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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
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Monday, May 09, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Session details


Monday, May 09
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  M112
  • Monday, May 09, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
When looking at a landfill, there’s more than meets the eye. There are many layers to a landfill, and many considerations that must be taken seriously in order for a landfill to operate effectively and efficiently. One consideration is leachate management and treatment, which is becoming one of the largest...
Speakers
Bruce Schmucker n/a

Vice President of Engineering & Environmental Affairs
Clark-Floyd Landfill, LLC
Moderator

Joe Haligowski

Senior Vice President of Sales
Filtra-Systems Company, LLC
Speaker

Mr.  Ryan March N/A

President and Chief of De-Scaling
Green Industry Innovations Group Inc.
Speaker

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  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  M111
  • Monday, May 09, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
In an effort to reduce waste and increase recycling, organizations, haulers, municipalities and technology companies are creating easy-to-use apps that allow customers to find the information they need in a timely and efficient manner. From managing waste and recycling pickups, to identifying pickup or drop-off locations, to learning recycling best...
Speakers
Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director
Waste360
Moderator

Beth Legg

Product Manager
Food Rescue US
Speaker

Keith Gordon

Vice President of Information Systems
Waste Connections
Speaker

Keri Greenwalt https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerigreenwalt/

Marketing Supervisor
City of Austin
Speaker

Lindsey Casella

Vice President, Marketing
Recycle Track Systems
Speaker

Ryan Buhay https://www.linkedin.com/company/recollect-inc/

Account Executive
ReCollect Systems
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • 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
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Room:   W232
  • Monday, May 09, 8:00 AM - 6:00 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
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  MFRF111
  • Monday, May 09, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Moderator: Dr. Stuart Buckner, Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC 50% Reduction in Food Waste by 2030: Federal, State and Local Solutions. Madeline Keating, City Strategist, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). CO The United States 2030 Food Loss and Waste Reduction Goal seeks to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. With...
Speakers
Dr. Stuart Buckner

President
Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC
Moderator

Dr.  Jonathan Deutsch PhD

Professor, Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University
Speaker

Zhihao Chen

Co-founder
Homer Farms & Arizona State University
Speaker

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  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  M113
  • Monday, May 09, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
According to the most recent census results, Hispanics accounted for 51 percent of the country’s population increase. Statistically, it’s no wonder that Latinx-owned businesses grew faster than any other business group, but the reality is that Hispanics and Latinos have had a major impact in the waste and recycling industry...
Speakers
Michelle Salas

President
Lady Green Miami Recycling Co.
Moderator

Dr.  Lanette Sobel M.S., D.P.M,

Founder and President
Fertile Earth Worm Farm
Speaker

Luisa Angulo

Co-founder & CFO
My Ecobox LLC
Speaker

Maria Rios

President and CEO
Nation Waste Inc.
Speaker

Robert Rodriguez II

Vice President
RJR Environmental Professional Services Inc.
Speaker

Ms  Sara Fuentes

Co-founder and President
SmartWaste Inc.
Speaker

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  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  M114
  • Monday, May 09, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Who should be responsible for the lifecycle of a product? Taxpayers? Manufacturers? That is one of the hard-hitting debates surrounding extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies, which aim to shift the cost of residential recycling from taxpayers to product manufacturers. In this session, you’ll learn about two EPR policies that have...
Speakers
Anne Germain

COO & SVP of Technical and Regulatory Affairs
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

McKenna Morrigan

Policy, Product Stewardship, and Waste Prevention Strategic Advisor
City of Seattle, Seattle Public Utilities
Speaker

Sarah Bloomquist

Director, Public Affairs
TOMRA Systems ASA
Speaker

Sarah Edwards

North America CEO
Eunomia Research & Consulting Inc.
Speaker

Shelley Sayward

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Casella Waste Systems
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  M212
  • Monday, May 09, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Recycling is not a one-size-fits-all process. It varies in every region and is ever-evolving. So, what is the process in each region? What changes and challenges are we experiencing? What policies are having an impact on how we recycle across the U.S.? What opportunities are on the horizon for recyclables?...
Speakers
Jeffrey Synder

Recycling Senior Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Moderator

Amanda Curtis

Territory Manager
American Waste Control
Speaker

Bob Cappadona

Vice President
Casella Resource Solutions
Speaker

Steve Brum

Vice President & Regional Manager, Pacific Northwest
Recology
Speaker

Ty Rhoad

Director of Americas
TOMRA
Speaker

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  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  M211
  • Monday, May 09, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Waste conversion technologies have been introduced to the waste and recycling industry, but most have yet to succeed. This is mainly due to obstacles facing advanced recycling, such as the high price tag of collecting, sorting and cleaning materials; creating end products that are competitive on both price and quality;...
Speakers
Mr.  Chris Hawn

Chief Executive Officer
Machinex
Moderator

Christer Henriksson

President
Juno
Speaker

JD Gessin

Landfill & Biomass Conversion Technologies CEO
West Coast Energy
Speaker

Sean Gesell

Vice President of Business Development
Ways2H, Inc.
Speaker

Steve Simmons

President
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB)
Speaker

William B. Cooper

Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Cyclyx
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Speaker
Dr.  Carolyn Piersma https://www.google.com/search?q=suffix+meaning

https://www.lego.com/en-us/page/star-wars-day-deals
Ribbons of Light Corp.

Dr.  Carolyn Piersma https://www.google.com/search?q=suffix+meaning

https://www.lego.com/en-us/page/star-wars-day-deals
Ribbons of Light Corp.

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Monday, May 09
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  MORG211
  • Monday, May 09, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderator: Bill Camarillo, Agromin Right Sizing Your Investment in a Composting System: A Science Based Approach. Baraka Poulin and Tim O’Neill, ECS, WA Regulations Driving Organics Infrastructure: Republic’s CA Composting Facilities with a focus on the Otay facility in Chula Vista - California's first fully solar-powered compost facility. Chris Seney, Director, Organics...
Speakers
Bill Camarillo

Chief Executive Officer
Agromin
Moderator

Baraka Poulin


Engineered Compost Systems
Speaker

Ben Parry

CEO
Compost Crew
Speaker

Mr  Jeffrey Neal

Founder and CEO Loop Closing
Speaker

Robert Ballantyne Jr.

Director of Research and Development
Resource West, Inc
Speaker

Tim O'Neill

President and Founder
Engineered Compost Systems
Speaker

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  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  MFRF211
  • Monday, May 09, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Power of MealConnect and the Feeding America Network. Nathan Crone, Senior Manager, Agri Sourcing Partnerships and Christopher Swann, Sr., MealConnect Program Manager, Feeding America. IL Innovation for Impact: Scaling Food Waste Prevention for Transformational Change. Steven Finn, Vice President of Food Waste Prevention, Leanpath. OR Technology that Saves: People, Profit, and...
Speakers
Christopher Swann, Sr.

