Specifics hard to pin down, but Flint seeing more water bottle recycling.
Schupan is handling empty bottles returned by residents through water distribution points located throughout the city, but there are other ways to capture all of those empties.
Schupan Eyes Growth, Hires Scrap Veterans
Schupan & Sons has hired two scrap industry veterans to help lead its growing industrial recycling division. (American Metal Market, February 6, 2014)
MSU, Schupan: Doing the Right Thing by Going Greener
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Kirk Heinze welcome Marc Schupan and Jennifer Battle to WJR's MSU Today for a wide-ranging discussion on sustainability and recycling. Heinze hosts Greening of the Great Lakes every Sunday evening on News/Talk 760 WJR and fills in for Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on this edition of WJR's MSU Today program. (December 13, 2013)
Schupan & Sons to expand Grand Rapids presence
Kalamazoo-based metal and plastics recycler, Schupan Recycling, plans to expand its capacity at an existing site in Grand Rapids by year’s end.(November 25, 2013)
Synergy, Customization, Service: On staying distinct from the competition—and ahead of it.
In a metals market beset by overcapacity and price deflation, Schupan & Sons has remained profitable, largely through strategic diversification. (November 12, 2013)
Schupan Industrial Recycling is Named in List of Alcoa Top Scrap Suppliers
The aluminum firm Alcoa has named the recipients of its Top North American Scrap Suppliers for 2013. The company says this year marks the ninth consecutive year that Alcoa’s recycling and scrap purchasing group has recognized its best suppliers in key performance criteria, including safety, quality, volume, breadth of supply to multiple locations and delivery performance.
(November 5, 2013)
Guest column: Possible Changes to Michigan’s Bottle Bill? We All Need to Pay Attention
Kirk Heinze talks with Tom Emmerich, President of Schupan Recycling, about the possibility of changes to the Michigan Beverage Container Deposit Law, currently under consideration in the DEQ's draft report to Governor Snyder.
(October 15, 2013)