Casella acquires two New York companies

Casella Waste Systems Inc., a regional vertically integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, has acquired the assets of WeCare Waste & Recycling LLC and Valley Sanitation. Both… Thank you for checking us…


Flooding shuts Sonoco operations

Due to unprecedented flooding from Hurricane Florence, Sonoco‚Äôs paper mill operations in Hartsville, S.C., have been shut down temporarily, the company said. Certain operations remain flooded and have experienced damage… Thank you for checking us…


New York recycler guilty in OCC scam

A New York man pleaded guilty of under-reporting the weight of old corrugated (OCC) he recycled on behalf of a supplier, by which he was able to steal more than… Thank you for checking us…


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Nine Dragons to buy West Virginia mill

The Chinese continued their foray into the North American paper business by signing a definitive agreement to purchase Resolute Forest Products‘ recycled pulp mill in Fairmont, W.Va. ND Paper, a… Thank you for checking us…




Wyden calls for WestRock investigation

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has called on the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate reports that WestRock Co., mandated that buyers of its Newberg, Ore.… Thank you for checking us…


OCC tightening in some markets, Kappa says

By Ken McEntee Old corrugated container (OCC) prices remained relatively low during the first half of the year, but prices are showing signs of tightening in American markets, Smurfit Kappa executives said during a second…


WestRock projects decline in OCC prices

By Ken McEntee WestRock anticipates recycled fiber prices to drop during the third quarter relative to July levels, executives said during the company’s second quarter earnings call. “Recycled fiber costs… Thank you for checking us…