VX2021- March 30 -WASTE- Policies & Technologies for California's Waste & Recycling Crisis


VX2021 Waste & Recycling Charrette: Policies & Technologies for the California Waste & Recycling Crisis

Opening RemarksBen Allen, 26th District, California State Senate

E-Waste Market Overview: John Shegerian, Executive Chairman, ERI

11:10 AM Batteries & E-Waste: Is the Answer Extending Producer Responsibility?

Moderator: Frances Anderton, Fmr. Host/Producer, KCRW
John Shegerian, Executive Chairman, ERI
Doug Kobold, Executive Director, California Product Stewardship Council
Adam Minter, Author, Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade/Columnist, Bloomberg
Ana Pacheco, Quality Assurance Manager, Homeboy Recycling

11:50 Addressing Plastic Waste Without a Market for Recyclables

Moderator: Rita Kampalath, Sustainability Program Director, LA County Chief Sustainability Office
Christiane Waldron, Business Development Director, Kaneka Biopolymers 
Takahiro Obase, Program Manager, JGC Corporation
Mark Herrema, CEO, Newlight

12:20: Organic Waste Management: The Promise & Implementation Challenges
Moderator: Christine Arbogast, Solid Waste West, Unit President, Tetra Tech
Gideon Kracov, South Coast AQMD Member, CARB
Coby Skye, Assistant Deputy Director, LA County Public Works
Yaniv Scherson, Chief Operating Officer, Anaergia

12:50 Audience Q&A


VX2021 -WASTE- Policies & Technologies for California's Waste & Recycling Crisis