IRA Webinar: Resume & Interview Guidance
This webinar will help students and recent graduates who are entering the workforce prepare for resumes and interviews. You will find out what recruiters from two Iowa-based environmental engineering firms are looking for in a resume and learn how to stru
Virtual Conference: Plastics Recycling Conference
The Plastics Recycling Conference, now in its 16th year, is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. This year's fully online event, slated for April 7-8, brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment ma
NERC's Spring '21 Virtual Conference
The Northeast Recycling Council's events are designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to learn, share ideas, discuss the issues and network with others.
Webinar: Municipal Parks & Composting: A Natural Partnership
The US Composting Council will host a webinar on Thursday March 25th to bring together Parks Departments from various municipalities across the country to learn about their composting operations, with a focus on programs that accept and process food scrap
Webinar: Effective Strategies for Reducing Contamination in Residential Recycling
During this webinar, participants will learn from representatives from state and local governments and materials recovery facilities about successful strategies and programs that are reducing contamination in the recycling stream.
Webinar: Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH) Update to Model Legislation
Please join John Gilkeson, of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Chair of the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH), for a discussion about TPCH's recent update to their model legislation
Webinar: EPR Masterclass 2021 Approaching Circularity for Packaging via EPR: Producer Perspectives
Packaging brand owners from Europe, Canada, and the United States will share their perspectives on packaging EPR systems that represent different stages in the evolution of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) across the globe.
Compost Training Program
The Northeast Colorado Compost Manufacturing: Principles & Practices (CM:PP) course consists of a two day Livestream course and an optional third day Self-Driven Tour which is designed to expand and refresh your knowledge of the compost production process
Webinar: Can stabilization/solidification mitigate the effects of RO?
Conventional treatments of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have proven ineffective at destroying these “forever chemicals." Reverse osmosis (RO) has shown to be effective at removing PFAS from landfill leachate, but like most filtration or mem
Plastic Film Recycling & End-Markets
A panel conversation about residential plastic film recycling and the status of film end-markets.
Webinar: Debinding Books to Increase Profits
The Environmental University, in association with the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), Greif Recycling, and Norman Milner, Inc. will hold an educational webinar on increasing paper markets by debinding books.
Webinar: Material Characterization and Economic Impacts of Recycling - 2020 Reports
In 2018, the United States generated more than 292 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW). Measuring waste generation and how it is managed characterizes the national waste stream and is an important foundation for managing materials.
Webinar: Zero Waste Communities: A Vision for the Future
Cities and towns across the United States have developed and launched comprehensive plans with clear timetables in their drive toward waste-free communities. They are now taking action to achieve these ambitious goals. These actions are also proving key t
Webinar: Rewarding Recycling: Learnings from the World’s Highest-Performing Deposit Return Systems
Motivated by this confluence of trends, policymakers, environmental organizations and businesses are actively evaluating solutions such as deposit return systems for the sustainable management of single-use beverage containers.
Strategies for Collecting Residential Food Waste
Composting & anaerobic digestion are great, but first the organics have to be collected.
IWRC Energy Efficiency Webinar #2
During these challenging times, the Iowa Waste Reduction Center is finding new ways to assist Iowa's small businesses.
Webinar: Recycling Markets in 2021
With the new year, will the recycling markets get better? We will hear from three leading industry experts on what to expect in 2021.
Webinar: Government Recycling Demand Champion Program - Introduction
Taking action to support the recycling industry is essential - especially these days. A new national program, the NERC-APR Government Recycling Demand Champion Program, provides a simple strategy for closing the loop by buying products with post-consumer
Virtual Conference: Virtual COMPOST 2021
Virtual COMPOST 2021 is the national U.S. Composting Council conference that will take place on January 26 and 27, 2021.
Webinar: Depackaging & Commercial Composting - An Integrated System for Organics Recycling
Depackaging is a relative new player in the commercial composting industry, providing a tool for commercially generated food waste - such as unsold and damaged food and beverages - to be separated from its packaging. The food is composted in an anaerobic
Webinar: How to Buy Recycled - A Training
This training webinar will provide purchasing officials, decision-makers, and recycling advocates with information about how to buy recycled.
Webinar: Alternative Recycling Technologies & Products with Post-consumer Resin
Moving the conversation about alternative recycling technologies from speculation to reality, and its role relative to traditional recycling programs and post-consumer resins, is the goal of this webinar.
ARCHIVED IRA WEBINARS
Lea Hensel, Business Development Specialist, Foth Infrastructure and Environment, [email protected]: Presentation >>
Luke Soiseth, Principal and Copywriter, Mod and Co., [email protected]: Presentation (26MB) >>
Alita Kane, Community Program Coordinator, The Recycling Partnership, [email protected]: Presentation >>
April 17, 2020: Impact of COVID-19 on Recycling & Waste in Iowa >>
Joe Bolick, Director, Iowa Waste Reduction Center, [email protected]
Alan Schumacher, IRA President, Business Development and Sales, Quincy Recycle, [email protected]
Lea Hensel, Business Development Specialist, Foth Infrastructure and Environment, [email protected]