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Fall 2014 Conference Agenda, Presentations, & Resources

The New Era of Recycling

November 5 - 6, 2014 - Amherst, Massachusetts

Conference Agenda



Keynote Address

Chaz Miller, National Waste & Recycling Association


Dylan de Thomas, Resource Recycling, Inc.

Re-TRAC Connect Rick Penner, Emerge Knowledge Designs
The Material Value of Partnership Keefe Harrison, Curbside Value Partnership
The Paper Markets

Myles Cohen, Pratt Industries

Paper Markets for Newark Recovery & Recycling

Johnny Gold, The Newark Group

Non-bottle Plastic Recycling

Liz Bedard, Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recycling

WRAP...Collaborating to DOUBLE Film Recycling

Shari Jackson, American Chemistry Council Flexible Film Recycling Group

PET Recycling Report:  Long Term Trends and New Initiatives

Resa Dimino, National Association for PET Container Resources

Increasing Plastics Foodservice Packaging Recovery: Our Story

Lynn Dyer, Foodservice Packaging Institute

Glass Recycling in New England

David Hudson, Strategic Materials

Scrap Tire Management in the United States

John Sheerin, Rubber Manufacturers Association
Repurpose Waste Tires for Rubberized Pavement and Pothold Repairs Allan Olbur, PelletPatch (presented by Steve Garber, Phoenix Industries)
What's Happening with Electronics Recycling Markets? Anthony Magistrelli, Regency Technologies
Household Electronic Waste Recycling: Marketplace in Connecticut Mark Latham, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Conservation

What's Happening - Electronics Recycling

Walter Alcorn, Consumer Electronics Association

What’s New with Automotive Steels

Ron Krupitzer, Steel Market Development Institute
Steel Recycling: Another Decade of Advancement Greg Crawford, Steel Recycling Institute
Outlook on Stainless Steel Andy Goenka, Steelbro International Co., Inc.
Biosolids; the Other Recyclable Food Waste Ned Beecher, North East Biosolids and Residuals Association
Supermarket Organics Recycling - A Working Public/Private Partnership in Massachusetts
Brian Houghton, Mass Food Association
Trends in Source Separated Organics (SSO) Programs Rhodes Yepsen, Novamont North America



Additional Conference Resources
APR Tubs & Lids Bale Spec
APR All Rigid Bale Spec
APR Polypropylene Model Bale Spec
APR Pre-Picked Bale Spec
APR Bulky Rigids Bale Spec
Sort for Value Article
Can Recycling
Residential Recycling of Steel Paint Cans
Recycling Steel Cans from Foodservice Facilities
Steel Packaging Article


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