Paper Recycling Conference Podcast Series
This Paper Recycling Conference podcast series is sponsored by American Baler, based in Bellevue, Ohio. This series features clips from the 2012 Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show in downtown Chicago. Simply click the titles below to listen to the podcasts.
For information on our 2013 show, planned for Oct. 16-18 in Chicago, please visit http://americas.paperrecyclingconference.com.
Keynote Session: State of the Economy Part 1
David Oppedahl, business economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, speaks to attendees at the 2012 Paper Recycling Conference about the current state of the economy and the effects of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monitary policy.
David Oppedahl, business economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, fields questions from the audience about the U.S. consumer savings rate and its effect on the general economy as well as inflationary concerns.
The Processing Curve
Hilary Gans, contract manager for South Bayside Waste Management Authority, also known as RethinkWaste, San Carlos, Calif., responds to a question from Recycling Today Media Group's Dan Sandoval about how his agency approached the contracting process for building a municpal recovery facility.
The Economy in the Forest Products Industry
Hanna Zhao addresses questions from attendees about the Asian economy and paper capacity in China during a session titled "The Economy in the Forest Products Industry."
The Future Is Plastics
Phil Rozenski of Hilex Poly discusses his company's efforts to recycle plastic bags and film through its Bag2Bag program.
Myles Cohen of Pratt Industries offers his thoughts on the supply and demand factors influencing markets for bulk grades during the session "Milling Around" at the Paper Recycling Conference 2012.
Safe & Secure
Tom Kunkel of Green Delete examines the landscape of the electronics recycling industry and the role of information security during the session "Safe & Secure" at the Paper Recycling Conference 2012.
A Thirst for Aluminum
Silverio Colalancia of Novelis North America discusses his company's efforts to increase recycled content in its products during a workshop at the Paper Recycling Conference 2012 in Chicago.
The Business of Sustainability
John Mulcahey of Georgia Pacific discusses how the paper products company is looking further into the waste stream for recovered fiber to use in its products.
Patty Norris, Federal International; Robes Nelson, Cellmark Recycling; Alex Tomadin, Future Fibres; and Henri Vermeulen, Smurfit Kappa, all discuss some of the barriers they face when doing business in regions with lesser developed recovered fiber infrastructures.
Marketing Plastics 3-7
In this excerpt from the 2012 Paper Recycling Conference in Chicago, Igor Beylin of Universal Commodity Services discuss some of the benefits of recycling rigid plastics.