MealConnect Program Manager
Feeding America
Speaker

Kimberly Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Speaker

Nathan Crone

Senior Manager, Agri Sourcing Partnerships
Feeding America. IL
Speaker

Nina Sevilla


NRDC
Speaker

Steven Finn

Vice President of Food Waste Prevention
LeanPath, Inc
Speaker

Sue Marshall

CEO
NETZRO
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  M213
  • Monday, May 09, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Over the years, the topic of commercial waste collection zones has gained traction both inside and outside of the waste and recycling industry. And while there are both pros and cons to franchise zoning systems, the industry is split when it comes to supporting the concept. Two of the industry’s...
Speakers
Steve Changaris

Former Vice President, Northeast Region
National Waste & Recycling Association (Retired)
Moderator

Ashlea Smith

Marketing Manager & Consultant
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB)
Speaker

Dan Meyers

Solid Resources Manager/Manager of recycLA
LA Sanitation and Environment (City of Los Angeles)
Speaker

Thomas Toscano

CEO & President
Mr. T Carting
Speaker

Will Flower

Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs
Winters Bros. Waste Systems
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  M214
  • Monday, May 09, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Who should be responsible for the lifecycle of a product? Taxpayers? Manufacturers? That is one of the hard-hitting debates surrounding extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies, which aim to shift the cost of residential recycling from taxpayers to product manufacturers. In this session, you’ll learn about two EPR policies that have...
Speakers
Anne Germain

COO & SVP of Technical and Regulatory Affairs
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

Charlie Schwarze

Director - Sustainability, Packaging & Product Stewardship
Keurig Dr Pepper
Speaker

Daniel Felton

Executive Director
AMERIPEN
Speaker

Gary McElyea

Group Director, North America Public Policy Center
The Coca-Cola Company
Speaker

Mark Smith

Director, Government Affairs – International, BRITA, GLAD
The Clorox Company
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  M312
  • Monday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
According to the most recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data, the U.S. only recycles an estimated 14 percent of plastic packaging. Additionally, a garbage truck of plastic waste enters our oceans every minute. In this session, you’ll hear directly from experts of the U.S. Plastics Pact and peer representatives about...
Speakers
Amanda Jordan

Circular Economy Project Manager
City of Phoenix
Speaker

Emily Tipaldo

Executive Director, U.S. Plastics Pact
The Recycling Partnership
Speaker

Lynn Hoffman

Co-President
Eureka Recycling
Speaker

Patrick Keenan

Packaging Engineer, Sustainability
General Mills
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  M311
  • Monday, May 09, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
New technologies are entering the waste and recycling industry at a rapid pace, and newer to the playing field is one hauler’s in-house technology and software that combines truck-mounted cameras that use artificial intelligence (AI) with gamifying residential recycling habits to reduce contamination and increase waste diversion in Colorado. Learn...
Speakers
Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director
Waste360
Moderator

Andrew Smerek

Co-Founder and CEO of Bluterra and Clementine Curbside
Speaker

Michael DiNucci

Chief Revenue Officer
Netradyne
Speaker

Michelle Goetsch

Founder and CEO
BetterBin
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  M314
  • Monday, May 09, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Within the waste and recycling industry, there’s an increased focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting and investing, as this data can help tell a company’s story and build trust with stakeholders. These metrics can be tracked and presented in many different ways that are suitable to your company’s...
Speakers
Raymond Huff

Vice President
SCS Engineers
Moderator

Jason Mead

Vice President of Finance
Casella Waste Systems
Speaker

Jennifer Ahluwalia

Vice President of Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability
GFL Environmental Inc.
Speaker

Joe Box

Director of Finance
Waste Connections
Speaker

John Shegerian

Chairman and CEO
ERI
Speaker

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  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  M313
  • Monday, May 09, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Servant leadership is something that is often talked about but not always achieved. The concept of a servant leader is that they “share” power and put the needs of others first, focusing primarily on the growth and wellbeing of their people and communities rather than just leading from the “top.”...
Speakers
Aaron Bradley

Regional Vice President
Waste Connections
Speaker

Mike Schwalbach

President
Sierra Container Group
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  MFRF311
  • Monday, May 09, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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...
Speakers
Dr.  Jonathan Deutsch PhD

Professor, Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University
Moderator

Ignacio Ramirez


Winnow North
Speaker

Matthew Jozwiak

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Rethink Food
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  MORG311
  • Monday, May 09, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Moderator: Tracie Onstad Bills, SCS Engineers 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...
Speakers
Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers
Moderator

Eric Herbert

Founder and CEO
Zero Waste Energy, LLC
Speaker

Jim Miller SE

Chief Executive Officer
J.R. Miller & Associates, Inc.
Speaker

Patrick Sullivan REPA, CPP, BCES

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  M412
  • Monday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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...
Speakers
Steve Menoff

Senior Vice President
CEC
Moderator

David Pepper

Vice President, Post Collections
GFL Environmental
Speaker

Joe Benco


Republic Services - GWMS
Speaker

Sam Nicolai

Vice President of Engineering & Compliance
Casella Waste Systems
Speaker

Stephanie Bolyard

Courtesy Professor
Florida State University
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  M411
  • Monday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
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...
Speakers
Brynn Mosello

Sustainability & Communications Director
Mazza Recycling
Moderator

Chelsea Anspach

Communications Manager
Waterfront Partnership Of Baltimore Inc.
Speaker

Jeff Kirschner

Founder and CEO
Litterati
Speaker

Manuel Carmona Yebra

Counsellor for Environment and Oceans
Delegation of the European Union to the United States
Speaker

Zoe Reich

Director, Blue Standard
Oceanic Global
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  M413
  • Monday, May 09, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Whether driven by legislation, climate change or popular demand, green refuse fleets are coming. So, how do you prepare? How do you decide which options are right for your business? How can you build a fleet that suits the operational environment as well as infrastructure that is and will be...
Speakers
Pete Hendrickson

