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City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...Creek recycling center during a Monday meeting. "Our baler is falling apart at the seams," Solid Waste coordinator Jim Penor said. "It was manufactured for 1,000 to 1,300 tons (of recycling) per year, and we are at 2,400."CBJ Engineering...
Trash pickup prices to rise

...Waste Management at the landfill have started to creep up in recent years.Juneau Public Works solid waste coordinator Jim Penor verified the 10-year contract between Waste Management and Arrow Refuse allows for disposal fee rate increases.In...
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...disposal during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 27.City and Borough of Juneau Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor said that's about on par with the past events. The last event in the spring netted about 185 pounds of expired or unused...
When drains won't do, Juneau's landfill does

...what to ship south. April 11 was the weekly event's first day.Previously, with around seven events a year, said Jim Penor, the city's solid waste coordinator, more than 500 cars might show up each time. Over the year, the city would collect...
Juneau turns in record amount of unwanted prescription meds

...the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at the Nugget Mall.City and Borough of Juneau Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor said the public turned in a total of 432 pounds of unused, unwanted or expired medication, which is about 100 pounds...
Opting out: Stop junk mail in Juneau

...up Juneau's landfill, as well as save money since the city has to ship recyclable material down south, according to Jim Penor, CBJ's solid waste coordinator."This is an easy way to be eco-friendly and save trees and natural resources...
Planting a seed for green business in Juneau doing is something we've needed for a long time."The City and Borough of Juneau's Solid Waste Coordinator, Jim Penor, is also in favor of Donig's plan."We support his efforts for sure," Penor said, adding that he would point people...
Juneau named 'Outstanding Recycling Community'

...Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage. Over the three decades ALPAR has served Alaska, CBJ solid waste coordinator Jim Penor, who started here in 2009, said Juneau has never once received such an award."Yeah Juneau got the award, but thank...
Biofuel company to begin residential oil collection

...the city, the truck is parked at the hazardous waste facility, 5436 Commercial Blvd., city Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor said. The city pays for the waste oil, which will probably amount to 1,000 gallons per month during the busy summer...
Juneau League of Women Voters conducts its annual meeting

...members and potential new members are invited to a continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m., followed by keynote speaker Jim Penor, city of Juneau Solid Waste coordinator, at 10 a.m. With the theme "Eagle View from the Trash Heap: Juneau's...


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