Waste360 Sustainability Talks offers real talk as waste and recycling takes on plastics, packaging, food waste, textiles and other environmental challenges to build a sustainable future. Targeted to professionals from the waste and recycling industry, waste generators and beyond, the event, which will take place on June 30 is co-located with WasteExpo 2021, North America’s leading solid waste, recycling and organics industry event.

Liz Bothwell, Waste360’s Head of Content said, “The waste and recycling industry is tasked with solving the use of plastics, packaging and textiles, food waste as well as other environmental challenges. Beyond recycling, how can we all do our part and lead this charge? If you are ready to innovate toward a sustainable future I hope you will join us at the one-day Waste360 Sustainability Talks program for frank talk, innovative ideas and real action.”

Sessions Include:

  • Setting the Stage for Sustainability in the Waste Industry presented by Susan Robinson, Senior Director of Sustainability & Policy, Waste Management
  • Taming the Chaos of the Plastics Crisis presented by Dave Ford, Co-Founder, Ocean Plastics Leadership Network and Ian Rosenberger, Founder & CEO, First Mile and Day Owl
  • Recycling’s Role: Talking Big Ideas + Solutions with TOMRA
  • Understanding the Science of Sustainability in Waste & Recycling presented by Bryan Staley, CEO, Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF)
  • Sustainability is Good Business presented by Derek Veenhof, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Covanta
  • Undressing Textile Waste to Achieve Circularity presented by Marisa Adler, Senior Consultant, Resource Recycling Systems
  • Unpacking the Business of Sustainable Materials with Jonathan North, VP of Sustainability & Core Solutions, Rehrig Pacific
  • Taking a Bite Out of Climate Change through Food Waste Solutions presented by Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor & Director, Food Law & Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School
  • Unwrapping Sustainable Packaging
  • CAPSTONE: So, Where Do We Go From Here? presented by Susan Robinson
For more information, visit www.wasteexpo.com.