Lastest Recycling Salvage News

Why “Extended Producer Responsibility” Makes Sense
When it comes to waste, nobody wants it. The whole idea of trash is “let's get rid of it,” and “I don't want to think about it.” When salvage and recycling enter the scenario, the result may be less trash, but it's never no trash. What is left is left …
Read more on 3BL Media (press release)

Windham Solid Waste Management District suspends group of plastics from
Another change to help cut down on overtime saw the district contracting with Triple T Trucking to take occasional loads of co-mingled recyclables to Triple T's transfer station Brattleboro Salvage. This will happen after holidays and busier times of …
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Lower scrap prices fill salvage yards, reduce recycling
The always cyclical prices of scrap metals have spiraled down for more than a year to their 23-year nadir for a variety of global economic reasons. The lower prices have led some salvage yards and even farmers who supply scrap materials to hang on …
Read more on Great Falls Tribune

Lastest Recycling Salvage News

Recycling and salvage business planned for Lemoyne, and other real estate
The 8.5+/- acres was formerly owned by Firestone Motors Inc. Macy Holdings LLC is a recycling business and plans to open a recycling and salvage business at this property. Daniel J. Alderman of NAI CIR represented Macy Holdings LLC, the buyer and the …

Those Wasteful Europeans
The speed with which recycling has been taken up by countries previously stigmatized as throwaway societies means that wasteful behavior shouldn't necessarily be seen as rooted in national traditions and cultures. Salvage drives and the pursuit of …
Read more on The Atlantic

Collision Repair Magazine: Auto recyclers suggest new revenue streams
Auto recycling experts in the U.S. and Canada this month described not only challenges from OEMs and market forces for the salvage industry but ways to thrive in spite of them, Collision Repair Magazine reported last week. Here's abridged highlights …
Read more on Repairer Driven News (press release) (blog)

Pieces of me: Aoibheann McNamara, proprietor of Ard Bia at Nimmos
I found CS Salvage in Derry brilliant for Belfast sinks. Space is the ultimate … any of their work? I don't really connect with this as my main focus is on eco-recycling, using old things and maybe painting them so that their age and character …
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Lastest Interior Demolition News

Little was spared by fire, water and mold in condos close to M's Pub
Demolition has begun inside. A chute that runs from the building's top floor into a big trash bin in the alley is being used to dispose of debris. Also being thrown down the chute: the walls inside the units, hallways and common areas. Workers are …
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Business Briefs
Sidford will be joined on the panel by home technology specialist, Joseph Kolchinsky of OneVision Resources; custom builder, Allison Iantosca of F.H. Perry; interior designer, Jill Litner Kaplan of Jill Litner Kaplan Interiors; and landscape designer …
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Lastest Interior Demolition News

Beech-Nut plant developer sued in Connecticut factory scrap dispute
Clifford, who bought the 550,000-square-foot vacant Kaman facility in 2014, hired Wood and Bricks as his demolition contractor in June. In the lawsuit, Wood and Bricks owner Arthur Sullivan claims damages of up to $ 1 million, and accuses Clifford of …
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Why Meijer executive is thumbs down on Michigan historic districts
If a district commission said 'no' to that, property owners could appeal that decision to the local legislative body instead of a state review board that studies a proposal's adherence to federal interior department design standards. … The Michigan …

Lastest Asbestos News

Work halted after asbestos found in Williamsport Retirement Village
WILLIAMSPORT — A renovation project at a Williamsport senior-living facility has been put on hold after asbestos was found earlier this month in wrapping around a pipe, the Maryland Department of the Environment said. MDE spokesman Jay Apperson said …
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Asbestos risk: Duncan BC medical building shut down by owner
A medical services building in Duncan has been shut down temporarily over concerns about asbestos. "It was determined that there is vermiculite contamination in the air plenum and various workspaces in the building," said Scott McCloy with WorkSafeBC.

