Grade Archive

  • At American Recycling Company, we handle many grades of industrial, post-industrial, and pre-consumer plastics. We also take stretch films, shrink wraps, clean agricultural film, PET bottles, preforms, PET strapping, plastic […]

    Understanding Plastic Grades

    At American Recycling Company, we handle many grades of industrial, post-industrial, and pre-consumer plastics. We also take stretch films, shrink wraps, clean agricultural film, PET bottles, preforms, PET strapping, plastic […]

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  • Copper Copper is the best non-precious conductor of electricity. As such it is widely used in industry, for electrical distribution, electric motors and servos, generators, conductors of all sorts – […]

    Spotlight on Copper

    Copper Copper is the best non-precious conductor of electricity. As such it is widely used in industry, for electrical distribution, electric motors and servos, generators, conductors of all sorts – […]

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  • New Plastics Specifications to Modernize, Standardize and Streamline Plastics Buying and Selling. The new specifications were approved by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.(ISRI) Board of Directors. ISRI’s plastic […]

    ISRI Releases New Plastics Specifications

    New Plastics Specifications to Modernize, Standardize and Streamline Plastics Buying and Selling. The new specifications were approved by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.(ISRI) Board of Directors. ISRI’s plastic […]

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  • ONP Grades There are four grades of newspapers commonly recycled. According to the latest (2011) Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Scrap Specifications Circular, these grades are defined as: (6) […]

    Newspaper Recycling (ONP: Old Newsprint)

    ONP Grades There are four grades of newspapers commonly recycled. According to the latest (2011) Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Scrap Specifications Circular, these grades are defined as: (6) […]

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  • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Recycling American Recycling is now accepting expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam for recycling. We are recycling Styrofoam, extruded polystyrene, and expanded polystyrene foam materials. Our Modesto recycling facility […]

    American Recycling is now accepting Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Recycling American Recycling is now accepting expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam for recycling. We are recycling Styrofoam, extruded polystyrene, and expanded polystyrene foam materials. Our Modesto recycling facility […]

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  • If so, you can hardly be blamed. Changes in market conditions and recycling technology have required changes to the definitions of several grades of waste paper, and the creation of […]

    Mixed up about Mixed Paper Recycling?

    If so, you can hardly be blamed. Changes in market conditions and recycling technology have required changes to the definitions of several grades of waste paper, and the creation of […]

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  • Recycling OCC Recycling cardboard is an important priority, as it proves an excellent source of fiber, and a great deal of corrugated is used annually. American Recycling handles 2500 tons […]

    Recycling Grade Spotlight: OCC (Old Corrugated Containers)

    Recycling OCC Recycling cardboard is an important priority, as it proves an excellent source of fiber, and a great deal of corrugated is used annually. American Recycling handles 2500 tons […]

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