Past RBAC Newsletters

  • Summer 2017 - NC Budget Update--State Recycling Program Remains; DEACS Announces New Recycling and Materials Management Section Chief; Colt Recycling Expands to NC; Anson County Welcomes USB Recycling; Verity Resins Blends New Jobs and Increased Tonnage; MAPS AVAILABLE: Permitted Composters and Compost in Bulk; Announcements & Opportunities
  • Spring 2017- Celebrating Scott Mouw's 28 Years of Service (and Still Counting!) to the Recycling Industry; Manufacturers Demand for Recycled Materials Fuels NC Economy; Your Bottle Means Jobs Recycling Campaign Launches in Raleigh-Durham; Wake County Food Recovery Summit; 2017 CRA Annual Conference and Trade Show; Announcements & Opportunities
  • Winter/Spring 2017- 2017 RBAC Grant Awards Spur Private Investment; Recycle Better: Two NC MRFs Invest in Glass Processing Improvements; New River Tire Recovers, Grows; Construction Drywall Finds Second Life as Soil Amendment with A.L. Baucom Farms; NC Challenge: Expand Food Waste Haulers; Announcements & Opportunities
  • Fall 2016 - Unifi Opens PET Bottle Processing Plant; 3rd Annual Recycling Business Connections Event a Success for Recyclers in the Carolinas; New Recycling Campaign Aims for Increase in Plastic Bags and Wraps in Mecklenburg County; McGill Compost Celebrates 25 Years; Stanley Environmental and Earth Farms Organics Acquired; Announcements & Opportunities
  • Summer 2016 - Recycling Business Connections Event Returns to Charlotte on Oct. 5, 2016; Foothills Sanitation and Recycling Adds Single Stream Processing Capacity to Rural NC; Composting in NC Going Strong, Food Waste Recovery Increasing; NC Agricultural Plastics Recycling Program Growing Greener; Johnson Brothers Utility & Paving Company Increases Shingle Recycling Capacity in Robeson County; Announcements & Opportunities 
  • Spring 2016- RBAC Celebrates Matt Ewadinger's 23 Years of Service; 2016 RBAC Grants Spur Private Investment; Sonocco Recycling Opens New MRF in New Hanover County; Upcoming Study to Show Progress and Trends in NC Composting; Carolina Recycling Association Celebrates 26th Annual Trade Show and Conference; Announcements & Opportunities 
  • Winter 2016 - Carolina Recycling Association (CRA) and Manufactureres Zero Waste Conference; Recovering exess food in focus at 2015 Food Recovery Summit; Carolinas Plastic Recycling Council unveils Your Bottle Means Jobs campaign; More than 125 attend CRA's 2nd Annual Recycling Business Connections; Trainings and Other Announcements
  • Fall 2015 - Recycling Business Grants Available; Smart Recycling Diverts Food Scraps; NC's Toter Manufactures Carts Used Nationwide; All Green HQ in Charlotte; Food Recovery Summit Nov. 2015; Training and Other Announcements
  • Summer 2015 - 2nd Annual Recycling Business Connections Charlotte Oct. 2015; Food Recovery Summit Planned for Nov. 2015; Unifi Expands; Wallace Farm Expands with second operation in Triad; Roll-Tech Celebrates 20 years; NC Pallet Recycling Expands; NC Recycling Equipment Manufacturers; Sonoco Utilizes Hub-and-Spoke Model
  • Spring 2015 - New Website for NC Agricultural Plastics Recycling; 2015 RBAC Grant Winners Announced; Contamination at NC MRFs; Verity Resins Closes Loop on Difficult Plastics; Carton Recycling Assistance; RBAC Turns 20; Carolina Recycling Association (CRA) Celebrates 25th Anniversary; New NC Organics Recycling Specialist, Jorge Montezuma
