Wednesday, September 16, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET | Session B
Option 2: A Balancing Act: Municipalities Talk Waste & Recycling
COVID-19 has brought many challenges to the waste and recycling industry, and as the nation slowly opens back up, it’s important for municipalities to address these challenges and make adjustments where needed to strike an overall balance. In this panel, speakers will discuss how their municipality is tackling contracts, budgets, sales tax decreases, recycling audits, revenues, increased costs due to homelessness and COVID-19 and more.
Ginger Spencer, Public Works Director, City of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Tori Carle, Waste Reduction Supervisor, Field Operations Department, Greensboro, North Carolina; City of Greensboro, NC
John Welch, Director, Dane County Department of Waste & Renewables
Tracie Bills, Northern California Director Sustainable Materials Management, SCS Engineers