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City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system 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...
Assembly interested in hiring solid waste coordinator

...Juneau will do about its trash, elected officials gave an initial go-ahead Monday for the city to hire a solid waste coordinator. The Juneau Assembly is considering whether to institute a curbside recycling program or go back to incinerating...
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 or contact CBJ's solid waste coordinator at 780-6009.
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...
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...
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...
Juneau turns in record amount of unwanted prescription meds

...Saturday during 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...
Opting out: Stop junk mail in Juneau 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," Penor said. "This is a great...
Planting a seed for green business in Juneau

...what I think Jay is 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...
Juneau named 'Outstanding Recycling Community'

...2 at the 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...


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