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2020 Topics

The 2020 Zero Waste Symposium Topics and Speakers

recycling markets

Identifying and developing primary and secondary commodity markets in the recycling industry

policies and legislation

Communicate California's legislation and policies on resource management

circular economy

Establishing an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources

education and training

Learning tangible tips and tricks to zero waste where you work, live and play

register for the symposium

JOIN US FEBRUARY 11, 2020 FOR OUR CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO, CA

$60

attendee

  • All Are Welcome
  • Includes Lunch

$35

non-profit

  • 501(c)3 Org's
  • Must Provide Proof

$35

discounted

  • Student
  • Senior Discount (55+)
  • Military
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The 2020 Symposium SPEAKERS

Track Topic Speakers
Opening
Opening Remarks (Price of Convience lack of markets)
"Richard Anthony/ Stephen Bantillo/ Tracie Bills"
Opening
Keynote
Legislation
Policies and Politics Legislative updates for recycling
Californians Against Waste
Problems
Circular Economy in Zero Waste
Timonie Hood - EPA
Problems
Recycling Markets in Southern CA Where are the markets? If we collect it ... Who wants it? The End Market ... Who Uses It?
Cara Morgan - CalRecycle
Problems
Circular Economy in Zero Waste
Timonie Hood - EPA
Problems
Waste Characterization Making Economic Case & Opportunities to Expand Markets What are we dumping? Defining Recycling Markets/RMDZ RRP/RRC are essential to sourcing materials
Ruth Abbe - Zero Waste USA
Problems
Commodity Roles for MRFs and End Markets Digesters for Recycling Markets in So Cal the who what where how & why?
John Caputo - Republic Services Bob Hill - EDCO - Burrtec
Problems
Secondary MRF - Titus MRF Services picking up the pieces increase diversion from landfill
Mike Centers - Titus MRF

Lunch

Track Topic Speakers
Markets
Nuts & Bolts of Recovery Market Opportunities in Cali Baja Region Market Development Proposals and Cross-Border Strategies in Cali Baja Region
Saúl Guzmán
Director de Gestión Ambiental,
Secretaría de Protección Ambiental del Gobierno de Baja California
Markets
Economic Drivers of Recycling Market Development
Marty Seaman - rPlanet Earth
Markets
Making Economic Case to Expand Recycling Markets, including Case Studies
Dave Beck - rPlanet Earth
Markets
Recycling Market Development in CA Building Economic Opportunities in Southern California
Manuel Medrano
Recycling Market Development Zone
Administrators Association President
Markets
Where to Start ... local market development start an a RRP - Resource Recovery Park Fix-It Clinic - Repair Center, Reuse & Repurpose, Recycle Center
Dan Knapp
Max Wexler - Manager Urban Ore
Reycling pioneers, earth institute, recycling archives
Markets
Local Representatives share Case Studies people making a difference what is happening locally a need - a plan - support
Coleen Foster - Oceanside (refrigerator)
Avacida Jones - Carlsbad (schools)
Michael Wonsidler/Stephen Weihe - County (marketing)
Solutions
Large Venues - Little Foot Prints
Accommodating large volumes of Guests
Katie Altobello-Czescik - SDC Regional Airport
Authority
Donald Bottger - Convention Center
Chris Klein - Earth Fair
Solutions
Learn about San Diego Organics organic material is going to greenery Large amounts get landfilled
Rich Flammer - composting windrows;
RMG - food recovery
Tyla Montgomery - for schools (County/Carlsbad)

Break

Track Topic Speakers
Solutions
Learn about Plastic Pollution and Health plastics in our food, water & air changing phisiological, enviornmental & chemical makeup
Diana Cohen
Solutions
Nuisance Lawsuit, Brand Audits and ""the art of forcing the issue"" from the ""Price of Convience"" Who is responsile for what is left over ...
Lori Mendez
Solutions
Be a Zero Waste Family - How can ""I"" go towards Zero?
Fredrica & James Syren
Solutions
Get Zero Waste Training - Getting ZERO Certified Edco Testimonial / City of SD Julie Sands
Gary Liss - Zero Waste USA Certified
Judi Gregory - Go2Zero Strategies
Jill Donello GreenEducation.us
Solutions
Q/A (Gary moderating) and Closing
Panel Topics - Survey results

Reception