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ISRI’s Live Learning Center is the place to experience interactive learning opportunities straight from your desktop!  These member-only webinars are custom tailored for the scrap industry, giving recyclers up-to-date cutting edge information they can put to work right away!

The Live Learning Center also contains a video archive of previously aired webinars. These webinar videos are available 24/7 and only available to members who are logged in.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Creating a Better Bale and the Basics of Plastic Resin Identification

Ever wonder what the difference is between PET and HDPE and why different plastics are incompatible? Understanding these differences are vital if you are to get the maximum value and profit for the plastics you sell. This course is geared towards anyone involved with materials collection or recycling that needs assistance with polymer identification and uses for different polymers such as PET, HDPE, PP, HIPS and ABS. In this course you'll be given the basics to understand these differences and learn how to reduce your bale rejections, increase your profit and find out how to maximize your revenue stream!

Speaker: Mandy Schneebaum, Snowtree Consulting and Recycling Inc
Mandy has worked in the polymers field for 25 years. Over her 25 year, she has been involved with various areas of plastic production. Much of her experience comes from her time operating a plastics distribution and trading company. During that time she built and ran a color, additive, and compounding company in Toronto. Her plant produced colors and additives for much of the plastic markets application. Her experience is vast in the manufacturing plastic products using production methods such as extrusion, injection molding, thermoforming, blow film, blow molding, fibers, and sheet After selling her Compounding plants in 2007, Snowtree's charter became to concentrate more on scrap. Snowtree meets the demands of scrap trading or distribution with strong technical knowledge to get the best net back for their clients. Working closely with the end users of plastic and waste recyclers has proved to be a success for all parties.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Improving Driver Behavior and Reducing Accidents

Ensuring drivers are alert and focused on the road ahead of them is the most important task a driver can undertake while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, in today's world, the multitude of distractions drivers are confronted with can easily cause an accident. Whether its texting while driving, sleep deprivation, focusing too long on the GPS or even changing the station on the radio, a driver that takes his eyes off the road for even an instant can spell disaster. In this informative webinar, Klint Crawford, a well-known driving safety expert and Account Executive at Lytx DriveCam, will explain how in-cab video combined with coaching and analytics can be used to dramatically improve driver behavior, reduce accidents and positively impact a motor carrier’s bottom line. Whether your a driver or an owner with a fleet of trucks, you owe it to yourself to take a moment and hear the important information given during this session.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

How Recycling Can Help Reduce Ocean Debris

The challenge of reducing marine debris is one of the most daunting challenges society faces in the 21st century. But before we can implement solutions, we need to understand the enormity of the challenge. In this webinar you'll hear from experts who have been studying this problem and have proposed solutions. If you're interested in learning more about this challenge and how recyclers can play an important role in mitigating the spread of marine debris you should join this webinar.

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Upcoming RIOS™ Webinars

Members of RIOS™ are invited to attend the RIOS™ 101 Training Webinars that have been developed to help companies successfully implement RIOS™, pass their certification audit, and improve their QEHS programs at their facilities. Each webinar is held at 2 p.m. on the scheduled date. For more information contact RIOS™ staff at info@rioscertification.org.

Webinar Archives


Looking for past webinars? We have made a number of sessions available on-demand. This section is only available to members. If you are not a member and would like to learn how to access this and many more member only benefits, visit our membership page.

Webinar Archives