Jay Basset

NRC Board Member Jay Bassett has 35 years of public service with over 14 years leading and working transforming EPA’s unfinished business of RCRA with EPA’s “Road Ahead” principles by accelerating the broad, ongoing public dialogue on sustainable materials management. He also served as an advisor for EPA’s community driven solutions to achieve meaningful outcomes … Read more

Organics & Soil Health

November 9, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Carbon sequestration through compost application can actually reverse the impacts of climate change, offset global emissions, and improve soil health. The speakers will present carbon sequestration and regenerative agriculture practices and share what communities can do to implement these strategies. By taking collective action to systematically … Read more

Resource Recovery Parks

November 9, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Co-locating reuse, recycling and composting facilities helps solve siting problems and provides significant benefits to all those in the parks. Resource Recovery Parks are naturally evolving around the US, so let’s start planning for them now. Speakers: Steve Simmons – Gershman, Brickner, & Bratton Ruth Abbe … Read more

Circular Economy Strategies

November 3, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Session Description: This session will look at creative problem solving around the circular economy. From circular economy driving waste generators with market connections, to programs tailor-made for rural communities, these companies are approaching waste challenges as business opportunities in communities across the U.S. Moderator: MaryEllen Etienne … Read more

EPR for Packaging Legislation

November 9, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 2:55 pm This session brings together a powerhouse panel to highlight recently passed and currently proposed legislation for advancing extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging. The session will spotlight different approaches taken by each state to tailor legislation to their unique needs, resources and stakeholders. Speakers: Rachel Setzke … Read more

Best Practices & Investments in Recycling

November 9, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 2:55 pm As recycling programs evolve and mature, there is a need to grow and respond to market needs with new technologies and creativity. Learn from three seasoned experts about how to increase recycling through better contracts, through vertical integration, and even how to go beyond traditional recycling … Read more

State Support for Market Development Projects

November 9, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 2:55 pm Domestic and international manufacturers will highlight how they were assisted in the development of their efforts to build new or expand existing manufacturing using recycled materials. This session is organized and moderated by NRC’s Markets Council. Speakers Andrew Pieterse – Myplas USA JoAnne Berkenkamp – MBOLD Tamsin … Read more

Reuse, Repair and Share Economy

November 9, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 2:55 pm Reuse is an important aspect of meeting waste diversion goals. This session will provide a bird’s eye view of the world of reuse, dive into fix it clinics and repair cafes, provide help on measuring reuse, and share insight on the role of these issues in … Read more

Sponsor Spotlight

November 9, 2022 from 1:50 pm to 2:00 pm PaintCare PaintCare is the nonprofit organization created by the paint industry that plans and operates paint recycling programs in states that pass the paint stewardship law. PaintCare operates convenient, year-round drop-off site locations where households and businesses can take leftover paint to be recycled, offering a more … Read more