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The Health Waste Institute (HWI) disclosed that Selin Hoboy, vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs at Stericycle, Inc. has been elected as the new chair while Rudy Vingris, the healthcare business development manager for Waste Management will remain as vice chair. Hobo will begin her one-year term on January 1, 2018.

Hoboy is responsible for managing legislative and regulatory affairs. She has worked in the environmental health and safety industry for over 20 years, and at Stericycle for over 17 years. Selin has supported the waste industry as an active member of the Healthcare Waste Institute.

Vingris has been involved extensively in hazardous waste management for over 25 years. At Waste Management, Vingris manages the Pharmaceutical & Hazardous Waste Management Program that provides services to healthcare customers that manages and disposes of all pharmaceutical and chemical wastes.

The Healthcare Institute is an industry group within the National Waste & Recycling Association. Their mission is to facilitate responsible healthcare waste management.

Published in the December 2017 Edition of American Recycler News

Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment (CP) has named Scott Christopher to the position of regional sales manager, effective immediately. Christopher will manage sales in the southeast region of the U.S. covering the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Florida.

In his new role, Christopher will be responsible for working with manufacturer representative groups to maintain existing accounts and assist in cultivating new customers. He will also help grow the CP brand and expand to the full potential in the market by looking for other opportunities to add more dealers.

Prior to joining CP, Christopher was a branch manager at United Rentals and held other sales and management positions throughout his 15 years there. Additionally, he has worked in the construction industry for 18 years.

Published in the December 2017 Edition of American Recycler News

Waste Connections, Inc.’s board of directors has declared a 16.7 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common shares. The regular quarterly cash dividend, which increases from $0.12 U.S. per common share of the company to $0.14 U.S. per common share of the company, were paid on November 22, 2017, to shareholders of record on the close of business on November 8, 2017. The board intends to review the quarterly dividend each October, with a long-term objective of increasing the amount of the dividend.

Shareholders of Waste Connections whose common shares are held by a bank or broker that participates in U.S. depositary DTC will receive payment of their dividends in U.S. dollars. Shareholders of Waste Connections whose common shares are held by a bank or broker that participates in Canadian depositary CDS will receive payment of their dividends in Canadian dollars.

Shareholders of Waste Connections who hold their shares in direct registration with Computershare, the company’s transfer agent, will receive payment of their dividends in Canadian dollars if they are residents of Canada, as reflected in Waste Connections’ shareholders register, and will receive their dividend payments in U.S. dollars if they are not residents of Canada, including if they are residents of the U.S.

Published in the December 2017 Edition of American Recycler News

TransAxle has promoted Matt Douglass to the newly created position of director of business development.

In this position, Douglass will lead several significant growth initiatives currently under development at TransAxle. Additionally, Douglass will be responsible for developing an integrated, customer centric mindset across TransAxle.

Published in the December 2017 Edition of American Recycler News

ECO Green Equipment, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of tire recycling systems, has added two new sales representatives to their team.

Keld Andersen, previously with Performance Management Pro, based in Ontario, Canada, has joined the ECO Green Equipment team as sales representative for Canada. Andersen has a diverse background in textiles, petro-chemicals, and over eight years in the tire recycling industry.

Andersen was a recipient of an Environmental Excellence award from former vice president, Al Gore. He also holds a BSC degree in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario and a SME in Predictive Maintenance.

Dr. Ziboneni Godongwana, formally of East Rand Water Care Company (PTY) LTD (ERWAT) and Kusaga Taka Consulting (PTY) LTD, has joined the ECO Green Equipment team as sales representative for South Africa.

Godongwana is a seasoned professional and senior manager with extensive industrial experience in wastewater treatment, solid waste management, and scientific research.
Professional roles included high-level research initiatives to improve and maintain a competitive advantage in wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Responsibilities included all aspects of project development, execution, and finalization.

Godongwana holds several degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry and a PhD in Chemistry. Other professional certifications include expertise in financial management and being associated with the Society for Asphalt Technologies (SOCSAT). His background includes heading a university research initiative to promote and develop tire recycling in South Africa.

Published in the November 2017 Edition of American Recycler News

Sims Metal Management Limited, a metal and electronics recycler and services provider, celebrated 100 years in the recycling business. Since its inception in 1917, a company started by Albert Sims with a single small yard in Sydney, Australia has evolved into a global business. Over that time, the company has recycled more than 250 million tons of metal and generated revenue of over $100 billion.

Sims Metal Management is a publicly-listed metals and electronics recycler, and an emerging player in the municipal recycling and renewable energy industry, backed by over 4,500 skilled employees across 200 facilities in over 20 countries.

Published in the November 2017 Edition of American Recycler News