Past Meetings

Webinar: U.S. EPA: New International Requirements for Exports and Imports of Plastic

 

November 23, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

 

Webinar


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This webinar will explain the new international requirements for exports and imports of plastic recyclables or scrap.

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Virtual Event: MRF Summit

 

November 18, 2020

 

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Virtual Event


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This year’s virtual event will explore key issues affecting Materials Recovery Facilities and recycling, including the impact of automation and technology of the workforce, the changing material stream, creating demand for recovered material, and the busi

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Virtual Event: Using Recycled Content in Road & Infrastructure Projects

 

November 16, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Webinar


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Don’t miss out on a unique and timely a workshop about using recycled content in road and infrastructure projects: November 16 and 17, 1 - 4 each day. Registration is required.

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Virtual Event: America Recycles: Innovation Fair and Summit

 

November 16, 2020

 

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Virtual Event


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This event showcases recent advances in recycling technology, product development, and materials usage.

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Webinar: Should Municipalities Get Back in the MRF Game?

 

November 12, 2020

 

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

 

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The increased cost for recycling services has some municipalities wondering if they should operate their own MRF.

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Webinar: The Future of the Upcycled Food Industry

 

November 12, 2020

 

12:30 PM to 12:45 PM

 

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Join Upcycled Food Association for a first anniversary celebration of a revolutionary new industry.

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Webinar: Driving Recycling Markets - Introduction to the Government Recycling Demand Champion Program

 

November 05, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

Webinar


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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

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Webinar - Container Deposit Laws Taking their Effectiveness to the Next Level through Global Best Practices

 

October 28, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

Webinar


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Container deposit laws received renewed attention during the COVID-19 pandemic as many states suspended, or suspended enforcement, of their so-called bottle bill laws. 

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National Recycling Strategy Webinar

 

October 27, 2020

 

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

 

Webinar


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he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a draft National Recycling Strategy and is now seeking public input through December 4th, 2020. The draft National Recycling Strategy identifies strategic objectives and actions needed to cre

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Webinar: U.S. EPA: New International Requirements for Exports and Imports of Plastic

 

October 19, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

 

Webinar


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This webinar will explain the new international requirements for exports and imports of plastic recyclables or scrap.

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IRA Annual Membership Meeting

 

October 15, 2020

 

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

 

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for the Annual Membership meeting!

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Webinar: IWRC Free Energy Reduction

 

October 07, 2020

 

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Webinar


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The IWRC is excited to announce the first in a series of free webinars titled the IWRC Energy Efficiency Webinar Series.

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Webinar: Voluntary Initiatives Driving the Use of Minimum Recycled Content in Products & Packaging

 

October 06, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

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Increasingly, brands are making commitments to increased use of recycled content in products and packaging.  This webinar will explore those commitments.

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POSTPONED: Iowa Recycling & Solid Waste Management Conference

 

October 05, 2020

 

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Conference


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Due to Covid-19, the annual fall conference has been postponed until 2021!

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Webinar: State & Local Laws Mandating Minimum Recycled Content

 

September 24, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

 

Webinar


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This webinar - the first in a two-part series on minimum recycled content being offered jointly by NERC and NEWMOA - will focus on existing state and local laws. The State of California and King County, Washington will be profiled.

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Webinar: New International Requirements for Exports and Imports of Plastic Recyclables

 

September 24, 2020

 

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

 

Webinar


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This webinar will explain the new international requirements for exports and imports of plastic recyclables or scrap.

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Webinar: Single-Use Plastics & Circular Economy Influencing Global Packaging Policy

 

September 24, 2020

 

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Webinar


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Countries around the world are implementing policies that reflect the growing risk around single-use plastic and packaging.

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Waste Screening and Special/Hazardous Waste Management (CEU)

 

September 15, 2020

 

9:00 AM to 11:15 AM

 

Online


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Review strategies to perform effective waste screening at your facility. We’ll also discuss special waste programs and helpful tips to identify hazardous wastes.

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Virtual Event: Food Recovery Forum

 

September 15, 2020

 

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

 

Virtual Event


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Attend the WasteExpo Together Online Food Recovery Forum where you can learn ways to solve the social and environmental issues of wasted food as well as means to profit from the recovery and reuse of food waste.

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Waste Expo Together Online

 

September 14, 2020

 

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

 

Virtual Event


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We're taking the experience of WasteExpo?— the largest waste and recycling event in North America?— and delivering it right to you online. You don't want to miss this. It's WasteExpo Reimagined.

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Webinar: Driving Recycling Markets - Introduction to the Government Recycling Demand Champion Program

 

September 09, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

Webinar


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The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) and Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) have launched the Government Recycling Demand Champion Program to promote the purchase of plastic products with post-consumer recycled content.

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Webinar: The Path Forward

 

August 19, 2020

 

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

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Coordinators of recycling programs across the country are grappling with budget constraints and ongoing safety concerns. At the same time, residents and elected officials are hoping for sustainability efforts to find new ways to blossom. Learn more.

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EVENTS

ARCHIVED IRA WEBINARS

April 8, 2020: Effective Communication and Outreach in the Waste Industry >>

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]