Profitable Zero Waste
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Over 20 Real-World Experts Give Facility Managers the Most Up-to-Date Strategies, Tools, and Vendors Profitable Zero Waste Businesses Are Using to Thrive in a Post-China Recycling Industry.
Featured Training and Speakers
Sustainability & Environmental Compliance Manager
SME Manufacturing Case Study:
Reducing Environmental Footprint by Adding Dumpsters
Paxton Bucheral is the Sustainability and Environmental Compliance Manager of DMI Companies, headquartered in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. DMI Companies offers contractors and builders...
Manager, Corporate Services/Facilities Management
Office Campus Case Study:
Real Financial Savings from Removing Dumpsters
Cindy Barnett is Manager of Corporate Services and Facilities Management ACT and has been with them since 2011. She leads the Vendor Management team, including their...
Senior Editor of Waste Dive
The Future of U.S. Recycling:
Evolving Domestic Infrastructure and Zero Waste Goals
Cole Rosengren is the senior editor of Waste Dive and has been on the team since 2016. Waste Dive provides in-depth journalism and insight into the most impactful news and trends shaping...
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Brewery Case Study:
Stories from an Early Zero-Waste Pioneer
Mandi McKay is the Sustainability Manager for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co where she leads the company’s environmental initiatives aimed at building an enduring and resilient company...
Chief Sustainability Champion
The Sustainability Advantage
Making the Business Case for Zero Waste:
Free Tools for a Cost-Benefit Analysis that Gets CFO Approval
Bob is a leading expert on quantifying and selling the business value of corporate sustainability strategies and has given over 1,300 presentations to corporate, government, university...
Senior Corporate Responsibility Specialist
Multi-Site Case Study:
Implementing the Same Vision at Different Locations
Laura is the senior corporate responsibility specialist at Cox Automotive. In partnership with Cox Enterprises’ national sustainability program, Cox Conserves, they have...
Director of Partnerships
Effective Bins, Signage & Culture:
Collection Design that Avoids Contamination and Increases Engagement
Adam is the Director of Partnerships for EvoEco...
Josh Lepawsky, PhD
Professor of Geography
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Effective E-Waste Management:
Responsibly Recycling Electronics Now and in the Future
Josh is an associate professor of Geography at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in , Canada. Fascinated by connections between geography...
Territory Sales Executive
GreenRU LLC & Chamness Technology, Inc.
Commercial Composting Secrets:
How Facility Managers Can Profitably Manage Organics
Scott is a territory sales executive at GreenRU--a Chamness Technologies company. He began his career in organics diversion in 2010 with a purpose of helping companies...
Sustainability and Sales Operations Manager
Recycle Track Systems
Creative Data-Driven Solutions:
Technology and Actionable Data to Support Zero Waste
Hannah is the sustainability and sales operations manager at Recycle Track Systems...
What About Waste-to-Energy?
The Debate and Analysis of the Risks
Monica is associate director of GAIA...
Founder & CEO
Measure to Improve
Getting Quality Waste Audits:
Physical & Visual Collection of Actionable Data
Nikki is the founder and CEO at Measure to Improve...
Business Development & Sales
Leveraging a Materials Broker:
Partner with an Expert with Access to Markets
Alan does business development and sales for Quincy Recycle...
Responsible Purchasing Network
Smart Procurement, Less Waste:
Purchasing Decisions Contributing to Landfill Diversion
Alicia is the executive director at the Responsible Purchasing Network...
Mod & Company
Marketing for Talent and Revenue:
Leveraging Waste Storytelling for Additional Benefits
Luke is the co-owner of Mod & Company...
Director of TRUE Zero Waste Programs
U.S. Green Building Council
TRUE Zero Waste Certification:
The Business Benefits of Market Transformation
Stephanie Barger has over 25 years of experience in environmental stewardship, employee training, management consulting and business development. She formed the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council in 2012...
A Certifier’s Perspective on Process and Performance Improvement
Justin Brown has worked at NSF International for nearly 19 years in varying capacities. He has worked within the NSF Sustainability program for 10 years, since its inception...
Corporate Sustainability Coordinator
Handling Hard to Recycle Items:
Using Community Non-Profit Partnerships to Solve Complex Problems
Kate is the corporate sustainability coordinator for Eco-Cycle Solutions and a leading authority on zero-waste best practices who focuses on the facts, details, and logistics...
Global Lead of Sustainability Partnerships
Journeying Toward a Circular Economy
Catherine’s wealth of knowledge in measurement, reporting, and data-driven change management coupled with her passion for sustainability has positioned her to successfully ...
Sharing Best Practices:
Learning Waste Reduction Short-Cuts through Collaboration
Alicia is the Sustainability Manager for Frontier Co-op, a member-owned cooperative supporting natural living since 1976. They are owned by stores and other organizations that buy and sell their products. Frontier Co-op cares deeply...
Director of Sustainability
Casella Resource Solutions
Investing in Local Infrastructure :
Benefits of Domestic Facilities for Recycling and Compost
Abbie Webb is the sustainability director at Casella Resource Solutions. She leads the company’s overall sustainability strategy as it relates to recycling and diversion efforts...
Senior Principal and Green Chemist
Eliminating Waste Through Design:
How to Use the Practical Principles of Biomimicry
Mark is senior principal and green chemist at Biomimicry 3.8. Mark applies the design principles of nature’s time-tested chemical strategies to develop innovative solutions to the toxic chemical and material challenges of the 21st Century...
Head of Product & Growth
Engaging Employees with Hands-On Events & Campaigns [VIP Training]
Steve is the head of product & growth at Litterati, where he builds the product to better help individuals, companies, & governments to manage waste more intelligently. Through a networked platform, everyone can work together to quantify, manage, and solve waste issues.
Strategic Account Executive
Partnering with a Management Company to Reduce Waste [VIP Training]
Jamie is a strategic account executive for Rubicon Global, an innovative software company providing waste, recycling, and smart-city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. She is an innovative client relations manager focused on...