Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Recyling Restrictions in China Include Toxic Heavy Metals

Last July, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection notified the World Trade Organization of upcoming restrictions on recyclable material being imported.  As of January 1st, 2018, China (the largest importer of U.S. recyclables) began banning 24 categories of foreign waste and is no longer accepting recovered mixed paper – as well as recycled PET, PE, PVC [...]


On May 18th, 2017 the U.S. Food & Drug Administration administered a Class I recall of lead testing systems used on millions of children since the year 2014.  This is the most serious type of recall given by the FDA.  A recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that it is now eight months [...]