SWANA and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) present the 2018 Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Summit, to be held on August 22–23 at SWANA’s WASTECON® conference. “We have collaborated with ISRI in several areas over the past few years,” said David Biderman, SWANA’s executive director and CEO, “and this joint MRF Summit marks another significant milestone in our strong relationship.”

“This summit is the first of its kind,” said Robin Wiener, president of ISRI. “We expect to host the most spirited debates that have ever occurred in this industry.”

What Will Be Covered
Through the MRF Summit, stakeholders from all areas of the recycling supply chain can come together and address common issues such as:

  • Contamination standards
  • Technology
  • Industry policy

The event will raise awareness among SWANA members about ISRI’s Inbound Material Specifications and encourage all participants to collaborate on developing innovative solutions.

Who Should Attend

The Summit will provide MRF owners, municipal solid waste professionals, consumer products companies, and government officials with a forum to discuss MRF issues and challenges. The following are also encouraged to attend:

  • Consumer brand owners
  • Mass retailers
  • Scrap consumers
  • Trade organizations
  • Municipal solid waste leaders

For more information, visit swana.org.