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Virginia county to phase out recycling

The Washington County (Va.) Department of Solid Waste will no longer provide a recycling program for residents because it doesn’t have a place to take its recyclables. The county previously contracted with Tri-Cities Waste Paper, which…



Truckers threaten shutdown over ELD mandate

Announcing that the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has pushed them too far, groups of truck drivers are threatening to shut down their engines on April 12. It’s unclear how… You must be logged in…



IP laments reduced containerboard exports

The North American industrial packaging business and domestic box demand remains strong, but International Paper‘s first quarter industrial packaging sector is expected to see lagging revenue because of lower containerboard… You must be logged in…



Mick Barry elected NRC chair

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) has elected Mick Barry, president of Mid America Recycling, Des Moines, Iowa, as chairman of its 2018-2019 board of directors. Barry has been actively involved… You must be logged in…


California bill aims to stop paper receipts

A California legislator has introduced a bill that would force retailers to offer digital receipts instead of paper receipts. Customers would still be able to request a paper receipt. The… You must be logged in…


Greif to acquire Caraustar Industries

Greif Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Caraustar Industries in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion. Caraustar is a major producer of recycled paperboard and packaging… You must be logged in…