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Northeast Glass Forum Agenda

NORTHEAST GLASS VIRTUAL FORUM

AGENDA

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 

1:00

Welcome & Introduction – Mary Ann Remolador, Assistant Director, NERC

1:10

Keynote Address – Scott Defife, President, Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) – State of Glass Markets in the US

1:45

Why Glass Recycling Remains Important
Moderator:
Chris Nelson, Supervising Environmental Analyst, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection 

Presenters

2:15

Break - Visit Virtual Sponsor Exhibit Hall

2:30

Alternative Glass Markets for the Region’s Non-Bottle Bill Glass
Moderator:
Brooke Nash, Branch Chief, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Presenters

3:45

Break - Visit Virtual Sponsor Exhibit Hall

4:00

Economics of Glass Recycling – An overview of the costs for recycling and processing glass
Moderator – Jen Heaton-Jones, Executive Director, Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority

Presenters

5:00

Pre-Scheduled Networking Chats with Exhibitors

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

1:00

Preparing Your Glass for Recyclers: Know Your End Market Needs
Moderator – Terry Laibach, Section Supervisor of Recycling & Outreach, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Presenters

2:00

Break - Visit Virtual Sponsor Exhibit Hall

2:15

Strategies & Technologies for Cleaning, Handling, & Transporting Glass
Moderator:
Cathy Jamieson, Solid Waste Program Manager, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources 

Panelists

3:30

Break - Visit Virtual Sponsor Exhibit Hall

4:00

Strategies for Moving Glass Recycling Forward in the Northeast
Moderator - Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute

Presenter - Ava Labuzetta, Pollution Prevention Engineer, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (P2I)

5:00

Pre-Scheduled Networking Chats with Exhibitors

 

Sponsorship Opportunities Available