Platinum Sponsor

Sponsor the Summit

Gold Sponsor

Larimer County Solid Waste

Silver Sponsor

Waste Management

Host Committee

A special thank you to the Summit for Recycling Host Committee:

EverGreen ZeroWaste

Town of Snowmass Village

2018 Summit Agenda

The Summit schedule is complete with round tables and workshops, subject-matter experts, a business partner showcase, site tours, recycling awards, silent auction, and fun evening networking events.

Round Tables

Unless otherwise noted, concurrent sessions during this year's Summit will take the form of a round table. CAFR uses round tables as a method to convene stakeholders on regional and topical issues for the purpose of advancing infrastructure, end markets, and state and local policies in waste reduction, recovery and diversion.

Round tables are the first step in exploring the establishment of working groups that take on tangible, actionable and measurable projects over the course of a 12-month period. Each round table is led by a facilitator and the discussion centers around identifying two to three major obstacles in advancing infrastructure, end markets or policy to promote a circular economy and then choosing one task that can be accomplished in 12 months that will make a measureable impact.

This is a preliminary agenda; details are subject to change.

Sunday, June 3

Networking

5:00PM - 7:00PM Business Partner Showcase Welcome Reception
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Monday, June 4

8:00AM - 9:30AM Opening Keynote
 Speaker(s)
Daniel Domonoske, Potential Industries, Inc.
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Concurrent Sessions

9:45AM - 11:45AM Moving the Needle at the Local Level
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9:45AM - 11:45AM Landfills: Tipping the Scales to Divert More Waste
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9:45AM - 11:45AM Closed-Loop Solutions for Plastics
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9:45AM - 11:45AM Cleantech Recycling Solutions
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Plenary

12:15PM - 1:30PM How Can the Cannabis Industry Contribute to Waste Reduction and Diversion?

Networking

1:30PM - 2:30PM Business Partner Showcase
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Concurrent Sessions

2:30PM - 4:30PM New Opportunities for Change
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2:30PM - 4:30PM Apples to Apples: Collecting Data to Effectively Measure Waste Diversion and Reduction
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2:30PM - 4:30PM Closed-Loop Solutions for C&D
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2:30PM - 4:30PM Making Colorado Attractive for End-Market Development
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Networking

6:00PM - 9:00PM CAFR Recycling Awards Gala
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Tuesday, June 5

Plenary

8:30AM - 9:45AM Plenary

Networking

9:45AM - 10:15AM Business Partner Showcase
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Concurrent Sessions

10:15AM - 12:15PM What Is the Best Way to Collect Our Stuff?
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10:15AM - 12:15PM E-Waste Five Years Later - We Know the Symptoms, Now Let's Solve the Real Problem
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10:15AM - 12:15PM Organics Diversion Without Markets Equals What?
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10:15AM - 12:15PM So You Have a Great Business Idea, What Now?
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Plenary

1:15PM - 2:30PM Ask the Gubernatorial Candidates: What Is Your Vision for Building a New Recycling Economy in Colorado?
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Tour

2:45PM - 5:00PM Rio Grande Recycling Center
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2:45PM - 5:00PM Pitkin County Solid Waste Center
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2:45PM - 5:00PM Aspen Skiing Company Micro-Hydro Plant
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Concurrent Sessions

2:45PM - 5:00PM Developing and Executing Corporate Zero Waste Plans
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