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Conference & Special Events: May 9-12, 2022
Exhibits: May 10-12, 2022
Las Vegas Convention Center, West Hall
Las Vegas, NV, USA

Monday, May 09
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
These days, it’s more important than ever to have all the facts before you make critical business decisions. Why not look to the industry’s top leaders for advice? For almost a decade, savvy investors and leaders from top public and private waste companies have made the Investor Summit a must-attend...
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Monday, May 09
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Monday, May 09:  8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Session Number:  M112
When looking at a landfill, there’s more than meets the eye. There are many layers to a landfill, and many...

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  • Monday, May 09:  8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
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Monday, May 09
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
View the Agenda. The Waste360 Food Recovery Forum is where you can learn ways to solve the social and environmental issues of wasted food as well as means to profit from the recovery and reuse of food waste. Food Recovery Forum sessions run Monday, May 9 - Wednesday, May 11 as one...
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Monday, May 09
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Monday, May 09:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Session Number:  MFRF111
Moderator: Dr. Stuart Buckner, Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC 50% Reduction in Food Waste by 2030: Federal, State and Local Solutions. Madeline...

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  • Monday, May 09:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Session Number:  M113
  • Session
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  • Monday, May 09:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Session Number:  M114
Who should be responsible for the lifecycle of a product? Taxpayers? Manufacturers? That is one of the hard-hitting debates surrounding...

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Monday, May 09
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Monday, May 09:  9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Session Number:  M212
Recycling is not a one-size-fits-all process. It varies in every region and is ever-evolving. So, what is the process in...

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  • Monday, May 09:  9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Session Number:  M211
Waste conversion technologies have been introduced to the waste and recycling industry, but most have yet to succeed. This is...

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Monday, May 09
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Monday, May 09:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Session Number:  MORG211
Right Sizing Your Investment in a Composting System: A Science Based Approach. Tim O’Neill and Baraka Poulin, ECS, WA Regulations Driving...

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  • Monday, May 09:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Session Number:  MFRF211
The Power of MealConnect and the Feeding America Network. Nathan Crone, Senior Manager, Agri Sourcing Partnerships, Feeding America. IL Innovation for...

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Monday, May 09
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Monday, May 09:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Session Number:  M213
After years of planning and anticipation, New York City is preparing to implement its commercial waste zone plan, which aims...

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  • Monday, May 09:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Session Number:  M214
Who should be responsible for the lifecycle of a product? Taxpayers? Manufacturers? That is one of the hard-hitting debates surrounding...

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Monday, May 09
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Session Number:  M312
According to the most recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data, the U.S. only recycles an estimated 14 percent of plastic...

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Emily Tipaldo
Executive Director, U.S. Plastics Pact
The Recycling Partnership
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  • Monday, May 09:  11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Session Number:  M311
New technologies are entering the waste and recycling industry at a rapid pace, and newer to the playing field is...

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Monday, May 09
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Session Number:  M314
Within the waste and recycling industry, there’s an increased focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting and investing, as...

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  • Monday, May 09:  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Session Number:  M313
Servant leadership is something that is often talked about but not always achieved. The concept of a servant leader is...

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Monday, May 09
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Session Number:  MORG311
The Pros and Cons of Composting vs. Anaerobic Digestion. Patrick Sullivan, Senior Vice President, SCS Engineers. CA Making Sense of the Different Ways to Process Organic Waste: Lessons from the Field. Eric Herbert, CEO, Zero Waste Energy and President, Bulk Handling Systems. OR AD Facilities in Sensitive Areas. Jim Miller, CEO, JR...
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Monday, May 09
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Session Number:  MFRF311
While there are many innovations and program partners in tracking waste, developing menu items aimed at full product utilization, facilitating donations, and carting, until now the industry has lacked a comprehensive solution from top to bottom, from rationalizing supply chain, through improving operations, maximizing incentives for donation, and operating carting...
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Monday, May 09
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Session Number:  M412
Discussions around per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are on the rise, as these “emerging contaminants” are persistent in the environment and resistant to environmental degradation. In 2021’s Super Session, we discussed what PFAS are and how they can be treated. This year, we’re picking up where we left off and...
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Monday, May 09
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Session Number:  M411
Innovators around the globe are working on both preventive and reactive solutions to help solve the problem of marine debris. From cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to clearing and maintaining Baltimore's Inner Harbor, these technologies are being put to the test in an effort to keep our waterways...
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Monday, May 09
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  M413
Whether driven by legislation, climate change or popular demand, green refuse fleets are coming. So, how do you prepare? How...

