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Posted on: January 12th, 2018 by simple-admin

Austin Postcard

Q:  How much does the program cost?
P: Cuanto cuesta el programa?
A:  ZERO! Nothing! Nada! Free!  All Simple Recycling programs are offered free of cost to cities, residents and participants.
R: ZERO! Nada! Gratis! Todos los programas de Simple Reciclaje son ofrecidos gratis a las ciudades, residentes y participantes.

Q: What happens to the collected clothing?
P: Que pasa con las ropa que colectan?
A: All of the materials are graded and sorted locally and/or regionally based on quality and condition. The top quality materials will be resold to local thrift outlets, mid grade is exported to international markets and “unusable” items are processed for raw materials.
R: Todos los materiales se clasifican a nivel local y / o regional en función de la calidad y el estado. Los materiales de alta calidad se revenderán a puntos de venta locales, los de mediado de grado se exportan a los mercados internacionales y los artículos “inutilizables” se procesan para las materias primas.

The life cycle of secondhand clothing
El ciclo de vida de la ropa usada

Q: Is Simple Recycling a non profit?
P: Simple Reciclaje es sin fines de lucro?
A: No, Simple Recycling is a for profit recycler that is committed to offering residents the most simple and easy way to keep usable materials from the landfill. If you would prefer to donate items to charity, we recommend the free home pickup service of DonateStuff.com.
R: No, Simple Reciclaje es una empresa de reciclado con fines de lucro que se compromete a ofrecer a los residentes la manera más sencilla y fácil de mantener los materiales utilizables en el vertedero. Si prefiere donar artículos a obras de caridad, le recomendamos el servicio gratuito de recogida en el hogar de DonateStuff.com.

Q: Do you accept…?
P: Aceptan…?
A: Our primary focus is on clothing and accessories but we also take small usable household discards. (Refer to our complete list of items we accept)
R: Nuestro enfoque principal es la ropa y los accesorios, pero también tomamos pequeños descartes domésticos utilizables. (Consulte nuestra lista completa de artículos que aceptamos)

Q: If I have more stuff than can fit in your green/orange bag, what do I do?
P: Si tengo más cosas de las que caben en su bolsa verde / naranja, ¿qué debo hacer?
A: We are happy to provide additional bags, please complete the form at www.SimpleRecycling.com/supplies
R: Nos complace proporcionar bolsas adicionales, complete el formulario en www.SimpleRecycling.com/supplies

Q: How can I get more bags?
P: Como puedo obtener mas bolsas y etiquetas?
A: We are happy to mail you additional bags. Request more bags here (Click)
R: Estamos felices de enviarle bolsas adicionales por correo. Solicite más bolsas aquí (haga clic)

Q: Can I put the clothing and other items in the bin with my other recycling?
P: ¿Puedo poner la ropa y otros artículos en el contenedor con mi otro reciclaje?
A: No, the clothing and household discards will need to be set separately and alongside your trash and recycling bins.
R: No, los descartes de ropa y de hogar deberán establecerse por separado y junto a su basura y contenedores de reciclaje.

Q: What day will you pick up my stuff?
P: ¿Qué día recogerán mis cosas?
A: We follow the same pickup schedule as your current trash and recycling pickup.
R: Seguimos el mismo cronograma de recolección que su recolección actual de basura y reciclaje.

Q: Is the trash truck going to pick up my stuff?
P: ¿El camión de basura va a recoger mis cosas?
A: No, there will be a separate Simple Recycling truck that will pick up your designated bags/items.
R: No, habrá un camión de Reciclaje Simple separado que recogerá sus bolsas / artículos designados.

Q: What if I don’t live in your pickup area?
P: ¿Qué pasa si no vivo en su área de recogida?
A: If you are not in our designated pickup area, we recommend using www.DonateStuff.comfor a free charitable donation collection program nationwide.
R: Si no se encuentra en el área de recogida designada, le recomendamos usar www.DonateStuff.com para obtener un programa gratuito de recolección de donaciones a nivel nacional.

Q: Do you have a limit on how much stuff you will take?
P: ¿Tienes un límite sobre la cantidad de cosas que tomarás?
A: No, as long as the items qualify as the types of items we are able to accept, we can take as much as you would like.
R: No, siempre y cuando los artículos califiquen como los tipos de artículos que podemos aceptar, podemos tomar todo lo que desee.

Q: Can you give me a tax receipt?
P: ¿Me puede dar un recibo de impuestos?
A: No, we are not a nonprofit organization. If you would prefer to donate your items to a charity and receive a tax receipt, we recommend using www.DonateStuff.com
R: No, no somos una organización sin fines de lucro. Si prefiere donar sus artículos a una obra de caridad y recibir un recibo de impuestos, le recomendamos utilizar www.DonateStuff.com
Please contact info@simplerecycling.com with additional questions.
Por favor, póngase en contacto con info@simplerecycling.com con preguntas adicionales.

Simple Recycling Route Driver – New Britain, CT

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 by simple-admin

Simple Recycling Route Driver

Simple Recycling is the largest and fastest growing curbside clothing and home goods recycling company in the nation. We are expanding our operations in Austin and are looking for honest, hard working drivers to run daily routes.

No prior experience or CDL required. (Driving Ford Transit Vans)

Management and growth opportunity available.

Valid drivers license, cell phone and clean driving record required.

Consistent Schedule:
Monday – Friday. Regular hours between 7am and 4pm.

For more information and to schedule an interview, please contact Jason at Jason@SimpleRecycling.com.

