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Venue

Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 Paradise Road Las Vegas , Nevada 89109
Tel: (702) 892-0711
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WasteExpo 2018

Attendees

13,000

Exhibitors

601

Register

$1,150 - $1,375

Overview

Event Overview:

Celebrating 50 years of delivering innovation, education and good vibes.

The sixties. A decade of innovation, social change and acknowledging Mother Earth. WasteExpo - the baby boomer success story of the solid waste industry - invites you to celebrate with us as we turn 50. Five decades of collaborating with you and your colleagues to deliver game changing opportunites.

And this year promises to be the best yet. More innovation. More education. More networking. Join 13,000+ of your peers - the glue that makes this industry so special - from the grassroots haulers and composters to the $billion companies, and everything in between. Celebrate how far this industry has come. WasteExpo. Vegas. It promises to be a rockin’ good time!

Attendee Information:

Why Attend?

Whether you are from the private sector, a small, medium or large public sector waste management company, or a manufacturer or supplier from the U.S. or abroad, count on WasteExpo to bring the entire industry together under one roof.

Exhibitor Information:

Why spend the money to exhibit?

  • 1. You'll be selling in person to the largest solid waste,
    recycling and organics buying audience – over 12,000 attendees!
  • 2. You'll generate sales leads from new AND existing customers
  • 3. You'll increase awareness of your company's products/services
  • 4. You'll network/socialize with existing AND new customers
  • 5. You'll educate customers about your products/services
  • 6. You'll introduce new products
  • 7. Composting & Organics Recycling Professionals
  • 8. You'll evaluate the competition

Plus, 90% of 2017 WasteExpo exhibitors recommend WasteExpo to industry colleagues!

Need to know that you're reaching the right people at WasteExpo? 
You’ll meet buyers, customers and prospective customers who...

  • 99% recommend WasteExpo to industry colleague (Wow, right? Get in on this success yourself!)
  • 84% researched new products, suppliers and vendors (These are the serious shoppers that you want to guide!)
  • 78% viewed products up close (Why your products need to be there!)
  • 63% will purchase a product/service as a result of WasteExpo (A key reason why WasteExpo is so important!)
  • 50% influence/recommend buying decisions (These are the folks that you need to influence!)
  • 40% make final product/service decisions (These are the folks that you need to meet!)
  • 35% asked for a price quotation (Business in the making!)

Co-Located Events:

Waste360 Healthcare Waste Conference

Exhibitor Prospectus and Kit

Agenda

Apr 23   

Monday, April 23
9:00 am - 10:15 am

Attract, Mentor, Retain: Managing Your Workforce to Increase Your Bottom Line

DOT Compliance 101

Fire Safety: The Threat Is Real

Keynote Session: Solutions to Food Loss, Waste, and Recovery; Organics Diversion Legislation and Infrastructure Development

Reducing Waste: An Outside Perspective on Sustainability

Rise of the Robots: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Waste Industry


Monday, April 23
10:30 am - 11:15 am

The Ins and Outs of Franchising


Monday, April 23
10:30 am - 11:45 am

A Healthy Focus on Human Capital

Best Practices for City Collection

Keep it Simple: Breaking Down Data

Using Data to Fuel Change


Monday, April 23
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Composting Infrastructure Development, Process Management, Keys to Profitability

Composting Infrastructure Development, Process Management, Keys to Profitability


Monday, April 23
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

China's Import Regulations - Where Do We Stand?

Super Storms, Natural Disasters, and Catastrophic Occurrences: Navigating Cleanup and Recovery


Monday, April 23
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Anaerobic Digestion, Mechanical Biological Treatment & Recycling Technologies for Processing MSW and Producing High Quality Compost and Renewable Energy

Anaerobic Digestion, Mechanical Biological Treatment & Recycling Technologies for Processing MSW and Producing High Quality Compost and Renewable Energy


Monday, April 23
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Feeling Taxed? Insight and Best Practices in the Latest Tax Policies


Monday, April 23
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

40 Under 40: Bold Insights from Rising Stars

Drones: Not Just Entertainment

Problem Child: Sharps, Batteries, Styrofoam and More

Shop Talk: Fleet Management


Monday, April 23
1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Advocacy Academy


Monday, April 23
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Anaerobic Digestion and Composting: Factors Affecting Facility Design, Strategies for Technology Selection, New Stimulants for Financial Success

Anaerobic Digestion and Composting: Factors Affecting Facility Design, Strategies for Technology Selection, New Stimulants for Financial Success


Monday, April 23
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Forget the Future - What About the Truck of Today?

Garbage is Local: Changing Habits through Education

Managing Costs by Managing Leachate

Operations Technology: Hauler Roundtable


Monday, April 23
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Organics Collection Strategies and Rate Structures, Reducing Contamination, Facility Designs that Increase Diversion

Organics Collection Strategies and Rate Structures, Reducing Contamination, Facility Designs that Increase Diversion

Apr 24   

Tuesday, April 24
9:00 am - 10:15 am

Managing Odors and VOC's at Organics Recovery Facilities

Youth Engagement in Food Recovery for a More Sustainable Food System: Strategies and Opportunities


Tuesday, April 24
10:15 am - 11:00 am

CEO Interview: Sitting Down with Jim Fish


Tuesday, April 24
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Organics Legislation, Building Food Waste & Organics Infrastructure, Achieving Diversion Goals

Using Data and Technology to Drive Food Waste Reduction


Tuesday, April 24
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Spotlight Session: Industry Trends: What Should You Be Watching?