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  • Monday, May 09:  1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  MFRF411
The U.S. National Household Food Waste Tracking Survey: An Introduction and Initial Results. Brian E. Roe, Yiheng Shu and Ran...

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  • Monday, May 09:  1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  M414
Waste360 40 Under 40 award winners and rising leaders will share their perspective on where the waste industry is headed....

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Stefanie Valentic
Editorial Director
Waste360
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Monday, May 09
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Session Number:  MORG411
Developing and Delivering a Food Waste AD facility: Comparison of a Municipal vs. Private Facility from a Process Solutions Company’s Viewpoint. Michael Theodoulou, Anaerobic Digestion Leader North America, SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions. CAN Updates and Case Studies of High Solids Anaerobic digestion projects in US & Canada. Thomas Gratz, Sales...
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Monday, May 09
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  M512
Discussions around per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are on the rise, as these “emerging contaminants” are persistent in the environment and resistant to environmental degradation. In 2021’s Super Session, we discussed what PFAS are and how they can be treated. This year, we’re picking up where we left off and...
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Monday, May 09
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  M511
Given the nature of solid waste and recycling operations, unpleasant odors are a common occurrence and need to be properly...

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  • Monday, May 09:  3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  MFRF511
Adding Value and Reducing Waste in the Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chain. Evan Lutz, CEO, Hungry Harvest. MD  Packaging that Extends...

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Monday, May 09
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  M514
With a new administration in place, policies related to our industry are constantly being debated, updated and implemented. Join this...

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  • Monday, May 09:  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  M513
For employers and employees within the waste and recycling industry, safety is top of mind. It’s important that we not...

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Monday, May 09
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Session Number:  MORG511
Climate Change Connection to Our Soil. Bill Camarillo, President, Agromin. CA Remaking Sustainable Supply Chains with Anaerobic Digestion. Peter Ettinger, Chief Development Officer, Bioenergy Devco (BDC). MD Harnessing Value from Food Waste. Rohan Dinn, Global Sales Operation Manager, Green Eco Technologies. NY ...
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Monday, May 09
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Monday, May 09:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kick-off your first day at WasteExpo at the Opening Welcome Reception....
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Tuesday, May 10
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
View the Agenda. The Waste360 Food Recovery Forum is where you can learn ways to solve the social and environmental issues of wasted food as well as means to profit from the recovery and reuse of food waste. Food Recovery Forum sessions run Monday, May 9 - Wednesday, May 11 as one...
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Tuesday, May 10
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
It's time to reconnect, find solutions, and gain insights into all things healthcare waste.   If you’re in the business of generating or processing healthcare waste, then you need to be at the Waste360 Healthcare Waste Conference—it’s THE event of the year!    Get the latest insights on legislative, regulatory, and technical issues that...
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Tuesday, May 10
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Session Number:  TORG111
Urban Biocycle Concept for Municipal Organics: From Wastewater Treatment to Resource Recovery. Joerg Blischke, Senior Process and Organics Management Specialist, Water Division, Black & Veatch Corporation. CA High Diversion Facility for Meeting SB1383 Requirements: Clean Compost Out of Mixed Household Waste. Luc De Baere, Managing Director, Norma McDonald, North American Sales...
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Tuesday, May 10
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Session Number:  T111
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  • Tuesday, May 10:  9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Session Number:  TFRF111
The United States 2030 Food Loss and Waste Reduction Goal aims to cut food loss and waste in half by...

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  • Tuesday, May 10:  9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Session Number:  T112
Municipalities are doubling down to boost their recycling numbers and decrease contamination, but when it comes to multifamily recycling, they...

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Tuesday, May 10
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Session Number:  T113
Small, medium and large haulers play a big role in keeping our industry running on the daily. But in order...

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  • Tuesday, May 10:  9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Session Number:  T114
Each year, the Waste360/Stifel Investor Summit provides attendees with valuable financial and business insights. In this session, attendees will hear...

