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Thursday, July 8 • 1:30pm - 2:25pm
Metal Recycling – A Virtual Tour of a Working Scrap Yard (All Audiences | Virtual Adventure) LIMITED

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Located in Portland, Oregon, Bob’s Metals Inc. has been processing scrap metal since 1983.  Join Peter Van Houten and Justin Cannon for a virtual tour of their facility, sharing videos of how metal is processed from burning, shearing, shredding, bailing to smelting of scrap metal in the process of transitioning scrap into raw material as part of the material product life cycle. This session will also include a sneak preview of this year’s Annual Recycling Contest!

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Justin Cannon

Metals Buyer, Bob's Metal
Justin Cannon is currently the Metals Buyer for Bob’s Metals Inc., a scrap metal processor in Portland, Oregon.  A 2005 graduate of the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology Justin began his career as a behavioral specialist in the special education... Read More →
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Peter Van Houten

General Manager, Bob's Metal
Peter Van Houten is currently the General Manager of Bob’s Metals Inc., a scrap metal processor in Portland, Past-President of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISRI, and current chairman of ISRI’s Youth Outreach program partnering ISRI with Jason Learning in the promotion and... Read More →


Thursday July 8, 2021 1:30pm - 2:25pm EDT