RRC2017 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Resource Recycling 2017 Sponsors and Exhibitors

American Chemistry Council 
Washington, DC

Booth#  207

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Plastics Division represents the leading plastics resin manufacturers in the U.S. ACC conducts research and recycling studies for plastics packaging as well as plastic bags and film. It also produces life-cycle inventories on the major virgin and recycled resins, and the group provides technical, educational and marketing assistance to state and local officials, businesses and customer groups. The Plastics Division sponsors programs that increase plastics recycling through implementation of sustainable and efficient recycling programs.

Apex Equipment LLC
Mound, Minnesota

Booth# 413

Apex Equipment specializes in recycling processing equipment. This includes all types of baling equipment (horizontal auto tie and two-ram balers, closed door horizontal balers, and vertical balers), shredders and sorting equipment. The equipment offered by Apex will process all types of paper grades, corrugated cardboard, plastics, scrap metals and more. Offering the latest design features reduces processing, labor and shipping costs, and provides a premium value for recycled materials. Apex Equipment also assists customers in helping to find markets for their recycled materials and offers parts and service as well as baler wire for baling equipment.

Association of Plastic Recyclers
Washington, DC


The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is The Voice of Plastics Recycling. As the international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes, processing numerous resins, as well as consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers, testing laboratories, organizations, and others committed to the success of plastics recycling. APR advocates the recycling of all plastics.

Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)
Eugene, Oregon

Booth# 205

BHS is a worldwide leader in the innovative design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of sorting systems and components for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, and construction and demolition industries. Wholly owned subsidiaries include Nihot (Amsterdam), NRT (Nashville, Tenn.) and Zero Waste Energy (Lafayette, Calif.). Clients around the globe choose BHS because of its experience, dedication to cutting-edge technology, quality construction and durability, and unmatched customer service. BHS has built some of the largest and most durable MRFs in the world, and its plants are achieving the highest throughput, recovery and purity rates in the industry.

CP Group
San Diego, California

Booth# 405

CP Group is made up of four industry-proven brands and provides the waste and recycling industry with a single source solution for materials recovery facilities and equipment needs. With over 155 years of combined experience, the CP Group has established itself as a pioneer and leader in the field of recycling equipment and waste management innovation. The company offers turnkey custom MRF Solutions for single-stream, MSW, front-end fuel preparation, construction and demolition, commercial, industrial and electronic waste.

Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI)
Falls Church, Virginia

Founded in 1933, the Foodservice Packaging Institute is the leading authority for the North American food-service packaging industry. FPI is supporting the on-site recycling program during the Resource Recycling Conference through donation of bins, coordination of materials collection and processing, and development of educational materials/signage.

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Bronze Sponsor

Foth provides public agencies with all aspects of integrated solid waste management, including planning, collection, recycling, processing, energy recovery, disposal, environmental monitoring and regulatory compliance reporting. The company takes pride in helping clients understand critical industry issues by aligning goals and objectives as well as selecting the best strategies to meet the needs of clientele. Foth develops cost-effective, creative solutions through listening to its clients and applying the relevant experience to each unique need.

Glamos Wire Products
Hugo, Minnesota

Booth# 406

Glamos Wire Products manufactures products for the lawn, garden and concrete industries. The company has a complete line of plant supports for every gardening need as well as single-loop bale tie wires for the recycling industry. Additionally, the firm offers landscape staples for landscape and irrigation companies. Glamos Wire Products offers American-made products, family-owned services and generations of trusted delivery.

Glasdon, Inc.
Richmond, Virginia

Booth# 415

Glasdon, Inc. manufactures and sells a wide range of trash and recycling receptacles. The company is also able to customize its products to a multitude of waste streams, dependent on the requirement of the customer.

Global Ewaste Solutions
Plymouth, Minnesota

Booth# 316

Global Ewaste Solutions (GES) is a leading provider of IT asset management and disposition solutions. With facilities in Canada, the U.S. and Singapore, the company offers quality end-of-life services on a global scale. GES was founded with the sole purpose of providing economical and environmentally friendly solutions for used electronics. With the illegal exportation of e-waste becoming increasingly prevalent, it is difficult to know where exactly old equipment ends up. By being certified to the e-Stewards standard, the company's services are carried out to the highest standards to ensure that customers' assets are disposed of in a socially conscious and cost-effective way. As an experienced IT reseller, GES reduces these costs with an effective remarketing program.

Keep America Beautiful
Washington, D.C.

Booth# 407

Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is the nation's leading nonprofit group focused on building and sustaining vibrant communities. With a national network of community-based affiliates, KAB works with millions of volunteers, who take action in their communities to transform public spaces into beautiful places. Through the organization's programs and public-private partnerships, KAB engages individuals to take greater responsibility for improving local environments.  

Machinex Technologies
High Point, North Carolina

Booth# 314

Machinex offers complete engineering design, manufacturing and installation of materials recovery facilities. As a leader in sorting technologies, Machinex has designed and installed over 350 turnkey facilities in partnership with leading MRFs in North America and Northern Europe. The company also offers a full range of high-quality recycling equipment such as disc screen separators, ballistic separators, balers, trommels, optical sorting devices, conveyors and much more.

