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Northeast Recycling Council’s Fall Conference: “Next Frontier for the 3Rs”

November 2, 2022 - November 3, 2022

Sheraton Hartford South Hotel
Rocky Hill, CT

On November 2 – 3, the Northeast Recycling Council(NERC) will hold its Fall Conference at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. The Conference—Next Frontier for the 3Rs—will feature the topics of:

  • Food Waste Reduction – Strategies & Communication
  • Reuse – Packaging systems and one state’s approach to growing the reuse economy
  • Repurposing Materials & C&D Reuse
  • Recycling Market Development Strategies
  • Increasing the Supply of Post-Consumer Plastics

The presenters to be featured include:

  • Jon Smieja, VP of Circularity & Senior Analyst, GreenBiz (Keynote)
  • Katy Hart, Operations Director, ReFED
  • Alissa Westervelt, Senior Manager of donateNYC, New York Department of Sanitation
  • Adoma Addo, Associate, Center for Biological Diversity
  • Krishana Abrahim-Petrie, Project Staff, NEWMOA & Lisa Piering, Recycling Specialist, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Karen Hagerman, Director of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, Green Blue
  • Brooke Nash, Branch Chief for Municipal Waste Reduction, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
  • Damon Carson, Owner & Founder, repurposedMaterials
  • Pamela Howland, Board Member, Build Reuse
  • Kellie Driscoll, Recycling Development Representative, Trex
  • Susan Bush, Principal, Circular Matters
  • Resa Dimino, Managing Principal, RRS and SignalFire Group
  • Marie Anne Champoux-Guimond, Manager of Sustainability, Keurig Dr. Pepper Canada
  • Adam, Peer, Senior Director of Packaging & Consumer Products Markets, American Chemistry Council,


November 2, 2022
November 3, 2022