Dothan Eagle March 18, 2019: New contract will slash recycling costs for the City of Dothan by Jeremy Wise

Dothan City Commissioners could implement a temporary solution to the city’s burgeoning recycling costs Tuesday if they approve a 90-day contract with a Montgomery company Tuesday. In late 2018, Dothan Public Works Director Charles Metzger informed the commission that costs for turning in the city’s single-stream (combined materials) recycling had skyrocketed to $125 per ton…. Read More »

Resource Recycling February 19, 2019: RePower exec discusses mixed-waste MRF reboot by Jared Paben

After investing $12 million in additional equipment and modifications, RePower South has restarted a long-shuttered mixed-waste processing facility in Alabama. With full production starting at the former Infinitus Renewable Energy Park (IREP) facility in Montgomery, Ala., RePower now has its first operating plant. Residents’ garbage and recyclables, which have been going straight to landfill, will start heading… Read More »

Waste 360 February 4, 2019: Recycling Returns to Montgomery, Ala., After a Three-year Absence

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week, the city of Montgomery, Ala., RePower South (RPS) and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the Montgomery Recycling and Recovery Facility has resumed advanced residential recycling operations. “This ribbon cutting speaks to our commitment to do what’s right by becoming a green city and a destination known nationally as a leader… Read More »

WSFA 12 January 31, 2019: Montgomery recycling center restarts with ribbon cutting

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – It’s back! Montgomery officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning to recognize the restarting of a multi-million dollar recycling facility that had sat idle for several years. City and chamber leaders stood with RePower South executives for the celebration that relaunches what is now the Montgomery Recycling and Recovery Facility,… Read More »

Montgomery Advertiser January 31, 2019: RePower South recycling plant officially opens

Local officials and RePower South employees cut the ribbon opening the RePower recycling plant in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Click here to view the picture gallery.

City of Montgomery, Alabama January 29, 2019: Tuesdays with Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange-Repowering Recycling in Montgomery

Watch Tuesdays with Todd as he interviews RePower South President Scott Montgomery to learn more about the return of advanced recycling to Montgomery. Click here for the video.

WSFA12 Jan. 10, 2019: Montgomery trying its hand again on recycling by Bryan Henry

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – During his weekly press conference, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said Repower South is fine-tuning its equipment and ready to roll. ‘”They’re taking some trash now,” said Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange. Company leaders say the testing is going well and should up and running in about two weeks. 65 people will be… Read More »

Recycling Today Nov. 16, 2018: Montgomery, Alabama, recycling facility to reopen in January by Megan Smalley

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, plans to reopen its material recovery facility (MRF) after it has been idled for about two years. Infinitus Energy closed the MRF in October 2015 after it served as a mixed waste processing facility for about two years. Click here to read the full article.

Resource Recycling Nov. 6, 2018: MRF roundup: Developments in three municipalities by Jared Paben

A partisan City Council dispute in San Diego threatens a contract with the city’s MRF operator, and Montgomery, Ala.’s mixed-waste MRF is on the way to reopening. MRF wage conflict: A disagreement over living wage requirements has put at risk operations at a city of San Diego MRF. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Allan Co., which operates the MRF,… Read More »

RePower South and the City of Montgomery to Bring Recycling Back to Residents

Montgomery, Alabama Plant Poised to Transform Waste Processing Press Release – updated: Jun 20, 2018 CHARLESTON, S.C., June 20, 2018 ( – RePower South (RPS) has reached an agreement with the City of Montgomery, Ala. to reopen the city’s recycling facility to return recycling to Montgomery residents. RPS will add a proprietary fuel manufacturing capability… Read More »