Category Archives: Leadership

Profiles in Paper: Ed Tucciarone

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Q & A Interview with ED TUCCIARONE Q: When and how did you enter the paper recycling industry? A: While I  was earning my associate’s degree, I worked at a publishing house and took its scrap paper for recycling to Bruno & D’Elia in Hackensack, N.J. That company hired me to work as a scale […]

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Past President Interview: Joel Litman

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Joel Litman Q: Are you still actively involved in the paper recycling business? A: Yes, I’m currently co-owner and president of Texas Recycling, Inc. in Dallas and manager of Action Shred of Texas, our affiliated information destruction company. Q: What keeps you interested and engaged in the industry? A: The combination of working […]

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New Podcast Features PSI President Leonard Zeid

“Pile of Scrap” Podcast PSI President Leonard Zeid talks paper recycling with John Sacco, former ISRI chair and president of Sierra International Machinery.  

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PSI Announces Officer Nominations

PSI Nominates New Officers PSI’s Nominating Committee, as required by the PSI bylaws, met Nov. 11, 2019, via conference call and put forward the above officer nominations to the PSI Board of Directors. The PSI Board of Directors unanimously approved the proposed slate during its Nov. 15 conference call. The PSI Chapter’s election meeting is scheduled for Feb. […]

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Profiles in Paper: Kerry Getter

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Q & A Interview with KERRY GETTER Q: When and how did you enter the recycling industry? A: My father and brother had started a company named All Wastepaper Recycling in Dallas in the mid-1970s. After I graduated from college, I worked in the commercial banking business in Texas for 10 years. In the late […]

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Profiles in Paper: Morris Friedman

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Q & A Interview with MORRIS FRIEDMAN Q: When and how did you enter the paper recycling industry? A: I grew up in the scrap business. My father Abe and his brother Marty started a scrap business—City Iron and Wastepaper—in Lorain, Ohio, in the mid-to-late-1950s in the back yard of their house. They became one […]

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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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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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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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Past President Interview: Sandy Rosen

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Sandy Rosen Q: How did you enter the paper recycling business? A: My family owned a paper recycling company named Great Lakes Paper Stock Corp. as well as a metal recycling business named Rosen & Sons. I always worked in the family business after school and during summers. When I dropped […]

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