Thursday, November 12, 2015
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Ontario County Landfill*
Casella Resource Solutions
3555 Post Farm Road
Stanley, NY 14561
We live in a closed-loop environment. Everything is connected. An innovative approach to managing today’s waste includes the realization that renewing the life-cycle of the products we consume is a critical step in reducing waste. The concept of managing solid waste means giving trash new purpose and a new life. It’s about turning waste into a resource.
Land is at a premium, energy prices are soaring, and environmental impact has become a concern shared by all. Making more with less. Every pound we recycle out of the waste stream is one less pound we have to mine, smelt or mill. One less pound we have to bury or burn. Cans become more cans. Paper becomes insulation. Steel finds its way back into cars. All of which uses less energy, preserves our natural resources and reduces the waste we generate.
From our first recycling center in Vermont in 1977, to our current platform of recycling facilities serving 7 states, Casella has pioneered the recycling processing field. Today, Casella is leading the industry with investments in recycling infrastructure, research and development driving the next generation of recycling technologies, and innovative recycling programs that are making recycling easier for our customers.
Casella will dive into the world of recycling and then resurface into how recycling really touches each and every one of us on a daily basis.
How recycling touches each and every one of us daily
Acceptable recyclables in Casella’s Zero Sort recycling program
What recyclables are created into once the reach the end sites
Operations of how Zero Sort recycling machines work
Register via the link to the left. You will need to log-in with your email address and create a profile if you have not already done so. You must use the email address associated with your Chapter membership account in order to receive the member’s rate for registration. Advance registration fees: $15 for Chapter members, $20 for the general public, and $10 for students. Unregistered pay at the door $20, cash or check, only.
*Please be cautious as large commercial trucks and tractor trailers are on site. Park in front of the office building. We will enjoy some light refreshments.
About the Presenter:
Carrie Carpenter – Business Development
Carrie Carpenter entered into the world of recycling in 2008. She has over 8 years’ experience in the solid waste and recycling industry. Working with many municipalities and commercial companies providing solutions and introducing opportunities to increase Recycling ratios, Ms. Carpenter recently accepted a position of Business Development Manager for Commercial and Municipal Recycling for Casella’s Western Region.
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