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Pile of Scrap Podcast

Ep. 16: Let’s Talk Economics with Jason Schenker

Posted by Sierra International Machinery on 2/5/20 8:24 AM
Pile of Scrap Ep. 16: Let’s Talk Economics with Jason Schenker

Jason Schenker is back! John Sacco invites oneof the most accurate financial forecasters and futurists in the world to kick back, relax, and enjoy some homemade pizza and steak at his home in Bakersfield, California. But first, Jason sits down to answer a few of the many questions that have been asked about the state of our economy including the important effects the Wuhan Coronavirus has on scrap and global markets, how the science of economics directly impacts the 2020 Presidential election, and even the repercussions of “wish recycling.”

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Topics: Recycling, Scrap Recycling, Waste, MRF

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