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Investing in Recycling: Closed Loop Fund

By |December 21st, 2016|

Speaker:
Bridget Croke

Closed Loop Fund

Speaker Bio:

Bridget Croke leads external affairs including investor partnerships, industry partnerships, communications and special projects at the Closed Loop Fund. Bridget has spent 15 years designing and building campaigns, often in partnership with brands and companies, to motivate consumers to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Prior to Closed Loop Fund she held […]

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Keys to Selecting the Right Compost Facility Location

By |November 4th, 2016|

Speaker:
Brett Hoyt

Sustainable Generation

Speaker Bio:

Brett Hoyt is VP of Business Development for Sustainable Generation. Over the last 3 years Brett has visited more than 100 composting facilities nationally to help companies improve or start composting operations. Brett has also completed the USCC Compost Operator Training.

Abstract:

When determining a location for a composting facilities there are many considerations. […]

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Sustainable Housing through Holistic Waste Stream Management and Algal Cultivation Workshop

By |November 4th, 2016|

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It’s Not Trash. Urban Mining

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Tony Wartko

Sea Pines Resort, LLC

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Wartko has developed systems to reduce waste cost by recycling and harvesting commodities. Developed and implemented techniques to eliminate dumpsters in service yards and reduce costs

Abstract:

Reducing Resort and Restaurant costs through using sustainable practices and recycling. Save operational costs and improve employee involvement.

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The Impact of a Venue’s “Green” Motivation on Recycling Behavior

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Judd Michael

Penn State University

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Judd Michael is a professor in the Ag & Bio-Engineering Department at Penn State.  He currently leads the zero waste program at Penn State’s Athletics venues.  He has funding from PepsiCo and NASCAR to improve waste management at sports venues.  Judd is a regular speaker at industry meetings such as […]

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Comprehensive Household Hazardous Waste Management

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Jim Reece

Okaloosa County Recycling Office

Speaker Bio:

Jim Reece has been the Recycling Coordinator and HHW Program Manager for Okaloosa County for 29 years.  The program manages HHW and CESQG waste from Okaloosa County as well as nine neighboring counties through Cooperative Arrangement Grants with Florida DEP providing services, via fixed and mobile collections, to over a […]

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What to do with IT.

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
James Wood

Recyclecology.com, Inc.

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Wood has been in garbage for 20 years, the first managing real waste, like municipal recycling, oil recycling, and manufacturing dumpsters, now recycling millions of computers from several global locations.

Abstract:

Local governments are faced with managing all types of wastes and electronics is just one of them. There are several models from which […]

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My Recycler Went Out of Business… Now What?

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Speaker:
Neil Gloger

InterGroup International, Ltd.

Speaker Bio:

Neil Gloger, CEO of InterGroup International has been in the plastic recycling industry since 2002. His company InterGroup Internation has made the Inc. 500 list of Americas Fastest growing companies three times. InterGroup has been recognized by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, Recycling Today, and Waste 360 as one of Americas largest […]

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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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