Pre-Conference Workshop

China: It’s Implications on the Recovered Paper Markets and the Outcome of the Country’s Restrictions on Imports.

Presenters: Bill Moore, President, and Dan Gee, Senior Associate, Moore & Associates, Inc.

World recovered paper markets were  thrown into chaos in the second half of 2017 due to China’s  announcements on restricting imports into their country.  This workshop  will both cover what the current status of those restrictions, how they  came about, the implications on US recycling collection programs, and  the effect on global recovered paper markets.

Primary coverage of the workshop will be  on the grades most affected: OCC, Mixed Paper, and Sorted Residential  Paper and News (SRPN – the old #8 ONP grade).

A separate registration fee of $67 is required for this workshop.  Space is Limited.

Click HERE, to Register for this workshop.

Pre-Confernce Workshop Speakers

Bill Moore

Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates, Inc.

Bill Moore is an accomplished senior executive and environmental expert with more than 40 years of experience across the chemical, solid waste management, recycling, paper, packaging, and related manufacturing sectors.


Leveraging extensive experience as an environmental business professional and pioneer in the paper recycling industry, Bill provides valuable insight for companies in need of guidance on strategy due to changes in commodity pricing, markets, and technology; facing environmental issues; or interested in sustainable business practices. His areas of expertise include leadership, start-ups, generating growth, sales and marketing, market analysis, market trends, price forecasting, operations, regulatory affairs, global business, and environmental issues.

Dan Gee

Dan Gee, Senior Associate, Moore & Associates, Inc.

Dan Gee is a Senior Associate of Moore & Associates and the president of Recovered Paper Consulting, LLC, a firm designed to provide a variety of services to the paper recycling industry.  He has been involved in forest products for 38 years, with the past 22 years in the paper recycling industry.   He began with the Weyerhaeuser Company in lumber & building product sales, and quickly moved to the paper recycling business in Charlotte, NC.  He advanced in sourcing, sales, and brokerage gaining experience in the southeast, mid-west, and northwest U.S. and Canadian regions.  After the International Paper acquisition of the Weyerhaeuser brown paper business, he managed the national brokerage business and west region sales/brokerage.  Dan has a unique combination of skills and geographic experience in procurement, sales, export, management, and leadership with strengths in communication and meeting facilitation.   He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Forest Management.  Dan and his family reside in the San Francisco bay area.