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Michael Hoffman
Group Head Diversified Industrials and Managing Director, Equity Research
Stifel
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Tuesday, May 10
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Do business with 600+ exhibitors. Vist the suppliers who are supporting and leading the industry. View a current list of Exhibitors....
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Tuesday, May 10
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Session Number:  TORG211
The Role of the Development Stage and Bridge Capital Investor in Accelerating Food Waste and Landfill Gas Projects. Lester Krone, Leyline Renewable Capital. NC Challenges and Opportunities in Unlocking BECCS Projects (Carbon Capture and Sequestration) Mark Purser, Generate Capital. CA Funding Incentives for Organic Waste Management. Evan Edgar, Evan Edgar, Principal, Edgar...
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Tuesday, May 10
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Number:  TFRF211
Building a Sustainable Food Waste Management Company. Jasmine Crowe, CEO, Goodr. GA Food Waste Happens, Here’s What We Should do About it -- for the sake of people, profit, and the planet. Kimberly Smith, Chief Growth Officer, Copia, CA  Leveraging New Relationships for Providing Wasted Food Solutions. Karen Franczyk, Program Manager, Wasted...
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Tuesday, May 10
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Number:  T211
Low Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS) are fundamentally changing the economics of waste and driving the deployment of a new generation...

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  • Tuesday, May 10:  10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Number:  T212
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Tuesday, May 10
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session Number:  T213
Glitz and glamour and waste and recycling don’t often go hand in hand—so how is it that folks get into...

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  • Tuesday, May 10:  11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session Number:  T214
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Tuesday, May 10
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Session Number:  TORG311
Learn about California’s SB 1383 implementation that will require 75% diversion of organic waste from landfills by 2025. Hear from industry policy leaders and composters in an interactive panel discussion regarding collection, contamination, permitting, and markets of transforming organic wastes into compost and energy products. This lively discussion will include...
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Tuesday, May 10
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
  • Session Number:  TSS111
During this fireside chat, Republic Services President and CEO Jon Vander Ark and National Waste & Recycling Association President and CEO Darrell Smith will discuss leadership; labor; diversity, equity and inclusion; safety; industry challenges; and more. Vander Ark, who joined Republic Services in 2013 as executive vice president, chief marketing...
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Tuesday, May 10
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Session Number:  TFRF311
California has passed one of the most aggressive edible food recovery policies in the world.  To meet the legislative requirements, municipalities across the state are actively developing food recovery programs. This session will look at several examples of municipalities in Los Angeles County and the steps they are taking. The...
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Tuesday, May 10
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Session Number:  TORG411
Digitizing Your Organics and Waste Diversion Recycling Programs. Laura Rosenshine, Common Ground Compost LLC, NY Finding the Value in Restaurant Food Waste. Ryan Cooper, LEED GA Sustainability Specialist, Rubicon Global. GA  Benefits of Backhauling Organics. Chelsi Tryon, Business Solutions Director, Engie Impact. NY ...
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Tuesday, May 10
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  T312
In this two-part Super Session, attendees will learn the latest trends and updates on recycling commodities—from prices and markets to challenges and opportunities. In part one of this session, industry experts will provide updates on fiber, aluminum and glass. In part two, they will cover plastics including polypropylene, PET and...
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Tuesday, May 10
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  TSS211
New York, Los Angeles and the Electrification Coalition provide us with the most updated status of moving toward electrified waste fleets. Much was discussed in 2021—assessment of needs, infrastructure support and impact, truck features, battery life, multipurpose trucks, the list continues. The Electrification Coalition joined in 2021 with a national...
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Tuesday, May 10
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  TFRF411
When crafting multi-year strategies to reduce food waste - either at the municipal level or in another setting - it is key to develop cross-cutting strategies that prioritize efforts focused on wasted food prevention. There are many strategic and creative ways that cities have incorporated prevention messaging into food scrap...
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Tuesday, May 10
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  T411
It’s no secret that technology is ever-evolving in the waste and recycling industry. So, what are the current trends? What...

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  • Tuesday, May 10:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  T414
The waste and recycling industry is composed of hardworking and dedicated individuals; however, it’s still challenging to fill open positions...

