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Roosevelt now treating ash metal



NEW TOOL: The Roosevelt Landfill Tuesday opened its new ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility yesterday at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill. The advanced process allows for the reclamation of metals found in ash previously lost through traditional methods of resource recovery.  The facility is set to process all newly delivered ash to the Roosevelt Landfill as well as systematically process all of the existing ash currently in the landfill.  Once recovered, the metals are recycled, shipped to manufacturers and repurposed to make new metal products. 

The facility is estimated to recover and recycle over 46,200 tons of ferrous metals and 42,900 tons of non-ferrous metals. Fer...

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