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Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! Today, let’s take a look at the current market of OCC pricing: According to Brian Taylor’s article from February 14th of this year, he had this to say from the Paper Recycling Conference in India (reviewing Bill Moore’s speech “he...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! 2017 scrap pricing is on the rise! According to Mark O Hara at Market Realist, “We did see some weakness in the scrap market in February 2017. However, thanks to improved steel demand, scrap prices could again start looking up.” The...

The following are prices reportedly being paid by processors for post-consumer recyclables and are intended for reference purposes only.  They do not connote any commitment to sell or buy at indicated price and may not include delivery costs. (WSJ=Wall Street Journal) Prices denoted are from...

Today we are going to discuss some facts about recycling glass containers.  A lot of us remember when when we were younger and you could turn in your glass bottles for a deposit back, that was the start of glass recycling.  Today we rinse out...

Today, we are going to continue our discussion on the top 10 most important materials to recycle. #6: HDPE plastic bottles HDPE stands for high-density polyethylene, a common and more dense plastic, which is used for detergents, bleach, shampoo, milk jugs. #7: Glass containers. Recycled glass saves 50...

Today we are going to discuss compactor and baler maintenance.  Much like the car you have to take in for regular preventative maintenance checkups, your compaction equipment works in the same way.  With a solid preventative maintenance program your equipment can last years with little...

Welcome back to the Ely Enterprises Blog! Today, we are going to look at a snapshot on metal scrap pricing and the difference between end of December’s pricing to what we looked at in August (in addition to some forecasts of 2017.)    Bare bright copper has...