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Pile of Scrap Podcast

Ep.3: The Real Environmentalists

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

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

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

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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