Monday, September 15, 2014

Oklahoma Recycling Conference - Edmond, Oct. 9th

Learn about the best ‘next steps’ in waste diversion programs, outreach and policies for your city, county, business, school, office or special event at the full-day Oklahoma Recycling Conference to be held in Edmond on Oct. 9 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma (new location this year!).

The 2014 conference, Increasing Diversion: Events, Offices, Rural Areas, hosted by the Oklahoma Recycling Association, will feature the president and CEO of the National Recycling Coalition, Mark Lichtenstein, who will discuss national diversion rates.
Other program topics include: Hub & Spoke Infrastructure for Rural Recycling, State Agency Recycling & Data Collection, Office Recycling, Event Recycling, Bin Loan Programs, Food Waste Recovery, 50 Shades of Green, and Managing Volunteers. Tours include UCO’s recycling program and Minick Materials’ commercial-scale composting operation.
Online registration and more information about the conference and expo, scheduled at UCO’s Nigh Center, can be found here: Registration includes all sessions, continental breakfast, refreshments, a buffet lunch and one tour. Up to six continuing education credits will be offered to members of SWANA who attend the conference.
The 2014 Oklahoma Recycling Conference is sponsored by UCO, the Oklahoma Department of Environment Quality, Oklahoma State University, Batliner Recycling, Republic Services, Choctaw Nation, City of Stillwater, Covanta Energy, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful, OGE Energy Corp., SWANA Indian Nations Chapter, Ardmore Beautification Council and Natural Evolution, Inc.
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