Recycling is Not Broken, But Can Use Some Help

December 1, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Speaker: Moderator: Maurice Sampson • Speakers: Neil Seldman, Joanne Shafer, Gary Liss

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Recycling is not broken, but can use some help. This panel will discuss strategies for reducing contamination, using community-scale approaches for recyclables processing, and Federal funding for community-based solutions.

Moderator: Maurice Sampson, Eastern Pennsylvania Director, Clean Water Action


  • Neil Seldman, Director, The Recycling Cornucopia Project, Zero Waste USA, Which Future for Us Recycling: Decentralization vs. Concentration
  • Joanne Shafer, Deputy Executive Director/Recycling Coordinator, Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority, A Case Study for Curb-sort and Drop-off Collection in a Rural County in Pennsylvania
  • Gary Liss, Recycling is Infrastructure Too Campaign, Zero Waste USA, Federal Funding for Community Based Recycling