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      UPRC looking for UP Recycler of the Year nominees

      The Upper Peninsula Recycling Coalition is seeking nominees for the UP Recycler of the Year Award.

      They are looking for nominees in the following categories: individual, educational and organization. The UP Recycler of the Year Award recognizes achievements in resource recovery in Upper Michigan. When making the nomination, please consider the following criteria: economic return of efficiency, environmental and social benefits of the program; use of innovative approaches; creative problem solving and soundness of planning, management and design.

      The nominations are due on September 8. UPRC is holding its 26th annual recycling conference on September 17 in Iron Mountain at Room 104 of Fornetti Hall at Bay College West, 2801 N. US-2.

      For more information, call Terry Barnes at The Great American Disposal Company at (906) 774-9006, or Pete Rossato at TRICO Opportunities at (906) 774-5718.