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Navigating the changing markets for recycling: Coffee, Discussion & Tour at Modern’s Single Stream Recycling Facility

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free

WNY and the world has a waste challenge. We want to talk about it!

If you’ve ever considered rethinking the way your company manages waste, you don’t want to miss this discussion. Meet us on September 24th to:

Get an introduction to the current recycling markets

Ventilate about your company’s recycling related pains & headaches

Share ideas with fellow WNYSBR members and others on how to best navigate your company’s recycling and waste collection needs after the China Ban

Join a tour of Modern’s Single Stream Recycling Facility, led by Operations Manager Fenna Mandalong & Production Manager Marcus Gibson

Many responsible companies (and individuals!) are aiming at utilizing their waste as a resource. The China Ban has presented U.S. manufacturers and service providers with a new set of challenges and opportunities. Different actors are pushing for elevating quality above quantity, adjusting to the new reality of recycling as a cost instead of paying for itself as a commodity. What are the necessary infrastructure investments? How can we all recycle better and smarter? What adjustments are needed from you and your colleagues’ part? How can your company’s needs be met?

Come and share your concerns and company needs! WNYSBR will follow up this event with a Dumpster Dive and further discussions in October.

Program

4:00 – 4:15         Welcome and introduction

4:15 – 4:30         Coffee and discussion

4:30 – 5:30         Distribution of hard hats, safety vests and safety glasses & Tour

5:30 –                  Continued networking at Black Thorn, a neighborhood restaurant & bar

 

Open to both WNYSBR Members and Non-members. Limited to 30 people, register today!

 

 

 

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-the-changing-markets-for-recycling-tickets-70328178475

Organizer

WNY SBR

Venue

Buffalo Recycling Enterprises
266 Hopkins Street
Buffalo, NY 14220
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