Forum: Communities: Setting Trends in Waste Prevention and Recycling
On May 1, 2002, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern time), the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will sponsor a satellite
forum entitled "Communities: Setting Trends in Waste Prevention
and Recycling". This program will assist solid waste managers
in establishing effective waste reduction programs. Panelists
include: Charlie Reighart, Baltimore County, MD Department of
Public Works which earned the 2001 Bronze Award for Integrated
Solid Waste Systems for the County's unique residential refuse/recycling
management system; and John Reindl, Dane County, WI Department
of Public Works who has authored over 100 articles, fact sheets,
and market directories on solid waste management. The forum
panel will share lessons learned about their own government
programs for waste prevention, and recycling. In addition to
the panelists' presentations, video clips will highlight other
successful programs and viewers can call in and ask questions.
| EPA and its partners encourage you
to participate in any way you can.
The satellite forum will be accessible to downlink at locations
nationwide. You may organize a viewing opportunity for a few
of your colleagues, students, and local organizations, or you
may wish to host a larger event with speakers or panelists from
your community or region. Either way, we hope that this forum
will offer you an opportunity to gain new insights about solid
Being a downlink site coordinator is easy and the downlink is
free. EPA has developed a complete downlink coordinator's kit
the simplifies the task of organizing a downlink site for your
school or organization. It includes We'll even supply you with
supporting publications such as "Environmentally Preferable
Purchasing" , "Electronics Reuse and Recycling",
"Recovering Organics", "Closing the Loop"
and "Donation Programs?Turning Trash into Treasure".
Click on this link http://p2ric.org/cgi-shl/nph-t.pl?U=929&M=$subst
('recip.memberid') to review the downlink coordinator's kit,
biographies and additional resources. You can also complete
the Online Registration Form to register a downlink site.
If you have questions about becoming a downlink site coordinator,
WasteWise Satellite Forum
c/o ERG, Inc.
2200 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Fax: 703 841-1440
WasteWise is a free, voluntary, EPA program helping U.S. organizations
eliminate costly municipal solid waste, benefitting the bottom
line and the environment.
National Recycling Council (NRC)
Association of North America (SWANA)
Past Wastewise Webcasts:
Solid Waste Gets a Higher
Education: College/University Waste Reduction Satellite Forum,
The National Recycling Coalition's College and University
Recycling Council & WasteWise teamed up to broadcast information
that will support colleges and universities in establishment
of effective waste reduction programs.
Why "Waste" a Cool Planet,
See what you can do about solid waste management and global
warming. Meet experts, business owners, and government representatives
that are all working to raise awareness of climate change
EPA WasteWise Buy Recycled Forum,
This program was designed to provide businesses, governments
and other organizations with insights on ways to purchase
quality, competitively priced recycled products.
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