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Governor's Recycling Summit and MRC Conference
May 3-5, 2016. Plymouth.

Presentations (PDF Format)

Tuesday, May 3 Trainings:

Smart Recycling Communications on a Budget - Marissa Segundo, RRS; Melissa Radiwon, RRS; Anna Lynott, RRS
Sustainable Materials Management in Manufacturing 1 - Chadwick Learned, Republic Services
Sustainable Materials Management in Manufacturing 2 - Walker Modic, Bell's Brewery

Tuesday, May 3 Keynote: 
Moving Toward a Circular Economy Together - Nina Goodrich, Director of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Executive Director of GreenBlue

Tuesday, May 3 Summit Presentations: 
What We Know Now - Michigan Recycling Index & MSW Characterization - Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Our Progress & Vision of the Future - Bryce Feighner, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Perspective: Governor's Recycling Council - Jim Frey, RRS

Tuesday, May 3 Panel: 
Panel - The Economics of Recycling 1 Joe Pickard, Institute for Scrap Recycling; Tonia Olson, Michigan Waste & Recycling Association; JoAnne Perkins, Cascade Cart Solutions
Panel - The Economics of Recycling 2 Michigan Waste & Recycling Association

Wednesday, May 4 Keynote: 
The Promise of Markets Development Dylan de Thomas, Resource Recycling

Wednesday, May 4 Concurrent Sessions: 
Refresher on PAYT Paul Gardner, WasteZero
How Recycling Success & Commitment to Community Work Together Patricia Ireland, DTE Energy; John Ash, Goodwill Green Works
DEQ Policy & Legislative Update Steve Sliver, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Sarah Howes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
From San Fransisco to Detroit: Key Takeaways on Municipal Zero Waste Innovations - Scott Benson, Detroit City Council; Melanie Berkowitz, Zero Waste Detroit
Closed Loop Innovations in Business & Manufacturing Katie Chapman, Duro-Last Roofing; Nathan Koster, Anterior Quest
MSW Characterization: What it's Worth 1Dan Schoonmaker, West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum
MSW Characterization: What it's Worth 2 David Stead, Resource Recycling Systems
Going Digital: Beyond Handouts John Watson, Recollect Systems, Inc; Tracy Purrenhage, Iris Waste Diversion Specialists
Innovation in Reuse and Recycling 1Jeremy Haines, Reclaim Detroit
Innovation in Reuse and Recycling 2 - Adrianna Jordan, Muskegon Deconstruction Feasibility Study
MRF Material Flow Study 1 Brennan Madden, RRS; Emily Tipaldo, American Chemistry Council
MRF Material Flow Study 2Elisa Seltzer, Emmet County DPW
Working the Food Scrap Hierarchy - Larry Weber, Forgotten Harvest, Dana Kirk, Michigan State University
Safety First - David Biderman, Solid Waste Association of North America
Zero Waste to Landfill Strategies for West Michigan 1 - Bill Stough, Sustainable Research Group
Zero Waste to Landfill Strategies for West Michigan 2 Dar Baas, Kent County DPW

Thursday, May 5 Keynote: 
Food Scraps: The Final Frontier Sally Brown, University of Washington

Thursday, May 5 Concurrent Sessions: 
Learning from Food Scrap Collection PilotsLindsey Walker, Emmet County DPW
Learning from Food Scrap Collection PilotsRod Muir, Sierra Club Canada Foundation
Best Practices - The Art & Science of Recycling 1 Matt Biolette, Republic Services
Best Practices - The Art & Science of Recycling 2 Elisa Seltzer, Emmet County DPW
The Market Update - Steel Dave Keeling, Steel Recycling Institute
The Market Update - PlasticPatty Moore, Moore Recycling Associates
The Market Update - Paper Rick Post, Padnos; Doug Rahaim, Glass Recyclers
Recycling When the Chips are Down 1Patty Moore, Moore Recycling Associates - Moderator; Victor Bell, Environmental Packaging International; Paul England, Pratt Industries; John Bradburn, General Motors
Recycling When the Chips are Down 2 Victor Bell, Environmental Packaging International

Thursday, May 5 Training: 
Carts Workshop: Cart Access = Recycling Tonnage - Karen Bandhauer, The Recycling Partnership; Cody Marshall, The Recycling Partnership