SOURCE: USA Recycling Industries, Inc.

October 04, 2011 09:17 ET

USA Recycling Industries, Inc. Granted Authorization to Transport Waste Tires by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Waste Management

READING, PA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: USRI), a scrap metals recycler servicing the automotive service center industry with commercial customers throughout North America, today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, has "granted it authorization to transport waste tires to a processing or disposal facility in Pennsylvania." The Company, according to Mr. Stephen Socash, Chief of the Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, in a letter dated September 28, 2011 addressed to USA Recycling Industries, Inc.'s CEO Vincent J. Smith, "will be operating under PADEP Authorization No. WTT1678, issued pursuant to Section 106.1 of Act 190 of 1996, as amended by Act 111 of 2002."

USA Recycling Industries CEO Vincent J. Smith stated, "The authorization recently granted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, to the Company is our first step of many more to come where we intend to garner approval for the transport of waste tires throughout the North America. This initial state regulatory approval will allow USA Recycling Industries, Inc to begin to execute its operational business strategy of expanding its specialty recycling services and offering 'one-stop-shopping' to its North American customer base in the automotive service center industry."

About The Company

USA Recycling Industries, Inc., formerly known as Voyager Petroleum, Inc., ( is a publically traded mid-market scrap metal recycler servicing commercial & industrial customers throughout North America. USA Recycling Industries now participates in a $75 billion global scrap metals market through its acquisition of Scrap USA in January 2011. Operating since 2007, USA Recycling Industries has been focused on and successful in targeting the Automotive Service Center Industry. It currently provides specialty recycling programs to more than 4,000 automotive service center locations operated by some of the most recognizable names in that retail category. USA Recycling Industries contracted automotive scrap metal suppliers are listed on the NASDAQ, New York Stock Exchange and others are owned by some of the world's largest hedge funds. Having developed a national footprint in its current market of scrap metal collection & processing the Company is now comfortable with integrating other ancillary products such as used motor oil and other automotive related recyclables to its specialty services.

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Contact Information

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    Vincent J Smith
    USA Recycling Industries, Inc.
    Ph: 610-374-0282 or toll-free 877-464-5865
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