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Patty Moore

  Speaker Patty Moore Moore & Associates Speaker Bio: Patty Moore is President of Moore Recycling Associates Inc. She began working in the plastic recycling field in 1983 at a mandatory municipal recycling facility in Wilton, NH. Ms. Moore is an internationally recognized authority on—and fierce advocate of—postconsumer plastic recycling. Abstract: Plastic prices have been trending downwards over the […]

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Ray Bilodeau

Industry/Municipal Recycling Markets Case Studies   Speaker Ray Bilodeau Orange County Utilities Department – Solid Waste Division    Speaker Bio: Ray holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts.  He started his professional career in 1965 with General Electric Company (GE) where his last position was a Manufacturing […]

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30 million tonnes wiped off world steel output

30 million tonnes wiped off world steel output

Source: recyclinginternational.com Global:  Capacity utilisation in the global crude steelmaking sector was short of 70% in September – the third consecutive month spent below this threshold. The utilisation rate of 69.3% was four percentage points below that of the same month last year but 1.3 percentage points ahead of that for August 2015. Meanwhile, world crude […]

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Chris Snow

Organics Recycling – How’s Florida Doing Developing and Growing Markets for this Large Fraction of Total Waste Stream Material? Speaker Chris Snow Consolidated Resource Recovery, Inc.   Speaker Bio: Chris Snow is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Consolidated Resource Recovery (CRR). CRR is a leader in yard and wood waste recycling in the State […]

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Fraunhofer improving the economics of LED recycling

Fraunhofer improving the economics of LED recycling

Source: recyclinginternational.com Germany:  Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute have developed a new method to mechanically separate the light emitting diodes (LEDs) used in televisions and lamps. The breakthrough is said to be thanks to an electrohydraulic comminution process which allows the LED lamps to be broken into their constituent parts without destroying the LEDs themselves. Shock […]

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Eddie McManus

Industry/Municipal Recycling Markets Case Studies Speaker Eddie McManus Waste Management   Speaker Bio: Eddie McManus has over twenty years of experience in the refuse and recycling service industry. Eddie’s professional focus has been on operational excellence and financial planning that allow customers to achieve their sustainability and diversion goals while minimizing their cost and maximizing […]

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Kim Brunson

Industry/Municipal Recycling Markets Case Studies   Speaker Kim Brunson Publix Super Markets, Inc. Speaker Bio: Kim started her career at Publix Super Markets, Inc. in 1981 as a cashier at Store #0001 in Winter Haven. Presently, she is the Recycle and SW Program Manager and has been a longtime supporter of recycling associations in Florida […]

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Ray Moreau

Workshop Moderator Ray Moreau Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX)   Speaker Bio: Ray has 38  years of experience in solid and hazardous waste management in both the public and private sectors. He has served as the Environmental Manager for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s statewide recycling program. He has also been a Principal […]

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Patti Hamilton

Status of Construction & Demolition Debris Materials Markets Speaker Patti Hamilton Sun Recycling-Waste Management   Speaker Bio: As Vice President – Director of Business Development, Patti Hamilton brings over 28 years of leadership, sales and marketing experience to Southern Waste Systems and its affiliate companies, Sun Recycling, Sun Disposal and All Star. As part of […]

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Gene Jones

Specialty Materials Recycling Markets   Speaker Gene Jones Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX) Speaker Bio: Gene Jones serves as CEO of Southern Waste Information Exchange (SWIX), a non-profit organization which has been operating since 1981 assisting businesses and municipalities with their waste management issues.  In addition, Gene is a serial entrepreneur and brings over […]

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