Asbestos is killing our future
The first time I came to Capitol Hill to advocate for a ban on asbestos was on the heels of receiving the worst news of my life – my husband, Alan, was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Before Alan's diagnosis, I had never heard of mesothelioma, couldn't …
Read more on The Hill (blog)

Lastest Interior Demolition News

Preservationist takes on Jackson Ward home once slated for demolition
Interior doors have been stripped of their knobs and the fireplace mantle is missing. … After a city inspector deemed it unsafe and tagged it for demolition in 2013, Historic Richmond stepped in and worked with the city to facilitate a plan to …

Old Plymouth Water Department building saved from wrecking ball
Instead, after reviewing the building's links to the town's first municipal water system – the 1796 Plymouth Aqueduct Company – the commission voted unanimously Wednesday that the structure was historically significant, delaying demolition for at least …
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Historic Gruber mansion, Edgewood, to be demolished
The architectural study was presented to the township historical commission so that the commission members can make a recommendation to township supervisors. Claypoole said the commission voted not to oppose the demolition. That recommendation will …
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Lastest Recycling Salvage News

Apple's 'Rigid and Exacting' Recycling Processes Focus on the 'After-Life of
The exact process of deconstructing the iPhone "is remarkably similar to Apple's production model, only in reverse," after users trade in or recycle an old iPhone at one of Apple's own retail stores or online. Unlike other companies who salvage certain …
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Burn to boost silver salvage from solar cells
Scientists from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) had previously discovered that by shredding solar cells and soaking them in nitric acid they could recycle up to 95% of the silver that they used when producing the cells. Now, they've improved …
Read more on Royal Society of Chemistry

Students Still Unsure What to Recycle or Trash
In the case of contaminating a recycle bin, the Mix-Recycling Facility can sometimes salvage the bag. The leniency for contamination in a compost bin, however, is much smaller – potentially resulting in the entire pile being scrapped and put in the trash.
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Group thrives for month on recycling hunters? kills
Larry Mayer / The Billings (Mont.) Gazette Josh Dodds is among The Buffalo Bridge volunteers who gather outside Yellowstone National Park to salvage bison parts from hunters near Gardiner. Here he works to scrape one of the many bison hides donated to …
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Lastest Selective Demolition News

Old Prince House to relocate
Slated for demolition to make way for a possible commercial venture, the 2,300 sq. ft. building has been saved for a new life by Nicholas and Rebecca Gonzalez and their children Valentina and Nicholas Jr. The house is being relocated to land owned by …
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Truro's Kline house case goes back to Land Court
TRURO — With two more Land Court legal challenges still outstanding, the controversial house at 27 Stephens Way remains under a demolition order and a cloud of uncertainty for at least the remainder of this year. Tom and Kit Dennis, current owners of …
Read more on Wicked Local Provincetown

Lastest Recycling Salvage News

Lower scrap prices fill salvage yards, reduce recycling
The always cyclical prices of scrap metals have spiraled down for more than a year to their 23-year nadir for a variety of global economic reasons. The lower prices have led some salvage yards and even farmers who supply scrap materials to hang on …
Read more on Great Falls Tribune

The dangerous business of ship salvage
The European Union is expected to publish a list of approved ship recycling facilities by the end of the year, which the NGO Shipbreaking Platform says can be used by cargo owners, investors and governments to pressure shipowners into responsible …
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Lastest Interior Demolition News

Preston council updated on Dairy and Farm transformation project
The construction, which includes demolition to the exterior and interior, concrete work in the exterior and interior, HVAC and plumbing, electrical, construction materials and labor, would have an estimated total of $ 217,619. Other expenses such as …
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Century-old Orlando home spared demolition
Beeler waded into its nasty interior, finding where suspected arson had charred foundation, walls and roof, and had consumed the back half. "I told him, 'it's been hurt pretty bad.'" The construction business hinges on relationships, and Beeler wasn't …
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Preservationists Worry About the Future of 2 Manhattan Spaces
The commission has not taken action, but other preservationists have joined in urging action to prevent demolition. “The grill and the lobby … “We were only able to access one of the two requested interior spaces — the lobby,” she said. “We have not …
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Morgan Square Mall renovations include a new Planet Fitness
"It takes a month or so to do the review, so, they've been doing demolition and construction for about a month now,” said Enterprise Director of Engineering Michael Walters. This is part of the 1.6 million dollar renovation of Morgan … "It's an all …
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