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5th Massachusetts Green Career Conference Presentation: Sustainability and Resource Management

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  1. 1. Green Job?
  2. 2. Paul E. Degnan E.L. Harvey & Sons, Inc. October 3, 2013
  3. 3. E. L. Harvey & Sons • Family Owned & Operated for 102 Years • Hauling & Processing • Historic Growth • Locations – Westborough/Hopkinton, MA – Tyngsboro, MA – Fitchburg, MA • Future
  4. 4. E. L. Harvey & Sons Our mission is to grow and prosper through efficient and responsible utilization of our resources, while providing our customers with cost-effective, responsive and environmentally sound solutions to their solid waste and recycling needs.
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  6. 6. Waste & Recycling Industry • Business Sectors – Public Sector – Privately-held – Publically-traded • Market Segments – Residential – Commercial – Industrial – Construction & Demolition – Hazardous – Medical/Infectious – Universal
  7. 7. Waste Industry • 2001 Revenues - $96.5 Billion – $43.3 Billion (Direct) – $53.2 Billion (Indirect) – Distribution • Publicly-traded – 47% • Privately-held – 29 % • Public Sector – 27% • 2001 Jobs – 367,800 (Direct) – 948,000 (Indirect) (Source - R.W. Beck, Inc., Orlando FL)
  8. 8. Recycling Industry • The U.S. based scrap recycling industry is a sophisticated, capital-intensive industry that has been creating “Green Jobs” for more than 200 years. (www.isri.org) – Revenues = $90 Billion – 138,000 Jobs (10,000 more than 2010) – Significant Exporter • Export Value - $27.8 Billion • 160 Countries • 47.3 Million Metric Tons
  9. 9. Recycling Facts • Recycling One Ton of Steel Saves – 2500 lbs. of Iron Ore – 1400 lbs. of Coal – 120 lbs. of Limestone • Recycling One Ton of Aluminum Saves – 5 tonnes of Bauxite Ore – 14 MWh of Electricity • The Energy Saved by Recycling vs. Virgin Materials: – 92 % for Aluminum – 90% for Copper – 87 % for Plastic – 68% for Paper – 56% for Iron & Steel
  10. 10. Materials Management • Product Life Cycle • Green Supply Chain – “Unbroken Chain of Components for Production” – Suppliers – Logistics (Transportation, Storage, etc.)
  11. 11. Materials Management • Perception (Raw Material, Scrap, Recyclable, Waste) – Post-Industrial – Pre-Consumer – Post-Consumer • Challenges – Quantity – Quality – Logistics National Healthcare Resource & Materials Management Week – October 6 thru 12, 2013
  12. 12. Material Sourcing & Marketing • Industry Expertise – Contacts/Relationships – Financial Stability – Reputation • Professional • Trust • Goal – Develop the best markets/uses for materials • Upcycling • Recycling • Downcycling
  13. 13. Material Sourcing & Marketing • Industry Expertise – Contacts/Relationships – Financial Stability – Reputation • Professional • Trust • Goal – Develop the best markets/uses for materials • Upcycling • Recycling • Downcycling
  14. 14. Industry Trends • Automation • Routing Efficiencies • Emissions • USGBC LEED Program • Sustainability/Resource Management • Single Stream • Information Security • Electronics
  15. 15. Automation
  16. 16. GPS/Routing
  17. 17. CNG Vehicles
  18. 18. USGBC LEED Building Program • Waste Management Plan “To reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials.” (www.usgbc.org) • Materials – Wood – Metals – Aggregate, Brick, Concrete – Plastics – Cardboard – Gypsum Wallboard – Glass – Shingles
  19. 19. Construction & Demolition Debris
  20. 20. Construction & Demolition Debris
  21. 21. Sustainability/Resource Management Features Traditional Hauling & Disposal Contracts RM Contracts Contractor Compensation Unit price based on waste volume or number of pick-ups. Capped fee for waste hauling/disposal service. Performance bonuses (or liquidated damages) based on value of resource efficiency savings. Incentive Structure Contractor has a profit incentive to maximize waste service and volume. Contractor seeks profitable resource efficiency innovation. Waste Generator-Contractor Relationship Minimal generator-contractor interface. Waste generator and contractor work together to derive value from resource efficiency. Scope of Service Container rental and maintenance, hauling, and disposal or processing. Contractor responsibilities begin at the Dumpster and end at landfill or processing site. Services addressed in hauling and disposal contracts plus services that influence waste generation (i.e., product/process design, material purchase, internal storage, material use, material handling, reporting). (Source: www.epa.gov)
  22. 22. Commercial Waste
  23. 23. Commercial & Industrial
  24. 24. Single Stream • Collection – Toters/Bins – Trucks • Materials – Cardboard – News & Magazines – Mixed Paper/Junk Mail – Egg Cartons/Cereal Boxes – Gable Tops (Milk Cartons) – Plastics #1 thru #7 (excluding EPS and bags) – Glass Bottles – Cans (steel & aluminum) – Rigid Plastics
  25. 25. Single Stream
  26. 26. Single Stream
  27. 27. Information Destruction • Regulations – HIPAA – FACTA • NAID – Certification – Audits – Inspections
  28. 28. Electronic Scrap • Paper vs. Electronic • Reuse • Recycling • NAID • E- Stewards • R2
  29. 29. “Green” Careers • Drivers • Equipment Operators • Sorters • Customer Service • Mechanics • Scale Operators • Dispatchers • Accountants • Brokers • Mill Buyers • Salespeople • Shipping Managers • Inspectors • Safety Directors • Welders • Bookeepers
  30. 30. Sorters
  31. 31. Fork Truck Operators
  32. 32. Dismantlers
  33. 33. Inspectors
  34. 34. Maintenance
  35. 35. Licensing/Certification • Commercial Drivers License • Hydraulics License • TWIC • Asbestos Inspector • OSHA-10 • HAZWOPER • LEED – GA
  36. 36. Discussion/Questions • Contact Information: – pdegnan@elharvey.com – www.elharvey.com

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