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With Nothing Wasted! we're creating an open forum for new ideas. So, get ready to hear inspired talks from a wide array of thought leaders and visionaries! In each session, you'll hear from three to four thought leaders, visionaries, seekers and seers—who'll share impactful, inspirational, influential, or even provocative ideas. You'll walk away with powerful ideas and perspectives that will make you a more thoughtful and creative problem-solver on the job. Don't miss this chance to think about the waste industry in brand new ways!
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience within the waste and recycling industry, WM President and CEO Jim Fish will sit down with National Waste & Recycling Association President and CEO Darrell Smith to share how he has used his leadership skills and industry knowledge to continue to grow and innovate WM, the largest waste management, comprehensive waste and environmental services company operating in North America. From mergers and acquisitions, to safety, to labor, to technology, to navigating the ever changing demands and needs of the industry, Fish will discuss how the company addresses the challenges and opportunities that come its way and what WM is focusing on both now and in the future.
Jim Fish, President & Chief Executive Officer - WM
Darrell Smith, President and CEO - National Waste & Recycling Association
The solid waste and recycling industry is supported by key associations, including the National Waste & Recycling Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, the Environmental Research & Education Foundation and the Construction and Demolition Recycling Association. Each organization has its own mission and efforts, but through the power of collaboration, the industry can become stronger in the areas of safety, workforce, advocacy, research and education and more. Join this engaging roundtable to learn more about these associations’ roles in the industry, how your company can benefit from their work and how they are working both together and independently to support the members of the industry.