Edition 69
Read the Press
by Reverse Logistics Association

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GENCO Marketplace Launches Redesigned Website
11 November 2014 - GENCO Marketplace, America's largest wholesaler of retailer returns, has made major improvements to GENCOMarketplace.com, its flagship business-to-business website. Full Article

Montabert Launches Factory Certified Reman Program For Hydraulic Breakers And Drifters
11 November 2014 - Montabert, a leading manufacturer of hydraulic demolition and drilling attachments, recently opened a state-of-the-art remanufacturing facility in Lake City, GA, to address the growing demand for remanufactured hydraulic breakers and hydraulic drifters. Full Article

Exploring The Possibilities Of Plastics Recycling At The Berkshire Museum
11 November 2014 - Your shampoo bottle could go on to contain your lunch. That sandwich bag your using, could be part of your neighbor's new deck. That soft drink bottle you're carrying today could transform into the T-shirt you're wearing tomorrow. Full Article

Waste Not, Want Not: Sustainability In The Supply Chain Pays Off
10 November 2014 - Now, more than ever, sustainable business practices underpin the efforts of global high-tech and electronics companies interested in bolstering their bottom lines and preparing for the future. Full Article

E-Waste Collection To Benefit Kids With Speech Problems
9 November 2014 - Madonna University’s Lions Club and Ford MU Community Corps Journalism/Communication team will hold an electronic waste collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the parking lot of the main academic building at the university. Full Article

Recycler Abandons Millions Of Pounds Of E-Waste
7 November 2014 - Stone Castle Recycling, previously one of Utah’s largest recyclers of electronic waste, has abandoned its three facilities and the owner is missing, according to the Basel Action Network, an e-waste watchdog group. Full Article

Third Swedish Battery Recycling Sorting Robot Coming To UK
6 November 2014 - Gothenburg, Sweden based automated battery sorting technology developer, Refind Technologies, is to install 600-900 kg per hour capacity system at WasteCare’s facility in Halifax, UK. Full Article

Zero Waste Scotland Announce Funding To Improve Recycling Quality
5 November 2014 - Zero Waste Scotland has launched a new £90,000 capital grant fund for Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) operators to purchase standardised testing equipment enabling them to effectively test, monitor and record their material quality. Full Article

The Recon Group Inc. Establishing Cherokee County Operations; $1.3 Million Investment To Result In An Expected 248 New Jobs
5 November 2014 - A leader in fully integrated, secure and auditable reverse logistics solutions is establishing a facility to process consumer electronic returns in Cherokee County. The Recon Group, Inc. is investing $1.3 million to locate in Blacksburg, creating an expected 248 new jobs. Full Article

The Recon Group Inc. Growing Quickly With Latest Expansion To South Carolina Creating 250 New Local Jobs
5 November 2014 - The Recon Group Inc. (TRG) is rolling out a new facility in Blacksburg South Carolina, to process consumer electronic returns, creating over 250 new local jobs. This new strategic location will compliment TRGs existing facilities in Arkansas, Kentucky, New Jersey and Ontario Canada to further support their presence on the east coast. Utilizing over 180,000 square feet of warehouse space, with plans for future expansion, the Blacksburg facility will specialize in the refurbishment of customer return HDTVs, with the ability to accommodate flex space for pilot programs. Full Article

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