Dispatcher / Lead Driver – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted on: December 26th, 2016 by simple-admin

Company Profile: Simple Recycling
Clothing, shoes and other textiles are 100% recyclable, but 85% still ends up in landfills. Simple Recycling makes is SIMPLE to recycle these materials through our innovative, free curbside municipal curbside recycling programs.

Job description – Dispatch Supervisor / Lead Driver
The following outline of a job description is to serve as a guide for the expected job performance of the Clothing & Home Goods Collection Dispatch Supervisor.

Responsibilities

To locate, hire and train all professional route drivers in accordance with driver training procedures set forth by management.
Work directly with the Program Office Staff in order to:
Organize and dispatch daily routes.
Assist with mistaken collection or driver/donor problems.
Assist in arranging collection of difficult or special pickups.
Monitor daily/weekly solicitation projections in order to determine drivers needed.
Implement and manage a fleet maintenance program that will minimize down time through the use of:
In-house service maintenance schedule prescribed by management.
Daily driver and weekly management vehicle inspections.
Establish relationships with reputable local repair centers in order to provide the most cost efficient vehicle reports.
Bale & Product Trailers – responsible for:
Ensuring safe and timely loading of all trailers.
Arrange shipment with common carrier.
Track the shipment, payment of all bale trailers.
Responsible for the loading and shipment of other soft good items, i.e. shoes, belts, books, stuffed animals, etc.
Establish daily communication with all individual route drivers in order to:
Review daily/weekly collection/driver summary reports and take corrective action as needed.
Determine if all drivers are performing their duties in accordance with collection percentages set forth by management.
Assist with any problems concerning lock downs or any incident reports involving property damage, personal injury and vehicle accidents.
Enforcement of all rules, regulations, health and safety policies.
Answer any questions, provide encouragement and helpful solutions to collection challenges.
Complete all drivers daily reports and summaries established by management.
Enact any disciplinary measures deemed necessary. i.e.:
Driver write up.
Terminations.
Verbal reprimand
Maintain daily contact with City Manager in order to:
Schedule disbursement of route trucks daily.
Movement of storage/production to stores.
Arrange for bale/storage pickup from store to warehouse.
Disbursement of supplies to the store.
Responsible for the condition of the warehouse storage, bales and supplies.
Must be kept neat and orderly at all times.
Direct supervision of all warehouse personnel.
Registration and securing license plates for all collection service vehicles.
Random drug testing of all drivers.
Managing the hours and payroll of all drivers and warehouse personnel within guidelines established by management.
Ensure that all area maps are updated on an annual basis.
GPS scheduled drivers’ routes on a regular basis.
Driver collection routes when necessary.
Qualifications

Effective communication skills.
Time and Mulit-task managment
Administrative skills.
Able to enforce procedures.
Able to work irregular hours.
Able to display leadership and train others.
Results oriented.
Basic computer skills.

Please email resume and cover letter to: Careers@SimpleRecycling.com

Simple Recycling Route Driver – Austin, Tx

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 by simple-admin

Simple Recycling Route Driver

Simple Recycling is the largest and fastest growing curbside clothing and home goods recycling company in the nation. We are expanding our operations in Austin and are looking for honest, hard working drivers to run daily routes.
No prior experience or CDL required. (Driving Ford Transit Vans)
Management and growth opportunity available.
Valid drivers license, cell phone and clean driving record required.

Consistent Schedule:
Monday – Thursday/Friday. Regular hours between 7am and 5pm.

For more information and to schedule an interview, please contact Sam at AustinWarehouse@SimpleRecycling.com or 512.348.0184

Route Driver Positions: Cleveland, Oh

Posted on: July 23rd, 2016 by simple-admin

Simple Recycling is expanding it’s operations to the Cleveland, OH market and we need drivers!

Please contact us today at Info@SimpleRecycling.com or call us at (866) 835-5068 for more info.

Route Driver Positions: Detroit, MI area

Posted on: July 23rd, 2016 by simple-admin

Simple Recycling is expanding it’s operations to the Detroit, MI market and we need drivers!

Please contact us today at Info@SimpleRecycling.com or call us at (866) 835-5068 for more info.

Dallas Area Simple Recycling Route Drivers

Posted on: February 4th, 2016 by simple-admin

Simple Recycling is expanding it’s operations to the Dallas/Ft. Worth markets and we need drivers!

Please contact us today at Info@SimpleRecycling.com for more info.

Plano looks to enhance recycling services

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by simple-admin

Earlier this month, Plano received high marks on its livability and sustainability ratings from the national STAR Community Rating System, which noted the city’s performance in conservation and environmental health. On the heels of that recognition, the city is now looking to forward its conservation efforts by partnering with a private company to enhance recycling by residents and businesses… (Read More)

Fairview Park, OH: First Simple Recycling Collection Set for April 20

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015 by simple-admin

First Simple Recycling Collection Set for April 20

The City of Fairview Park has partnered with Simple Recycling for the curbside collection of clothing, shoes, textiles, and household goods. This program accepts reusable items as well as torn, stained, and otherwise irreparable clothing, linens, and non-working small appliances that are typically rejected by charities. Click here for a complete list of accepted items.

The first curbside collection is scheduled for April 20, 2015. All single-family homes and condominiums will receive a series of mailings prior to that date explaining the program in detail. Residents should receive the first mailing the week of April 6. A larger envelope with additional information as well as two green Simple Recycling bags will follow the week of April 13.

This curbside program is being offered to the City as no cost. Click here for more information.

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