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Resource Recycling, Inc. is a privately held publishing and conference company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Our normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific.

Contact information for individual staff members is listed below. You can also use the contact form beneath the staff list to make general inquiries.

For questions about advertising, contact Rick Downing at 440-257-6453 or rickdowning (at) .

For questions about conference registration, contact Cherlyn Staten at 503-233-1305 ext. 115 or cherlyn (at)

Staff Directory

Publisher – Cara Bergeson
cara (at)

Assistant Publisher – Mary Lynch
mary (at)

Advertising Director – Rick Downing
rickdowning (at)

Art Director – Tori Maier
tori (at)

Conference Director – Cara Bergeson
cara (at)

Sponsor/Exhibitor Coordinator – Jef Drawbaugh
jef (at)

Registration Coordinator – Cherlyn Staten
cherlyn (at)

Program Manager – Rebecca McGillicuddy
rebecca (at)

Executive Editor – Jerry Powell
jerry (at)

Managing Editor – Dan Leif
dleif (at)

Editor-at-Large – Bobby Elliott
bobby (at)

Associate Editor – Jared Paben
jared (at)

Staff Writer – Colin Staub
colin (at)

Web Content Manager – Scott Beck
scott (at)

Circulation Director – Kirsten Himes
kirsten (at)

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Resource Recycling, Inc.

P.O. Box 42270
Portland, OR 97242-0270
503-233-1356 (fax)
[email protected]

Courier deliveries only:

600 S.E. Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202-2623

For advertising inquiries:

Rick Downing, Advertising Director
6075 Hopkins Rd.
Mentor, OH 44060-2207
440-257-6459 (fax)
[email protected]

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About Resource Recycling, Inc.

For over three decades, Resource Recycling, Inc. has published universally acclaimed business journals for the $20 billion per year recycling industry, including the company’s flagship magazine, Resource Recycling.

In addition, the company publishes sector-specific titles E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update.

Resource Recycling, Inc. also produces three annual conferences and trade shows: The Resource Recycling Conference, the Plastics Recycling Conference and the E-Scrap Conference. All are industry-leading forums and meeting places for the top minds and business leaders in these fields.