Upcoming Events

September 10-12
4th Joint ND/SD Solid Waste Conference and Trade Show, Bismarck, ND. Learn more.

September 11
NERC webinar: U.S. Regulatory Approaches for Packaging

September 12
Association of Plastic Recyclers webinar: HDPE and PP Packaging

September 16
SMM Web Academy webinar: Oregon’s Wasted Food Strategy: Highlights of current work, recent research and next steps

September 18, 2-3 p.m.
Iowa Recycling Association webinar: Greening the Food and Beverage Industry

Hear from the Iowa Green Brewery Certification program, Winnow Solutions and Frontier Co-op on the challenges they have identified related to food waste reduction and sustainable operations within food and beverage industries, and find out strategies and best practices they have adopted to improve environmental impact, reduce food waste, and represent sustainable business.

September 26
CURC webinar: Right-sizing Your Collection Infrastructure: Successful efforts to gain program efficiency by removing containers

Sept. 30 – Oct. 2
Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference, Dubuque. Conference website.

October 3
NERC webinar: Using Organics in Erosion Control & Infrastructure Projects

October 10
Association of Plastic Recyclers webinar: Flexible Packaging (bags/wraps/films)

October 14-15
2019 RAM/SWANA Conference & Show, Brooklyn Park, MN. Learn more.

October 28-31
Glass Manufacturers Industry Council: Conference on Glass Problems, Columbus, OH

October 31
Association of Plastic Recyclers webinar: Using more PCR

November 17 & 18
Iowa Bottle Bill Summit

Two opportunities to gain knowledge about Iowa’s bottle bill, it’s benefits, and how to share the message and lobby for positive change:
Cedar Rapids (Sunday, Nov. 17)
Des Moines (Monday, Nov. 18)
Times and locations to be announced.

Panel Speakers: Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute, Culver City, CA; Troy Willard, Owner, Can Shed, LLC, Cedar Rapids, IA, Mick Barry, Owner, Mid America Recycling, and Chairman of the Board of National Recycling Coalition; Representative of Brown Winick, IRA lobbyist.

Who is this for? Redemption center owners, IRA members, recycling and solid waste professionals, advocacy groups, legislators.