Today, America Recycles Day, ISRI and Keep America Beautiful will be co-hosting the 2017 State of Recycling Forum focusing on plastics recycling.
Titled Plastics Recycling: Improving Quality. Driving Demand., this event will address several of the current challenges and opportunities facing the plastics recycling industry.
The objectives for this year’s forum are as follows:
- Raise awareness and deeper understanding of recycling, specifically plastic recycling challenges, progress being made as well as opportunities and solutions for improving the quality of plastics recovered and market demand for those materials;
- Identify priority actions for stakeholder collaboration to advance plastic recycling; and
- Raise awareness among the broader recycling stakeholder community through an on-line forum.
The Forum will be simulcast live from 11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. through ISRI’s website. The schedule for the event is as follows: (all times Eastern)
11:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Noon – 1 p.m. Current State of Plastics Recycling
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Innovations within Plastics Recycling
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Engaging Consumers in Recycling and Buying Recycled Content
The event will be recorded and available for viewing on ISRI's website at a later date.
For the latest agenda and speaker information, visit the Forum’s online event page.
For more information, contact Bob Ensinger.