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Recycling 201 Primer

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US EPA Webinar

  • Webinar
When Nov 20, 2008
from 01:00 pm to 02:30 pm
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Nov. 20, 2008, 1-2:30 p.m. EST

How will the world financial crises affect recycling markets?

Get the overall 2008 recycling markets update; hear about the market crash and its ripple effect on the industry. 

Speaker Jerry Powell, Editor and Publisher of Resource Recycling, Inc., is just back from China where he investigated the plastic markets. Participants will get up-to-date insights from one of the original recycling market watchers.

Webinar topics will include:

  • The state of recycling nationally
  • The current state of the plastics, paper and metal markets
  • Trends in curbside collection


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Speaker bio:  Jerry Powell is the owner and publisher of two magazines and a newsletter (Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News).  Previously Mr. Powell founded and managed a recycling consulting firm for a decade and founded and managed a recycling business in Portland, Oregon for more than eight years.  He is a past three-time chair of the board of the National Recycling Coalition and the three-time chair of the board of a state recycling association.

In this second year of Web Academy sessions, US EPA's Resource Conservation Challenge (RCC) webinars will be held on the third Thursday of each month.



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