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River Metals Recycling Offers Incentives for 9th District Residents

Wednesday June 13, 2012

For Immediate release:
Majority Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: 574-4137/526-3622

Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh (D-9) is announcing an opportunity for 9th District residents to “get green for going green”. River Metals Recycling (RMR) and the 9th District Green Triangle are partnering to offer incentives for 9th District residents to recycle metal from June 15-29, which corresponds with junk pick up in the District.

“This is the second incentive event that River Metals Recycling has offered to 9th District residents,” said Ward-Pugh, “This company is a great partner and we hope that this event encourages people to recycle metal items instead of throwing them out with junk pick up.”
To receive the incentive, residents should print out the coupon attached to the District 9 eNews, and bring it to River Metals Recycling at 2045 River Road from June 15-29. The coupon is good for $10 per ton extra for sheet metal/appliances and 5 cents per pound extra for aluminum cans, copper, or other nonferrous metal.

Part of River Metals Recycling’s culture and philosophy revolves around being a good neighbor in the communities in which they do business.

“We make it easy to recycle metal at our environmentally sound facility. We are proud to partner with Green Triangle and offer community members a great way to make money recycling metal, while helping to preserve and protect our environment,” According to Neal Coulardot, RMR Louisville General Manager. “RMR’s River Road metal recycling facility offers the general public metal recycling that is fast, friendly, and makes it easy to “go green.”

RMR is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 4:00, and Saturday from 7:30 – noon. The phone number is 585-5331.

For more information on the incentive event, or for 9th District residents to receive a coupon, please contact Councilwoman Ward-Pugh’s office at 574-1109.


About River Metals Recycling:

RMR is headquartered in Crescent Springs, KY and has nearly 300 employees. River Metals Recycling operates 10 recycling facilities across Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. RMR is wholly owned by The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ). Founded in 1885, DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services. DJJ is part of Nucor Corporation’s family of companies. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Nucor is the leading purchaser of ferrous scrap and the largest recycler in North America, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.

Tina Ward-Pugh (D) 9