  • Winter 2015 - Johnson Brothers Repaves Roads with Roofs; Plastic Revolutions Announces New Processing Line; Trade Associations Support Plastic Recycling; New River Tire and Roll-Tech Close the Tire Recycling Loop; Product Stewardship Program for Carpet; 2015 CRA Conference
  • Fall 2014 - Recycling Business Connections Networking Event Draws More than 150 Participants; Hatteras Recycle's Headquarters Grand Opening; Green Recycling Solutions Opens C&D Recovery Facility; Recycling Businesses Grow with Self-Help Loans; Energy Incentive Programs
  • Summer 2014 - Recycling Business Connections Networking Event, Oct. 15; GBUSA Invests in Hub-and-Spoke; Republic Conover MRF Grand Opening; Unifi's Repreve Teams with NFL Lions; PPRE Forevergreen Grand Opening; Reily Recovery Seeks Vinyl Siding; Anchors Aweigh Grand Opening; RBAC Welcomes New Staffer
  • Spring 2014 - 2014 RBAC Grant Awards Announced; Union-Anson Habitat for Humanity Expands Material Recovery; NC C&D Recovery Increases; Todco Expands to Recycle C&D Material; Private, Permitted C&D Facilities Map; Holt Custom Trailer Recycles Abandoned Mobile Homes
  • Winter 2014 - Job Growth in NC Recycling Industry; 2014 CRA Annual Conference and Trade Show; EarthStone Products Poised for Growth; Rain Water Solutions and Blow Molded Solutions Produce Recycled Product; State Disposal Down; RBAC NCDOC Staff Moves to New Position
  • Fall 2013 - ReVenture Park Seeks Recycling-Related Businesses; 2014 Recycling Business Grant Round Open; Agricultural Plastic Recycling Grows; Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles for Recycling; Business Opportunities and Training
  • Summer 2013 - Gallins Family Farm; Carolina Plastics Recycling Council; CARE PET Carpet Recycling Project; Affordable Care Act; SRT Inc. Fluorescent Bulb Recycling; Winston-Salem's WM Recycle America MRF; Blue Sphere Corp. Anaerobic Digester
  • Spring 2013 - 2013 RBAC Grant Winners; Degradable Plastics Legislation; Triangle Partnership to Salvage C&D; BlackGold Biofuels Expands to Charlotte; Ply-Gem Creates Jobs in Columbus County; Business Resources & Training Sessions
  • Winter 2013 - Natural Capital Investment Fund; Tax Exemptions for Recycling; RBAC Launches New Web Design; 2013 CRA Conference; Stanley Environmental/Earth Farms; RBAC Welcomes New Staff Member
  • Fall 2012 - Food Waste Conference; Shingle Recycling R2R; Shingle Market Growth; Roll-Tech; Mahoney Environmental
  • Summer 2012 - Food Waste Generation Report; Danny's Dumpsters; FOG Recycling: Piedmont Biofuels, Blue Ridge Biofuels, Grease Cycle; Mahoney Environmental
  • Spring 2012 - Reflective Recycling; Sonoco Onslow; RBAC Grant Winners; CRA Conference
  • Winter 2012 - RBAC Moves to Green Square; Mattress Go Round; Self-Help Loans to Recyclers; Barham Farms; Recycling Conferences
  • Fall 2011 - North Davidson Garbage Service MRF; N.C. DOT New Recycled Asphalt Shingle Guidelines; RBAC Grants Available; Benfield Sanitation MRF; Ford Focus' Recycled Fabric; Wellmark
  • Summer 2011 - Unifi REPREVE Recycling Center; Model Plastic Bale Specs; Rigid Plastic Recycling; Plastics Revolutions; Synergy Recycling; Polymer Network; Maine Plastics; Electronic Recyclers International
  • Spring 2011 - C&D Recycling Study; Sonoco Charlotte; RBAC Grant Winners; Plastic Bottle Recycling Jumps; God Bless the USA; Local Government Recycling Growth
  • Winter 2011 - Clear Path Recycling; Recycling Jobs; SERDC Map; New Life Plastic; Wesbell; Mercury Law; CA Carpet Law; Recycling Conferences
