The American Plastics Council, Washington, D.C., has promoted Andrea Wood to associate director of its Pennsylvania technical assistance programs.... Etienne Ozorak has been named recycling coordinator for Crawford County, Pa.... Metro Waste Authority, Des Moines, Iowa, has promoted Ron Lacey to assistant director of administration.... Gary Vermeer, founder of Vermeer Manufacturing, Pella, Iowa, was inducted into the Construction Equipment Industry Hall of Fame.... Harris Waste Management Group Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., has appointed Edward J. Berkoben general manager of its Cordele, Ga., manufacturing facility.... J.V. Manufacturing Inc., Springdale, Ark., has promoted Shannon Harrop to engineering manager.... Lindemann Recycling Equipment Inc., Charlotte, N.C., has named Thomas E. Baker Jr. controller and Heidi M. Emerson a CAD designer in its engineering department.... Prins Recycling Corp., Fort Lee, N.J., has named Clifford H. Straub Jr. vice president and chief financial officer.

... Rust Environment & Infrastructure, Greenville, S.C., has named M. Dale Sands manager of its Midwest Region, based in Schaumburg, Ill. The following business development managers were also named: David Williams, local/municipal government market; Ron Neimann, federal and industrial markets; Charles Theobald, solid waste market and Michael Hoff, state government services... B. Charles Manning has joined the Eastern Region of URS Consultants Inc., Paramus, N.J., as vice president of marketing... John D. Sanford was appointed vice president, project finance for WMX Technologies Inc., Oak Brook, Ill., and will continue his role as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., Hampton, N.H., WMX's clean energy and clean water services subsidiary. Deborah C. Hockman was named vice president, technology development and management and will continue to serve as vice president, laboratory & technical services for subsidiary Waste Management Inc.