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[GreenYes] Re: Recycle Bank question


Title: [GreenYes] Re: Recycle Bank question

Here are some people who have worked with Recycle Bank and could give
you good feedback:

Ed Micciolo, Public Works Director
Abington Township
1176 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
P: (267) 536-1039 F: (218) 884-0301,
www.abington.org
emicciolo@no.address

Dan Keashen, Communications Director, Confidiential Aide to the Mayor
820 Mercer St., Suite 105
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
Phone 856.910-9687
email dkeashen@no.address

 Scott McGrath, Acting Recycling Director / Assistant
Managing

Director
 Philadelphia Recycling
Office
 1401 JFK
Blvd.
 780 Municipal Service
Building
 Philadelphia, PA
19102-1664
 215-686-5504 215-686-5455
fax
 e-mail:
Scott.McGrath@no.address

 Steve
Tilney
 Philadelphia Recycling
Office
 1401 JFK
Blvd.
 780 Municipal Service
Building
 Philadelphia, PA
19102-1664
 215-686-5513 215-686-5455
fax
 e-mail: Steve.Tilney@no.address


   Kash  Srinivasan,  Director,  Public  Works  or Al Ballard,
Operation
   Director
   The City of Wilmington
   800 N. French St.
   Wilmington DE 19801
   302-576-3069
   ksrinivasan@no.address

I also have a file with inforamtion on Recycle Bank which I can email
you if you send me your email address.

Mike Giuranna, Solid Waste Specialist
EPA, Region III
1650 Arch Street (3LC40)
Phila, PA  19103-2029
ph: 215-814-3298   fax:215-814-3163
giuranna.mike@no.address

On Dec 3, 11:14 am, "Aysegul Acar-Dreyer" <gulayse...@no.address>
wrote:
> Are there any of you with first hand knowledge of Recycle Bank?
> There is a home owners association in our county (Bradley Farm) that
> uses Recycle Bank through a private hauler (AAA ) and from what I've
> read from other towns, the amount of recycling goes up once Recycle
> Bank is in place :  www.recyclebank.com/news
>
> A page on the EPA site states that Cherry Hill, NJ estimates $ 2
> million will be saved in disposal fees over 5 years using Recycle Bank
> :http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/inforesources/news/2008news/11-bank-ard.htm
>
> Though recycling is now mandatory in our public school district, most
> recyclables (aluminum cans, glass and plastic bottles) are discarded
> into trash bins in and around our neighborhood school, and our country
> (Fairfax Cty, Virginia) solid waste people tell me that nothing gets
> put in a landfill in our county as solid waste is incinerated and
> converted into energy.
> Neighbors have pointed out that since the county gets a tipping fee
> from disposal, would they have an incentive to switch to Recycle Bank?
>
> Thanks,
> Aysegul Acar-Dreyer
> Falls Church, VA
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