2015e-mailHead600x400Governor's Recycling Summit and MRC Conference
May 5-7, 2015. Kalamazoo. 

Presentations: (PDF Format)

Main Presentations: 
Governor's Recycling Summit:
Summit Overview Slides

MRC Conference: 
Repurposed Materials 1 - Damon Carson, Repurposed Materials
Repurposed Materials 2 - Damon Carson, Repurposed Materials

School Recycling Services SessionAnna Lynott, RRS
Tools for Planning a Dynamic Recycling Education Program - MacKenzie Maxwell, Ecology Center
The Detroit Flood of August 11, 2014 - Disaster Planning - Claire Galed, City of Huntington Woods; Bob Jackovich, SOCRRA; Mary Geskey, emergency preparedness consultant
PaintCare Paint Stewardship Program - Marie Clarke, American Coatings Association
How to Fund CartsPhil Bonello, National Cart Marketing
Funding & Managing CartsMatt Biolette, Chef Container
Collaboration is KeySusan Graff, RRS
Say What? Put your Communication to WorkElizabeth Schussler, The Recycling Partnership
Market UpdateDave Keeling, Steel Recycling Institute
Adding New Materials: 7 Steps to SuccessElisa Seltzer, Emmet County Recycling
Developing a Corporate Office Recycling ProgramCheryl Schmidt, Dart

Recycling on a Smaller Scale: Best Practices for a  Thriving ProgramElisa Seltzer, Emmet County Recycling
How to Develop Better Bids, Contracts for Collection, and ProcessingMichele Nestor, Nestor Resources, Inc. 


All Roads Lead to RECYCLE, MI
April 29-May 1, 2014. Ypsilanti. 

Presentations: (PDF Format)
Carts Part 1: Where's the Magic?Matt Biolette, Chef Container
Carts Part 2: Putting Carts at the CurbBrian Miller, Cascade Engineering
The Importance of Sustainable & Comprehensive Drop-Off CentersLinda Berch, Recycle Livingston
Sustainable Event Recycling Programs that WorkRoger Curtis, Michigan International Speedway
E-Waste Stakeholders DialogueSteve Noble, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Recycling Incentive Programs: A Community PerspectiveTara Presta, City of Rochester Hills
Plenary: Next Generation Organics ManagementThomas Bintz, We Generation Inc.
March Forth Into RecyclingMatt Biolette, Chef Container
March Forth Into RecyclingElisa Seltzer, Emmet County Recycling
Other Organics Part 1: Collection & HandlingJustin Swan, Organicycle
Other Organics Part 2: Processing Technologies & Reduction PoliciesDana Kirk, Michigan State University
Landfill Free TrainingSarah Archer, Iris Waste Diversion Specialists; Bill Gurn, Haworth; Marylin Glass-Hedges, WMU Green Manufacturing Initiative
Keynote; Beyond Garbage: A World Without Waste
Richard Gertman, For Sustainability Too

On the Road to Recycle
May 7-9, 2013. Bay City.

Presentations: (PDF format)

Chef Container: Municipal Recycling and Refuse Programs
Beth Coddington: What's Really in Your Waste Stream? 
Keep America Beautiful
McDunnough: Trends in Post Industrial Plastic Recycling
Kaitlin Phelps: Motivate, Facilitate, and Inspire Recycling
Sarah Archer and Mike Logan: The Business Case for Recycling
ReCommunity: Get the Most out of Your Single-Stream



Recycling by Design
May 8-10, 2012. Grand Rapids.










Nothing Wasted
May 10-12, 2011. East Lansing.






Recycling Renaissance
May 17-19, 2010. Detroit.






Your Gateway to Green
May 19-21, 2009. Mt. Pleasant.










Recycling: Where Business and Sustainability Meet
May 13-15, 2008. Traverse City.