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[greenyes] Re: greenyes Digest 8 Apr 2004 17:12:41 -0000 Issue 132


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> greenyes Digest 8 Apr 2004 17:12:41 -0000 Issue 132
>
> Topics (messages 862 through 867):
>
> Question about small quantity perishable food waste recovery programs
> 862 by: Gary Liss <gary@no.address>
> 863 by: "Toral Jha" <toral@no.address>
>
> Mining and e waste
> 864 by: Michele Raymond <michele@no.address>
>
> Electronic scrap collection opportunities
> 865 by: "Debby Kramer" <dkramer@no.address>
> 867 by: "Eric Lombardi" <eric@no.address>
>
> FW: Recycling
> 866 by: Christine McCoy <cmccoy@no.address>
>
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> Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 09:39:28 -0700
> To: "Susan Bush" <suhubu@no.address>,"'GRRN - GreenYes'" <greenyes@no.address>
> From: Gary Liss <gary@no.address>
> Cc: KACoca@no.address(Karen Coca),
> JMaturin@no.address (Joe Maturino),
> JLozano@no.address (Jaime Lozano, City of LA)
> Subject: Re: [greenyes] Question about small quantity perishable food
> waste recovery programs
> Message-Id: <6.0.3.0.2.20040407093159.030150c0@no.address>
>
> Susan,
>
> Check out Second Harvest at http://www.secondharvest.org/. This is a
> national network of food reuse programs.
>
> Also, many cities now have Food Recycling directories. An excellent
> example entitled "Food for Thought" from the City of Los Angeles can be
> obtained from 213-473-8228 or <SRCRD@no.address>.
>
> Gary Liss
>
> At 08:13 AM 4/7/2004, Susan Bush wrote:
>
> >Hi,
> >I am interested in learning about programs that help coordinate the
recovery
> >of perishable food (e.g., overabundance of prepared food from
restaurants,
> >social events, etc.) for use at homeless shelters, soup kitchens, and
> >anywhere else. Does anyone know of such an organized program? I will be
> >interested in learning about how they operate, and how transportation is
> >arranged, so any program and/or contact info would be greatly
appreciated.
> >
> >Thanks in advance!
> >
> >Susan Bush
>
> Gary Liss
> 916-652-7850
> Fax: 916-652-0485
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 12:20:21 -0500
> To: "'Susan Bush'" <suhubu@no.address>,
> "'GRRN - GreenYes'" <greenyes@no.address>
> From: "Toral Jha" <toral@no.address>
> Subject: RE: [greenyes] Question about small quantity perishable food
waste recovery programs
> Message-ID: <006901c41cc4$9eafb6e0$6905a8c0@no.address>
>
> Susan,
> The Food Recovery Program of Waukesha County is a growing program in SE
> Wisconsin. They work to provide businesses with a convenient and
> reliable system to donate excess edible food items, especially
> perishable foods, and effectively distribute these items to area food
> pantries, meal sites and shelters. Here is a link to an article about
> their program:
> http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/waukesha/nutritioncoalition/foodrecoveryeffo
> rtsincreasethroughpartnerships.html
>
> Contact:
> Karen Tredwell or Katie Kaluzynski
> Food Pantry of Waukesha County
> 262-542-5300
> waukeshapantry@no.address
> kkaluzynski@no.address
>
> There is also a group in San Francisco called Food Runners
> (http://www.foodrunners.org/) They pick up excess perishable and
> prepared food from businesses and deliver it to shelters and
> neighborhood programs that feeds the hungry.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Toral
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Toral Jha
> Project Coordinator
> GrassRoots Recycling Network
> Tel: 608-255-4800 x102
> http://www.grrn.org
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Susan Bush [mailto:suhubu@no.address]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 9:14 AM
> To: 'GRRN - GreenYes'
> Subject: [greenyes] Question about small quantity perishable food waste
> recovery programs
>
> Hi,
> I am interested in learning about programs that help coordinate the
> recovery
> of perishable food (e.g., overabundance of prepared food from
> restaurants,
> social events, etc.) for use at homeless shelters, soup kitchens, and
> anywhere else. Does anyone know of such an organized program? I will
> be
> interested in learning about how they operate, and how transportation is
> arranged, so any program and/or contact info would be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> Susan Bush
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 15:27:59 -0400
> To: "Eric Lombardi" <eric@no.address>,<greenyes@no.address>
> From: Michele Raymond <michele@no.address>
> Subject: RE: [greenyes] Mining and e waste
> Message-Id: <5.0.0.25.2.20040407152216.025b8938@no.address>
>
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>
> Well, one thing I noticed is that every time there is a new report on
> subsidies for virgin materials, everyone agrees it s bad but NO ONE does
> anything.
