Doubling the Recycling Rate
Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum will host a networking and education luncheon for local professionals interested in recycling and composting. The featured speaker is Matt Flechter, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s Recycling and Market Development Specialist. Flechter is one of the state’s foremost recycling experts and the point person for the Snyder Administration’s goal to double the recycling rate in Michigan. He will speak on the economic opportunities and market challenges of recycling in the state, and public and private efforts to develop local markets and improve recycling, including policy changes. He will be joined by Katie Venechuk, the MDEQ Recycling and Waste Minimization Specialist for Michigan’s Great Southwest.
Register at event website.
11:30 to 12:10 Lunch
12:10 to 12:15 Welcome and Introductions
12:15 to 1:10 Program
1:10 to 1:25 Q and A
Date: January 24, 2018 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Location: Berrien County Conference Center (next door to Health Department) | 2149 E Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 | 616.299.7983
Admission: $15/person online; $20 at the door for MGSSBF members $20/person online; $25 at the door for non-members
Event website: mgssbf.org