Editorial Video

MAXIMIZING SAFETY AND PRODUCTIVITY

MAXIMIZING SAFETY AND PRODUCTIVITY

January 10, 2017

Michael Benedetto, president and owner of TFC Recycling, describes the company’s captive insurance program and how culture drives behavior in the session “Maximizing Safety and Productivity” at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

MILL BUYING & SELLING: INDUSTRY VETERANS' PERSPECTIVES

MILL BUYING & SELLING: INDUSTRY VETERANS' PERSPECTIVES

January 10, 2017

St. Louis-based Federal International's John Daniel touches on several issues that "annoy" him as a seller of recyclables during the session "Mill Buying & Selling: Industry Veterans' Perspectives" at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

PAPER: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

PAPER: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

January 10, 2017

P.R. Ray of Esskay Impex, New Delhi, offers his outlook for recovered fiber in India in a session at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

PLASTICS: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

PLASTICS: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

January 10, 2017

Sunil Bagaria, co-founder and president of GDB International, New Brunswick, New Jersey, discusses low-density polyethylene (LDPE) markets in India during the session "Plastics: A Global Perspective" at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

PSI SESSION

PSI SESSION

January 10, 2017

Sonoco Recycling's Johnny Newsome explains how the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company has responded to the recent recovered fiber grade specifications revisions in the "PSI Session" at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

THE FUTURE OF PROCESSING AND COLLECTION

THE FUTURE OF PROCESSING AND COLLECTION

January 10, 2017

Alan Handley, CEO of Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Morton Grove, Illinois, details how his company addresses contamination in inbound recyclables by taking an integrated approach to processing. He spoke during the session "The Future of Processing and Collection" at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

PORT UPDATE: LONG BEACH

PORT UPDATE: LONG BEACH

December 13, 2016

Joel Perler, assistant business development manager, Port of Long Beach, describes the upgrades underway at the port during a session at the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Read More

KEYNOTE SESSION: ECONOMIC INSIGHTS

KEYNOTE SESSION: ECONOMIC INSIGHTS

November 8, 2016

Bill Strauss, economist and economic adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, discusses how low energy prices affect the U.S. economy in the 2016 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference keynote session “Economic Insights.” Read More

Circular Economy Perspectives Podcast: John Bradburn

Circular Economy Perspectives Podcast: John Bradburn

July 28, 2016

John Bradburn, global manager of waste reduction for Detroit-based General Motors (GM), discusses the Detroit-based automaker's goal of recovering all resources to their highest value companywide and in the communities where it operates. Read More

Cargill Salt Mine Recycling Project

Cargill Salt Mine Recycling Project

September 15, 2015

Recycling Today Media Group staff members receive a rare tour of Cargill's Cleveland salt mine where a massive cable and wire recycling project is taking place to raise money for charity. Read More