Onsite will be available.
Registration Fees: Member ($215), Nonmember ($375), TUES Workshops ($25)
Fees increase September 9
Social Media Boot Camp: Effective Social Media Strategies for Solid Waste Districts*
This is a comprehensive look at popular social media platforms and the benefits/tricks/tools to get the most out of them. We will discover how to create a Social Media Strategy vs Plan and walk through identifying goals for our chosen social media platforms.
Lunch on your own
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Directors: Best Practices for District Directors*
The new directors guide will help all directors, new and seasoned review requirements and responsibilities. There's bound to be some new information for all directors. Bring your questions to this session.
Play games, make 'smores or build your own trail mix but remember to bring your own refreshments!
Volunteers and Recycling at Public Events
The Indiana Recycling Coalition's Allyson Mitchell will discuss ways to utilize volunteers, their lessons learned from volunteer recruitment & management, and share the IRC's plans to find, develop, and share recycling-smart volunteers with our SWMD members all over the state.
Dan Graeter from GT Environmental will discuss successful volunteer usage under Keep Montgomery County (Ohio) Beautiful’s Environmental Crimes Task Force, Litter Cleanup trailer, and tire buyback program.
Allyson Mitchell, Indiana Recycling Coalition
Dan Graeter, GT Environmental
Contamination in recycling is a growing problem, and one of the ways Rumpke is working to combat incorrect items in recycling is by consistent communications. Learn more about how Rumpke is working with local stakeholders within its MRFshed to ensure everyone is sharing the same information.
Molly Broadwater, Rumpke
Who’s Doing What in This Wonderful World of Solid Waste Management
From increasing recycling and waste diversion rates to improving Environmental Education throughout the great State of Indiana, Solid Waste Districts are doing amazing things! Join Jennifer Lawrence as she highlights the similarities and differences in programs and services offered by fellow SWMDs as we celebrate the uniqueness of Indiana Solid Waste Districts.
Jennifer Lawrence, Boone County SWMD
District Round Table
Whether you want to share your expertise, leave feeling inspired, or you want those burning questions answered, you won’t want to miss these roundtable discussions!
Roundtable Topics include:
Working with your Board and CAC
The Future of Recycling Markets: An Expert's Perspective
What is the future of recycling markets? Have we hit bottom? What can we do to protect our community's recycling program while the market trends turn around?
Ben Pedigo, Rumpke
Pat Coppedge, WestRock Indianapolis Recycle
Bill Lux, Indiana State Police
Don't forget to order your shirt. All orders must be received by September 18.
Abe Martin Lodge - Group Code is 1001AI. To make a reservation go to www.indianainns.com or call 1-877-563-4371 between 8am-8pm.
Reservations should be made by September 1.
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