A Rich History. A Sustainable Failure.
Recycling has taken hard hits in recent years, laying a rough road for businesses driving to up their sustainability goals. Cheap fossil fuel dulled recyclables’ competitive edge over virgin plastics. China’s import ban and then COVID-19 caused further market disruptions — on top of traditional industry pain points: labor shortages; [...]
NAGS HEAD — Even with the upheaval of seemingly everything in everyday life, somehow recycling still matters in North Carolina.
Just a few months ago, when unemployment was low, it was tough finding people who came in on time and wanted to do the sorting we need. At that time, we installed systems from AMP Robotics to help with the labor shortage we were experiencing. AMP’s robots have helped us [...]
DENVER, April 23, 2020—AMP Robotics Corp. (“AMP”), a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics for the recycling industry, today announced the achievement of one billion recyclables processed over the 12 months ending March 31, 2020. AMP also announced it has named longtime industry executive Marcel Vallen vice president of [...]
Recycling and Disposal Solutions of Virginia has four new robots that help with sorting and contamination.
Joe Benedetto, president of Recycling and Disposal Solutions, has watched recycling rates drop. “I’ve been in the business for more than 30 years, and I’ve never seen it this bad,” he said.
Joe Benedetto, President of Recycling and Disposal Solutions, talks to us about what is recyclable and what isn’t as well as the process once the recyclables leave our homes.