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QRS of Maryland opens recycling plant (access required)

QRS of Maryland LLC, a joint venture between QRS and Canuse-Hershman Recycling Center, celebrated the opening of a $15 million recycling facility in Dundalk. The state-of-the-art plant has $10 million in high-tech processing equipment and is expected to employ 60 ...

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Tighter regulations sought on cash-for-phone kiosks

ANNAPOLIS — The premise seems simple: drop off an unwanted phone at a recycling kiosk, receive instant cash and keep precious metals out of landfills. Consumers and the environment both win. But, according to some politicians, so do phone thieves. ...

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Marcellus gas production rises; so does recycling

PITTSBURGH — Production of Marcellus Shale natural gas in Pennsylvania rose again in the second half of 2011, slightly exceeding projections. The state reported Friday that drillers produced the equivalent of 1.66 billion cubic feet of gas per day from ...

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Light bulb recycler pleads guilty in Maryland mercury case

Maryland’s attorney general says his office is seeking prison time and significant fines for a fluorescent light bulb recycler who pleaded guilty to mercury handling violations. Doug Gansler announced Wednesday that 50-year-old Glen Wright Smith of Owings pleaded guilty to ...

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