2009 Annual Meeting of the Members

The Virginia Recycling Association’s 2009 Annual Meeting of the Members
November 6
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m

Omni Charlottesville Hotel
235 West Main Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Keynote Speaker
Scott Cassel, Executive Director, Product Stewardship Initiative


  • Presentation on the Keep Virginia Beautiful Project
  • “JLARC One Year Later: A Report”
  • Business & Committee Reports
  • Delicious Lunch

The Virginia Recycling Association's 2009 Fall Membership Meeting will feature a wonderful keynote address by Scott Cassel, a special update on the JLARC Report, and lots of other great information about the VRA and other environmental activity in Virginia and beyond. You won't want to miss this event: a very valuable day that is free for members and $20 for non-members.  Registration is required.
A limited block of discounted hotel rooms is available at the Omni for the night of November 5th. To book a hotel room, call the Omni at (434) 971-5500 and mention the Virginia Recycling Association.
Parking is available in the adjacent garage for $6 per day. (No charge for overnight guests of the hotel.)

About the Keynote Speaker
Scott Cassel is the Executive Director of the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI), which pursues initiatives to ensure that all those involved in the lifecycle of a product share responsibility for reducing its health and environmental impacts.  Prior to founding the Institute in 2000, Scott served seven years as the Director of Waste Policy and Planning for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs. He is also a founding Board Member and past-President of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association, whose mission is to reduce the toxicity of the municipal waste stream. Scott has worked on product and waste management issues for the past 25 years, for a start-up solid waste management company, a non-profit statewide environmental group, and several other government agencies, including the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.