Vice President of Route Ready Truck Sales
Big Truck Rental
Moderator

Jon Scharingson www.linkedin.com/in/jon-scharingson-06406616/

Executive Director, Sales & Marketing
Renewable Energy Group
Speaker

Marc de Smidt

Vice President
ACX Refuse Engineering
Speaker

Michael Stafford https://www.linkedin.com/in/staffomm/

Director of Business Development
BYD Motors LLC
Speaker

Steve Kelley

Chief Commercial Officer
InCharge
Speaker

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  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  MFRF411
  • Monday, May 09, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Moderator: Heather Billings, Center for EcoTechnology The U.S. National Household Food Waste Tracking Survey: An Introduction and Initial Results. Brian E. Roe, Yiheng Shu and Ran Li, Ohio State University. OH How Combining New Technology and Behavioral Science Can Solve the Plate Waste Problem. Ignacio Ramirez, Managing Director Winnow North America. IL Revenue...
Speakers
Heather Billings

Senior Environmental Specialist
Center for EcoTechnology (CET)
Moderator

Brian Roe PhD

Van Buren Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Ohio State University
Speaker

Ignacio Ramirez


Winnow North
Speaker

Mark LeJeune

COO
California Safe Soil, LLC
Speaker

Ran Li


Ohio State University
Speaker

Steven Zicari

CTO
California Safe Soil, LLC
Speaker

Yiheng Shu


Ohio State University
Speaker

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  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  M414
  • Monday, May 09, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Waste360 40 Under 40 award winners and rising leaders will share their perspective on where the waste industry is headed. Join them for an open discussion on these topics and more: What does the future of waste and recycling look like to you? How do we get there? What are the challenges? Specifically...
Speakers
Liz Bothwell

Content and Marketing Director
Waste360
Moderator

Georgia Sherwin

Communications and Strategy Director
Closed Loop Partners
Speaker

Keturah Brumfield

Chief Operations Officer
WasteXperts
Speaker

Ryan Melsert

CEO/CTO
American Battery Technology Company
Speaker

Terrill Haigler

Chief Executive Officer
YaFavTrashman, LLC
Speaker

Willie Goode

Chief Operating Officer
Goode Companies of Florida
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  MORG411
  • Monday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Moderator: Evan Edgar, Edgar & Associates 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...
Speakers
Evan Edgar

Principal
Edgar & Associates
Moderator

Mr.  Michael Theodoulou watertechnologies.com

Anaerobic Digestion Leader - North America
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions
Speaker

Nadeem Afghan

President and CEO
BIOFerm Energy Systems
Speaker

Shawn Kreloff https://www.linkedin.com/in/skreloff/

Founder & CEO
Bioenergy Devco
Speaker

Thomas Gratz

Sales Manager
Hitachi Zosen Inova USA, LLC
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  M512
  • Monday, May 09, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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...
Speakers
Steve Menoff

Senior Vice President
CEC
Moderator

Bryan Staley

President and CEO
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Speaker

Kevin Torrens

Vice President
Brown and Caldwell
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  M511
  • Monday, May 09, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Given the nature of solid waste and recycling operations, unpleasant odors are a common occurrence and need to be properly managed to avoid nuisance complaints and potential health and safety issues. Learn about the latest technologies and solutions for managing odors, proper odor abatement practices, tips for handling nuisance complaints,...
Speakers
Bob Dick

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers
Moderator

Bruce Schmucker n/a

Vice President of Engineering & Environmental Affairs
Clark-Floyd Landfill, LLC
Speaker

Daniel Meeroff Ph.D.

Professor of Environmental Engineering
Florida Atlantic University
Speaker

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  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  MFRF511
  • Monday, May 09, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Moderator: Judi Gregory, Go2Zero Strategies Adding Value and Reducing Waste in the Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chain. Evan Lutz, CEO, Hungry Harvest. MD  Strategies for Preventing and Recovering Wasted Food from Businesses and Institutions. Portia Sinnott and Chris Sparnicht, COOLNow, Zero Waste USA. CA Packaging that Allows Consumers to Reduce Food Waste, effortlessly. Gerry...
Speakers
Judi Gregory

President
Go2Zero Strategies President
Moderator

Chris Sparnicht

Program Manager
COOLNow, Zero Waste USA
Speaker

Evan Lutz

President
Hungry Harvest
Speaker

Gerry Gersovitz

Founder & CEO
Stay Fresh Packaging
Speaker

Portia Sinnott

Program Director / Vice President
Zero Waste USA/ COOLNow / Northern California Recycling Association
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  M514
  • Monday, May 09, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
With a new administration in place, policies related to our industry are constantly being debated, updated and implemented. Join this panel of experts to learn about the latest legislation and regulation updates across the U.S. and what possible changes our industry needs to be prepared for in the future. 
Speakers
Scott Hutchings

Director of Government Affairs
Waste Management
Moderator

Anne Heard

Senior Advisor for Policy and Programs, Office of Land and Emergency Management
Environmental Protection Agency
Speaker

Jenny Johnson

Vice President/Director of Waste & Recycling
LaBella Associates
Speaker

Patrick Bennett

Vice President of Chapter Management
National Waste & Recycling Association
Speaker

Shelley Sayward

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Casella Waste Systems
Speaker

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  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  M513
  • Monday, May 09, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
For employers and employees within the waste and recycling industry, safety is top of mind. It’s important that we not only stay safe on the job but that we are keeping others around us safe as well. In this 60-minute session, safety experts will outline workplace safety best practices, tips...
Speakers
Kirk Sander

Chief of Staff and Vice President of Safety and Standards
National Waste and Recycling Association
Moderator

Kevin Fitzgerald

Director of Safety
Recology, Inc.
Speaker

Romeo Vellutini

Director of Environmental Health & Safety
Waste Pro USA
Speaker

Selin Hoboy

Vice President, EHS & Compliance
GFL Environmental
Speaker

Shawn Mandel

Vice President, Safety & Risk
Waste Connections
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  MORG511
  • Monday, May 09, 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator: Neil Edgar, Edgar & Associates 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
Speakers
Neil Edgar

Executive Director
California Compost Coalition
Moderator

Bill Camarillo

Chief Executive Officer
Agromin
Speaker

Peter Ettinger

Chief Development Officer
BioEnergy Devco
Speaker

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Monday, May 09
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Room:   Allegiant Stadium
  • Monday, May 09, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Kick-off your first day at WasteExpo at the Opening Welcome Reception.

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Tuesday, May 10
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Tuesday, May 10, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, May 10
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   W326
  • 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
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • 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
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  TORG111
  • Tuesday, May 10, 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe Zero Waste 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,...
Speakers
Gary Bilbro https://ecosafe.green/

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste
Moderator

Andrea Baldini

Sales Manager
Sebigas Renewable Energy srl.
Speaker

Bruno Mattheeuws


Organic Waste Systems
Speaker

Joerg Blischke

Senior Process and Organics Management Specialist
Black & Veatch Corporation
Speaker

Logan Randles

Senior Asset Manager
Speaker

Luc De Baere

Managing Director
Organic Waste Systems
Speaker

Norma McDonald


Organics Waste Systems
Speaker

Roberto Salmaso

General Manager
Sebigas Renewable Energy srl.
Speaker

Dr.  Yaniv Scherson PhD

Chief Operating Officer
Anaergia
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  T111
  • Tuesday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Description to come.
Speakers
Arthur Mohr, Jr.

