GUELPH, Ontario-The publisher of The Recycler's Exchange, Paul Roszel, has established ``Recycler's World,'' an electronic information service linking recyclers via the Internet. The live, on-line service allows individuals or businesses involved or interested in the recycling industry to gain exposure and access to world-wide contacts.
For more information, contact Mr. Roszel, P.O. Box 24017, Guelph, Ontario N1E 6V8; (519) 767-2913. Fax: (519) 763-2690 or E-Mail: [email protected]
RRI issues updated recyclers dircetory
SUFFIELD, Conn.-Recycling Research Institute has listed more than 1,800 companies in its 1995 Scrap Tire Users Directory, including scrap tire processors, recycled rubber manufacturers and industry suppliers in North America and selected countries.
The new edition has added two sections-The Market Survey and the Stockpile Abatement Progress Report.
The directory costs $55, or $59 in Canada. To order, send check or money order to Recycling Research Institute, P.O. Box 2221, Merrifield, Va. 22116.
MAC Corp. acquires Granutech operation
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas-MAC Corp. has bought granulator manufacturer Granutech Environmental Systems Inc. of Minster, Ohio, for an undisclosed price, and will combine the operations with MAC's Grand Prairie-based Saturn Shredders Division, a maker of tire shredders.
The new unit-to be called Granutech-Saturn Systems Corp.-will occupy MAC's 68,000-sq.-ft. facility.
``The acquisition means customers can now get complete, turnkey systems to take material from its raw state to granules,'' a spokesman said.
W.Va. landfill closure fund to clean up tires
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-The state Division of Environmental Protection has tapped into the state's landfill closure assistance fund to clear two large tire piles.
A fund is designated for closing financially-strapped landfills, but DEP Deputy Director Eli McCoy defended the diversion, saying the tire piles in Inwood and Grant County were major environmental problems.
Only $100,000 from the fund has been used to close landfills, while $8 million paid for tire pile cleanup, the DEP said.
Neb. considers rules for tracking old tires
LINCOLN, Neb.-The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality has proposed rules to create a permit and reporting system to manage scrap tires.
The DEQ would require firms to obtain a state permit; provide financial assurance in the event of closure; and submit a cleanup plan. There also would be a limited storage time for a tire.
The rules would exempt retailers storing fewer than 500 tires and retreaders with less than 1,000 tires.
Waste Recovery Inc. relocates in Dallas
DALLAS-Waste Recovery Inc. has relocated its headquarters to: 309 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75201; (214) 741-3865 or (214) 745-8945.