>
> Its true industry is not going to voluntarily lobby to kills subsidies,
> because
>
> A. they dont want their material costs to go up
> B. They already have to compete on cost with low-cost no names in Asia
>
> Things like this need leadership from somewhere, and we never get it in
> Congress.
>
> There needs to be a balance -- China has all the stuff going for it right
> now. We need leadership in congress and above to DEAL with it in a
> balanced way. Bush is not -- he is too tied to oil and wants to keep
> industry happy at all costs.
>
> This is all costing us dearly.
>
> Just wanted to keep thought processes going.
>
> Yes my customers are mostly industry, but I am independent, and they do
not
> have control over the newsletters. I call the shots as I see them.
>
> Cheers
> Michele
>
> At 04:06 PM 4/6/2004 -0600, Eric Lombardi wrote:
> >Michele,
> >
> >There are actually a lot of environmentalists fighting to change the
> >Mining Act of 1872 (I think that's the year) ... but you're right that
> >the "secondary materials industry" (i.e. the recyclers) haven't
> >connected with this issue the way we should. But there are reasons for
> >that Michele, and if you're sincere in suggesting that we do something
> >on this issue, then you need to also discuss the issue of how Big
> >Business in America doesn't like to get "political" UNLESS it impacts
> >them directly, then they just march an army of lobbyists into
> >Washington. The point being that it's a very rare thing for "an
> >industry" to fight against "an industry". Do you get my point?
> >
> >What this means is that other than the environmental wing of the
> >secondary materials industry, it's going to be hard to get the Big
> >Recycling Companies that have lobbyists, like Waste Management or
> >Weyerhaeuser, for example, to join in on a fight that pits big business
> >against big business. And you of all people, who works closely with
> >some big international firms, should know how adverse big business is to
> >social activism.
> >
> >However, maybe the time is ripe and some Big Recycling Companies exist
> >out there that are willing to join in the fight against the Mining Act.
> >Do you happen to know of any? Certainly it would be a good fight and
> >well worth fighting.
> >
> >Eric
> >
> >
> >
> >Eric Lombardi
> >Executive Director
> >Eco-Cycle, Inc
> >Boulder, CO
> >303-444-6634
> >www.ecocycle.org
> >"Recycling may not save the world, but the recycling spirit might."
> >
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Michele Raymond [mailto:michele@no.address]
> >Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 3:13 PM
> >To: greenyes@no.address
> >Subject: [greenyes] Mining and e waste
> >
> >Greenyesers:
> >
> >Robin Ingenthron (Good Pint Recycling) always points out that half of
> >our
> >haz waste comes from MINING.
> >
> >I saw a piece on 60 Minutes about a horrible coal slurry that wrecked
> >part
> >of W VA and KY -- and Bush tried to sweep it a bit.
> >
> >Robin also notes that recycling e-waste is 300 times more beneficial for
> >
> >environment than mining.
> >
> >However, I dont see enviros screaming about mining disasters and
> >lobbying
> >to get rid of the old Minig Act -- we are subsidizing all hard rocking
> >mining because industry doesnt have to pay hardly anything for the
> >rights.
> >
> >if we were paying what we should for VIRGIN resources, E-waste recycling
> >
> >would be much more economic, and local governments perhaps could break
> >even
> >on e-waste recycling.
> >
> >Just a thought.
> >
> >
> >Michele Raymond
> >Publisher
> >Recycling Laws International
> >5111 Berwyn Rd. #115 College Park MD 20740
> >301 345 4237
> >http://www.raymond.com
> >
> >
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> Michele Raymond
> Publisher
> Recycling Laws International/ State Recycling Laws Update
> 5111 Berwyn Rd. Ste 115 College Park, MD 20740)
> 301/345-4237 Fax 345-4768
> http://www.raymond.com
> --=====================_23294359==_.ALT--
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 16:47:32 -0700
> To: <greenyes@no.address>
> From: "Debby Kramer" <dkramer@no.address>
> Subject: Electronic scrap collection opportunities
> Message-ID:
<1A32CB497334EB44B145CB6AC851E754883E74@no.address>
>
> Fellow recyclers,
>
> I am investigating different methods for collecting more electronic
> scrap that would be more convenient for the public and would appreciate
> your input.
>
> 1. HHW collection
> Do you collect electronic scrap at HHW collections? If so, what
> percentage and how much (weight)? How are you paying for this (grants,
> state/federal funding)?
