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Randy Miller
In the past 3-4 years the United States and Canada has seen tremendous growth in oil production. This in mainly the result of implementing new technologies, which include fracking and the recovery of oil from sands. This technology has had various effects on the oil markets – creating a glut in supply, which has driven...
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Northeast Data Destruction, a NAID “AAA” Certified company, has expanded services beyond traditional paper shredding. “The business environment is changing quickly, and as a result so is the need to keep company, client, and customer information and products secure” said Randy Miller, President of Northeast. “The goal is to be a full service company, eliminating the...
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You may have read of the downturn in recycling markets in the past few years. This has a far reaching impact, from the recycling and solid waste management companies, all the way to your home recycling bin. Let’s take a look at four negative factors affecting the recycling markets in 2016: 1 – Market Slowdown...
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Whether you are an electrician, plumber, construction manager, or director of manufacturing, it is important to know the best and most efficient way to maximize your scrap value. Most types of scrap, if properly segregated and cleaned – will bring a higher value than commingled scrap. Why? All material needs to be properly sorted to...
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As anyone in the recycling industry knows – material prices are determined by only one basic factor, “supply & demand”. Market factors that can create demand can be a growth in production of finished product, (resulting in higher demand for recyclable feedstock) or even severe weather conditions affecting collection, transportation, and mill deliveries, which limit...
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We encounter trucks in our travels and commutes every day. These trucks, which include not only tractor trailers but straight trucks and delivery vans, are part of our daily life. According to the US Dept. of Transportation there are over 15.5 million trucks operating in the US. Of these over 2 million are tractor trailers....
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As part of the Safety of Lives at Sea (SOLAS), the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has mandated that all containers specify a certified Verified Gross Mass (VGM) weight starting July 1st, 2016. The VGM consists of the weight of the cargo plus the tare weight of the container. If you are a shipper you and...
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Today everyone enjoys the use of electronics, and all the conveniences and luxury they provide. However it is sometimes overlooked that valuable and confidential information is stored on most every standard computer, laptop, cell phone, copier and fax machine. Many end of life electronic data storage devices are disposed of improperly. Often these devices contain...
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While there are numerous ways to address the need to handle large amounts of scrap cardboard and paper, baling and compacting are the most common. Cardboard and paper typically generated in large quantity from distribution centers, large retailers and liquor stores, printers, manufacturing facilities – and many other locations – has to be efficiently handled...
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Most companies have a privacy policy in place, most likely included in their Company handbook. They may even review this with their employees from time to time -and perform periodic training to reinforce the need to keep their confidential information “their business”, and to minimize the possible risk of a security breach. But are you...
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