Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference

September 10-12, 2012
Orlando, Fla

Photo by Aaron Eckels

The 2012 Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference will convene September 10-12, 2012 at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Fla. The CRWC is a world-class business conference that focuses on how business executives can advance their organizations’ sustainability issues while controlling expenses and maximizing profits. Waste & Recycling News and Republic Services Inc. are co-organizers of the event.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Environmental executives from Fortune 1,000 firms
  • Procurement managers
  • Sustainability officers
  • Business owners
  • Policymakers
  • Commodity managers
  • Waste handlers
  • Recyclers
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Operations managers at recycling and waste facilities
  • Regulators
  • Packaging experts
  • Attorneys
  • Consultants
  • Educators
  • Advocates

2012 AGENDA

  • MONDAY SEPT. 10
    9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Earn CEU’s from Penn State University (Optional)
    Recycling 150: Recycling Economics
    Recycling 311: Specifications & RFPs
    10 a.m. – 5p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up & Registration Open
    12 – 4 p.m. Lakeland MRF Tour with box lunch (Optional)
    1 – 4 p.m. Earn CEU’s from Penn State University (Optional)
    Recycling 356: Recycling Economics II
    Recycling 330: Electronics Recovery
    6 – 8 p.m. Rub Green Elbows at the Welcome Reception
    TUESDAY SEPT. 11
    7 – 8 a.m. Networking Breakfast
    8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
    Lang Herndon, Conference Chair
    8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Panel: Commercial Single-Stream Recycling: Best Practice, Risk Benefits
    Mel Maycole, Baptist Medical Center/Sodexo Health Care
    Alex Sorondo, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
    Mark Warren, Petco
    9:30 – 10 a.m. Waste Audits: A Practical Example
    Todd Fitzgerald, Costco Wholesale
    10 – 10:30 a.m. Working With Your Vendors: A Waste Diversion Case Study
    Colin McGinnis, Family Dollar Stores
    10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Sponsored Break
    10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
    12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
    2:30 – 3 p.m. Electronics Recycling: Protecting Your Data & The Environment
    Katie Reilly, Electronic Recyclers International
    3 – 3:30 p.m. Food Waste & Organics
    Justin Zeulner – Rose Quarter / Portland Trail Blazers
    3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Sponsored Break
    3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Panel: ABCs of Recycling & Commodity Management
    John Bradburn, General Motors
    Bill Moore, Moore & Associates
    Joseph Stearns Jr., FedEx Ground
    Mike Strickland, Collins Bus Corp
    4:45 – 5 p.m. Wrap Up – Day 1
    Lang Herndon, Conference Chair
    6 – 8 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall
    WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12
    7 – 8 a.m. Networking Breakfast
    8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Green Corporate Citizen Awards Ceremony
    Brennan Lafferty, Waste & Recycling News
    8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker
    Jeff Littlejohn, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
    9:30 – 10 a.m. Implementing Your Recycling Program: It Can Be Done!
    Marilee McInnis, Southwest Airlines
    10 – 10:30 a.m. Safety: How To Engage Your Employees
    David Biderman, National Solid Wastes Management Association
    10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Sponsored Break
    10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
    12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
    1 – 1:30 p.m. Closing Remarks – Announce Passport Winners
    Lang Herndon, Conference Chair
    Brennan Lafferty, Waste & Recycling News
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