Associate Editor @RecyclingToday magazine. Former business reporter @wvgazettemail. @scrippsjschool grad. ..:::.. Positive energy is a renewable resource.

C&D World 2014: Positive outlook for construction

C&D World 2014: Positive outlook for construction
cdrecycler.com — ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu said the U.S. is finally coming out of the recession. The national construction industry is heading for growth, according to Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu.

Up the grade - RT - Recycling Today

Up the grade - RT - Recycling Today
recyclingtoday.com — Supplement - Scrap Metals Supplement In its first year, China's Green Fence demanded zorba shipments be of higher quality, which is expected to continue into 2014. In early 2013, the Chinese government launched Operation Green Fence, its multiagency effort to more closely manage the import of containerized scrap imports and to keep out undesirable material.

Imports impact - RT - Recycling Today

Imports impact - RT - Recycling Today
recyclingtoday.com — Supplement - Scrap Metals Supplement UBCs achieved their highest recycling rate since the early 1990s in 2012, but consumer recycling rates in the U.S. remain an issue. The used beverage container (UBC) recycling rate reached 67 percent in the United States in 2012, the highest rate since the early 1990s and the second highest since the Aluminum Association began tracking the rate in 1972, according to that national trade group.

Renewable Energy from Waste

Renewable Energy from Waste
rewmag.com — Features - Emissions Control Waste-to-energy facilities have maintained low emission levels as air pollution control equipment has advanced. When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the MACT (Maximum Achievable Control Technology) standards for emission guidelines for municipal solid waste (MSW) combustors in the early 1990s, waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities responded constructively.

Yoga on the rise in West Virginia

wvgazette.com — Yoga on the rise in West Virginia Todd Norian, the same master teacher who taught Boyd the training necessary to be certified in yoga, will lead a weekend retreat April 12 to 14 at Opossum Creek Retreat in Fayetteville. Yoga retreat attendees will stay in log cabins and walk to a great room where they will practice in different classes.

W.Va. businesses back legal protections for gays

wvgazette.com — W.Va. businesses back legal protections for gays CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- When Visions Day Spa owner Ted Brightwell worked at a hotel bar in the 1970s, a hotel official fired him because he is gay.

Graduates aren't finding enough job here

wvgazette.com — Graduates aren't finding enough job here CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Steve Knoblock celebrated his 30th birthday by starting his first day of work at his new job. The 2009 West Virginia University graduate didn't sit at a tidy desk topped with piles of papers like he expected he would be doing with his master's degree in professional accountancy.

Yeager Airport dancing Texas 2-step

wvgazette.com — Yeager Airport dancing Texas 2-step DALLAS -- American Airlines passengers, a few wearing cowboy boots and several with West Virginia roots, filled the first direct flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Yeager Airport Wednesday afternoon. The airline announced in March that it would offer nonstop jet service between the Charleston airport and Dallas.

E-book restrictions hamper libraries, Kanawha director says

wvgazette.com — E-book restrictions hamper libraries, Kanawha director says CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- While more people continue to check out electronic books from the Kanawha County Public Library, the limitations set by publishing companies have become a threat to libraries buying the e-books, the library's director said.

Graduates aren't finding enough jobs here

wvgazette.com — Graduates aren't finding enough jobs here CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Steve Knoblock celebrated his 30th birthday by starting his first day of work at his new job. The 2009 West Virginia University graduate didn't sit at a tidy desk topped with piles of papers like he expected he would be doing with his master's degree in professional accountancy.
More Articles →
May 02, 2016

"The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented." - Dennis Gabor, electrical engineer & physicist @AmC@AmChemistrysletter quote

Apr 28, 2016

80-year-old West Virginia scrap recycler Bill Smith convicted of receiving stolen metals. recyclingtoday.com/article/west-v…

Apr 28, 2016

"If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." Jim Rohn, entrepreneur @AmChemistry newsletter quote

Apr 28, 2016

"..We will use every tool available to fight for fair trade.” - @U_S_Steel president and CEO Mario Longhi recyclingtoday.com/article/us-ste…

Apr 28, 2016

RT @ResourceCasella: #Recycling one aluminum can saves the amount of #energy to light one 100 watt bulb for 20 hours. #fact #green https://pic.twitter.com/czQhKVdpkO.co/czQhKVdpkO

Apr 27, 2016

@brianq13 @aisisteel also: Full year shipments in 2014 are 98,248,666 net tons, a 3% increase vs. 2013 full year shipments of 95,423,417.

Apr 27, 2016

@brianq13 from @aisisteel: Shipments for 2015 were 86,546,657 net tons, a 11.9% decrease vs. 2014 shipments of 98,248,666 net tons.


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.