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2020 Topics

The 2020 Zero Waste Symposium Topics and Speakers

recycling markets

Identifying and developing primary and secondary commodity markets in the recycling industry

policies and legislation

Communicate California's legislation and policies on resource management

circular economy

Establishing an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources

education and training

Learning tangible tips and tricks to zero waste where you work, live and play

register for the symposium

JOIN US FEBRUARY 11, 2020 FOR OUR CONFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO, CA

$60

attendee

  • All Are Welcome
  • Includes Lunch

$35

non-profit

  • 501(c)3 Org's
  • Must Provide Proof

$35

discounted

  • Student
  • Senior Discount (55+)
  • Military
  • Must Provide Proof

The 2020 Symposium SPEAKERS

Topics & Speakers

track

Topic

Speaker

Opening

Opening Remarks
(Price of Convenience lack of markets)

Richard Anthony – Zero Waste San Diego
Tracie Bills – CRRA

Opening

Keynote

Laurel Brodzinsky – Legislative Director,  Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez

Legislation

Policies and Politics Legislative updates for recycling

Joanne Brasch PhD – CPSC
Angela Howe – Surfrider Foundation

Problems

Circular Economy in Zero Waste

Timonie Hood – EPA

problems

Recycling Markets in Southern CA

Cara Morgan – CalRecycle

Problems

Waste Characterization Study
Making Economic Case & Opportunities to Expand Markets

Ruth Abbe – Zero Waste USA

problems

Digesters for Organics Markets in So Cal
Commodity Roles for MRFs and End Markets

Bob Hill – EDCO
John Caputo – Republic Services

Problems

Secondary MRF – Titus MRF Services

Mike Centers – Titus MRF

Lunch

track

Topic

Speaker

markets

Economic Drivers of Recycling Market Development

Making Economic Case to Expand Recycling Markets
including Case Studies

Marty Seaman – ReNew/RRS

markets

Economic Drivers of Recycling Market Development

Making Economic Case to Expand Recycling Markets
including Case Studies

Steve Jewett – 
National Cleanup Day

markets

Nuts & Bolts of Recovery Market Opportunities in Cali Baja Region Market Development Proposals and Cross-Border Strategies in Cali / Baja Region

Saúl Guzmán
Director de Gestión Ambiental,

Secretaría de Protección Ambiental del Gobierno de Baja California 

markets

Recycling Market Development in CA Building Economic Opportunities in Southern California

Manuel Medrano
Recycling Market Development Zone
Administrators Association President – City of Chula Vista, Enviornmental Services Manager

markets

Resource Recovery Park (RRP) – Reuse & Repair Fix-It Clinics – Repurpose & Recycle Education Center -Local Market Development

MaryLou Van Deventer – Urban Ore
Laura Anthony – Zero Waste San Diego

markets

Local Representatives share Case Studies people making a difference what is happening locally a need – a plan – support

Colleen Foster – City of Oceanside
Avecita Jones – City of Carlsbad
Steve Weihe – County of San Diego
Jeanne Patton – City of San Diego

solutions

Large Venues – Little Foot Prints – Accommodating large volumes of guests

Katie Altobello-Czescik – Airport Authority
Donald Bottger – SD Convention Center
Ahouva Steinhaus – SD Earthworks

solutions

Let’s Talk About Organics

Alyssa Brodsky – Food2Soil
Rosey Williams – RMG

Break

track

Topic

Speaker

solutions

Plastic Pollution and Health – plastics in our food, water & air

Dianna Cohen – Plastic Pollution Coalition

solutions

Nuisance Lawsuit, Brand Audits “Taking Responsibility”

Lori Mendez – Law Office of Lori R. Mendez, P.L.C

solutions

Financial Benefits of Living Zero Waste: How to Save the Planet and Money

Fredrica & James Syren – Zero Waste Family

solutions

Get Zero Waste Training – Getting ZERO Certified

Richard Anthony &
Ruth Abbe – Zero Waste USA

NRC Wrap-up

NRC provides a wrap-up and highlights upcoming programs

Richard Anthony, NRC Director

CLOSING

Q/A (Richard Anthony moderating) and Closing

Panel Topics – Survey results

After Hour Reception

Continue the discussion and join us for our After Hour Networking.

This includes a drink and light snacks.

Khan’s Cave Grill & Tavern
9350 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92123
Located: The Patio

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Please note: The County Operation Center’s parking lot closes at 6:00 pm. You will need to move the car closer to the Tavern. Don’t worry! It’s close and there is plenty of parking.