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Pile of Scrap Podcast

Ep. 6: The Recyclers’ Advocate – Brian Shine, ISRI

Posted by Sierra International Machinery on 10/9/19 3:31 PM

 

Pile of Scrap Ep. 6: The Recyclers’ Advocate – Brian Shine, ISRI

Throughout generations of his family being involved in the industry, current ISRI Chairman Brian Shine, knew scrap was in his blood from the very beginning. From incorporating the values that he had learned from his family business in addition to the experience he’d acquired through his involvement in the industry, he leads the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) to its continued success. Brian joins John Sacco to discuss the strategy behind the magic that is ISRI and how important the organization has been for the entire scrap recycling community as a whole.

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Topics: Recycling, Scrap Recycling

Ep. 5: Like Father, Like Son - Pasco Iron & Metal

Posted by Sierra International Machinery on 9/24/19 2:45 PM

Pile of Scrap Ep. 5: Like Father, Like Son - Pasco Iron & Metal

From following closely in his father’s footsteps, Matthew Goldman, CEO of Pasco Iron and Metal based in Land O’ Lakes, Florida, is unsurpassed when it comes to knowing the do’s and don’ts of the scrap business. By juggling all the responsibilities of building his company from the ground up, he is a true one man show. John Sacco joins Matthew and his father, Mark Goldman, in discussing Matthew taking the reins from his father and how exactly that plays into the success of his company and Florida’s growing scrap industry.

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Topics: Recycling, Scrap Recycling

Ep.3: The Real Environmentalists

Posted by Sierra International Machinery on 8/6/19 4:20 PM

Pile of Scrap Ep. 3: The Real Environmentalists

From fashion to recycling, Edward Kangeter, CEO of CASS, Inc. based in Oakland, CA dives into the “ugliness” of the scrap industry and swaps memorable stories with John. As recyclers, they explain how one can clean up their operations, and help the world understand the importance of a scrap yard. Although, Ed forbids to use the word scrap. Ed also describes his aluminum scrap operation. Processing, melting, and selling old recycled aluminum to clients who create everything from ice cream scoops, to skateboard trucks.

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Topics: Recycling, Scrap Recycling

Ep.2: The Blue Bin Myth

Posted by Sierra International Machinery on 8/5/19 2:53 PM

Pile of Scrap Ep. 2: The Blue Bin Myth

How do we resolve the plastic pollution? Jason Young, CEO of the Allan Company based in Southern California, discusses a possible solution with John Sacco. However, the solution involves more than just putting “recyclables” in the blue bin. It requires packaging manufactures to think past the initial shelf life or their products. These issues lead to what we call the Blue Bin Myth: what can and cannot be recycled.

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Topics: Plastic Recycling, Recycling, MRF

Ep.1: This is Pile of Scrap

Posted by Sierra International Machinery on 8/5/19 2:49 PM

Pile of Scrap Ep. 1: This is Pile of Scrap

Sierra Recycling & Demolition is your traditional scrap processor: dealing in scrap metal, cardboard, and field service work for agriculture and oil. Sierra R&D General Manager, Ryan Mallard, and Operations Manager, Daniel Zamora, talk to John Sacco about the company’s safety goals, government regulations, and spending money to make money.
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Topics: Recycling, Scrap Recycling

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