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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...
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...
Biofuel company to begin residential oil collection

...contract with 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...
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...
Penor: Juneau could be a model for waste disposal

...the conversation the rock sparks is indicative of the approach Penor brings to Juneau as the city's new solid waste coordinator. Penor, who came to the newly created position from Richland, Wash., will be helping the city develop a new...
Juneau League of Women Voters conducts its annual meeting

...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 Possibilities for Waste Management...
Arts calendar

...Friends of Recycling presentation, noon?1 p.m., Downtown Library, Conference Room. Jim Penor, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator, will report on Recycling in Juneau. Details: Nancy, 586-1426.Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly...


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