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The Register-Guard June 14, 2019: Innovative Eugene business Bulk Handling Systems develops robotic waste-sorting machines by Aliya Hall

Ever since China stopped accepting U.S. recycled materials at the end of 2017, the future of recycling has been hanging in the balance. But Bulk Handling Systems in Eugene isn’t giving up that easy — in fact, the company is working on new, innovative ways to combat the recycling crisis. “China went away, but there’s… Read More »

Waste Today Magazine April 23, 2019: Dothan, Alabama, reopens recycling centers after hiatus by Kelly Maile

Dothan, Alabama, has recently revitalized its recycling program by restructuring operations and reopening the Westgate Recycling Center and a drop-off location at the city’s landfill. Officials celebrated a ribbon cutting and grand opening of the facilities April 22 for Earth Day. The city temporarily ceased operations at the recycling drop-off centers earlier this year for a… Read More »

Daniel Island News April 17, 2019: Rethinking Recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

RePower South reports 60 to 65 percent of Berkeley County’s waste will be reused. Single-stream recycling is here. No more sorting into brightly-colored bins that are then lugged out onto the curb. Just about everything goes into your main trash can – and it won’t cost Berkeley County residents any extra money. If anything, citizens… Read More »

Montgomery Advertiser April 10, 2019: Take a look at how Montgomery’s trash is recycled (video)

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Dothan Eagle March 24, 2019: Dothan reopens recycling centers under new manned format by Jeremy Wise

Little time passed before Dothan-area residents noticed the city had reopened its recycling center at the former National Guard Armory near Westgate Park. “When the cans came back, people started coming back,” said Steven Burgess, City of Dothan’s environmental services manager, noting the three large canisters have each been dumped once in less than two… Read More »

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 »

RePower South in response to The Post and Courier

RePower South in response to The Post and Courier’s March 22, 2019 article RePower South recycling facility will open soon. But environmentalists are worried. Recycling in America is declining and recycling programs are in crisis. Increasing costs and decreasing recovery jeopardize their survival. In reality, even with recycling programs, many individuals simply don’t recycle. People… Read More »

The Daniel Island News March 20, 2019: New Berkeley County Recycling and Recovery Facility Opening Soon by Elizabeth Bush

Berkeley County residents will soon have a new, free recycling option thanks to the county’s partnership with RePower South. The newly constructed RePower South facility, located at the Berkeley County landfill, will take 100 percent of the residential and commercial waste delivered to the site and process it into recycled commodities, as well as a… 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.

News2 WCBD January 29, 2019: Recycling options are finally back to Berkeley County! By Raymond Owens

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – Many residents in Berkeley County have been wanting to do more recycling in recent years. Beginning in about two months, pretty much all your recyclable materials will be recycled right at the Berkeley County Landfill and you won’t have to separate anything to make that happen! Officials with RePower South… Read More »

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 »