A special thank you to the Summit for Recycling Host Committee:
DoubleTree by Hilton
1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
CAFR has secured a conference rate of $105/night at the DoubleTree. Make your reservations before May 19, 2014.
Use CAFR's carpool message board to let other attendees know if you need a ride or can provide one to the Summit for Recycling.
Offset the emissions you can't reduce. Your tax-deductible donation to the Colorado Carbon Fund will help reduce pollution, create jobs and promote environmental health in Colorado communities.
Contact Marjie Griek at 303-975-6975.
The Colorado Association for Recycling’s annual recycling Summit is a dynamic conference and exhibition that brings together the state's recycling professionals and individuals dedicated to the principles of recycling, waste prevention and composting. The agenda is complete with educational sessions, a variety of presenters, exhibit hall, site tours, recycling awards, silent auction, and fun evening networking events. The 2014 Summit will be the 25th year of the conference!
"The Changing Landscape: How Limited Resources, New Technologies and Human Behavior Are Reshaping the Recycling Industry"
Steven M. Viny is the CEO of Envision Waste Services, LLC. Mr. Viny has more than 34 years of experience in the solid waste industry. More than 20 years ago, Mr. Viny developed the original concept for a mixed waste processing facility, and he recently developed the miniMRF system for mixed waste processing. The MiniMRF is highly automated and features extremely high throughput capacity while occupying a very small space.
Jerry Powell is the president of Resource Recycling, Inc., and is the owner of three magazines (Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News). He edits Resource Recycling. In addition, he aids in the management of three annual conferences, The E-Scrap Conference and Exhibition, The Plastics Recycling Conference and Exhibition, and The Resource Recycling Conference and Exhibition, several of which are the world’s largest in their fields.
Every year I learn something new at the CAFR Summit, and I've been in this field for nearly 30 years.
-- Anne Peters, Gracestone, Inc.
Where else can you meet all the players at one time?
-- Gary Horton, Western Disposal Services
Networking, being able to connect with people in a focused environment away from the daily grind and create new and better ways to get 'er done.
-- Bob Yost, A1 Organics
I can count on CAFR’s Summit to re-energize me for the year: The old friends I connect with, the new programs & enterprises introduced, and the policy discussions light a fire under me like nothing else.
-- Laurie Batchelder Adams, LBA Associates, Inc.