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Awards & Contests

  • RAM 1500 EcoDiesel wins 2015 Green Truck of the Year

    Green Car Journal has awarded its 2015 Green Truck of the Year honor to the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel, a pickup that offers the only advanced, fuel-efficient diesel engine in the light-duty truck segment.

  • New Jersey’s recycling leaders recognized

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) honored the state’s recycling leaders as part the 34th Annual Recycling Symposium and Awards ceremony.

  • KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens honors dealers

    KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens recognized 13 dealers for outstanding performance during its National Dealer Conference held in Denver, Colorado.

    The recipients of the awards are selected from the entire KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens dealer organization. The premier award this year was the Top Sales and Marketing Award, an honor that is only given when a dealer demonstrates extraordinary excellence. This year, Goodfellow Corporation of Boulder City, Nevada, was recognized for its dedication to the KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens product line.

    Published in the November 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

  • WM awards KAB affiliates Think Green grants

    Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Waste Management stated that $10,000 Think Green® Grants were being awarded to 8 KAB community-based affiliates across the country.

  • Detroit Lions QB teams up with Repreve to recycle

    Unifi, Inc.’s Repreve®, a recycled fiber brand and the official recycling and sustainability partner of the Detroit Lions, has teamed up with Matthew Stafford to kick off their “Make The Smart Throw” campaign.

  • Keep America Beautiful kicks off fourth annual Recycle-Bowl competition

    Keep America Beautiful (KAB), a nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, has launched the fourth annual Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition.

  • T.C. Graham Prize contest now open to applicants

    The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) disclosed the T.C. Graham Prize contest.

  • Volkswagen plant awarded EPA Rain Catcher Award

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Volkswagen Group of America with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Commercial Category for the Chattanooga, Tennessee Assembly Plant.

  • Sims awards Unisys for e-waste recycling

    Sims Recycling Solutions presented an environmental award to Unisys to acknowledge their environmental efforts during the 2013 calendar year.

  • Dust Control Technology co-sponsors robotics team

    Dust Control Technology, a manufacturer of large-scale dust suppression equipment, is co-sponsoring a team of high school students to participate in the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competitions.

  • Columbus Scrap awarded Scrap Company of the Year

    The American Metal Market awards for steel excellence honor best-in-class companies in or in support of the steel industry.

  • TMEIC wins Intersolar award for innovation in solar tech

    Every year, Intersolar Europe, the world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, pays tribute to  the most innovative developments in solar technology.

  • Heil of Texas receives Petersen Industries’ award

    Petersen Industries, Inc. recently honored Heil of Texas as their 2013 Dealer of the Year. Petersen presents this prestigious award to the dealer who sells the most Lightning Loader® units for the prior year throughout their nationwide network.

    Company vice president, Sam Petersen, presented Larry Davis, the owner of Heil of Texas, with a personalized trophy at Waste Expo held in Atlanta, Georgia. Heil of Texas is the only Petersen dealer who has been awarded this distinction more than 10 times in the history of the dealer recognition program.

    Published in the August 2014 Edition of American Recycler News

  • MRS facilities receive award

    All four Metal Recycling Services (MRS) locations won the North Carolina Department of Labor’s “Certificate of Safety Achievement” for 2013.