The Company

Resource Recycling, Inc. is a privately-held publishing company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The company currently publishes three periodicals, including E-Scrap News, Plastics Recycling Update, and the flagship publication, Resource Recycling, as well as corresponding weekly electronic newsletters. Resource Recycling, Inc. is also proud to host the annual E-Scrap Conference & Tradeshow and the Plastics Recycling Conference & Tradeshow.


Publisher/Conference Manager

Cara Bergeson
cara (at)

Assistant Publisher

Mary Lynch
mary (at)

Executive Editor

Jerry Powell
jerry (at)

Editorial Director

Dylan de Thomas
dylan (at)

Associate Editor

Dan Leif
dleif (at)

Senior Writer

Bobby Elliott
bobby (at)

Advertising Director

Rick Downing
rickdowning (at)

Art Director

Suzette Ducharme
suzette (at)

Graphic Designer

Tori Maier
tori (at)

Circulation Director

Kirsten Himes
kirsten (at)

Assistant Conference Manager

Jef Drawbaugh
jef (at)

Conference/Editorial Assistant

Ali Briggs
ali (at)

Conference Assistant

Sarah Milligan
sarah (at)

Director of Research

Chad Powell
chad (at)


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About Us

For over three decades, Resource Recycling, Inc. has published universally-acclaimed business journals for the $20 billion-per-year recycling industry, including the company's flagship magazine, Resource Recycling. Resource Recycling, Inc.'s publications focus extensively on the latest recycling trends, market analysis, research, equipment and business news for the recycling and waste management industry. We take pride in our position as the leading independent source for quality news and information for recycling and composting businesses, government agencies, waste haulers, and other recycling professionals. “I enjoy and study your magazine like the bible of all one needs to know about recycling,” says Randy Powell Jones, Solid Waste and Recycling Manager for Fort Stewart, Georgia and Resource Recycling subscriber. “I manage my program based on what I find between the covers of Resource Recycling. Thanks for all you and your staff do. It is appreciated!” In addition to Resource Recycling, the company offers the only periodicals focused exclusively on electronics recycling and plastics recycling: E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update, respectively. The latest breaking news for all three publications is covered as it develops, in the weekly Resource Recycling, E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update electronic newsletters. Finally, Resource Recycling, Inc. is the proud sponsor and host of the E-Scrap Conference & Tradeshow and the Plastics Recycling Conference & Tradeshow, designed to be forums and meeting places for the top minds and business leaders in the field.

Editorial & Circulation Offices

P.O. Box 42270
Portland, OR 97242-0270
(503) 233-1305
(503) 233-1356 (fax)

Advertising Sales Office

6075 Hopkins Rd.Mentor, OH 44060-2207
(440) 257-6453
(440) 257-6459 (fax)

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Resource Recycling

P.O. Box 42270
Portland, OR 97242-0270
(503) 233-1305
(503) 233-1356 (fax)

Courier deliveries only:

600 S.E. Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202-2623

For advertising inquiries:

Rick Downing, Advertising Director
6075 Hopkins Rd.
Mentor, OH 44060-2207
(440) 257-6453
(440) 257-6459 (fax)