[GRRN] Fluorescent bulb recycling workshops in Chicago

Chicago Recycling Coalition (crc@cnt.org)
Tue, 05 Oct 1999 17:26:16 -0500

Please forward this email to all interested parties. Thank you.

*Coming soon to two convenient Chicago locations*

How can your business save money and meet the federal government’s new
rules? Come to a half-day workshop about fluorescent bulb recycling,
energy conservation and hazardous waste management.

Did you know?

* An estimated 600 million fluorescent bulbs are disposed of in
landfills each year?

* USEPA recently passed a new rule that changes and simplifies
fluorescent bulb disposal?

* Your business could save thousands of dollars through energy
conservation measures and the EnergyStar partnership program?

* You can easily and safely dispose of hazardous waste through the Cook
County Clean Sweep Partnership?

For more details, come to an educational workshop on October 13 or 14 at
one of two convenient locations in Chicagoland.

Location information:
*Wednesday, October 13, Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe, 6th Floor,
Adams Room
*Thursday, October 14, O’Hare Marriott, 8535 W. Higgins Road

8:00 AM: registration and continental breakfast
9:00 AM: Welcome and Energy Star building programs
9:45 AM: Fluorescent light bulbs and new rule from USEPA
10:30 AM: Break and exhibitor time
11:00 AM: Cook County Clean Sweep partnership
11:35 AM: Conclusion and exhibitor time

Workshop speakers will provide information about the new rule from USEPA
about fluorescent bulbs, the EnergyStar conservation program and the
Cook County Clean Sweep Partnership. Sponsors of the workshops will
also provide exhibits about their products and services. These
workshops are designed to save your business money and benefit the

The cost of the workshop:
*$15 for members of Chicago Recycling Coalition, Illinois Recycling
Coalition, BOMA Chicago, NORBIC or East-West Corridor Association
*$25 for non-members
The workshop includes a continental breakfast.

To register, or for more information, contact:

Kathleen Connors, Illinois Recycling Association, tel (708) 358-0050,
email ilrecycle@aol.com, web http://www.ilrecyclingassn.org

Mehrdad Azemun, Chicago Recycling Coalition, tel 773/862-2370, email
crc@cnt.org, web http://www.cnt.org/crc

Sponsored by Air Cycle, ComEd, Everlights, Fluorecycle, Inc., General
Electric, Mercury Waste Solutions, Phillips, Spent Lamp Recycling, Inc.,
Superior Special Services, Inc.

Organized by Illinois Recycling Coalition, Chicago Recycling Coalition,
USEPA Region 5 Office

Partners: North Business Industrial Council, East-West Corridor
Association, Association of Lighting and Mercury Recyclers

Chicago Recycling Coalition
2125 West North Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60647
tel 773.862.2370
fax 773.278.3840
email crc@cnt.org
web http://www.cnt.org/crc