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SMM Web Academy: 2011 Calendar

This is an archive of the 2011 SMM Web Academy (formerly RCC Web Academy) series. Learn about key issues, successful projects, and a variety of best management practices for creating stellar waste management programs. Hear from experts around the country on what works and what doesn't, and how to make your program more successful.

2011 Program Calendar
Date Topics Speaker(s)
January 20, 2011 Sustainable Materials Management Betsy Smidinger, Director, Resource Conservation and Sustainability Division, USEPA Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery

Dr. Joseph Fiksel, Executive Director, Center for Resilience, Ohio State University

Peter Paul van de Wijs, Managing Director, Communications and Business Role Focus Area, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

February 17, 2011 Creative Waste Reduction and Reuse Tom Fisher, Author, Design for Re-Use: The Life of Consumer Packaging

Albe Zakes, Vice President, Marketing, Terracycle

Recology’s Artist in Residence Program

March 17, 2011 Product Stewardship Leslie Wilson, Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator for the Department of Environmental Services, Carver County (MN)

Bill Worrell, Manager, San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (CA)

Russell DeLozier, Manager, Mats Reclamation-Post-Consumer Carpet, Shaw Industries Group Inc.

April 21, 2011 No Webinar No Webinar
May 19, 2011 Residential Buildings: An Evaluation of Waste Prevention Practices Using Lifecycle Analysis Jordan Palmeri, Greenbuilding Program at Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Jon Dettling, Director of Quantis U.S.

June 16, 2011 Greener Products – Progress and Challenges Dr. Anastasia O’Rourke, Co-Founder, Big Room Inc.

Scot Case, Director, Markets Development, UL Environment, Inc.

Alicia Culver, Director, Responsible Purchasing Network.

July 21, 2011 Single Stream Recycling: The Good the Bad and the Ugly Richard Gertman, Principal, Cascadia Consulting Group

Jennifer Grace, Regional Supply Chain Manager, Strategic Materials, Inc.

Jim Marcinko, Waste Management Recycle America, Area Recycling Operations

August 18, 2011 Climate Materials and Your Community David Allaway, Senior Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Shannon Davis, West Coast Climate and Materials Management Co-lead, EPA Region 9

John Davis, Administrator, Mojave Desert and Mountain Recycling Authority

September 15, 2011 Green Chemistry Dwight Peavey, PhD Senior Scientist, US EPA Region 1

Kate Anderson, K-12 Education Director, Beyond Benign

October 20, 2011 Community Recycling Programs: What’s Working, What’s Not Will Sagar, Policy Director with the Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC)

Blair Pollock, Solid Waste Planner with the Orange County (NC) Solid Waste Management Department

November 17, 2011 Creating Winning Recycling Programs at Sporting Events Jacob Hassan, Community Recycling Coordinator in US EPA Chicago’s Materials Management program

Mark Root, Strategic Account Executive with Coca-Cola Recycling

Bruce Rayner, Chief Green Officer with Athletes for a Fit Planet

Laura Moreno, Environmental Scientist in US EPA Pacific Southwest Region’s Pollution Prevention and Solid Waste program

December 15, 2011

 

Grocers and the EPA Food Recovery Challenge Michael Hewitt, Manager Sustainability and Environmental Compliance, Publix Supermarkets, Inc.

Kasey HarrisM, Environmental Specialist, Hannaford Supermarkets

Heather Schmidt, New Seasons Market Sustainability Manager

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