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Executive Director position

September 19, 2018

Executive Director Public Service Authority

 

Job Description

Buchanan County, VA. Public Service Authority is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. The essential function of the position within the organization is to supervise and direct the operations of the Public Service Authority (PSA). The position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the day to day operations of the water and sewer authority, and supervising staff. The position formulates long range goals for the organization, develops policy and position papers, and interacts with elected officials and organizations which provide funding for the Agency. The Executive Director will work directly...

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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