Founder, CEO
Sniffer Robotics, LLC
Moderator

Dr.  Daniel Cusworth Ph.D.

Project Scientist
Carbon Mapper
Speaker

Eugene Tseng

CEO
E. Tseng and Associates, Inc.
Speaker

Kurt Shaner

Vice President, Engineering and Sustainability
Waste Connections
Speaker

Peter Quigley

CEO and Chairman
Loci Controls
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  TFRF111
  • Tuesday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
The United States 2030 Food Loss and Waste Reduction Goal aims to cut food loss and waste in half by the year 2030. However, despite the fact that food waste is responsible for 4% of the total US GHG emissions, it is often left out of conversations about climate action...
Speakers
Madeline Keating

City Strategist, Healthy People and Thriving Communities Program
Natural Resources Defense Council
Moderator

Brittany McPeak

Sustainability Project Coordinator, MA, TRUE Advisor, LEED AP
The City of Orlando, FL
Speaker

Holly Stirnkorb

Senior Solid Waste Planner
Metro
Speaker

Ida Arabshahi

Program Analyst
Department of Energy and Environment, District of Columbia
Speaker

Renee Wallace

Executive Director
FoodPlus Detroit
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  T112
  • Tuesday, May 10, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Municipalities are doubling down to boost their recycling numbers and decrease contamination, but when it comes to multifamily recycling, they are faced with many challenges and opportunities. Across the U.S., some cities have implemented mandatory recycling ordinances for commercial and multifamily properties. Others have launched pilot projects in an attempt...
Speakers
Craig Wittig

Senior Director of Grant Implementation
The Recycling Partnership
Moderator

Amy Thomaides

Community Enhancement Initiatives Manager
City of San Marcos
Speaker

David Tonjes www.wastedata.info

Dir., Waste Data and Analysis Ctr.
Stony Brook University
Speaker

Evan Novell

Sustainability Project Manager
City of Orlando's Solid Waste Division
Speaker

Ruth Abbe

Principal
Abbe & Associates, LLC
Speaker

Session details


Tuesday, May 10
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  T113
  • Tuesday, May 10, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Small, medium and large haulers play a big role in keeping our industry running on the daily. But in order to keep operations running smoothly, they need to follow strategic plans that work for not only their business but for their customers. Hear real-world insight on best practices, technology, labor,...
Speakers
Sam Levin

President
S2L, Incorporated
Moderator

Anthony Blosenski Sr.

President
A.J. Blosenski, Inc.
Speaker

John Paglia III

President
Florida Express Environmental
Speaker

Kerri Mead-Bell

President
Anchor Disposal
Speaker

Seth Ellington

President and CEO
Waste Away Systems
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
9:30 AM - 10:45 PM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  T114
  • Tuesday, May 10, 9:30 AM - 10:45 PM
A panel of experts will discuss various strategies for financially supporting and growing your business optimally. It will be an informative exchange between the panelists as they compare the benefits of finding the prime financial partners, credit facility options, and majority vs. minority equity ownership. Learn the strategies you need...
Speakers
Brian Miller CFA

Senior Vice President, Environmental Services Department
Comerica Bank
Moderator

Dickson Suit

Managing Director
Ironwood Capital
Speaker

Ian Patterson

Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager
Comerica Bank
Speaker

Michael Castellarin

Managing Director
Clairvest Group
Speaker

Michael Vinciguerra

Managing Director
Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
Speaker

Sam Keenan

Vice President
Kinderhook Industries, LLC
Speaker

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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

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  TORG211
  • Tuesday, May 10, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Moderator: Jim Miller, JR Miller Associates Funding Opportunities for Edible Food Recovery. Evan Edgar, Principal, Edgar & Associates. CA Challenges and Opportunities in Unlocking BECCS Projects (Carbon Capture and Sequestration) Mark Purser, Generate Capital. CA Funding Incentives for Organic Waste Management. Evan Edgar, Principal, Edgar & Associates. CA
Speakers
Jim Miller SE

Chief Executive Officer
J.R. Miller & Associates, Inc.
Moderator

Evan Edgar

Principal
Edgar & Associates
Speaker

Mark Purser

Director, Organics Team
Generate Capital
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  TFRF211
  • Tuesday, May 10, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Moderator: Nina Sevilla, NRDC 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...
Speakers
Nina Sevilla


NRDC
Moderator

Jane Karetny

Food Waste Programs Administrator
Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO)
Speaker

Jasmine Crowe

CEO
Goodr
Speaker

Karen Franczyk


Center for EcoTechnology
Speaker

Kimberly Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  T211
  • Tuesday, May 10, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Low Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS) are fundamentally changing the economics of waste and driving the deployment of a new generation of waste infrastructure. Notably, hundreds of anaerobic digester projects are in the process of being developed, landfills across the U.S. are being converted to produce renewable natural gas and waste...
Speakers
Asher Goldman

Principal
Net Negative Partners
Moderator

Bill Caesar

President
Generate Upcycle
Moderator

Sam Wade

Director of Public Policy
Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  T212
  • Tuesday, May 10, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Session description to come.
Speakers
Lindsay Arell

Founder & Principal
Honeycomb Strategies and Sustainable Sports Index
Moderator

Greg Behl

Sustainability and Diversion Coordinator
Texas Disposal Systems
Speaker

Krystle Johnson aldertreeconsulting.com

Sustainability Consultant
Alder Tree Consulting
Speaker

Nick Otte

Senior Director of Stadium Operations
Austin FC
Speaker

Samantha Johnson

Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Allegiant Stadium, Home of the Las Vegas Raiders
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  T213
  • Tuesday, May 10, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Glitz and glamour and waste and recycling don’t often go hand in hand—so how is it that folks get into the waste and recycling industry? In this session, industry veterans will share their unique success stories of how they made their way into the industry and got to where they...
Speakers
Michael O'Connor

Managing Partner
Rio Grande Waste Services, Inc.
Moderator

Larry Henk

Vice President
Rio Grande Waste Services
Speaker

Willie Goode

CEO
The Goode Companies, Inc.
Speaker

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  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  T214
  • Tuesday, May 10, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Each year, the Waste360/Stifel Investor Summit provides attendees with valuable financial and business insights. In this session, attendees will hear some takeaways from the summit, including the current state of the waste and recycling industry, mergers and acquisitions activity, technology trends, safety updates and predictions of where the industry is...
Speakers
Mallory Szczepanski

