Lone star on the recycling frontier
- SINGLE STREAM MRF COMES TO NEW ENGLAND. Farrel, Molly // BioCycle;Jul2003, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p46
Reports on the operations of the first single stream facility in New England. Design of the equipment to allow the recycling of materials in one container from collections; Ability to process the trash without the need to separate cardboard and paper from plastics, metal and glass; Economic...
- How to build a successful MRF. Kay, Antonia // Local Authority Waste & Recycling;May2008, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses the factors considered when building a materials recycling facility (MRF). Operators must plan for the future, analyzing and defining the incoming materials and insisting on an input variation tolerance of at least 10%. Design in safety can lead to greater efficiency and...
- Processing pressures: retain quality, increase quantity Merrill, Lynn // World Wastes;Aug1996, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p16
No abstract available.
- Transfer station rehab. Carn, Robert // World Wastes;Jul97, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p56
Features the rehabilitation in Portland, Oregon of an existing transfer station to improve the recovery of recyclable materials and overall transfer operations. Profile of the Metro South operations; Refuse processed; Compactors; Waste sources and percentages; Service area; Local tipping fees.
- Saudi recycling. // Chemical Week;9/13/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p41
Reports that the Saudi Arabian government has started feasibility studies for solid waste and plastics recycling complexes in Jeddah and Riyadh that will cost a combined $138 million. Details of each project.
- Economies of scale. // Rail Business Intelligence;8/4/2011, Issue 395, p2
The article presents information on a report according to which the recycling centre at Whitemoor is the main step of an efforts to reduce the cost of Great Britain's railways and make the industry more sustainable.
- Pa. city considers expansion. Killman, Curtis // Waste News;07/27/98, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p9
Reports that despite an objection from a councilor to fund the expansion of one of its recycling dropoff centers, the Bethlehem City Council's Finance Committee, approved a measure. Value of the measure; Expansion of the Illick's Mill recycling center; Aim of the expansion process; Costs of the...
- Fla. city tries to move site of proposed MRF. Halal, Ann Marie // Waste News;8/5/96, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p5
Reports that an ad hoc committee is looking at alternative sites for a material recovery facility proposed by the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, Florida. Controversy surrounding the plant proposed by Delray Beach city; Authority's reasons for wanting to build the facility; Concerns...
- Homegrown. Wiley, Walt // Waste News;8/5/96, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p10
Reports on the growth of Summerland Citizens Association's dropoff recycling program in California. Jeff O'Neil as the association president; Expansion of the recycling center; Problems besetting the center and association.