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New trash baler to revamp recycling

...handling twice the amount of recycled material as the current machine, which is falling apart from age.CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor hopes the new baler's increased capacity will allow recycling programs in Juneau schools, Bartlett Regional...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/new-trash-baler-revamp-recycling
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Recycling center temporarily closed

...15-year-old recycling baler will be repaired during that time. In December, City and Borough of Juneau Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor said the aging machine was "falling apart at the seams." Pictures of the old baler showing it held together...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-22/recycling-center-temporarily-closed
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Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...location is used and land must be flattened. If the city chooses this option, it would need to start now, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor said. Penor recommends shipping the city's trash Outside."I'm concerned about the landfill...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-15/hidden-valley-hidden-controversy-housin
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JACC: "Warm & Cool" by Annie Wedler, "Fiber and Fiber Break the Ice" by JDHS ceramics students, and "Grit" by MK MacNaughton

...show "Grit" will feature local Juneauites Stephanie Marnon, Chef; Ole Taug III, Laborer; Jim Penor, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator; and Michael Patterson, Anti-Toboacco Motivational Speaker. MacNaughton swaps portraits and descriptions out...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04/jacc-warm-cool-annie-wedler-fiber-and-fib
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March First Friday Art Walk

...show "Grit" will feature local Juneauites Stephanie Marnon, Chef; Ole Taug III, Laborer; Jim Penor, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator; and Michael Patterson, Anti-Toboacco Motivational Speaker. MacNaughton swaps portraits and descriptions out every...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04-12
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City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...at the Lemon 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/city-seeks-funds-recycling-center-parki
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Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...for safe 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/firearm-theft-illegal-shooting-case
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Trash pickup prices to rise

...charged by 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-24/trash-pickup-prices-rise
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Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 27

...10 a.m. and 2 p.m.Items that will not be accepted include intravenous solutions, injectable syringes and medical waste.For more information, visit www.juneau.org or contact CBJ's solid waste coordinator at 780-6009.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/drug-take-back-day-sept-27
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When drains won't do, Juneau's landfill does

...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 500,000 pounds (250 tons...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/when-drains-wont-do-juneaus-landfill-do
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