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Mr.  Steven Horowitz
Esq.
Horowitz Law Group, LLC
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Tuesday, May 10
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Session Number:  TORG511
In the Time of COVID - CA’s New Organic Reduction Mandate. Veronica Pardo, Resource Recovery Coalition of CA Compostable Organics Out of Landfill Now (COOLNow) – A Program by Zero Waste USA. Rick Anthony, Vice President, Zero Waste USA. CA Semi-Underground Organics Containment: The Next Frontier. Tim Corcoran, Vice President of Business...
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Tuesday, May 10
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10:  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  T412
In this two-part Super Session, attendees will learn the latest trends and updates on recycling commodities—from prices and markets to challenges and opportunities. In part one of this session, industry experts will provide updates on fiber, aluminum and glass. In part two, they will cover plastics including polypropylene, PET and...
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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Session Number:  W112
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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Session Number:  W111
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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Waste360 Business Leadership Forum, hosted by Comerica Bank, is designed for environmental services companies looking for business and financial strategies that go beyond day-to-day operations. You'll gain access to insights, tools, and resources for developing business and financial strategies that provide your company with smarter solutions for growing your...
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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
View the Agenda. The Waste360 Food Recovery Forum is where you can learn ways to solve the social and environmental issues of wasted food as well as means to profit from the recovery and reuse of food waste. Food Recovery Forum sessions run Monday, May 9 - Wednesday, May 11 as one...
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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
It's time to reconnect, find solutions, and gain insights into all things healthcare waste.   If you’re in the business of generating or processing healthcare waste, then you need to be at the Waste360 Healthcare Waste Conference—it’s THE event of the year!    Get the latest insights on legislative, regulatory, and technical issues that...
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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Join us for real talk as the waste and recycling industry takes on plastics, packaging, and other environmental challenges – and our role in building a sustainable future.   The tsunami of plastics is here, what now? Amazon has forever changed the waste stream, how do we evolve with it? Textiles and...
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Wednesday, May 11
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Session Number:  W114
When preparing for a transaction, it is important to think about both the buyer standpoint and the seller standpoint as...

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  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Session Number:  W113
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Wednesday, May 11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Session Number:  WORG111
Roadmap to Increased Organics Diversion via a Single Set of Acceptability Criteria for Compostable Products. Rhodes Yepsen, Executive Director, Biodegradable Products Institute, NY Will New Legislation Resolve Composter Challenges with Compostable Packaging? Neil S.R. Edgar, Senior Project Manager, Edgar & Associates. CA Expanding Consumer Access to Composting by Addressing Contaminants. Gary Robinson,...
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Wednesday, May 11
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Session Number:  WFRF111
The City of Orlando has been moving up the food recovery hierarchy by expanding food waste prevention messaging & food rescue to reach our goal of zero waste to landfill by 2040. Through a technical assistance grant with NRDC Food Matters, the city has focused recent efforts on their approach...
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Wednesday, May 11
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Session Number:  W211
Many people don’t think about what happens to their waste and recyclables when the items leave the curb. This mindset has led some municipalities to implement underground collection systems, which aim to increase collection efficiency; maintain beautification efforts; combat potential overflowing bins, fires, odors and pest problems; save on space;...
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Wednesday, May 11
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Session Number:  WFRF211
Now I Need a Food Recovery Program? Lessons learned on developing and implementing a successful Food Recovery Program for a jurisdiction to comply with SB1383. Avecita Jones, Senior Program Manager and Alyssa Wagner, Environmental Specialist II, City of Carlsbad. CA  Understanding the Food Waste and Wasted Food Aspects and Impacts of...
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Wednesday, May 11
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Do business with 600+ exhibitors. Vist the suppliers who are supporting and leading the industry. View a current list of Exhibitors....
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Wednesday, May 11
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Session Number:  WORG211
The Compost Manufacturing Alliance (CMA) is a compost manufacturer owned and operated third party certifier of compostable food service products. Since 2017, CMA has rapidly grown to be North America’s premier compostable products field research experts. This session will address the incorporation of compostables from a facility perspective, covering programs...
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Wednesday, May 11
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Session Number:  W213
While “zero emission” and “battery electric” are the hot buzzwords, compressed natural gas (CNG) and renewable natural gas (RNG) fueling...

