February 2020

Waste Management Laval Machinex

Waste Management officially opens Laval, Quebec MRF

Waste Management Inc. this week officially opened a new materials recovery facility (MRF) in Laval, Que. Operating for the past few months, the new MRF can process up to 50,000 metric tonnes annually of recyclable…


railroad traffic

U.S. rail traffic down 8 percent

Total U.S. weekly rail traffic during the week ending February 22 was down 7.6 percent compared to the same time last year, to 482,690 carloads and intermodal units, the Association… Thank you for checking us…



PSI

Leone elected president of PSI

Linda Leone, of WestRock, Dunkirk, N.Y., was elected president of the Paper Stock Industries (PSI) Chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) for the 2020-2022 term at the… Thank you for checking us…


River Valley Paper

Recycler does “180” on paper bins

Akron, Ohio-based River Valley Paper announced last week that it was going to remove its paper and corrugated (OCC) collection bins from various municipally-owned locations in Strongsville, Ohio. A day… Thank you for checking us…



The Market: OCC soars; market still precarious

By Ken McEntee Recovered paper suppliers this month continued to celebrate unexpectedly strong markets for old corrugated containers (OCC) both in North America as well as in Asia. Dealers, however,… Thank you for checking us…


railroad traffic

Rail traffic continues to drop

U.S. rail traffic continues to decline, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR). During the week ending February 8, 2020, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 485,329 carloads and… Thank you for checking us…