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Sept. 6, 2013 | Sponsored By: Call2Recycle

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1 | Recyclable material exports down for first half of 2013


The sharp downturn of plastics and paper exports became a bit less steep in June of this year, though ferrous scrap exports saw a double digit year-over-year decline and exports of all recyclable materials were still down for the first half of 2013.

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2 | AMERIPEN makes recommendations to lift packaging recycling


How can the U.S. boost recovery of used product packaging? According to a white paper from the American Institute for Packaging and the Environment (AMERIPEN), three strategies stand above all else.

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3 | NRC celebrates 20 years of scholarships


When the National Recycling Coalition recently awarded three $1,500 scholarships to sustainability-minded college students, the group carried on a tradition that's now two decades in the making.

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4 | CalRecycle, DOJ bust bottle fraud operation


A Los Angeles area recycling center owner has been arrested after a monthlong investigation by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and Department of Justice (DOJ) uncovered an alleged widespread bottle fraud operation run by the owner.

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5 | Indiana recycling supporters fume over funding decisions


At a meeting of the Indiana environmental advisory council, recycling advocates said the state was making a bad economic move by continuing to move millions out of recycling programs.

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6 | Insulation industry gobbles up recycled glass


According to a survey of manufacturers, nearly 2 billion pounds of discarded glass was repurposed to make insulation products in the U.S. and Canada last year.

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7 | Wide world of recycling


This week's global rundown includes new paper recycling figures out of Europe, optimism toward plastic-to-oil efforts in Ghana and recycling rate success in Wales.

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8 | NewsBits


Delaware MRF gets a $15 million revamp and Alcoa consolidates recycling operations. Those stories and more in NewsBits.

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9 | Requests for proposals


The Illinois Recycling Association is issuing an RFP for administrative services. More details are available here.


The City of Milwaukee and Waukesha County, Wisconsin are jointly issuing an RFP for Regional Recycling System for the Processing and Marketing of Single Stream Recyclables, which is available under "Sanitation" here.


Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection seeks proposals to provide product stewardship and extended producer responsibility policy development and implementation services. Details and bid document can be found here. On the site, scroll down to the "Energy and Environmental Protection, Department of" listing. Interested parties can also contact Joyce Eason at (860) 424-3659


Colorado Association for Recycling wishes to hire a part-time contractor specializing in conference program development and coordination services for its 2014 Summit for Recycling. Details and bid document can be found here.


The King County RFP for the Sustainable Solid Waste Management Study is here — to access click "enter site as guest."


The Lexington-Fayette County Government's RFP for a material recovery facility labor supply and on-site manager is here. Download RFP#24-2013 at the bottom of the page.

10 | Upcoming conferences & webinars


Click here for a complete directory of upcoming conferences and webinars! If you have a conference or webinar that you would like listed, please send an email to info@resource-recycling.com for consideration.

11 | Jobs Available & Sought


Solid Waste Agency Administrator, City of Dubuque, Iowa.
Details are available here.


Senior Consultant-Project Manager, Resource Recycling Systems(Ann Arbor, Michigan).
Details are available here.


Director-Project Management, Recyclebank (New York).
Details are available here.


Operations and Policy Analyst 2, Oregon e-Cycles (Portland, Oregon).
Details are available here. Job Code: DEQ13-0343LE.


VP of Engineering Design, CP Manufacturing, Inc. (San Diego, California).
Details are available here.


Recycling Equipment Account Manager, Omega Search (Charlotte, North Carolina).
Details are available here.


Environmental Specialist, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (Dover, Delaware).
Details are available here.


Midwest Region Recycling General Manager; Integrated paper, recycling and converting packaging company.
Details are available here.


Executive Director, Carolina Recycling Association (North Carolina/South Carolina).
Details are available here.


VP of Sales and Marketing, CP Group (San Diego, California).
Details are available here.


Program Manager, PaintCare (Minnesota).
Details are available here.


Program Manager, PaintCare (New England).
Details are available here.


Program Director, Texas Campaign for the Environment (Houston, Texas).
Details are available here.


Plant Manager, Sims Recycling Solutions (Elkridge, Maryland).
Details are available here.


Account Executive — Mobile Devices, Sims Recycling Solutions (West Chicago, Illinois).
Details are available here.


MRF Manager III (Materials Recycling Facility), Waste Management (Spokane, Washington — Req. #169773).
Details are available here.


Business Development Supervisor, IMS Electronics Recycling (Vancouver, Washington).
Details are available here.


Business Development Associate, Lifespan Technology Recycling, Inc. (Multiple Locations).
Details are available here.


VP of Business Development, Integrated Communications and Technologies (Malden, Massachusetts).
Details are available here.


Sales Personnel, American Reclamation, Inc. (Los Angeles, California).
Details are available here.


Various Sales Positions, Waste Management (National).
Details are available here.


Various, Product Stewardship Institute (Boston, Massachusetts).
Details are available here.


Various Positions Highlighted by the Northern California Recycling Association (Northern California Area).
Details are available here.


Jobs Sought
Database of job seekers available here.


If you would like to submit a job available or job sought listing, send an email to associate editor Dan Leif at dleif@resource-recycling.com.

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