Entries by Kendra Townsend

Over $50 Million In Bottles, Cans Await Refunds

(CBS DETROIT) – As bottles and cans continue to mount at homes across the state the value of the deposits skyrocket. “We know that there are roughly 70 million containers a week that is being stockpiled by Michiganders,” said Tom Emmerich, Schupan Recycling president.  Back in March, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order suspending the […]

Schupan hires two for trading division

  Drew Kocsis and Ryan Limburg have joined the materials trading division of Schupan & Sons Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich. Schupan & Sons is a family-owned metals and plastics distribution, recycling and manufacturing company. Kocsis joins the company from Hunter Douglas Metals, where he was most recently a metals trader. Limburg spent the past nine years […]

Schupan Electronics Recycling to use device trackers

Michigan-based Schupan Electronics Recycling, a division of Schupan & Sons Inc., began deploying the Green Tracking Service to verify proper downstream recycling of the end-of-life electronics it handles. Green Tracking Service provides small trackers that adhere to electronics. The trackers report on their hosts’ locations once daily for up to a year, sending an alert […]

Urban Alliance Momentum Program is worth bragging about.

PARCHMENT, MI — The Urban Alliance Technical Center in Parchment is worth bragging about. So says Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. “Sometimes as Michiganders we’re too humble,” Snyder said during a Monday afternoon visit to the technical center, which uses part of an Lewis C. Howard warehouse facility at 400 Island Ave. in Parchment. Read more.