We love case studies and are especially interested in the following topics: 

Resiliency: Response to natural disasters from a solid waste/recycling perspective (construction and demolition materials), cities and counties building sustainability/resiliency plans, what has worked, what concerns are present in or applicable to NM, Resiliency in the face of National Sword, Recycling markets updates and development

Innovation/Collaboration: Fostering Collaborations, Entrepreneurial solutions, Creative solutions from collections or site management, Circular economy models, Building relationships to foster local economies, Organics Solutions, Illegal Dumping Abatement

Solid Waste Management Best Practices:  Landfill Gas Emissions Issues, Title V, Safety Programming and Updates, Safety Success Case Studies, EPA Regulation updates

Recycling Best Practices:   What can I do today?  Recycling market development, Life Cycle analysis, Incentivized rate structuring, New trends in reduce/reuse, e.g. single use plastic bans, etc.

Education and Outreach:  Grassroots, Community activist programs, Consumer education best practices, Recycle right, Contamination reduction strategies

Economics of Solid Waste and Recycling: Industry? Haulers?  Funding opportunities, Commercial/Business program development

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* 1. Please tell us about you.

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* 2. Please provide us with a brief bio or email your CV/resume to Sarah Pierpont at

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* 3. Please provide a 2-3 paragraph summary of what you would like to present below.

When completing the application, please keep these points in mind:
1. How is your subject contemporary and relevant? Explain what is new or unique about the information presented.
2. What specific benefits or advantages will attendees gain from this topic? Be specific about the tools and techniques that will be provide for attendees.
3. What will the participants be able to do as a result of attending this session?
4. Provide examples of how the information presented can be transferred to other organizations.
5.  If you envision any complementary activities or speakers or how you'd like to best present the material, please make note of such.