Quick-thinking PDC employees save a co-worker suffering cardiac arrest

PEORIA — The shortness of breath Glenn Davidson experienced while jogging in recent months reached a terrifying graduation to full-fledged cardiac arrest two weeks ago.

The timing of such a scary situation, however, couldn’t have been better. The automated external defibrillator (AED) at the corporate offices of PDC where he works had recently (and coincidentally) been recharged, and his coworkers knew how to take charge.

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American recycling is stalling

American recycling is stalling and the big blue bin is one reason why.

“We kind of got everyone thinking that recycling was free,” said Bill Moore, a leading industry consultant on paper recycling who is based in Atlanta. “It’s never really been free, and in fact, it’s getting more expensive.” Waste Management’s recycling division has had a loss of $16 million in the first quarter of this year. The recycling stream has become increasingly polluted and less valuable, imperiling the economics of the whole system.

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