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Recycling Plant Fire

Four-alarm blaze at Willimantic Waste Paper Co. lasted over 20 hours A four-alarm fire at a Connecticut plant lasted over 20 hours from Sunday into early Monday morning, decimating a 100,000 square foot building and forcing school closings in the process. At least 14 area fire departments, consisting of over 200 firefighters, were called in […]

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Waste High in Electronics

Progress comes at a price The 2017 Global E-waste Monitor, a three-branch study produced by the United Nations University (UNU), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), was published Wednesday. Its results are quite illuminating. For all the benefits of energy conservation methods, they also have an adverse effect on […]

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‘Elmos’ for Sale

Scrap metal trade governed by quirky nomenclature There are wordsmiths aplenty who wish they had this man’s job. Randy Goodman, Executive Vice President with Atlanta’s Greenland America, Inc., also creates and designates the terminology for the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., the association of U.S. scrap dealers. It goes a little something like this…take […]

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