2023 Conference Sessions and Speakers
Founder and CEO
The Recycling Partnership
An international speaker, media pundit, and environmental author, Keefe is a 22-year veteran of the space, dedicated to protecting the planet by fixing recycling and activating a circular economy in the U.S. as well as engaging companies in making measurable, lasting change. Under her leadership, The Partnership has grown significantly since its founding in 2014 and has transformed $95 million of investment from over 80 funding partners into $241 million in value creation, reaching over one million households and diverting over 770 million incremental pounds of recyclables from landfills.
Local Programs Session Speakers
Keep Carroll Beautiful
University of Georgia
Learn how Georgia universities and local government programs continue to expand their recovery efforts via innovation and technology.
Advancing Recovery Session Speakers
Paul Benvenuti, Reynolds Consumer Products
Hefty ReNew Program
Knauf Insulation NA
Resource Recycling Systems/NAIMA
From glass and plastics to food service packaging, hear how the latest efforts to increase recovery of materials are continuing to grow & evolve.
Hear two diverse perspectives on how challenging, but valuable, materials are being addressed more aggressively as we strive toward a more circular economy.
Next Level Action Session Speakers
Get a glimpse into how technology and vibrant programs are elevating the reach of recycling.
Recycling Program Managers Workshop Speakers
US EPA Region IV
Hear update on state and federal funding for recycling programs.
Serving Diverse Populations Session Speakers
Archdiocese of Atlanta
Hear how to bridge the gaps between economy and ecology, unify disparate audiences, and inform industry of ways that can monetize conservation while improving life for disadvantaged communities.