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  • Wednesday, May 11:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Session Number:  W214
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Wednesday, May 11
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Number:  WSS111
The waste industry is an excellent industry to have a meaningful career in, especially for women. The National Waste & Recycling Association Women’s Council has proudly seated a panel of female employees who will share their experiences within the waste and recycling industry. Join us as the panelists discuss the...
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Wednesday, May 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Session Number:  WFRF311
Donating surplus food from hotels, restaurants and event venues reduces food waste to landfill while helping the food insecure. But what is the process and the chain of custody to handle and ultimately serve donated food? Learn about the end-to-end process and impact of donating food from the venue perspective...
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Wednesday, May 11
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Session Number:  W311
Despite innovations and advancements within the waste and recycling industry, there are still some materials and packaging that are difficult...

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Steve Alexander
President
Association of Plastics Recyclers
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  • Wednesday, May 11:  11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Session Number:  W312
New regulations are going into effect this year and we need to understand the pitfalls of the implementation of these...

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Wednesday, May 11
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Session Number:  WORG311
Determination of the Composition of Micro-Plastics in German Compost Samples. Christian Garaffa, Marketing Manager for Source Separation & Recycling, Novamont NA. CT Elimination of PFAS and Emerging Contaminants in Sewage Sludge and Landfill Leachate Using Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO). Dr. Marc Deshusses, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, and...
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Wednesday, May 11
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Session Number:  W413
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  • Wednesday, May 11:  1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Session Number:  W414
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Wednesday, May 11
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Session Number:  WFRF411
The 4MyCiTy plan focuses on improving food security and environmental sustainability through the reduction of food waste. The plan is broken down into 4 phases that operate concurrently, i.e., Source reduction, Feed the Hungry and our animal friends, Industrial/commercial use, and Composting. Attendees will learn how 4MYCITY developed the plan,...
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Wednesday, May 11
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Session Number:  W412
When preparing to design a new materials recovery facility (MRF) or upgrade an existing MRF, there is much more to...

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  • Wednesday, May 11:  1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Session Number:  W411
In 2020, more than 3.6 billion people were using social media worldwide, according to Statista, and that number will continue...

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Wednesday, May 11
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Number:  WSS211
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines ​​environmental justice as “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.” That definition is the backbone of the environmental justice...
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Wednesday, May 11
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  WORG411
High Temperature Pyrolysis: Digestate Management and Biogas Co-Products. Emma Moreside, MASc, Biocarbon Research and Development, Char Technologies Ltd. ON FastOx® Gasification: Converting Waste to Power and Profits Through 100% Organics Recycling. Mike Hart, CEO, Sierra Energy. CA Applying Thermal Hydrolysis Pre-Treatment to the Organic Fraction of MSW to Optimize Anaerobic Digester Performance....
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Wednesday, May 11
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  WFRF511
Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe Zero Waste Food Waste: Why and How it Impacts Your Carbon Footprint. Iain Milnes, President, Power Knot. CA Real Simple Food Waste Solutions: If Not Now, When? Larry Fradkin, Future Enviroassets, LLC. KY Six years of Diverting Food Waste from the Landfill at Silverstar Casino in South Africa -...
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Wednesday, May 11
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  W511
Data is one of the most valuable assets of a company. Every technology we use collects data and helps us...

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  • Wednesday, May 11:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Session Number:  W512
There’s a lot of inaccurate information about cart manufacturing. Maybe you even believed some of it before you tuned in...

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Wednesday, May 11
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 11:  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Session Number:  W611ESP
Únase a nuestra sesión en español, donde los expertos de la industria discutirán algunos de los temas más candentes en desechos y reciclaje. Los oradores hablarán sobre el cierre innovador de vertederos, la viabilidad de la conversión de residuos en energía, cómo desarrollar planes maestros integrados de residuos sólidos, cómo...
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Thursday, May 12
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 12:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP4
Safety is a No. 1 focus for the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the industry as a whole....

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  • Thursday, May 12:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP3
Should we “recycle everything, all the time” or “when in doubt, throw it out”? These are popular and frequently asked...

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  • Thursday, May 12:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP1
This is a comprehensive workshop that will guide the attendee in understanding all the important aspects of diverting food waste...

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  • Thursday, May 12:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP2
Attendees will learn: Why Zero Waste is the fastest, most cost-effective way communities can reduce climate change impacts, promote local sustainability...

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Thursday, May 12
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 12:  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Do business with 600+ exhibitors. Vist the suppliers who are supporting and leading the industry. View a current list of Exhibitors....
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