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Redishred acquires of Shred Con of New York

Redishred Capital Corp. has completed the acquisition of the Shred Con business, located in upstate New York for a total purchase price of $530,000. The asset acquisition includes client relationships, two on-site paper shredding trucks…



BrokeGo recovers paper from web breaks

With a new product called BrokeGo, Voith Paper has developed a reliable fabric for broke conveyors which quickly and safely removes broke following a web break, the company said. The strong and highly wear-resistant belt…



No emerging markets to replace China

Simon Elin, chief executive of The Recycling Association, of the U.K., said emerging markets have not picked up the slack for China’s reduction in imports of recyclables. Domestically, Elin said,… You must be logged in…


Greenpeace USA stays in Forest Stewardship Council

Although Greenpeace International has withdrawn from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Greenpeace USA will remain a member, said Rolf Skar, forest campaign director for the environmental activist organization. “Greenpeace International… You must be logged in…



Mixed paper heads to Seattle landfills

Seattle recycling processor Republic Services is sending “hundreds of tons” of mixed paper to landfills, a move triggered by the loss of the industry’s biggest market for recycled commodities. Republic,… You must be logged in…


IP, Amazon, Starbucks join The Recycling Partnership

Amazon, International Paper and Starbucks Coffee Company have joined on as new funding partners of The Recycling Partnership, a rapidly growing national nonprofit that leverages corporate investment to transform recycling… You must be logged in…


China Customs reports paper smuggling

China’s Qingdao Customs Anti-Smuggling Bureau last month filed an investigation case against a paper company in Qingdao suspected of smuggling solid waste. On the spot, it seized more than 500… You must be logged in…