Session III

Session Title

Investing with a Systems Approach: Boosting Recycling, Recovery, and Remanufacturing in the Southeast, A Collaboration Between the Closed Loop Partners and The Recycling Partnership


The need to improve the quantity and quality of recyclables is a high priority in light of current recycling market conditions, and new, rigorous efforts are needed to create circular supply chains to achieve effective environmental and economic outcomes. In this session, the speakers will highlight how they are working on a systems-based approach and new models they are developing to user in the next generation of recycling system modernization and innovation, with hopes to drive a reduction in the use of new plastic and other virgin materials.


Moderator: Dr. Jon Powell, Director Special Projects, Closed Loop Partners

Cody Marshall, Chief Community Strategy Officer, The Recycling Partnership

Dr. Jon Powell, Director Special Projects, Closed Loop Partners

Session III Speakers

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Cody Marshall

Cody Marshall, Chief Community Strategy Officer, The Recycling Partnership

Bio

No one loves recycling data and local program improvement quite like Cody. With over a decade of industry experience, Cody has managed daily recycling operations in Orange County, North Carolina and worked as a Senior Consultant for RRS where he helped build The Recycling Partnership model. In addition to helping local governments achieve lasting improvements to their recycling programs, he and his wife practice animal husbandry with a brood of backyard chickens in Chapel Hill, NC.

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Dr. Jon Powell

Dr. Jon Powell, Director Special Projects, Closed Loop Partners

Bio

Jon supports Closed Loop Partners building on his research in the field of Waste Informatics and 15+ years experience across a wide spectrum of leadership, operational, and research roles that spans efforts across four continents. He employs a range of systems approaches to address intractable materials management and carbon emissions challenges. He is the Founder and CEO of PTP Informatics and hails from Gainesville, FL.