Posted: May 3rd, 2013 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Blog, Electronic Scrap Recycling, Good Recycling Practices, Sustainability, Worker Heath And Safety | Tags: Beijing, China, Foreign Trade, Hybrid Cars, recycling industry, Renewable Energy, scrap metal recycling, sustainability, The Green Fence, Wind Energy | No Comments »
Beijing on a clear day.
We have all seen the pictures of the urban smog in many cities in China. In fact, the country is home to 20 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities. Key among the factors involved is that coal produces 70% of China’s energy. The country burns nearly half of the world’s supply.
And it’s not just the air that is of concern. It has been estimated that 90% of China’s urban groundwater is contaminated. Over one third of the fish species native to the Yellow River are now extinct and millions of people in rural areas rely on unsafe water supplies.
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China: What You May Not Know About It Will Surprise You
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Posted: January 24th, 2013 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Scrap Copper Recycling | Tags: copper, copper prices, electronics recycling, Oakville, peel scrap metal recycling, recycling, recycling copper, recycling industry, scrap metal recycling, scrap metal recycling industry, sustainability | No Comments »
Welcome to 2013! We hope you enjoyed the Holiday Season.
Perhaps as one of your new year’s resolutions, you have decided to clean-up and recycle some of the odds and ends around the house or business. You can put your junk in your trunk and just head off to one of our locations in either Mississauga or Oakville. Or, you can consider what could be done to add value to your scrap metal and ensure that the trip is as worthwhile as possible.
Our conveniently located Mississauga and Oakville locations make dropping off your scrap metal quick and easy. See our home page for addresses.
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Getting The Most From Your Scrap Takes A Little Work But It Can Be Worth It.
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Posted: September 24th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Recycling History, Scrap Metal Threft, Urban Mining | Tags: metal alloys, metals, Oakville, peel scrap metal recycling, Pop Up Retal Stores, Pop Up Scrap Yards, scrap metal recycling, scrap metal recycling industry, sustainability | No Comments »
Nike Pop Up Store in Tokyo
One of the newer innovations that we have seen in retailing over the past few years is the development of “Pop-up Stores”. You will recognize these, as they seem to just appear in a particular space for a relatively short period of time and then disappear. As we approach the Halloween and then the Christmas Season, we will see more of them.
The trend has been adopted by a number of well-known companies including Nike, Walmart and Target to name just a few. These pop up stores offer a low cost way to heighten brand awareness, promote particular product lines and, of course, to entice consumers to spend.
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Pop Up Retail Stores..Good. Pop Up Scrap Yards…Not So Much.
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Posted: April 10th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Company News, Electronic Scrap Recycling, Recycling Innovations | Tags: Aluminum Can Recycling, award winning recycling, Can Manufacturers Association, Ellsin Environmental, End of Line Electronics Recycling, Environmental Waste International, metals, Microwave technology, molecular bonding, Oakville, peel scrap metal recycling, Printer Recycling, recycling, recycling cell phones, recycling circuit boards, recycling communications cable, recycling copper, recycling industry, Recycling Industry Innovations, reverse polymerization, scrap copper recycling, sustainability, TV recycling, Wise Metals | No Comments »
While there have been many new technologies introduced into the recycling industry over the past few decades, in this blog we want to highlight two recent exciting developments. One is in Canada and the other is in the U.S.
You can be forgiven if the patented process called reverse polymerization does not happen to be in your lexicon . We hadn’t heard of it either until someone brought it to our attention in connection with the various technologies being applied to the problem of recycling the 12 million plus end of life vehicle tires that are generated in Ontario each year.
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If You Think Of The Recycling Industry As Innovation Challenged…Please Think Again.
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Posted: March 20th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Recycling History, Sustainability, Urban Mining | Tags: Andrew Bell, BNN, compliances, Gary Dvorkin, Innovation, productivity growth, recycling, Recycling Regularions, resources, sustainability, UK Enterprise Strategy 2008 | No Comments »
When we started our business in 1990, the work was more physical and the regulatory environment was less intrusive. Today, we have more equipment to handle the physical load but we are surrounded by a sea of regulations involving such policy areas as human resources, occupational health and safety, the environment, taxation and so on. While perhaps well intended for the most part, they are difficult to navigate and often questionable in their language, intent and execution.
Posted: February 16th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Good Recycling Practices, Recycling History, Sustainability | Tags: business results, Innovation, Nike, results, sustainability, sustainable practices, writer's block | No Comments »
Welcome to 2012!
Writers commonly suffer from a condition which is often referred to as “writer’s block”. According to Wikipedia, this is a condition in which the author loses the ability to produce new work.
We find the same type of thing is often in play in business. A great number of companies can tend to get ‘blocked’ by continuing to employ many of the same formulas which have allowed them to prosper in the past. At their peril, they often fail to take into account that conditions around them have changed.