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[GreenYes] 2007 Colorado Association for Recycling Annual Summit - Call for Presentations


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CALL FOR TOPICS/PRESENTATIONS

Colorado Association for Recycling?s
18th Annual Colorado Summit for Recycling
Something's Brewing in Recycling
May 20 - 22, 2007
Keystone, Colorado

The Colorado Association for Recycling (CAFR) is seeking topic ideas,
proposals and presenters for the May 20 - 22, 2007 program in line with,
but not limited to, the program types and formats described below.
Deadline for submissions has been extended to January 12. Please contact
Marjorie Griek at marjie@no.address or by phone at 970-535-4053 for an
application.

CAFR's annual recycling Summit is the premier event in Colorado for
recycling and waste diversion activities. It is a dynamic conference and
exhibition that brings together the state's recycling professionals
including recycling and waste processors, manufacturers, government
agencies, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, trade
associations, consultants and individuals dedicated to the principles of
recycling.

A program committee will select the proposals deemed most effective in
appealing to the varied interests of CAFR's membership and Summit
attendees. While a proposal may be accepted, CAFR reserves the right to
reject or suggest variations on the proposals and presenters. Presenters
attending the entire Summit receive a 50% discount on registration costs.
All related expenses for travel and lodging will be at the speaker's
expense. Let us add that Colorado is really lovely in the late spring!

TOPICS
* innovative programs
* building materials reuse
* composting
* market development
* business development/financing
* buying recycled
* markets update
* role of local government
* rural recycling
* public education & outreach
* collection & processing
* policy & advocacy
* college/university recycling
* commercial/institutional recycling
* role of business
* HHW or latex paint
* commercial source reduction
* sustainability measurement for city
* green building/LEEDS
* e-waste regional mgmt options
* redesigning your drop-off center
* global warming & waste reduction
* land use code/building code changes to increase recycling
* how to get a state recycling rate (goal)
* redesigning landfills to become resource recovery centers
* outreach material exchange = people bring reprintable products to share

PROGRAM TYPES
Keynote address
Half- or full-day workshops
2-hour concurrent sessions

FORMATS
- lectures with Q&A
- case studies
- team teaching
- panel discussions
- group discussions
- roundtables

Interested? Please contact Marjorie Griek at marjie@no.address or by phone
at 970-535-4053 for an application. Do you have a topic that you would
like to hear about? If so, let Marjie or Amy (amy@no.address) know. And
thank you for your interest.



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