Vice President of Member Relations and Publications
National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA)
Moderator

Michael Hoffman NA

Group Head Diversified Industrials and Managing Director, Equity Research
Stifel
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  TORG311
  • Tuesday, May 10, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
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...
Speakers
Evan Edgar

Principal
Edgar & Associates
Moderator

Bill Camarillo

Chief Executive Officer
Agromin
Speaker

Heidi Sanborn

Executive Director
National Stewardship Action Council
Speaker

Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room:   W310
  • Session Number:  TSS111
  • Tuesday, May 10, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
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...
Speakers
Darrell Smith

President & Chief Executive Officer
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

Jon Vander Ark

President and CEO
Republic Services
Speaker

Session details


Tuesday, May 10
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  TFRF311
  • Tuesday, May 10, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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...
Speakers
Judi Gregory

President
Go2Zero Strategies President
Moderator

Cory Oskardmay


Go2Zero Strategies
Speaker

Michelle Leonard

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  T312
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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...
Speakers
Shannon Crawford

Director of Recycling and Environmental Policy
WM
Moderator

Charles Johnson

President & CEO
The Aluminum Association
Speaker

Hannah Zhao

Senior Economist, Recycled Fiber
Fastmarkets RISI
Speaker

Scott DeFife

President
Glass Packaging Institute
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  T314
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Family-run for four generations, E.L. Harvey & Sons was purchased in September 2021 by Waste Connections, Inc. In this session, Worthing Jackman, CEO of Waste Connections, and Ben Harvey, president of E.L. Harvey & Sons, will discuss the merger and acquisition (M&A) process from both sides of the table and...
Speakers
Leone Young

Principal
LTY ERC, LLC
Moderator

Ben Harvey

President
E.L. Harvey & Sons
Speaker

Worthing Jackman

President and CEO
Waste Connections
Speaker

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  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  TORG411
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Moderator: Neil Edgar, Edgar & Associates Digitizing Your Organics and Waste Diversion Recycling Programs. Laura Rosenshine, Common Ground Compost LLC, NY Finding the Value in Restaurant Food Waste. Ryan Cooper, Director of Circular Economy Solutions, Rubicon Global. GA  Benefits of Backhauling Organics. Chelsi Tryon, Business Solutions Director, Engie Impact. NY
Speakers
Neil Edgar

Executive Director
California Compost Coalition
Moderator

Ms  Chelsi Tryon

Business Solutions Director
Speaker

Laura Rosenshine

Founder
Common Ground Compost LLC
Speaker

Ryan Cooper

Director of Circular Economy Solutions
Rubicon Global
Speaker

Session details


Tuesday, May 10
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   W310
  • Session Number:  TSS211
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Much was discussed in 2021—assessment of needs, infrastructure support and impact, truck features, battery life, multipurpose trucks—the list continues. LA, NY and the Electrification Council return again to provide us with the mot updated status of moving toward electrified waste fleets. The City of Plano joins us this year for a...
Speakers
Andy Campbell

Supplier Development Supervisor
Sourcewell
Moderator

Martin (Marty) Munch


NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)
Speaker

Michael Ellis

Fleet Services Manager
City of Plano
Speaker

Robert Potter

Sanitation Solid Resource Manager II, Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment (LASAN)
City of Los Angeles
Speaker

Spiro Kattan

Deputy Director - Bureau of Motor Equipment
NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY)
Speaker

Will Drier

Policy Manager
Electrification Coalition
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  TFRF411
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
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...
Speakers
Madeline Keating

City Strategist, Healthy People and Thriving Communities Program
Natural Resources Defense Council
Moderator

Jane Karetny

Food Waste Programs Administrator
Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO)
Speaker

Lesly Baesens

Food Waste Recovery Program Administrator
City and County of Denver
Speaker

Nina Sevilla


NRDC
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  T411
  • Tuesday, May 10, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
It’s no secret that technology is ever-evolving in the waste and recycling industry. So, what are the current trends? What can we expect to see in the future? How is technology changing our operations? How is it helping with safety? How is it adapting to the ever-changing waste and recycling...
Speakers
Mark Jamensky

Chief Product Officer
Diversys
Moderator

Amanda Marrs https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittany-lavalley/

Senior Director of Product
AMP Robotics
Speaker

Colin Stiles

Vice President of Sales
Diversys Software
Speaker

Evan Schwartz

Chief Enterprise Architect
AMCS Group
Speaker

Jeff Satwicz

Vice President of Product Strategy & Innovation
Big Belly
Speaker

Thomas Brooks

Chief Technology Officer
Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  T414
  • Tuesday, May 10, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The waste and recycling industry is composed of hardworking and dedicated individuals; however, it’s still challenging to fill open positions like drivers and technicians. Add to that new labor and employment laws under the new presidential administration and you’ve got a plethora of challenges on your hands. Tune into this...
Speakers
Katie Raverty-Evans

Vice President of Chapter Management and Member Relations
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

Ellen Voie

President and CEO
Women in Trucking
Speaker

Kelley Robinson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Casella Waste Systems
Speaker

Pamela Hobbs

D&I Council Chair and Chief Human Resources Officer
WIN Waste Innovations
Speaker

Steven Horowitz n/a

Senior Partner
Horowitz Law Group, LLC
Speaker

Sue Netherton

Vice President – People, Training and Development
Waste Connections
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  T412
  • Tuesday, May 10, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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...
Speakers
Shannon Crawford

Director of Recycling and Environmental Policy
WM
Moderator

Laura Stewart

Director of Operations
National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR)
Speaker

Scott Saunders

General Manager
KW Plastics, Recycling Division
Speaker

Tamsin Ettefagh

Chief Sustainability Officer
PureCycle Technologies
Speaker

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Tuesday, May 10
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  TORG511
  • Tuesday, May 10, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe Zero Waste 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  Bringing Organics Sustainability to Wine Country. Rick...
Speakers
Gary Bilbro https://ecosafe.green/

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste
Moderator

Richard Anthony

Principal
Richard Anthony Associates
Speaker

Rick Aho

Principal
Divert Organics
Speaker

Veronica Pardo

Northern District Regulatory Affairs Director
California Refuse Recycling Council (CRRC)
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  W111
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Across the globe, technologies are changing the way the waste and recycling industry operates, allowing more types of materials to be recycled, more companies and facilities to operate more efficiently, and more use of hydrogen/electric trucks that can improve collection logistics. Learn about the current and future state of technology...
Speakers
Carlos Silva Filho

