Industry Events and Workshops

Several industry workshops and events willb e held in conjunction with the Resource Recycling Conference. You will be able to register for these events and workshops on your conference registration form.

Intro to Zero Waste Training

Presented by Zero Waste USA
Date: August 28 / Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm / Meeting Room: TBD
$125 Registration Fee / Registration Required

Are you wondering what Zero Waste really means? Are you interested in learning how Zero Waste has become a key component of community and business sustainability plans across the US and the globe? Want to know more about the connection between Zero Waste and climate change, social justice and green jobs as well as the benefits to businesses pursuing Zero Waste? This lively interactive class is for you! Recommended reading list sent out in advance to increase your benefit from the class. Certificates of completion provided to all who pass exam. Questions? Contact Gary Liss at 916-652-7850. Register for this event on your conference registration form. Lunch is on own.


Zero Waste Community Principles and Tools

Presented by Zero Waste USA
Date: August 28 / Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm / Meeting Room: TBD
$125 Registration Fee / Registration Required

Ready to go deeper into the study of Zero Waste? This course covers the Zero Waste International Alliance Global Principles for Zero Waste Communities, Eight Steps to Becoming a Zero Waste Community and the Zero Waste Brain Trust Community Assessment Tools. Also showcased are contracting and procurement best practices with mini-case studies and the USEPA's web resource Managing and Transforming Waste Streams: A Tool for Communities, which enables users to explore 100 policy and program options plus 300 links to city and county ordinances, contract language and program websites. Recommended reading list sent out in advance to increase your benefit from the class. Certificates of completion provided to all who pass exam.  Prerequisite: Zero Waste USA's Introduction to Zero Waste Class – attendance and exam. Students with a proven grasp of the subject may take the exam in lieu of taking the Intro class. Questions? Contact Gary Liss at 916-652-7850. Register for this event on your conference registration form. Lunch is on own.


NRC Board of Directors Meeting

Presented by National Recycling Coalition
Date: August 28 / Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am / Meeting Room: TBD
No fee to attend


NRC Annual Members' Meeting

Presented by National Recycling Coalition
Date: August 28 / Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / Meeting Room: TBD
No fee to attend

Come meet the board candidates, catch up on NRC news and learn firsthand what NRC is working on and its plans for the coming year.