Fall Webinar Series

Recycling from the Municipal Point of View
September 27, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

For the public, municipalities represent the face of recycling. They provide the education and outreach as well as the array of services related to recycling, compositing and waste management. Numerous factors influence a municipality’s decision on how to approach the suite of services they offer and how they approach the issue. Learn from experts what the key factors influence decisions on how you manage your recycling.

Speakers: Bridget Anderson, Deputy Commissioner; NYC Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability; Tim Flanagan, General Manager, Monterey CA Regional Waste Management District; Brenda A. Haney, P.E., Director, City of Irving TX Solid Waste Services

Moderator: Anne Germain, Vice President, Technical and Regulatory Affairs; National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA)

Improving Quality in the Recycling Cart
October 31, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

In today’s current recycling market conditions, it is integral to the health of the recycling system to clean up contamination at the curb. Trash doesn’t belong in the recycling cart – but how can you teach residents to keep it out? This webinar will show how a program to combat contamination was developed, highlight a community that successfully implemented that program, and give a step-by-step tutorial to communities that want to clean up their recycling program.

Moderator: Dylan de Thomas, Recycling Partnership


Recycling Isn’t Free: An Exploration of the Drivers to Making a Profitable Program
November 14, 2018
2:00 p.m. EST

The pressures to add new materials to the blue bin are enormous: municipalities are eager to expand service, product manufacturers want to show their products as recyclable, and other stakeholders look to the blue bin as a way to expand recycling. This places incredible pressure on MRFs and recyclers to ensure these materials are recycled properly. But it isn’t as easy as adding a new product into the curbside recovery bin and assuming it will be recycling properly. There are a myriad number of market forces and other economic drivers that come into play. In this webinar, you’ll hear from experts about what makes recycling work and the associated costs that drive a successful recycling program. Log on tot his webinar and learn what makes a profitable program and how you can adapt these strategies to your sustainability or recycling program.

Moderator: Jonathan Levy, ISRI


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