President
International Solid Waste Association
Moderator

Carlos Rossin

Director – Institutional Relations and ESG Division
SELURB - Brazilian Nacional Waste & Recycling Trade Association
Speaker

Dr.  Johannes Kirchhoff

Managing Partner
KIRCHHOFF Ecotec GmbH
Speaker

Larry Logan

Chief Evangelist, Sustainability Solutions
Digimarc Corp.
Speaker

Morten Lynge

Consul General of Denmark in Houston and Head of the Water & Environment Team
Trade Council of Denmark in North America
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  W112
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Recycling market development has been around for decades; however, it has seen a resurgence since increased export restrictions have forced recyclers to look at quality issues in commodity bales. In an attempt to accelerate improvements to the recycling value chain and recycled content manufacturing, several states have developed recycling market...
Speakers
Daniel Felton

Executive Director
AMERIPEN
Speaker

Jim Frey

Co-founder & CEO
RRS
Speaker

Maria Marin

CEO, President and Founder
Unlimited Recycling, Inc.
Speaker

Juri Freeman

Managing Principal
RRS
Emcee

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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   W209
  • 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...
Speakers
Alan Handley

CEO
Lakeshore Recycling Systems
Speaker

Brendon Pantano

Chief Executive Officer
Coastal Waste & Recycling, Inc.
Speaker

Brian D'Amico

Managing Partner
Summer Street Capital
Speaker

Charlie Appleby

Chairman
Integrated Waste Solutions
Speaker

Danny Ardellini

Founder & CEO
Environmental 360 Solutions (E360S)
Speaker

Dominick Mazza

Owner and Vice President
Mazza Recycling Services, Ltd.
Speaker

Effram Kaplan

Managing Director & Principal
Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
Speaker

Frank Antonacci

COO
USA Hauling & Recycling
Speaker

Joe Ursuy

SVP, Department Manager
Comerica Bank
Speaker

John Shegerian

Chairman and CEO
ERI
Speaker

Ned Coletta

Senior Vice President & CFO
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
Speaker

Paul Kuhar

Vice President
Champion Waste & Recycling Services, LLC
Speaker

Rob Michalik

Managing Director
Kinderhook Industries
Speaker

Scott Earl


Twin Bridges Waste & Recycling
Speaker

Tom Vaughn

Chief Operations Officer
DTG Recycle
Speaker

William (Bill) Adams

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist
Comerica Bank
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Room:   W323 and W326
  • 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

  • Room:   W224
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:00 AM - 4:00 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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  • Room:   W232
  • 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...
Speakers
Ryan Schoenike

CEO
Oceancycle
Moderator

Adam Peek

Vice President of Revenue Operations
Meyers Printing
Speaker

Bhavik Jani

Client Partner
Infosys Limited
Speaker

Bill Caesar

President
Generate Upcycle
Speaker

Bob Teasley

Director of Supply Management Company
MillerKnoll
Speaker

Chad Rabe

Sr. Principal Designer
Dell
Speaker

Cody Marshall

Chief Community Strategy Officer
The Recycling Partnership
Speaker

Cory Connors

Sustainable Packaging Consultant
Landsberg
Speaker

Dave Ford

SoulBuffalo and Co-founder
Oceans Plastic Leadership Network
Speaker

Erica Nunez

Program Officer, Plastics Initiative
The Ocean Foundation
Speaker

Evelio Mattos

Sustainable Structural Packaging Designer, Ubuntoo Sustainability Ambassador, and Package Design Unboxd Podcast Host
Speaker

Hyesook Chung

President
Baltimore Civic Fund
Speaker

Ian Rosenberg

Founder & CEO
First Mile and Day Owl
Speaker

Jennifer Ronk

Senior Sustainability and Advocacy Manager, NA Packaging & Specialty Plastics
Dow
Speaker

Jonathan North

VP Sustainability & Core Solutions
Rehrig Pacific
Speaker

Jonathan Quinn

Director of Market Development and Sustainability
Pregis
Speaker

Kristin Kinder @kinder2earth

Vice President of Research and Waste Stream Sustainability
Wastequip
Speaker

Kristyn Olendorf

Chief, Office of Waste Diversion
Baltimore City Department of Public Works
Speaker

Liz Rourke

Business Development Executive
Infosys Limited
Speaker

Maxmillian - "Max" Michieli ACE-M, CSCIP

Director, Sustainability Products
CPI Card Group, Inc.
Speaker

Michael Rosen

Consultant / Managing Principal (retired)
PRR
Speaker

Peter Tevonian

Senior Principle
Infosys Limited
Speaker

Rick Wilson

Sales Engineer
PolyVisions Inc.
Speaker

Sandra Noonan

Chief Sustainability Officer
JustSalad
Speaker

Liz Bothwell

Content and Marketing Director
Waste360
Facilitator

Liz Bothwell

Content and Marketing Director
Waste360
Facilitator

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Wednesday, May 11
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  WFRF111
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
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...
Speakers
Brittany McPeak

Sustainability Project Coordinator, MA, TRUE Advisor, LEED AP
The City of Orlando, FL
Speaker

Resham Shirsat

Sustainability Project Manager, M.S, LEED AP, TRUE Advisor
The City of Orlando
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  W114
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
New administrations on the federal and state level are introducing new opportunities and challenges for the waste and recycling sector, including ever-changing laws that impact medical cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD) and workplace drug testing. So, how can you stay compliant with the latest regulations? How can you ensure your drivers are...
Speakers
Tony Cardamone

Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Concorde, Inc.
Moderator

Romeo Vellutini

Director of Environmental Health & Safety
Waste Pro USA
Speaker

Selin Hoboy

Vice President, EHS & Compliance
GFL Environmental
Speaker

Shawn Mandel

Vice President, Safety & Risk
Waste Connections
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  W113
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Session description to come.
Speakers
Bill Keegan

President
Dem-Con Companies
Moderator

Evan Williams

Design Project Manager
Cambridge Companies
Speaker

Greg Menen


National Demolition Association
Speaker

Mr.  John Sliwicki

SVP, MRF Operations
Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS)
Speaker

Joshua Connell

Co-Founder and Director
Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS)
Speaker

Paul Kuhar

Vice President
Champion Waste & Recycling Services, LLC
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  WORG111
  • Wednesday, May 11, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe Zero Waste Roadmap to Increased Organics Diversion via a Single Set of Acceptability Criteria for Compostable Products. Wendell Simonson, Marketing 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...
Speakers
Gary Bilbro https://ecosafe.green/

