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2018 Solid Waste Conference

Department of Ecology Solid Waste Conference

September 24, 2018 10:00 AM

The Department of Ecology’s Solid Waste Conference will be held Sept. 24-25 at the Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth. 
The conference is intended for representatives from local governments, solid waste and recycling companies, tribes, nonprofit organizations, and associations. Our agenda will include a close look at the changes to the Solid Waste Handling Standards, discussion of the challenges facing commingled recycling, and food recovery.
Session topics include:

  • Review of the Solid Waste Handling Standards (WAC 173-350) including in-depth discussions of the most significant rule changes
  • Building partnerships and strategies for the future
  • Ending post-closure care
  • Strategies for addressing recycling contamination and discussion on the impacts of Chinese restrictions on recyclables
  • Discussion of growing food recovery partnerships

Conference agenda

Conference presentations

Edible Food Recovery Partnerships
Review of Chapter 173-350 WAC Rule Changes
Ending Post-Closure Care

Conference Location

Icicle Village Resort
505 Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Make your hotel reservations (use code 01Z 038 for group rate) or call: 800-961-0162


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Icicle Village Resort
505 Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA
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September 24, 2018 10:00 AM
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Julie Robertson
Legislative and Policy Coordinator
360 407-6132

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