RU 2022 Speakers Announced!

26th Annual Recycling Update!

Below please find the preliminary speakers list in alphabetical order by last name. Click here for speaker bios.

Please register today or before 3/1/22.

Jules Bailey, Executive Vice President for Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) and incoming President and CEO in 2023

Joanne Brasch, PhD, Special Project Manager, California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC)

Caroline Cotto, Renewal Mill and ,

Jeff Donlevy, Business Development Manager, Recycling Industries, Inc and Member, Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

Kevin Drew, Senior Zero Waste Specialist, City of San Francisco and Co-Founder, Carbon Positive Futures

Lawrence Grown, Founder, West Berkeley Design Loop, Commotion West Berkeley, Berkeley-Built Magazins and Metro Lighting

Nick Harvey, Founder/CEO, BayArea Redwood

Sally Houghton, Executive Director, Plastic Recycling Corporation of California (PRCC)

Jessica Irving Marschall, President/CEO, The Green Mission Inc

Tommy Jackson, Senior Area Supply Chain Manager, Waste Management of Reno

Nicole Kurian, Advocate/Policy Analyst at Californians Against Waste

Gena McKinley, Strategic Initiatives Division Manager for Austin Resource Recovery

Caren McNamara Founder, Conscious Container

Calla Rose Ostrander, Natural and Working Lands Climate Change Coordinator at California Natural Resources Agency and Strategic Advisor,  Phoenix Rising Resources, LLC

Veronica Pardo, Regulatory Affairs Director for the Resource Recovery Coalition of California

Jessica Jane Robinson, CEO and Founder, Resilience Birthright Inc and NCRA Vice President

Kelly Schoonmaker, Program Manager, StopWaste/Alameda County Waste Management

Tom Steele, Executive Director, Bio-Link Depot and Operations Director, Friends of SCRAP

Justin Wilcock, Director of General Operations, Marin Sanitary Service

Matt Zimbalist, Co-Founder and Operations Manager, Re-Up Refills, Oakland

Zro, Regional Coordinator, California Alliance for Community Composting (CACC) Green Spaces Program