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste
Moderator

Alan McDowall


Printpack
Speaker

Gary Robinson

Director of Public Affairs, North America
TIPA Corp.
Speaker

Kimberly Davis

Manager
Elevate Packaging
Speaker

Neil Edgar

Executive Director
California Compost Coalition
Speaker

Rich Cohen

CEO
Elevate Packaging
Speaker

Wendell Simonson

Marketing Director
Biodegradable Product Institute (BPI)
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  W211
  • Wednesday, May 11, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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;...
Speakers
Riley Casey N/A

National Sales Manager
VConsyst (by Van Dyk Recycling Solutions)
Moderator

Bryant Johnson

Assistant Director, Solid Waste/General Services
City of Clearwater
Speaker

Filip Minasyan

General Manager
EFE Industries & Trade Co.
Speaker

Jay Wheeler

CEO and President
Underground Refuse Systems
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  WFRF211
  • Wednesday, May 11, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Moderator: Tracie Onstad Bills, SCS Engineers 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...
Speakers
Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers
Moderator

Alyssa Wagner

Environmental Specialist II, Sustainable Materials Management Division
City of Carlsbad
Speaker

Avecita Jones

Senior Program Manager
City of Carlsbad
Speaker

Holly Stirnkorb

Senior Solid Waste Planner
Metro
Speaker

Miyon Mael

Director, Business Development
Speaker

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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 - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  W213
  • Wednesday, May 11, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
While “zero emission” and “battery electric” are the hot buzzwords, compressed natural gas (CNG) and renewable natural gas (RNG) fueling technology continues to have a strong footing in the refuse industry. Therefore, the death of the internal combustion engine has been greatly exaggerated. Fueling infrastructure for battery electric and CNG/RNG...
Speakers
Don Ross

Vice President, Sales and Marketing
McLaughlin Family Companies and New Way Trucks
Moderator

George Fotopoulos

Vice President, E-Mobility Business
Mack Trucks
Speaker

Marc de Smidt

Vice President
ACX Refuse Engineering
Speaker

Michael Patterson

CEO
Battle Motors
Speaker

Scott Lucero

Vice President, Sales
Hexagon Agility
Speaker

Scott Scholz

General Manager
GreenWaste of Palo Alto
Speaker

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  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  W214
  • Wednesday, May 11, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
California will invest more than $200 million this year in infrastructure and projects that will help the state meet its recycling goals and recycled content requirements. As the fifth-largest economy in the world with some of the most aggressive targets for landfill diversion, recycling and use of recycled content resin,...
Speakers
Rachel Oster

Owner & Principal
Diversion Strategies
Moderator

Chris Wirth

Vice President of Marketing
AMP Robotics
Speaker

Fiona Ma

Treasurer State of California
Speaker

Laura Ferrante

Government Affairs Advocate
Resource Recovery Coalition
Speaker

Salvatore Coniglio

CEO
Recology
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  WORG211
  • Wednesday, May 11, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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...
Speakers
Ms  Susan Thoman https://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-thoman-aa621716/

Principal and Managing Director
Compost Manufacturing Alliance
Moderator

Mr.  Alex Thomas https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexthomas07/

Consultant & Field Supervisor
Compost Manufacturing Alliance
Speaker

Michael Nicholson

Senior Vice President
WeCare Denali
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   W310
  • Session Number:  WSS111
  • Wednesday, May 11, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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...
Speakers
Faith Zydowsky

Vice President
Sierra Container Group
Moderator

Domenica Farmer

Area Vice President for the Gulf Coast Area
WM
Speaker

Jennifer Solewski

Vice President, Business & Technical Development
Bayshore Recycling Corp.
Speaker

Kim Luick

Operations/Office Manager
Waste Connections
Speaker

Norma Yanez

Government Contracts Manager
GFL Environmental
Speaker

Paige Coakley

Driver
WIN Waste Innovations
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  WFRF311
  • Wednesday, May 11, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
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...
Speakers
Larry Scott

Chief Operating Officer
Three Square Food Bank
Moderator

Amanda Jerzak

Director of Procurement and Community Engagement
Three Square Food Bank
Speaker

Cassie Snow

Sustainability Manager
MGM Resorts International
Speaker

James Combs

Manager
Las Vegas Livestock
Speaker

Wendy Bagnasco

Senior Manager, ESG, Sustainability & Business
Caesar's
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  W312
  • Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Nearly a year ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Federal Plan for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, implementing the emission guidelines and compliance times for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills for existing MSW landfills located where state plans are not in effect. Additionally, EPA has been conducting surface emission...
Speakers
Curt Publow

Environmental Compliance Manager
Southside Landfill
Moderator

Jennifer Flannery

Vice President
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Speaker

Jessica Palmer

Senior Project Manager
Tetra Tech
Speaker

Julie Hall

Senior Project Manager
Weaver Consultants Group
Speaker

Ray Kapahi

Senior Air Quality
Consulting Engineer
Speaker

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  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  W311
  • Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Despite innovations and advancements within the waste and recycling industry, there are still some materials and packaging that are difficult to manage or recycle. For instance, film plastic, black plastic, flexible packaging, textiles and solar panels are entering our recycling streams but causing challenges within our materials recovery facilities. Learn...
Speakers
Maite Quinn-Richards

Managing Director
Closed Loop Partners
Moderator

Jeffrey Synder

Recycling Senior Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Speaker

Justin Stockdale

CHaRM & Business Operations Director
EcoCycle
Speaker

Peggy Whitlow Ratcliffe

Founder/Executive Director
Live Thrive
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  WORG311
  • Wednesday, May 11, 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Moderator: Gary Robinson, TIPA Corp. 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...
Speakers
Gary Robinson

Director of Public Affairs, North America
TIPA Corp.
Moderator

Christian Garaffa

Marketing Manager for Source Seperation & Recycling
Novamont SpA
Speaker

Dr  Marc Deshusses

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Speaker

Dr  Tali Harif

Senior executive and advisor to companies in the water and environmental sectors
Speaker

Ted Dirkx

Applications Specialist
Vermeer Corporation
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room:   W218
  • Session Number:  W413
  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Session description to come.
Speakers
Patrick Bennett

Vice President of Chapter Management
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

Benjie Cutts

Refuse Collection Operator
City of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Speaker

Michael Fey

Refuse Collection Operator
City of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Speaker

Robert Black

Public Works Supervisor
City of Grand Rapids, Michigan
Speaker

Robert Swain

Acting Manager of Public Works
City of Grand Rapids, Michigan
Speaker

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  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  W414
  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Session description to come.
Speakers
Will Flower

Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs
Winters Bros. Waste Systems
Moderator

Anne Germain

COO & SVP of Technical and Regulatory Affairs
National Waste & Recycling Association
Speaker