>
> 2. Residential Curbside collection
> Do you collect electronic scrap as part of your curbside collection
> program (clean ups or on-call or special pickups)? If so, how much? How
> are you paying for it (grants, state/federal funding)?
>
> ....
> Debby Kramer
> SBWMA/RethinkWaste Recycling Coordinator
> 610 Elm St #202
> San Carlos, CA 94070
> v 650.802.4349
> f 650.802.4306
> e dkramer@no.address
> w www.rethinkwaste.org
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 10:09:36 -0600
> To: "'Debby Kramer'" <dkramer@no.address>,
> <greenyes@no.address>
> From: "Eric Lombardi" <eric@no.address>
> Cc: "'Dan Matsch'" <dan@no.address>
> Subject: RE: [greenyes] Electronic scrap collection opportunities
> Message-ID: <000001c41d83$e3fb8750$7202a8c0@no.address>
>
> Debby,
>
> You need to talk to Dan Matsch at Eco-Cycle since we have created a
> staffed drop-off "Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials" (the CHARM)
> which takes e-scrap and other items. We do charge the public for some
> items, and the City of Boulder helps support the project as well. You
> can go to www.ecocycle.org/charm to see a full description. This
> project is two years old and very successful... and the public is using
> it a lot! In 2003 we averaged 650 cars/month, or about 27 cars/day.
> Not bad for a community of only 100,000 (although we do get folks from
> the County and other towns).
>
> A side note: Eco-Cycle is aware that industry is getting a free ride
> when the public and the City pay the price for recycling all these
> materials, and our intention is to somehow get the industry to foot a
> part of the bill. We were successful in our first attempt at "local
> producer responsibility" by getting our local newspaper to take
> financial responsibility for the end-of-life management of the plastic
> bags they deliver their paper in. They are now paying Eco-Cycle a few
> thousand dollars per year for their little piece of the CHARM project
> that collects and markets their bags to TREX for making plastic lumber.
> That's the model we're going to build off of when we figure out how to
> approach our local retailers of electronic products. If anyone has any
> good ideas on how we can convince them to financially support our
> efforts, I'm all ears!
>
> Eric Lombardi
> Executive Director
> Eco-Cycle, Inc
> Boulder, CO
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Debby Kramer [mailto:dkramer@no.address]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 5:48 PM
> To: greenyes@no.address
> Subject: [greenyes] Electronic scrap collection opportunities
>
> Fellow recyclers,
>
> I am investigating different methods for collecting more electronic
> scrap that would be more convenient for the public and would appreciate
> your input.
>
> 1. HHW collection
> Do you collect electronic scrap at HHW collections? If so, what
> percentage and how much (weight)? How are you paying for this (grants,
> state/federal funding)?
>
> 2. Residential Curbside collection
> Do you collect electronic scrap as part of your curbside collection
> program (clean ups or on-call or special pickups)? If so, how much? How
> are you paying for it (grants, state/federal funding)?
>
> ....
> Debby Kramer
> SBWMA/RethinkWaste Recycling Coordinator
> 610 Elm St #202
> San Carlos, CA 94070
> v 650.802.4349
> f 650.802.4306
> e dkramer@no.address
> w www.rethinkwaste.org
>
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> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2004 11:26:13 -0400
> To: "Jtrnet@no.address Rtpnc. Epa. Gov" <jtrnet@no.address>,
> "Greenyes@no.address Org" <greenyes@no.address>,
> Recycling Works <rworks@no.address>
> From: Christine McCoy <cmccoy@no.address>
> Cc: Jim@no.address
> Subject: FW: Recycling
> Message-id: <ICEHLPKPHFIDNDJPBCGGGEJODLAA.cmccoy@no.address>
>
> Apologies for cross-postings.
>
> Anyone that can assist Mr. Wallace should contact him directly he's also
> cc:ed above.
>
> Oh, and just in case..."MDF" is Medium Density Fiberboard.
>
> Thanks much,
>
> Christine McCoy
> Director, Environmental Programs
> Rural Community Assistance Program
> 1522 K Street, NW #400
> Washington, DC 20005
> Phone: 202/408-1273 ext. 104
> Fax: 202/408-8165
> Email: cmccoy@no.address
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Jim Wallace [mailto:Jim@no.address]
> >Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 1:11 PM
> >To: info@no.address
> >Subject: Recycling
> >
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >Perhaps you can assist me. I have somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000
> >pounds of MDF to recycle. Can you tell me how I can go about this.
> >
> >Jim Wallace
> >215-355-3002
>
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