Pre-Conference Workshop

Recycling Markets Development Workshop

Presenters:  Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates

                            Dan Gee, Senior Associate, Moore & Associates

                            Susan Cornish, Sustainability Practice Lead, Moore & Associates

                            With input from Nina Bellucci Butler, CEO, More Recycling, Inc.  (Not Attending)


This pre-conference workshop will focus on market development issues in the recovered paper and plastics area. 


The Workshop will cover the following topics:  
• Current conditions and markets – how did we get to where we are today? 
• Where do we go from here and what needs to change?  
• New US projects to consume more recovered paper and plastics. 
• How long will it take for markets to improve?  
• What are the significant challenges that lie ahead in the paper and plastics market?


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

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Bill Moore

Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates


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. Bill graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology in NJ in Chemical Engineering. 


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Dan Gee

Dan Gee, Senior Associate, Moore & Associates


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 25 years of experience in the paper recycling industry. He began his paper recycling career with the Weyerhaeuser Company in Charlotte, NC.  Dan advanced in sourcing, sales, and brokerage, gaining experience in the southeast, mid-west, 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.

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Susan Cornish

Susan Cornish, Sustainability Practice Lead, Moore & Associates

Bio

Susan Cornish leads the Sustainability Practice lead at Moore & Associates with a focus on Sustainable Packaging and Recycling. Susan brings 25 years of experience conducting primary and secondary research for Marketing and Communications decision-making. She has in-depth knowledge of new product development, packaging design, messaging, and market development and has helped many global brand owners develop, launch, and market products in sectors including Consumer Products, Energy, Hospitality, and Retail. Susan has taught environmental and economic development courses at the University of Georgia and has published in recycling trade magazines and academic journals.Susan holds a PhD in Economic Development from the University of Toronto.

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Nina Bellucci Butler (Workshop Contributor, not attending)

Nina Bellucci Butler, CEO, More Recycling, Inc. 


Nina Bellucci Butler is the CEO of More Recycling (MORE), a research and information technology firm with a mission to drive sustainable use of resources. The company’s technology, relationships, and deep understanding of the plastics recycling landscape have made it the trusted organization to deliver the annual plastic recycling reports for the U.S. and Canada for 10+ years. Nina and her team have developed an information management system that supports the annual Plastic Recycling Study and resources such as PlasticsMarkets.org, Buy Recycled Plastics Directory, the Recycling Market Development Platform (coming soon), and the Film Drop-Off Directory on PlasticFilmRecycling.org that supports the How2Recycle Label. 


MORE also leads multi-stakeholder initiatives. The latest initiative resulted in a Roadmap to Plastic Recyclability—for packaging not currently accepted for recycling. MORE is valued for its ability to deliver unbiased guidance in navigating the role plastics play in the movement towards circular supply chains, valuing carbon, and reducing GHG emissions. Nina has been an industry leader and visionary providing key insights into sustainability for nearly 20 years. She is currently serving as a member of the board of directors for the National Recycling Coalition. She has a Masters of Environmental Management degree from Duke University, where she was also part of the Duke Environmental Leadership Program.