Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference unveils new organizing partner, seeks speakers

Apr 19, 2013, 09:00 ET from Waste & Recycling News

DETROIT, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Greener Solution LLC has joined with Waste & Recycling News to organize the third annual Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference, the industry's focal point for shaping the future of tactical sustainability and corporate recycling programs.

The Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference is a three-day event for senior executives involved in the development, innovation and implementation of corporate sustainability and recycling programs.  Participants and attendees include CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Sustainability Directors, EH&S Directors and other environmental executives at Fortune 1000 and large middle market firms, environmental health and safety professionals, waste haulers and recycling officials.

"We are thrilled to work with A Greener Solution, a company perfectly suited for this important conference," says Brennan Lafferty, publisher of Waste & Recycling News. "Their expertise in corporate sustainability issues, as well as the underlying profitability and brand benefits, makes them an ideal partner. In addition, their team has been involved as a sponsor and exhibitor since we launched the CRWC in 2011, so they know our audience and what tools and information those professionals need to handle today's biggest sustainability issues."

A Greener Solution LLC, based in Zion, Ill., provides ROI-focused environmental management and consulting services to businesses of all sizes across the country.

Explains CEO Robert Render, "A Greener Solution is proud to have partnered with CRWC since its inception and now to act as the conference's co-organizing partner with Waste & Recycling News, who has been with us at the forefront of ensuring that sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand.  The CRWC is the premier place for corporate and industry leaders to share best practices and network. We look forward to helping create an invaluable and ultimately tactical experience for sponsors, exhibitors and attendees alike."

The CRWC will be held Oct. 8-10, 2013, at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel. The CRWC is a Crain Communications conference.

Call for speakers is now open!

In addition, the CRWC is now accepting inquiries from potential speakers. The theme for this year's CRWC is "Investing in Sustainability: ROI and Beyond." Sustainability professionals and experts interested in presenting at this year's CRWC in St. Louis should contact Submissions should include a short bio on the speaker and a 150-word description of the topic and presentation.

Past CRWC speakers include sustainability executives from General Motors, Costco Wholesale, FedEx Ground, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and Southwest Airlines.

A special highlight for CRWC attendees this year will be a tour of Anheuser-Busch's brewery in St. Louis that will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the company's sustainability and recycling programs. The CRWC's agenda also includes continuing education courses administered by Penn State University, two days of presentations and panel discussions, two evening networking receptions and an exhibit floor featuring the country's largest waste and recycling service providers as well as leading manufacturers in the field.

For more information on speaking and exhibiting, visit

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A Greener Solution LLC offers landfill avoidance and by-product management, consulting and program development services. The company, based in Zion, Ill., manages recyclables, solid waste, hazardous waste, non-hazardous waste, universal waste, surplus IT assets, pallets and organics. A Greener Solution specializes in waste audits, recycling programs, product destruction, vendor management, onsite labor, onsite management and waste-to-energy services. For details, visit

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