C&D Recycling Forum Programming Has Plenty to Offer

C&D Recycling Forum Programming Has Plenty to Offer

Third annual event, Sept. 23-25, in Long Beach, Calif., to address industry issues and offer expert advice.

August 10, 2012
CDR Staff
C&D Recycling Forum

The C&D Recycling Forum is the industry-leading event for C&D recyclers, demolition contractors, solid waste management officials. Now in its third year, the C&D Recycling Forum is taking place Sept. 23-25, 2012, at the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center in Long Beach, Calif.

Sessions will cover a wide range of topics and will include case studies and information essential for building successful businesses around C&D recycling, including:

  • Sustainability’s Driving Forces: The sustainability movement is playing a crucial role in boosting the recycling of C&D materials. Hear from the construction, a architecture and C&D processors on how "being green" is affecting operations.
  • Taking on the Issues: Speakers provide solutions to and updates on various issues facing the C&D recycling industry, including copper theft, the NHSM boiler rules, and C&D facility certification. You will want to hear what is happening in these areas!
  • State of the Industry Summary: Construction & Demolition Recycling magazine offers insights garnered from its 2012 State of the Industry research. You will want to hear about how the industry is faring and whether construction is picking up.
  • Worldly Views: International developments in demolition techniques and in C&D recycling, and what they mean to the U.S., are the focus of this session. Hear about the latest developments in compact crushing equipment from Europe as well as case studies of successful demolitions including a former navy fuel bunker and a high rise deconstruction in France.
  • Closing New Loops:  Presenters show ways to diversify the materials stream and tap into emerging end markets, including asphalt shingles, ceiling tiles and carpet.
  • California State of Mind: California communities are setting a precedent for what happens with C&D debris through diversion requirements, facility audits and other practices that could be coming soon to a city near you.

Other sessions will offer insights and advice on crushing, C&D debris sorting and alternative fuels. The full schedule is available at http://forum.cdrecycler.com/Agenda.aspx.

In addition to the educational programming, the attendees will also have the opportunity to network with colleagues and with those who supply equipment and services to the industry during session breaks, meals, and a reception held in the exhibit hall. Those interested in attending or learning more can visit www.CDRecycler.com/forum.