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New Orleans, LA Workshop at the Resource Recycling Conference

Recycling Market Changes Got You Down?

Register now for the August 26 Resource Recycling NRC Market Development workshop in New Orleans, LA to help understand how robust recycling markets can help our recycling economy. The workshop runs from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 26th and is included as a Free to Attend option as part of your overall Resource Recycling Conference Registration.  Come spend an afternoon with your peers discussing what recycling market development means, what it takes to make recycling market development work, how it’s done, and lessons learned. The NRC hosted a series of regional workshops in 2018-2019 focused on local and regional recycling market development. Presentations and conversations helped participants within the targeted regions to reimagine and reanimate their efforts to attract and develop new opportunities for recycled commodities. Leading national experts will build understanding about the nuts and bolts of the process, share success stories, and identify the alliances that will be necessary to close the loop on domestic recycled material markets. Be a part of the movement to secure demand for recycled material right here at home!

3:30 – 3:35 p.m. Welcome/Intros  — Dave Keeling, National Recycling Coalition President 

3:35 – 4:05 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of Recycling Market Development— Betsy Dorn, Circular-Matters

4:05 – 4:30 p.m. State Recycling Market Development Highlights Panel — Chantal Fryer, Director of Recycling Market Development, South Carolina Dept. of Commerce; Wayne Gjerde, Recycling Market Development Coordinator, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; and Matt Flechter, Michigan Recycling Market Development Specialist, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy; Marty Seaman, RRS, moderator

4:30 – 4:40 p.m. Hard to Recycle Plastic Markets Snapshot  – Brian Gaughan, Integrico Composites

4:40 – 5:05 p.m. Group DiscussionSmall group facilitated discussions to identify what recycling market needs are that NRC and its allies can assist with Melissa Segundo, Moderator

5:05 – 5:30 p.m. Discussion Harvest & Next Steps – Learn about the newest tools that NRC will be offering to facilitate market development across the U.S with Melissa Segundo, Moderator

6:00 -9:00 p.m. Attend the NRC/SERDC Welcome Reception at Gravier Street Social (Tickets are $60 in advance and included tickets for TWO drinks and locally-sourced hors d’oeuvres)

NRC Leading a Campaign to Stimulate the American the Recycling Economy  – Nina Butler, MORE Recycling

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