Jonathan Levy

Director, Government Relations
AMP Robotics
Speaker

Michael Timpane

Partner, Vice President
Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)
Speaker

Will Herzog

Western Region Sales Manager
Machinex Technologies Inc.
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  WFRF411
  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
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,...
Speakers
Jack Dupreay

Chief Operations Director
4MyCiTy
Speaker

Manish Desai

Chief Research and Development Officer
4MyCiTy
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  W412
  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
When preparing to design a new materials recovery facility (MRF) or upgrade an existing MRF, there is much more to consider than machinery. In an industry where the safety of our employees is paramount, engineers who are designing MRFs must be aware of the many industry specifications as well ensuring...
Speakers
Bridgett Biggs

Area Safety Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Moderator

David Marcouiller

Executive Vice President, Sales Engineering
Machinex
Speaker

Evan Williams

Design Project Manager
Cambridge Companies
Speaker

Susan Eppes

Corporate Safety Manager
Waste Connections
Speaker

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  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  W411
  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
In 2020, more than 3.6 billion people were using social media worldwide, according to Statista, and that number will continue to rise as new platforms enter the playing field and current platforms add new features. These platforms are used for both personal and business purposes as well as awareness and...
Speakers
Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director
Waste360
Moderator

Charlotte Dreizen

Host / Sustainability Manager
Unpacking Recycling / American Institute of Architects
Speaker

Chelsea Anspach

Communications Manager
Waterfront Partnership Of Baltimore Inc.
Speaker

Marcela Chamorro

Marketing Director
Lady Green Recycling
Speaker

Terrill Haigler

Chief Executive Officer
YaFavTrashman, LLC
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   W310
  • Session Number:  WSS211
  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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...
Speakers
Bob Gardner

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers
Moderator

Anne Heard

Senior Advisor for Policy and Programs, Office of Land and Emergency Management
Environmental Protection Agency
Speaker

Keyna Cory

President
Public Affairs Consultants, Inc.
Speaker

Michael Jensen

Senior Counsel/Director of Regulatory Affairs
Waste Management
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  WORG411
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe Zero Waste High Temperature Pyrolysis: Digestate Management and Biogas Co-Products. Andrew White, CEO, 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....
Speakers
Gary Bilbro https://ecosafe.green/

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste
Moderator

Andrew White

CEO
Char Technologies Ltd.
Speaker

Lindsey Tucker


Novozymes North America Inc.
Speaker

Mike Hart

President & CEO
Sierra Energy
Speaker

Pedro Lorenzo

Strategic Project Manager
NOWON
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  WFRF511
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
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 -...
Speakers
Gary Bilbro https://ecosafe.green/

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste
Moderator

Ms  Bronwyn Jones

Director
Speaker

Iain Milnes

President
Power Knot
Speaker

Larry Fradkin


Future Enviroassets, LLC
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  W511
  • Wednesday, May 11, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Data is one of the most valuable assets of a company. Every technology we use collects data and helps us do our jobs more efficiently and effectively. So, it’s more important than ever that we keep our data accurate and secure. In this 60-minute session, attendees will learn cybersecurity best...
Speakers
Billy Bob Brown Jr

Assistant Director for Emergency Communications
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Moderator

Frank Wilk

Vice President and CIO
Casella Waste Systems
Speaker

John Shegerian

Chairman and CEO
ERI
Speaker

Kathleen Curley

National Account Director, Cyber Practice
Risk Strategies
Speaker

Mike Coogan

Senior Director of Cybersecurity
WM
Speaker

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  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  W512
  • Wednesday, May 11, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
There’s a lot of inaccurate information about cart manufacturing. Maybe you even believed some of it before you tuned in to this session! Join experts in a lively conversation about roll-out carts and gain a better understanding of how carts are manufactured, how materials are sourced, what role automation plays...
Speakers
Sean Mason

Vice President
Sierra Container Group
Moderator

Brett Belda

Vice President, Sales
Schaefer Systems International, Inc.
Speaker

Laura Hubbard

Director of Municipal Sales
Toter
Speaker

Mike Schwalbach

President
Sierra Container Group
Speaker

Scott Downer

Director
Cascade Cart Solutions
Speaker

Steve Fenzl

President
FleetGenius
Speaker

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Wednesday, May 11
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   W213
  • Session Number:  W611ESP
  • Wednesday, May 11, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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...
Speakers
David Espinoza

Senior Principal Geo-environmental Engineer
GeoSyntec Consultants
Moderator

Daniel Pagan

President / Former Secretary
Asesores Ambientales y Educativos / Department of Natural and Environmental Resources
Speaker

Manuel Hernandez N/A

Executive Vice President
Progressive Environmental
Speaker

Michelle Salas

President
Lady Green Miami Recycling Co.
Speaker

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Thursday, May 12
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Thursday, May 12, 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, May 12
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room:   W311
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP4
  • Thursday, May 12, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Safety is a No. 1 focus for the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the industry as a whole. In order to mitigate complex safety issues and build a solid foundation, we must work together and commit to having a safety first mindset. In this workshop, you’ll learn how...
Speakers
Kirk Sander

Chief of Staff and Vice President of Safety and Standards
National Waste and Recycling Association
Moderator

Amy Soderquist

Director of Sales - EV Operations
SEAM Group
Speaker

Bryan Fenster

Safety Director
Republic Services
Speaker

Jeff Martin lytx.com

VP- Safety Services
Lytx. Inc.
Speaker

Jim Frederick

Deputy Assistant Secretary
OSHA
Speaker

Jim Olson

Vice President, Safety
Republic Services
Speaker

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  • Room:   W316
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP3
  • Thursday, May 12, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Should we “recycle everything, all the time” or “when in doubt, throw it out”? These are popular and frequently asked questions in our society.   Here are just some of the questions we’ll explore together in this workshop: How much material is actually recycled every year—and how do we measure it?   What is reality...

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  • Room:   W224
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP1
  • Thursday, May 12, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
This is a comprehensive workshop that will guide the attendee in understanding all the important aspects of diverting food waste and organics from landfill. The groundwork for the Workshop will include discussion of: Environmental benefits of food scrap diversion Feeding Hungry People Laws and Regulations mandating food scrap diversion Healthy Soils Non-Edible Food Scraps are generated...

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  • Room:   W219
  • Session Number:  TWRKSHP2
  • Thursday, May 12, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Attendees will learn: Why Zero Waste is the fastest, most cost-effective way communities can reduce climate change impacts, promote local sustainability and create green jobs How more than 250 U.S. municipalities are systematically pursuing high diversion and Zero Waste What Zero Waste businesses – now in the thousands, are doing to help lead...

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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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