Tim Lee, President- Virginia Recycling Association
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.
Lynn Klappich– Draper Aden
Matt Anderson– Tazewell County
Kyle White– McGill Compost
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.
Jen Cole– Clean Fairfax Council
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.
Will Sagar– Southeastern Recycling Development Council
Kathy Russell– TFC Recycling
Clara Mills and Ben Loveday– Spotsylvania County
Deq Recycling Update
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.
Tom Griffin—Greener Results
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
Kate Vasquez—Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
Carol Doss—Upper Tennessee River Roundtable/Keep Southwest VA Beautiful
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
What’s Happening At Deq
Current and recent legislative and regulatory activity at DEQ. Guidance updates and upcoming solid waste initiatives.
Justin Williams—Virginia DEQ
Session will highlight a successful recycling program for public spaces and information on the How2Recycle Label campaign.
Linda Brown– City of Arlington
Tackling Household Hazardous And Universal Waste
Challenges and solutions for electronics, HHW and universal waste management.
Walter Alcorn—Consumer Electronics Association
Debbie Spiliotopoulos—Northern Virginia Regional Commission
Raea Jean Leinster—Yuck Old Paint
Making Improvements: Litter Enforcement
Tire clean up research project, the psychology and solutions of litter– a field review.
Nels Erickson—Lynchburg College
Jonathan Kiser- Kiser Environmental Consulting
Christina Siegel- Clean Valley Council
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.
Joel Andrus—Kemper Consulting
Tim Lee- Markets Overview
Glass – Bill Clark, Reflective Recycling (Invited)
Paper/Plastic – Sonoco Recycling
Organics—Craig Coker, Coker Composting & Consulting
Metal – Fred Cornell, Sims Metal Management
Technologies currently used in Europe are possible U.S. emerging technologies.
Bob Brickner– Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
John Orlando– VenturSum
Pilot Drop-off Food Scraps Diversion, Hub-and-Spoke Model, Managing Mortalities With Forced Aeration Composting at VDOT Maintenance Facilities
Stiles Peabody/Mike Clem- City of Alexandria
Craig Coker– Coker Composting & Consulting
Keith Warren- Advanced Composting Technologies
Construction & Demolition Recycling
Cara DiFiore– Fauquier County
Courtney Cotton—Virginia Department of Corrections
Kevin Herb—Broad Run Recycling, LLC