Feature Articles

A Closer Look - by Donna M. Currie

View List of 2010 through 2005 A Closer Look Articles

Salvaging Millions - by Ron Sturgeon
  • November 2013 - Pay for performance-what are you waiting for?
  • October 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker, continued
  • September 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker, continued
  • August 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker, continued
  • July 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker, continued
  • June 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker, continued
  • May 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker, continued
  • April 2013 - Tips in dealing with your banker
  • January 2013 - Pay for performance-what are you waiting for?
  • Junly 2012 - If you build a web presence, they will come
  • June 2012 - What your web designer doesn’t know costs you
  • May 2012 - Using the internet to build your business – Brand building on the web, Part 3
  • April 2012 - Using the internet to build your business – Brand building on the web, Part 2
  • March 2012 - Using the internet to build your business – Brand building on the web, Part 1
  • February 2012 - One size does not fit all, pt 2
  • January 2012 - One size does not fit all
  • December 2011 - Expanding your banking relationships
  • November 2011 - Courting a banker with the right experience
  • October 2011 - How to choose (and court) a banker
  • September 2011 - Covering the Bases from the Bottom Up
  • August 2011 - Business Plan Basics
  • July 2011 - Become the person with the plan
  • June 2011 - All I need is money
  • May 2011 - What are your customers saying about you online?
  • April 2011 - The power of proactive PR backed by a professional web presence
  • March 2011 - Who decides who gets to be on page one in Google’s search results?
  • February 2011 - How to increase your productivity

View List of 2010 - 2002 Salvaging Millions Articles

Financial Fundamentals - by DADE Capital Corp.

On Topic - by Irwin Rapoport

View List of 2008 through 2006 On Topic Articles

Legally Speaking - by Brad L. Tammaro  
  • July 2006 - One Bite – Maybe Two – of the Apple
  • June 2006 - Reason and common sense not technicalities – the key to success
  • May 2006 - When dealing with The Clean Air Act – knowledge does not mean you know it is a crime
  • April 2006 - If You Give Your Word, Keep It!
  • March 2006 - Negligence is a Crime – Not an Accident
  • February 2006 - It's not the Act - It's the Cover-Up!
  • January 2006 - Hear No Evil— See No Evil— But Still Guilty...How Can That Be?
  • December 2005 - Ohio Seeks to Establish Background Checks for C&D Debris Landfills
  • November 2005 - Sloppy Housekeeping Leads to Conviction
Glass Tracks - by Cynthia Andela
Tech Talk - by Joel E. Smith
Inside Recycling - by Michele Raymond
  • April 2005 - Biodiesel on a smaller level
  • January 2005 - Advance Recycling Fees Up For Discussion
  • October 2004 - Ontario Packaging Fees Jump Again
  • July 2004 - Computer Takeback Campaign Blasts BFRs
  • June 2004 - Will California Pay Too Much for CRT Rcycling?
  • May 2004 - Mining Subsidies Hurt E-Scrap Recycling
  • February 2004 - Oregon Plastics Recycling Rate Dips; Concern Over Recycled Content Law
  • January 2004 - E-waste Collections Rise, but Consumers are not Willing to Pay
  • November 2003 - PET Recycling Declines Again
Why Risk It? - by Universal Underwriters
  • January 2006 - Gulf Coast Recyclerse are Recovering from Katrina
  • August 2004 - Premium Liability — Avoid the High Cost of These Claims
  • May 2004 - Electrical Safety
  • April 2004 - Personal Autos on Your Commercial Policy: Why it's Not the Best Idea
  • March 2004 - Staged Vehicle Collisions
  • February 2004 - Employee Use of Company Autos
  • January 2004 - Fraudulent Slip and Fall Claims
  • December 2003 - Reduce Loss Experience to Control Insurance Premium
  • November 2003 - Motivating Employees NOT to Speed
  • September 2003 - What to Do if You're Involved in an Accident
  • August 2003 - Motivate Employees to Cut Losses
  • July 2003 - New Employee Safety Orientation
  • May 2003 - Don't Torch Your Business!
  • April 2003 - Reducing Your Auto Liability Exposure
  • January 2003 - Cell Phone Usage Policies are Critical
  • November 2002 - Drop Your Cargo at its Destination...Not in the Road
  • August 2002 - Do You Really Know Who You are Hiring?
  • July 2002 - Protecting Your Assets...Don't Leave it to Chance
  • June 2002 - Safety Devices are Designed to be Used, Not By-passed
  • May 2002 - How to Safely Handle and Lift Materials
  • April 2002 - Liability Exposures: Use of Subcontractors
  • March 2002 - Driver Safety: Preventing Common Vehicle Collisions
  • February 2002 - Managing Risks and the Increasing Costs of Doing Business
  • January 2002 - How to Combat Ice, Snow & Other Winter Woes
Your Work Force - by Roger Herman

