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2008 Midwest Urban Recycling Forum

The 4th Midwest Urban Recycling Forum took place in Chicago, Illinois on September 11-12, 2008. The following table provides the final agenda, presentations, and discussions from the meeting.

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Final Agenda (PDF) (2pp, 120K)

Meeting Notes (PDF) (9pp, 165K)

Attendee List (PDF) (2pp, 42K)

Summary of Trends and Issues(PDF) (24 pp, 445K)
Julie Gevrenov, U.S. EPA Region 5

Recycling Steel in a Global Market (PDF) (30pp, 3M)
David Keeling, Steel Recycling Institute

Glass Market Update (PDF) (20 pp, 2M)
Jeffrey Fielkow, Strategic Materials

Food Waste Management (PDF) (13 pp, 2M)
Tim Michael, City of Toronto

Composting: The Next Step toward Zero Waste (PDF) (16pp, 102M)
Lynn Hoffan, Eureka Recycling

Green Gatherings / Venue Recycling (PDF) (21pp, 101K)
Mary Elizabeth Berglund, Ramsey County, MN
Kate Bartelt, Richardson, Richter & Associates

Multi-Family Recycling (PDF) (12 pp, 533K)
Lynn Hoffman, Eureka Recycling

Chicago Waste to Profit Network / Byproduct Synergy (PDF) (26pp, 843K)
Karen Wan, Chicago Manufacturing Center

Handout: Forum Internet Resources (PDF) (4pp, 117K)

Handout: List of Recent OSW Publication(PDF) (4pp, 100K)

Handout: U.S. EPA Region 5 Climate Change Information and Contacts for Municipalities(PDF) (4pp, 137K)


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