Author Archives: Ron Perkins

About Ron Perkins

Perkins is executive director of ACRC, Lexington, VA.

100 Million Pounds, And Growing

In October 2008, the Ag Con­tainer Recycling Council (ACRC) celebrated the collection and recycling of 100 million pounds of triple-rinsed pesticide containers in a commemorative event held in Courtland, VA. To put this laudable accomplishment in perspective, consider: •  If lined up end-to-end, the containers would circle the Earth 1.5 times. •  It has provided