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Summit early-bird registration rates extended through May 20

Register now. Don’t miss Colorado’s premier recycling conference.

The Summit for Recycling conference, June 12-14, in Grand Junction offers attendees a variety of specialized workshops and plenary sessions throughout Monday and Tuesday. Don’t miss this opportunity to network, learn, and share your experiences.

The Summit is a dynamic conference and exhibition that brings together the state’s recycling professionals and individuals dedicated to the principles of recycling, waste prevention and composting. The agenda includes educational sessions, exhibit hall, site tours, recycling awards, silent auction, and fun evening networking events.

Summit registration fees include the Monday-evening welcome reception and breakfast, lunch and snacks Monday and Tuesday and support world-class educational sessions. The Summit for Recycling is a major CAFR fundraising event and is a cornerstone to build and grow recycling in Colorado.

2016 Summit for Recycling
June 12-14, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Junction
www.cafr.org/summit

“Innovate to Succeed: Navigating the New Era of Materials Management”

In a world of sustainability, what does our traditional recycling industry, which handles products at end-of-life, offer? Where do source reduction, reuse, repurposing and environmentally sound purchasing fit in? What challenges and opportunities present themselves as Design for Environment (DFE), Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), product stewardship, dematerialization and related initiatives change both the volume and composition of material entering the waste stream? How does the global market impact our decisions in what materials to manage and how? Welcome to the era of responsible materials management!

This entry was posted on Friday, May 6th, 2016.