Entries by Lynn Lucas

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Heading for the 2018 CRA conference this weekend?

Members of Team McGill are packing up for next week’s 2018 Carolinas Recycling Association (CRA) Conference, March 19-22 in Cherokee, NC.  Representing McGill Environmental Systems will be Noel Lyons, president; Sean Fallon, business development manager for intake;  Gary Gittere, sales and marketing manager for compost sales, and Kate Sullivan, compost sales rep.  Come meet some […]

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International Compost Awareness Week poster 2017

ICAW – May 7-13, 2017 The International Compost Awareness Week poster for 2017 has been revealed.  Congratulations to the 2017 ICAW winning designer Ursula Gutowski from Niles, IL. This year, the event runs May 7-13. Green industry resellers and retailers can take advantage of Earth Day momentum by extending special compost-related promotions and educational events […]

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Cre recognizes McGill’s 25 years

Our thanks and warmest regards go out to Cre, the Composting Association of Ireland, for recognizing McGill for its 25 years in the composting industry. A brief history of the company is featured in Cre’s December 2016 issue. McGill’s “cover guys” are Noel Lyons (left),  company co-founder and chairman of McGill-Ireland, and Niall Carroll, partner […]

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Is compostable the same as recyclable?

According to Merriam-Webster,  recycling makes something new from something that was used before.  Most often, materials like metals, plastics and glass spring to mind when itemizing recyclables.  But using this broad definition, is compostable the same as recyclable? Wasted organics (something used before)  are used as raw materials in the manufacture of soil amendment products […]