Platinum Sponsor

Ball Corporation

Gold Sponsor

Larimer County Solid Waste

Silver Sponsor

Power Screening, LLC

Host Committee

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

City of Fort Collins

Colorado State University

I.T. Refresh

2017 Summit Agenda

The Summit schedule is complete with workshops, panel discussions, a variety of presenters, exhibit hall, site tours, recycling awards, silent auction, and fun evening networking events.

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

Sunday, June 4

Networking

5:00PM - 7:00PM Welcome Reception
  Show Description

Monday, June 5

Plenary

8:00AM - 9:30AM Opening Plenary "Simple. Serious. Solvable. The 3 S's of Climate Change"
 Speaker(s)
Scott Denning, Colorado State University
  Show Description

Concurrent Sessions

9:45AM - 10:45AM The Numbers Game: How to Show Recycling Matters as a Local Climate Solution
 Speaker(s)
Lucinda Smith, City of Fort Collins
Lynn Coppedge, City of Lakewood

Moderator(s)
Kate Bailey, Eco-Cycle
  Show Description
9:45AM - 10:45AM Businesses Creating Measurable Sustainability Goals, for Recycling and Beyond
 Speaker(s)
Fallene Wells, Let Em Have It Salon
Matthew Hamilton, Aspen Skiing Company

Moderator(s)
Nick Beni, Spark Fun Electronics
Laila Amerman, Waste Management
  Show Description
9:45AM - 10:45AM Food Waste -- Opportunity Knocks!
 Speaker(s)
Jamie Harkins, City of Boulder
Dana D'Souza, Skumatz Econoimc Research Associates

Moderator(s)
Laurie Johnson, Colorado Association for Recycling
  Show Description

Concurrent Sessions

11:00AM - 12:00PM Food Waste Diversion: Know the End Before You Begin
 Speaker(s)
Charlotte Pitt, City and County of Denver/Denver Recycles
Bryce Isaacson, Western Disposal Services
Elise Centanni, Alpine Waste and Recycling
  Show Description
11:00AM - 12:00PM Could Compost Be the Key to Fighting Climate Change?
 Speaker(s)
Dan Matsch, Eco-Cycle
Kris Holstrom, San Miguel County

Moderator(s)
Leigh Ratterman, Boulder County
  Show Description
11:00AM - 12:00PM How Local Government Can Support and Engage the Business Community in Sustainability Efforts
 Speaker(s)
Heidi Wagner, City of Fort Collins
Carol Stearns, Veritas Waste
Elizabeth Montalbano, Partners for a Clean Environment
Janet Burgesser, Certifiably Green Denver
  Show Description

Plenary

12:30PM - 1:30PM Eat, Drink, Renew: Recycling Along the Food Chain

Networking

1:30PM - 3:30PM Business Partner Showcase
  Show Description

Tour

2:00PM - 5:00PM CSU Earth, Sun and Fire
  Show Description
2:00PM - 5:00PM Larimer County Landfill
  Show Description
2:00PM - 5:00PM Loveland Recycling Center and Uncle Benny's
  Show Description

Networking

6:00PM - 8:00PM CAFR Recycling Awards Gala
  Show Description

Tuesday, June 6

Tour

7:30AM - 10:00AM Old Town Alley Walk and Coffee
  Show Description
7:30AM - 10:00AM Fort Collins Recycling Facilities
  Show Description
7:30AM - 10:00AM CSU Earth, Sun and Fire
  Show Description

Networking

8:00AM - 10:30AM Business Partner Showcase
  Show Description

Concurrent Sessions

10:30AM - 11:45AM Zero Waste Events Planning, Big and Small
 Speaker(s)
Melissa Kirr, Walking Mountains Science Center
Lynn Coppedge, City of Lakewood
Jessie Burley, High Country Conservation Center
  Show Description
10:30AM - 11:45AM Can C&D Diversion Be a Viable BusinessOpportunity in Colorado?
 Speaker(s)
Cathleen Hall, Pitkin County Solid Waste Center

Moderator(s)
Laurie Batchelder Adams, LBA Associates, Inc.
  Show Description
10:30AM - 11:45AM Colorado Mayors Presented with Challenge of Improving Waste Diversion
  Show Description

Luncheon

11:45AM - 12:45PM Networking Lunch

Networking

11:45AM - 1:15PM Business Partner Showcase
12:45PM - 1:15PM CAFR Council Business Meetings
1:00PM Silent Auction Closes

Concurrent Sessions

1:15PM - 2:15PM Colorado Product Stewardship Workshop
  Show Description
1:15PM - 2:15PM Interested in Collecting Hard-to-Recycle Materials? Let's Work Together!
 Speaker(s)
John Newman, Waste-Not Recycling
Sarah Jones, Yampa Valley Sustainability Council
Chris Conway, Spring Back Colorado

Moderator(s)
Dan Matsch, Eco-Cycle
  Show Description
1:15PM - 2:15PM Beyond 34: Recycling and Recovery for a New Economy
 Speaker(s)
Jennifer Gerholdt, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Juri Freeman, Resource Recycling Systems
  Show Description

Plenary

2:30PM - 3:30PM Closing Keynote