Daniel J. Domonoske, executive vice president of Potential Industries, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the 29th annual Summit for Recycling conference. Dan will address this year’s theme, “Who needs China’s markets? Creating solutions in Colorado,” by explaining the real impact of what’s going on in China and describing what Colorado needs to do to adjust and to attract end markets.
The conference will be hosted at the Westin Snowmass Resort in Snowmass Village, Colo., June 3-5. The Summit for Recycling 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 potential upheaval in global recycling markets presented by China’s “National Sword” program is an opportunity for the U.S. and Colorado recyclers to improve their material quality and to create local markets that will boost our local economies. Through plenary sessions and focused round-table sessions, conference attendees will be actively explore advancements in infrastructure, end-market development, and policies in waste reduction, recovery, and diversion.
Dan Domonoske has more than 30 years of experience in recycling. Dan lived in China for a year, was part of a joint venture that owned and operated a newsprint and tissue mill in China and has travelled to China extensively in the last 20 years. With Potential Industries, Dan has been in the business of closing the loop through all aspects of recycling including sorting-processing at their regional Material Recovery Facility (MRF), municipal operating and marketing contracts, trans-loading, exporting, transfer station and traditional recycling. Dan has a BS in Economics, a Masters in International Business Management and a PhD in Environmental Policy. As a skier and former CO resident, Dan is no stranger to Colorado or to the Snowmass area.