State of the Recycling Industry Today

The recycling industry has long been recognized as one of the world’s first green industries, born out of the need to recover and conserve valuable resources. From the earliest of times, people recognized the intrinsic value of recycling and the benefits associated with using and reusing existing materials to create new products.

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RubberForm Stretches with Demand Growing

Each day, Lockport-based Rubberform Recycled Products LLC takes tons of things that typically end up in landfills – rubber tires, ground-up computer parts, wire insulation and old conveyor belts – and makes its own line of eco-friendly products that seemingly can’t be manufactured quickly enough.

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Rubber Recycler Eyeing State Funding, Growth

The maker of recycled rubber and plastic products for the parking lot, road safety, road construction and a variety of other industries will receive a hydropower allocation of 200 kilowatts added to its existing 100 kilowatt allocation from the New York Power Authority. In addition, it has been awarded a $250,000 Environmental Investment Program grant from the New York State Empire State Development.

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