McLanahan Corporation
Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania

Booth# 305

McLanahan offers complete engineering, design and manufacturing of materials recovery facilities for the MSW, single-stream, commercial and industrial, construction and demolition, and waste-to-energy industries. The company specializes in glass recycling systems, e-scrap, trommel screens, disc screens, ballistic separators, shredders, optical sorters, density separators and more. McLanahan provides custom-engineered solutions from its locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

National Recycling Coalition
Syracuse, New York 

Booth# 216

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is a national nonprofit corporation with more than 3,000 members committed to maintaining a prosperous and productive American recycling system to conserve natural resources. NRC represents and advocates for every sector of the recycling industry (nonprofit organization, businesses, trade associations, individuals and government). Members receive insight on pending federal policies/programs and the tools and resources to convey the economic and environmental benefits of recycling, as well as ongoing networking and educational opportunities.

Washington, DC

Booth# 414

PaintCare is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates paint stewardship programs on behalf of paint manufacturers in states that have passed paint-specific stewardship laws. The company’s main effort is to set-up convenient locations, such as retail stores and municipal facilities where people can take unwanted or leftover paint for recycling. PaintCare currently has programs in California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maine, Minnesota, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Protainer, Inc.
Alexandria, Minnesota

Booth# 307

Pro-Tainer, Inc. specializes in manufacturing recycling trailers and containers. The company currently features 15 to 20 different trailer styles in multiple sizes and colors. Additionally, the company provides multiple stationary recycling bins, boxes and stand-alone containers. The firm also assists in the design and build of custom equipment to meet unique recycling needs.

San Francisco, California

Recology is an employee-owned, integrated resource recovery company that provides collection, recycling, compost, consulting and disposal services to homes and businesses in the western United States. Recology companies operate in California, Oregon and Washington, managing dozens of recycling programs to recover a variety of materials. Recology programs have been replicated throughout the country and serve as a national model for resource recovery initiatives.

Recycle by City
Los Angeles, California
Booth #217

Recycle By City is helping to make the world a less wasteful place, one city at a time. The company provides customized marketing, outreach and education services to municipalities and MRFs. The programs are award-winning and loved by residents. Come see why cities are switching to Recycle by City.

Recycling Association of Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota

Booth# 213/215

The Recycling Association of Minnesota is committed to increasing recycling in Minnesota to improve the social and economic health of its citizens, businesses, institutions and future generations. RAM continuously strives to reach its mission through education and by offering training and forums, providing resources to educators around the state, supplying recycling resources and support to Minnesota businesses, creating and backing state and local recycling programs. and collaborating and building partnerships with members.

The Recycling Partnership
Falls Church, Virginia

Booth# 206/208

The Recycling Partnership is an industry-funded nonprofit partnership aimed at transforming the U.S. curbside recycling system. The organization understands the importance of robust curbside recycling to feed domestic end markets and is designed to grow participation in curbside recycling programs nationwide by engaging all public and private recycling stakeholders.   

Recycling Perks
Norfolk, Virginia

Booth# 408

Recycling Perks provides the tools that cities need to make their communities cleaner and greener. Our dedicated team of professionals works with community and solid waste leaders to encourage recycling participation, decrease contamination, and decrease landfill waste by providing them with customized programs that may include outreach, media, incentives, and targeted data that addresses specific needs. We are your partner in affecting change that leads to lasting results.

Rehrig Pacific Company
Los Angeles, California

Booth# 418

Rehrig Pacific Company creates value by making municipal and private collection programs smarter and more profitable. In partnership with clients, the company develops cost-effective and sustainable solutions that improve asset management, enhance collection safety and efficiency, reduce costs and build better relationships with the customer. From the collection of waste at the curb to the collection and disposal of regulated medical waste from a health-care facility, Rehrig Pacific designs innovative, ergonomic and sustainable solutions that minimize the risk of injury, improve collection safety and reduce operational costs.

Resource Recycling, Inc.
Portland, Oregon

Resource Recycling, Inc. is the publisher of Resource Recycling, E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update. The company is also the primary sponsor of the Resource Recycling Conference, the E-Scrap Conference and the Plastics Recycling Conference.

Re-TRAC Connect
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Booth# 313/315

Re-TRAC Connect is web-based software that transforms the way clients manage and measure waste and recycling programs. The company has been in the industry for over 15 years and is trusted by over 30,000 organizations to collect, manage and analyze recycling and solid waste data. Re-TRAC Connect is more than just a software solution; it’s an extension of the team.

Cambridge, Ontario

Booth# 416

Shred-Tech is a pioneer in the mobile document destruction industry. It custom designs and manufactures shredding machinery for a variety of waste and recycling applications. In-house engineering and design services enable the company to customize all standard shredders to meet the specific requirements of the customers’ needs. Shred-Tech has installed more than 3,500 systems worldwide and is recognized globally for its first-class products and commitment to innovation and quality.

VAN DYK Recycling Solutions
Stamford, Connecticut

Booth# 214

VAN DYK Recycling Solutions is the exclusive distributor of Bollegraaf, Lubo and TITECH machinery. The company specializes in proven technology in the fields of sizing, sorting, recovery and baling of recyclables. Boasting relationships with over 2,400 efficient and profitable plants in North America, VAN DYK's turnkey service fully equips with design, installation, training and lifelong support.

Waste Management
Houston, Texas 

Waste Management currently handles 8 million tons of commodities annually through a nationwide network of recycling facilities. The company purchases virtually any type of recyclable commodity: office paper, newspaper, cardboard, electronics, metals, plastics (post- consumer and post-industrial) and even the most challenging materials.