KEYNOTE: Jeffery A. Steers, Director, Division of Land Protection & Revitalization, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
STORMWATER REGULATIONS: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES
Implications of newly enacted MS4 Stormwater Perimeter regulation, effects on local governments, using compost in stormwater management.
NO SUCH PLACE AS “AWAY”: LITTER EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Learn about a holistic approach to combatting litter. Please bring your best practices for litter control in your community for a lively discussion.
Expanding our message: recycling education & Outreach
Find out about a program launching this summer –SERDC 120. Why our message is important. New technology for mobile education units.
Important updates on environmental enforcement, inspections, regulations and the impacts these will have on recycling facilities.
Steve Coe—Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
EXPANSION OF GREEN TOURISM
Importance of recycling in green tourism and to the consumer.
Brian Sallade—Local Roots Restaurant
Skip Decker—City of Roanoke
Gary Walton—Hotel Roanoke
THE FACE OF RURAL RECYCLING
Discussion and research about recycling in rural America . Update on Lee County transfer station converted to an outdoor classroom
Keeping Virginia beautiful
Keep Virginia Beautiful will discuss their strong initiatives to support and promote recycling from a statewide perspective.
Mike Baum– Keep Virginia Beautiful
Current and recent legislative and regulatory activity at DEQ. Guidance updates and upcoming solid waste initiatives.
Session will highlight a successful recycling program for public spaces and information on the How2Recycle Label campaign.
TACKLING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS AND UNIVERSAL WASTE
Challenges and solutions for electronics, HHW and universal waste management.
MAKING IMPROVEMENTS: LITTER ENFORCEMENT
Tire clean up research project, the psychology and solutions of litter– a field review.
POLICY AND LEGISLATION
2014 Session of VA General Assembly, and discussion of HJ 28 – Virginia Manufacturing Development Commission to examine the economic and environmental benefits of the use of recycled material in the manufacturing process in Virginia.
Glass – Bill Clark, Reflective Recycling (Invited)
Metal – Fred Cornell, Sims Metal Management
Technologies currently used in Europe are possible U.S. emerging technologies.
Pilot Drop-off Food Scraps Diversion, Hub-and-Spoke Model, Managing Mortalities With Forced Aeration Composting at VDOT Maintenance Facilities
CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION RECYCLING