in Zhejiang Province, China, has ordered a new recycled containerboard line, announced Valmet Oyj, the vendor that will supply the equipment. Valmet said the high-speed board… Thank you for checking us…


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Chinese scrap policy creates global market ripples

China’s new policies regulating the importation of scrap paper and other recyclables has pushed down prices and caused international exporters to seek alternative markets, according to traders reporting national market… Thank you for checking us…


100 percent inspections announced in China

Between now and June 4, 2018, every container of scrap received from the U.S. at Chinese ports will be emptied and inspected, China Certification and Inspection Group (CCIC) North America… Thank you for checking us…