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SMM Web Academy 2012 Calendar

This is an archive of the 2012 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.

2012 Program Calendar
Date Topics Speaker(s)
January 19, 2012 Universities and the Food Recovery Challenge R. Kaye Johnston, Sustainability Coordinator, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)

Corey Hawkey, Sustainability Coordinator, Ohio State University

Rob Gogan, Recycling and Waste Manager, Harvard University

April 19, 2012 Food Donation: Feed People Not Landfills Syd Mandelbaum, CEO and Founder of Rock and Wrap It Up!

Bob Morris, Retail Donation Manager for Feeding America

Jim Larson, Program Development Director of Food Donation Connection

May 24, 2012 How to Negotiate Your Contract with Waste Haulers Robin Ennis, Chief of Collections, Division of Solid Waste Services in Montgomery County

Amy Krause, Support Manager and Recycling Specialist for S. Freedman & Sons, Landover, MD

July 19, 2012 Green Purchasing, Tools for Federal, State, and Local Governments Alicia Culver, Director of the Responsible Purchasing Network

Jeff Eagan, Sustainable Acquisition and Electronics Stewardship Coordinator for the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Sustainability Support.

Shabnam (Shab) Fardanesh, Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Sustainable Acquisition Coordinator at the Department of Energy's Office of Sustainability Support.

Karen Hamilton, Manages the Environmental Purchasing Program for King County, Washington

August 16, 2012 Greener Packaging – Integrating Reusable Transport Packaging into Your Supply Chain Justin Lehrer, Program Manager, StopWaste.Org

Michael Vincent, Director, Supply Chain Sustainability for Safeway

Rick LeBlanc, Reusable Packaging News

September 20, 2012 Energy and Sustainable Materials ManagementCancelled
October 18, 2012 EPA’s Plug-In to eCycling SMM ChallengeCancelled
November 15, 2012 Sustainable Food Management: Food: Too Good to Waste

Carl Woestwin, Project Manager for the ‘One Less Truck Pilot' (every other week garbage collection).

Mandy Rose, Director of Integrated Waste Management for the County of San Benito and responsible for the county’s landfill operations oversight and regulatory compliance.

Lisa Jensema, Recycling and Resource Recovery Coordinator, and assists the Director in Program implementation for the regional Regional Agency.

Karen May, manages several education and outreach programs for the Recycling and Environmental Services section of the King County Solid Waste Division including King County’s Master Recycler Composter volunteer program and recycling collection events.

Lisa Friend, is a Sustainability Planner for Boulder County, Colorado and has been designing waste reduction outreach programs for more than 20 years.

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