Recyclable coffee cup

Starbucks begins recyclable cup testing

Starbucks said it will begin its first market tests of a recyclable and compostable hot cup solution as part of the NextGen Cup Challenge. The Challenge is a program that… Thank you for checking us…



Lee and Man

Lee and Man profit per ton drops by 34 percent

Per ton net profit for Chinese containerboard maker Lee and Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd. last year dropped 34 percent, from US$102.53 to $67.54, according to the company’s 2019 annual results… Thank you for checking us…


Mixed paper

DS Smith opens its first U.S. recycling plant

London-based packaging company DS Smith announced the opening of its first recycling facility in the U.S., near Reading, Pa. The facility is Smith’s latest expansion of its business operations in… Thank you for checking us…


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…