Schedule of Events

MRF & Recycling Plant Operations Forum

Times, sessions and speakers are subject to change.

05:30 PM – 07:00 PM
Pre-Forum Registration Opens
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM
Meet and Greet Reception
07:30 AM – 07:00 PM
Registration Opens
07:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Welcome Refreshments
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM
Opening Comments
08:45 AM – 09:45 AM
Dynamic MRF Operations

How operators have implemented within the last year tools or methodologies that have allowed them to be more flexible and/or have tighter purities.

09:45 AM – 10:15 AM
Networking Refreshment Break
10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Getting Technical

Cleaning up quality is on everyone’s minds and to-do lists. This session explores the inverse relationship between demand and quality in the recycling industry, diving into two topics:

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Fiber Cleanup – How do you ensure it has been cleaned up?
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Retrofits – How can these help to meet new quality standards?
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Networking Lunch
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
A Conversation with Consultants

How should MRF operators communicate to their customers the problems of marketability of materials if they cannot move them?

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Retrofitting Reports

Three case studies from operators who have made changes to their facilities, and how the retrofits helped the companies to improve.

03:00 PM – 03:15 PM
Networking Break
03:15 PM – 04:00 PM
Safety (Case) Studies

Speakers detail how operators increased productivity and safety by partnering with Leadpoint.

04:00 PM – 04:45 PM
Digging into Data

Operators discuss how data collection has improved the processing efficiency of the entire MRF.

04:45 PM – 05:00 PM
Networking Break
05:00 PM – 05:45 PM
Fending Off Fires

Recycling facilities are seeing an increase in fires because of lithium-ion batteries. Hear how operators have handled these situations and get advice to avoid them at your plant.

05:45 PM – 06:00 PM
Closing Comments
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Networking Reception