  • Fall 2010 - CRA SE C&D Conference; Harnett County, Johnson Brother's Shingle Recycling; Pitt County Shingle Recycling Award; RBAC Grants; CDR C&D Facility Closes
  • Summer 2010 - C&D Recycling Conference; C&D Facilities: CDR, Handle Safe Systems, Abbey Green, Gold Hill Road C&D Landfill; C&D Facility Map; Chatham County C&D Ordinance; Fiberon; Southland Electrical Supply; Green Construction Council of the Carolinas; NAHB National Green Building Program; GeoHay
  • Spring 2010 - Noble Oil Services; Increase Diversion Supports Recycling Businesses; Plastic Bottles Full Circle Recycle Loop; Independent Collectors Network; CRA Conference; RBAC Grant Winners; MRF Growth (map); Job Study Commences; Dart Container; Plastic Recycling Companies on UNC-TV's "NC NOW"
  • Winter 2010 - Metech Recycling; CRA Conference; Pallet Recycling Loop; NC Biomass Trader; RBAC C&D Webinar Presentations Available; Recycling Market Directory Growth; Habitat for Humanity Restore Durham and Orange County
  • Fall 2009 - Clear Path Recycling LLC; Blue Ridge Recycling; Agricultural Plastics; Carpet Recycling Loop; Shaw Industries; C&D Webinar Series; Unifi Inc. REPREVE; Oil Filter Recycling
  • Summer 2009 - Plastic Bottle Processing and End Use; Clear Path Recycling; Crumpler Plastic Pipe; Custom Polymers; Engineered Recycling Company; Envision Plastics; Hancor; KW Plastics; Mohawk Industries; New Horizons Plastics Recycling; New United Resource Recovery Corp.; Plastic Revolutions; Samuel Strapping Systems; Spectrum Yarns; Unifi; Waste Management's Recycle America; 2009 Recycling Business Grant Winners Announced; CRA News; Otto Container Management; Creative Recycling Systems Inc.
  • Spring 2009 - Shingle Recycling; Pitt County; Greenville Paving & Contracting, Inc.; Griffin Brothers; Union Gypsum; Carolina Gypsum Reclamation; Dirtball Fashion; Coca-Cola Consolidated and Mecklengburg County Recycle and Win Program; New Disposal Bans; C&D Recycling Market Fair and Seminar; UNC-CH; Orange County; CompuTel; Stonewall Packaging LLC; Jackson Paper Manufacturing; SJF Ventures' Green Economy Summit 
  • Winter 2009 - Market Crash 2008; NC Solid Waste Disposal Rates Down; Sales Tax Incentive; Polymers Center of Excellence; Carpet America Recovery Effort; NC Museum of Art; Earth Farms LLC; Steel Dynamics Purchases Recycle South LLC; Contaminated HDPE Bales; Envision Plastics
  • Fall 2008 - Employment Growth in NC Recycling Industry; Accent Construction; Coble Sandrock Inc.; 2 Million by 2012; Green Square Demolition Project; State's Electronics Convenience Contract Updated; CompuTel IG LLC; Creative Recycling Systems of N.C. Inc.; Synergy Recycling LLC; RISE Act Federal Law; NC Green Business Fund; New Fluorescent Lights Website;  
  • Summer 2008 - Shred-It Charlotte; Computel IG LLC; Synergy Recycling LLC; RBAC Scholarships to NxLeveL Business Training; RecycleNet Corp. Recycling Offset Credit Program; Solid Waste Disposal Tax;   
  • Spring 2008 - Advanced Metal Processing LLC; CRA Annual Conference; Union Gypsum; San-Kawa LLC; Pallet One; Orange Recycling; Reflective Recycling; Container Recycling Alliance; Waste Industries; WM Recycle America; Sonoco Recycling; RBAC Grant Winners Announced; ABC Law Fuels Growth in NC Recycling Businesses
  • Winter 2008 - Piedmont Biofarms; Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC); ABC Recycling Grants; Bar & Restaurant Recycling: Elmo's Diner; Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Charlotte; Recycling Business Financing Workshop

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