Tuesday, April 24
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Boosting Your Safety Program

Cha Cha Cha Changes

Communicating in a Crisis

Fueling the Industry: A Case for CNG

Starting from Scratch: A Zero Waste Case Study


Tuesday, April 24
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Business Models for Organics Recovery Facilities, Anaerobic Digestion: New Financial Drivers

Spotlight Session: Reducing Food Waste and Increasing Organics Diversion and Recovery in Municipal, County, & State Programs


Tuesday, April 24
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

California Dreamin' or A Nightmare

Case Study: For Curbside Plastic Film Recycling in the US

Economics of MRFs

Oh Canada! Insights from Across the Border

Safety Technology: A Hauler Roundtable


Tuesday, April 24
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Collection Methods and Processing Systems for Food Waste and Other Organics


Tuesday, April 24
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Food Rescue and Recovery: An Analysis of Problems and Solutions, Successful Strategies, Model Programs, and BMP's to Reduce Food


Tuesday, April 24
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Spotlight Session: Move from Data Collection to Real-Time Success


Tuesday, April 24
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

So, You Want to Build an Anaerobic Digester? What You Need to Know, Q&A Discussion


Apr 25   

Wednesday, April 25
9:00 am - 10:15 am

Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG): Processing Options, Products, and Revenue Streams

Panel Discussion on Compostable and Recyclable Packaging


Wednesday, April 25
10:30 am - 11:15 am

Innovative Waste Conversion Technologies for Processing Bio Waste and Creating Renewable Fuels and Energy


Wednesday, April 25
10:30 am - 11:45 am

Commodity Predictions: What's Headed Our Way

Dotting Your I's - How to Ensure You're Not Breaking Any Labor Laws

Route Optimization Savings

Spotlight Session: A Family Affair: Transitioning to the Next Generation

Workplace Violence & Threats


Wednesday, April 25
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Expanding Collection of Food Scraps and Compostable Packaging

Lessons from the EU, New Zealand and Australia: Food Waste Recovery, Key Success Factors in Food Waste Management, & Transitioning Food Waste to a Circular Economy


Wednesday, April 25
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

IoT & Smart Cities: The Future is Now

Maintenance Technology: A Hauler Roundtable

One Size Does NOT Fit All: Finding the Most Efficient Recycling Program For You

Special Waste: What Should We Know?


Wednesday, April 25
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

An Integrated Collaborative Approach to Organics Diversion, Equipment for Improving Compost Quality, Tools for Driving Product Use


Wednesday, April 25
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

A Case Study for Waste Conversion

OSHA Under Trump

What Do You Need to Know About Contract Negotiations?

Workforce Recruitment: Insights from HR Experts


Wednesday, April 25
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Equipment Solutions that Address Contaminant Issues, Removal Requirements for Compost and AD Processing, and Odor Control

Small Scale & Scalable Food Waste Recycling Technologies for Food Waste Generators


Wednesday, April 25
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

'Wasted! The Story of Food Waste'


Apr 26   

Thursday, April 26
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Introduction to Zero Waste Certified Training


Thursday, April 26
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Food Waste Diversion & Recovery Workshop: How to Start a Food Waste Diversion Program: for Industrial, Commercial & Institutional Generators, Organics Haulers, Composters, Anaerobic Digestion Operators, Municipalities, and Regulators

Keynote Speakers

Darby Hoover

Senior Resource Specialist Natural Resources Defense Council Speaker

Darby Hoover is a Senior Resource Specialist at the Natural Resources Defense Council. She specializes in issues related to wasted food prevention, composting, anaerobic digestion, zero waste, recycling, and sustainable packaging. Darby’s previous work includes helping to manage NRDC’s sustainability initiatives with sports and entertainment organizations, including Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the Academy Awards, and the GRAMMY Awards. Darby received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University and her master's in Energy and Resources from U.C. Berkeley.

Katherine Worley

Senior Manager, Solid Waste & Recycling Walmart Stores Inc Speaker

Kate Worley is Senior Manager at Walmart, where her scope of responsibilities includes the recycling programs, contracts and strategies for stores, clubs and various non-retail locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. As part of her current role, Kate participates in a variety of projects and discussions to drive internal and external partnerships on waste prevention/reduction, recycling, food waste, sustainable packaging, closed loop partnerships, and renewable energy.

Kate graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire before gaining her Master of Science in Environmental Science at Minnesota State University – Mankato.

Areas of Expertise & Interest: Corporate Environmental Sustainability, Animal Welfare, Waste Prevention, Recycling, Food Waste, Informal Education, Building Collaborative Partnerships, Strategic Planning & Implementation, and Public Relations.

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