Author Archives: PSI Chapter

Profiles in Paper: Greg Cottrell

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Q & A Interview with GREG COTTRELL Q: When and how did you enter the papermaking/recycling industry? A: I began my current career in 1982 by accident. At the time, I had the landscaping and greenhouse business in North Carolina. While visiting my parents in Georgia during an unusually cold winter in North Carolina, I […]

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Calling All Sponsors for PSI Palooza!

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Sign up now… to sponsor PSI Palooza, the PSI Chapter’s annual industry party and scholarship fundraising event. Gain exposure for your company while supporting a worthy cause! PSI Palooza—slated for Oct. 23, 8 to 11 p.m., at Lucky Strike Chicago—will offer networking, socializing, and fun, including 9 bowling lanes for a 9-team tournament; ping pong, billiards, and a lounge […]

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Register for PSI Palooza Online!

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Now Is the Time …to register for PSI Palooza, the PSI Chapter’s annual industry party and scholarship fundraising event! This year’s event—slated for Oct. 23, 8 to 11 p.m., at Lucky Strike Chicago—will offer networking, socializing, and fun, including 9 bowling lanes for a 9-team tournament; ping pong, billiards, and a lounge area with snacks; […]

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10% PSI Member Discount on MRF, Paper/Plastics Events!

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Don’t Miss This Deal! PSI Chapter members receive a 10% discount when registering to attend the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference, Oct. 23-25 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Use code PSI2019 when registering to receive this discount. The Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference—the longest-running conference and trade show in the paper and plastics […]

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Update on Indonesia’s Import Regulations

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Indonesia Again Revises Recovered Paper Import Standard ISRI has learned that the Indonesian government has directed preshipment inspection companies to inspect materials for a 0.5 percent prohibitives tolerance. Although ISRI has not yet seen the government’s official policy, preshipment inspection companies are informing their customers of this requirement. Indonesia is a major consumer of imported recovered […]

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Profiles in Paper: Victor Storelli

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Q & A Interview with VICTOR STORELLI Q: When and how did you enter the recycling industry? A: My family owned both a solid waste company and a paper recycling operation when I was growing up, and I worked in the businesses from the time I was about 16. My father passed away at a […]

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ISRI, PSI Take the Lead on Indonesian Scrap Import Issue

Indonesia’s Regulations on Imports of Recovered Fiber ISRI and PSI Chapter representatives traveled to Jakarta, Indonesia, recently to meet with various stakeholders regarding Indonesia’s regulations on imports of recovered fiber. Adina Renee Adler, ISRI’s assistant vice president of international affairs, and former PSI Chapter President George Chen of G&T Trading International Corp. met July 4-5 […]

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PSI Announces 2019 Scholarship Winners

Annual Academic Scholarship Program For the second year in a row, the PSI Chapter selected eight college-bound students as winners in its annual academic scholarship program. Each student will receive $2,000 to apply toward tuition at any regionally accredited two-year or four-year post-secondary school for the 2019-2020 academic year. This year’s scholarship winners, along with […]

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Profiles in Paper: Marc Forman

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Q & A Interview with MARC FORMAN Q: When and how did you enter the recycling industry? A: I joined what was then Harmon Associates, a Westbury, N.Y.-based subsidiary of Fort Howard, in April 1991. With my background in accounting and finance, I joined Harmon as a finance director. It didn’t take me long to realize […]

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Mark Your Calendar For … PSI Palooza!

PSI Palooza! A fun filled evening of networking, bowling, ping pong, billiards and good friends raising money for a wonderful cause. 8 to 11 p.m. • Oct. 23, 2019 Lucky Strike Chicago River East Center 322 E. Illinois Street, Space 200 • Chicago, IL 60611 312-245-8331 • bowlluckystrike.com Don’t miss the networking, socializing, and fun […]

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