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Growing Your Business Using Equipment Financing

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Brian Breslin

Waste Funding

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Breslin has an Undergraduate degree in business from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. & MBA from Tampa College in Clearwater, FL.  He has been a Key Accounts & National Accounts Manager for Energizer Battery Co. & Georgia-Pacific for over 24 years & have been in the equipment financing sector for […]

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Rethinking Contracting for Material Recovery Processing Services

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Robert Gardner

SCS Engineers

Speaker Bio:

Bob holds B.S. and M.E. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Virginia.  He is a Senior Vice President of SCS Engineers and has been with the firm since 1980.  He serves on the firm’s Board of Directors, and oversees SCS’s nation-wide solid waste management practice.      His expertise is […]

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Sustainable Materials Management – Lifecycle Thinking and Goal Setting

By |November 3rd, 2016|

 
Speaker:
Dawn McCormick

Waste Management, Inc.

Speaker Bio:

Dawn McCormick, Director of Communications, Waste Management Inc. of Florida; Board member of Sustainable Florida, Florida Recycling Partnership; and Keep Florida Beautiful

Abstract:

How is Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) different from Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?

•The 3 R’s waste hierarchy doesn’t look at the environmental benefits of “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle”. The hierarchy is an […]

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Do We Have It all Wrong? Metrics and Measuring

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Dana D’Souza

Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc.

Speaker Bio:

Dana D’Souza has 9 years of experience in solid waste program and policy analysis with the research firm Skumatz Economic Research Associates.  She has conducted work for national and international clients with projects from California to New York, and in between.  As a consultant, Dana has extensive experience in […]

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Glass Clean Up in a Single Stream MRF

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Brian Schellati

Van Dyk Recycling Solutions

Speaker Bio:

Brian Schellati, Director of Business Development  Brian joined Van Dyk in 2010 with a specific focus on growing new markets, such as mixed waste (MSW) processing, waste to fuels, glass recycling, and compost clean up. With a focus in the power generation industry, Mr. Schellati has over 16 years of […]

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Contamination: What’s Been Tried? What Works?

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Michael Santulli

Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc.

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Santulli has scholastic and academic speaking experience. He brings a background in sustainability / environmental studies. He is skilled at statistical analysis and has contributed to work on national projects including work on Material Market Analysis, input output models, and solid waste program research and adds a fresh […]

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MSW Organics State of Practice

By |November 3rd, 2016|

     
Speakers:
Bryan Staley and Debra Kantner

Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF)

Speaker Bios:

Dr. Bryan Staley currently serves as President and CEO of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF), one of the largest sources of research funding and graduate scholarships related to solid waste management. He joined the EREF in 2008, where he started as […]

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Multi-Stream Screening Technology

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Bob Huffer

General Kinematics

Speaker Bio:

Bob Huffer is General Kinematics’ Eastern Regional Sales Manager. With over 20 years of experience at GK, Bob has extensive knowledge of the challenges Recyclers face today. In his previous roles in Design Engineering and Field Service Manager, Bob gained a wide range of technical knowledge in many different processes and developed […]

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New High-Tech Sorting Solutions for Residential/Commercial Paper and Flexible Packaging

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Felix Hottenstein

CP Group

Speaker Bio:

In 1993, Felix received his Masters Degree in Material Science Engineering from the Federal Polytechnical Institute in Zurich, Switzerland (ETHZ). Between 1994 and 1998 he worked as a project leader and department head at two licensed materials testing institutes in Switzerland. Since 1999, Felix has been Sales Director for MSS Inc (division […]

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Top Challenges Facing MRF Operators

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Mark Neitzey

Van Dyk Recycling Solutions

Speaker Bio:

Mark Neitzey graduated from Texas A&M University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology/Industrial Distribution. From 1994-2002, he was a Regional Sales Manager for KOBELCO Construction Machinery. He then moved on to Van Dyk Recycling Solutions as Southwest Regional Sales Manager and was recently named Van Dyk’s National […]

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