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Long before our growing levels of waste became an environmental concern, recycling was a part of everyday life for many Americans. From rural … Read More

The Pinckovitch, Graff and Patinkin families had intermarried for generations in their adjoining shtetls in Poland. Marvin Pinkert tells the story of how … Read More

Adam Minter grew up the son of a Jewish Minneapolis scrap metal dealer. Rather than take up the business, he took up the … Read More

Article by Kent Kiser, associate editor of Scrap Processing and Recycling. Part of the Evolution of the Industry series. Originally published in March/April … Read More

Ed Teller, Los Angeles, California. Interviewed March 1998. Courtesy of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries. Transcript forthcoming.

Charles Zelew, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Interviewed March 1998. Courtesy of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). Transcription by Carmen Venable. Zelew: The … Read More

Don Zulanch, Cohen Recycling, Middletown, Ohio. Interviewed March, 1998. Courtesy of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). Transcription by Carmen Venable. Zulanch: … Read More

Ed Summerlin, National Nickel Alloy Corp., Greenville, Pennsylvania. Interviewed March, 1998. Courtesy of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). Transcription by Carmen … Read More

Harold “Hap” Levy, Gershow Recycling, Medford, New York. Interviewed March 1998. Courtesy of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). Transcript forthcoming.

Harvey Ferer, Aaron Ferer & Sons Co., Omaha, Nebraska. Interviewed March 1998. Courtesy of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). Transcript forthcoming.