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Investing in Recycling: Closed Loop Fund

By | 2017-02-15T14:23:24+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Presentation|

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 [...]

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Keys to Selecting the Right Compost Facility Location

By | 2016-11-06T07:17:15+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Presentation|

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 [...]

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It’s Not Trash. Urban Mining

By | 2016-11-03T14:27:35+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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 | 2016-11-03T14:22:33+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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 [...]

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Comprehensive Household Hazardous Waste Management

By | 2016-11-04T08:56:32+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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 [...]

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What to do with IT.

By | 2016-11-03T14:02:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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. [...]

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My Recycler Went Out of Business… Now What?

By | 2016-11-03T13:51:44+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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 [...]

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Growing Your Business Using Equipment Financing

By | 2016-11-04T13:36:59+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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 [...]

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Rethinking Contracting for Material Recovery Processing Services

By | 2016-11-03T13:33:38+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Presentation|

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.   [...]

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