Auto Recycler's Corner - by Gary Wiesner

2008 through 2006 On Topic - by Irwin Rapoport

2010 through 2005 A Closer Look - by Donna Currie

2007-2002 Salvaging Millions - Ron Sturgeon

  • September 2010 - Your website can earn more money, Part 2 of 3
  • August 2010 - Make your new or existing website earn money, Part 1 of 3
  • July 2010 - It’s 2010, right? If you are looking for a job, make sure you are ready!
  • June 2010 - Calculating customer acquisition cost
  • May 2010 - How to salvage more millions from your small business
  • April 2010 - Inventory turns: The key metric to making your money work for you
  • March 2010 - Four things you can do right now to make business better
  • February 2010 - The bridge plan for forecasting growth – How are we going to get there?
  • January 2010 - Strategic thinking: A habit that pays dividends
  • December 2009 - What are you doing to make 2010 your best year ever?
  • November 2009 - Are you sharing teeth in your operation?
  • October 2009 - Cash for clunkers: Good or bad for you?
  • September 2009 - Taming your inbox: Seven tips to more efficient use of e-mail
  • August 2009 - Bottom up budgeting
  • July 2009 - “Dude, you might not be getting your Dell back”: One traveler’s story
  • June 2009 - Sit out the recession by joining a peer benchmarking review group
  • May 2009 - The strategic planning advantage, Part 2 of 2
  • April 2009 - The strategic planning advantage, Part 1 of 2
  • February 2009 - Diary of an identity theft victim - two tools to protect yourself from identity theft
  • January 2009 - Would you trade $250 for $8,000? Plenty of today’s job applicants don’t
  • December 2008 - Climbing above the competition: A lesson from Charles Tandy Part 5 of 5
  • November 2008 - Climbing above the competition: Choosing your customers Part 4 of 5
  • October 2008 - Climbing above the competition: Who wants to be the low price leader Part 3 of 5
  • September 2008 - Climbing above the competition: A case study in real world marketing Part 2 of 5
  • August 2008 - Climbing above the competition: Marketing vs. advertising Part 1 of 5
  • July 2008 - Who owns your company name? Part 2 of 2
  • June 2008 - How do your customers see you? Part 1 of 2
  • May 2008 - The secret to beating your competitors - the odds are in your favor!
  • April 2008 - OEM numbers: Are they good for writing interchange? Part 2 of 2
  • March 2008 - Interchange: We need only one, Part 1 of 2
  • February 2008 - A 2008 tax plan to make sure you retire rich
  • January 2008 - Building a team of top performers
  • December 2007 - A key to great achievement: effective delegation
  • November 2007 - When employees don’t have the faith to follow
  • October 2007 - Bill and Joe: Two views of risk-taking for growth
  • September 2007 - A tale of two management styles
  • August 2007 - The success habit
  • June 2007 - Passion, perseverance and a limitless future
  • May 2007 - Light bulbs, your check engine light, and a brighter future
  • April 2007 - Love what you do – then you don’t have a job
  • March 2007 - It’s just not fair, Ron!
  • February 2007 - How prepared are you?  Part 2
  • January 2007 - How prepared are you?  Part 1
  • December 2006  - Involve your Customers
  • November 2006 - Embrace the Passion
  • October 2006 - Empower your People
  • September 2006 - What is my Yard Worth, Ron?
  • August 2006 -  Tools you must consider to control profits in 2006 – and beyond, Part 3 of 3
  • July 2006 - Tools you must consider to control profits in 2006 – and beyond, Part 2 of 3
  • June 2006 - Tools you must consider to control profits in 2006 – and beyond, Part 1 of 3
  • May 2006 - Using your computer to make you more effective
  • March 2006 - Time for a change — recyclers have tried to be too much, for too long, for too many
  • February 2006 - It's All Up To You, Part 2 of 2
  • January 2006 - It's All Up To You, Part 1 of 2
  • December 2005 - You Position Yourself
  • November 2005 - Ron, All I Need Is More Money!
  • October 2005 - It's 3am - Do you know where your data is?
  • September 2005 - Employee Satisfaction Survey
  • June 2005 - Pieces of the Puzzle Required for Success
  • May 2005 - It's not about luck - It's the plan!
  • April 2005 - Looking for a job? Are you really serious?
  • March 2005 - Insurance Contract for Obtaining Your Inventory - Blessing or Curse? Part 3 of 3
  • February 2005 - Insurance Contract for Obtaining Your Inventory - Blessing or Curse? 2 of 3
  • January 2005 - Insurance Contract for Obtaining Your Inventory - Blessing or Curse?
  • December 2004 - Lessons from The Apprentice - Competence in the Workplace Isn't Enough
  • November 2004 - Consolidation - How will we cope? Part 2
  • October 2004 - Are You Complying with the Current Environmental Regulations?
  • September 2004 - Consolidation: How will we cope? Part 1
  • August 2004 - Learn More from Resumes and Spruce Up Your Own
  • July 2004 - How Do You Improve Your Business? Ask Your Employees!
  • June 2004 - Paying Your Employees for Performance
  • May 2004 - Turning an Auto Recycling Yard Around in 90 Days
  • April 2004 - Ebay — It's Changing the World!
  • March 2004 - Ask for the Sale!
  • February 2004 - So You Want to Sell Pizza?
  • January 2004 - Know What Your Core Business Is
  • December 2003 - Mystery Shopper
  • November 2003 - Inventory Turns
  • October 2003 - Self-Promotion
  • September 2003 - Protect Your Credit!
  • August 2003 - Passion as a Management Style?
  • June 2003 - Salespersons; Where Do I Get a Good One?
  • May 2003 - War and the Economy
  • April 2003 - Know Your Banker!
  • March 2003 - Are the costs of your inventory increasing?
  • February 2003 - What Does It Take to Start a New Recycling Business?
  • January 2003 - All I Need is More Money
  • November 2002 - Why Are Some Doing So Well While Others Struggle?
  • October 2002 - Try It, You'll Like It
  • September 2002 - Tips on Marketing & Advertising
  • August 2002 - Know Your Customer
  • July 2002 - Is Bigger Really Better?
  • June 2002 - Make a Plan, Know Your Customer
  • April 2002 - Business is Great