Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference Unveils Speakers for September Event

Aug 04, 2011, 14:23 ET from Waste & Recycling News

DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference is pleased to announce its lineup of distinguished executive speakers for the event to be held Sept. 27-29 in Orlando, Fla., at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center.

John Bradburn, staff environmental engineer, General Motors Corp.; Chris Duffy, vice president of workforce operations & strategy, The Home Depot; and Brad Tomm, international sustainability manager, MGM Resorts; highlight a list of more than 20 environmental management professionals who will share their expertise with attendees of the CRWC.

"We were pleasantly overwhelmed by the number of qualified subject matter experts interested in presenting at this inaugural conference," said Lang Herndon, conference chairman and vice president of national accounts at Republic Services Inc. "Through the caliber to speakers scheduled to present, attendees will hear first-hand about recycling and sustainability best practices with proven results for implementing a new or enhancing an existing program. Additionally, attendees will benefit by networking with industry professionals and gain valuable insight to identifying cost effective techniques and viable solutions to create a 'green' corporate culture."

The complete list of speakers is available at

The Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference is organized for environmental executives at Fortune 1000 firms as well as waste haulers and recycling officials. Waste & Recycling News and Republic Services co-organize the Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference.

"This event is about finding that sweet spot between being environmentally responsible and fiscally intelligent," said Brennan Lafferty, publisher of Waste & Recycling News. "Environmental professionals are challenged each day with that task. The CRWC is designed to give attendees more tools to help them complete their work."

The CRWC includes 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.

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Republic Services Inc. is a leading provider of services in the domestic, non-hazardous solid waste industry based in Phoenix. It provides non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 376 collection companies in 40 states and Puerto Rico. Republic also owns or operates 223 transfer stations, 192 solid waste landfills and 78 recycling facilities. Republic serves millions of residential customers under terms of contracts with more than 3,000 municipalities for waste collection and residential services. For more details, visit

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