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Building Better for Trash, Recycling, and Organics

November 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This course is designed to ensure designers understand the space and electrical requirements necessary for dock space, and the internal storage of trash, recycling, organic food waste, and special materials. Lack of planning for these elements have direct effects on the ability to sort and separate waste materials, custodial safety, and the cost of waste contracts.

Learning Objectives

  • planning for access by waste hauling vehicles
  • planning for external space necessary for waste containers
  • planning for internal container storage
  • planning for movement of containers throughout facility

Meet Our Speakers

Gretchen Carey is the Recycling and Organics Coordinator of New England for Republic Services. She is also a LEED Green Associate and Zero Waste TRUE advisor, and has been in the solid waste field for 13 years. Gretchen is also the President of the statewide non-profit, MassRecycle.

Brendan Dalton is the Republic Services Sales Manager for the Boston Business unit. He has spent 14 years in the solid waste industry and is an expert in the financial aspects of solid waste planning.

Refund policy: Refunds will be accepted up until 7 days before the event.



November 14, 2019
9:00 am - 10:30 am


Room Hercules, 17th floor
50 Milk Street
Boston, MA 02110 US
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