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OCTOBER 29, 2019
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NRC/CRRA HOSTING A MARKET DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP IN CALI/BAJA CORRIDOR ON NOV 13TH

California Resource Recovery Association
Join the National Recycling Coalition (NRC) and California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) professionals in Chula Vista on November 13, 2019 for a robust dialogue about recycling market development. Understand the mechanisms and current trends that are supporting market development for recovered materials. Learn about state and local opportunities to enhance local economies by making productive use of the materials collected in the state and region.

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Meeting Location
November 13, 2019
Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors
880 Canarios Ct Ste 100
Chula Vista, CA 91910
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (PT)
Lunch is included

Learn and share in facilitated, interactive discussions that aim to build understanding about the nuts and bolts of the process. Identify successes, allies, and potential financing opportunities, and meet potential partners that will help close the loop on domestic recycled material markets.

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Agenda

Context - Tracie Bills, CRRA; Stephen Bantillo, NRC
Making Economic Case & Opportunities to Expand Markets - Timonie Hood, Region 9 EPA; Ruth Abbe, CRRA Global Recycling Council
Recycling Markets in Southern CA - Cara Morgan, CalRecycle; Mike Centers, Titus-Secondary MRF Interactive Breakout
Nuts & Bolts of Recovery Market Opportunities in Cali Baja Region -
Saúl Guzmán, Secretaría de Protección Ambiental del Gobierno de Baja California; Market Specialists, Republic Services
Interactive Breakout - Market Development
Next Steps for Recycling Market Development in CA - Andy Johnson, KW Plastics; Mexico mill representative (TBD); and Manuel Medrano, Recycling Market Developoment Zone Administrators Association
Interactive Breakout - Economic Drivers of Local Recycling

THANKS TO OUR EVENT PARTNERS:

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2020 U.S. National Zero Waste Conference

HOSTED BY THE NATIONAL RECYCLING COALITION
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March 18 & 19, 2020

UC Berkeley – Berkeley, CA

The National Zero Waste Conference is a two day educational and networking event organized by the National Recycling Coalition as their contribution to Zero Waste Week. The National Zero Waste Conference is ticketed independent of other Zero Waste Week events.

Registration is now open! Discounts are available for NRC members.

Contact us for sponsorship information.

Join us to hear from national and international experts on the latest updates and best practices to get to Zero Waste.

Topics That Will Be Covered Include:
  • Circular Economy & Zero Waste
  • Zero Waste & Climate Change
  • Plastics in the Oceans
  • World Cleanup Day
  • Zero Waste Hierarchy of Highest and Best Uses
  • Zero Waste Culture Change
  • Zero Waste Lifestyles
  • Reduce, Rethink, Redesign
  • Product Policies
  • Zero Waste Certification
  • Zero Waste Plans
  • Zero Waste for Industry, Business and Institutions
  • Right Sizing
  • Best Practices in Contracting
  • Recycling Market Development and Infrastructure
  • How to Recycle Right
  • Recycling Jobs
  • Social Equity & Workers Dignity
  • Dual vs. Single Stream
  • Save as you Throw
  • Organics and Zero Waste

Click here for more information about this upcoming event.

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