Updates & Events from WasteCap Wisconsin

Posted on January 10, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling Training Program offered at ABC of Wisconsin Winter Convention
Date: February 22, 2008
WasteCap Wisconsin will be offering the full-day Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling Training Program at the ABC of Wisconsin Winter Convention in Wisconsin Dells. For more information on the training program, visit www.wastecapwi.org/training.

Senate Committee passes recycling amendment
Source: American Recycler, January 2008
A secret no more, recycling was acknowledged for its contribution to fighting climate change by the United States Senate committee drafting the climate change bill, S. 2191, according to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) president Robin Wiener. The amendment introduced by Sen. Carper, co-chair of the Senate Recycling Caucus, strengthens recycling as a tool against climate change in two ways. To read the full article, visit http://www.americanrecycler.com/0108/senate.shtml
Focus On Energy 2008 Green Manufacturing Summit
Date: January 29, 2008 Location: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (1111 E. Brown Deer Rd. in Milwaukee)
Bradley Corporation is pleased to present the 2008 Green Manufacturing Summit in partnership with Focus on Energy. You have heard the hype, now learn how “green” practices can immediately reduce your company’s operating costs. Local small and mid-size manufacturers and green experts will start a dialog about sustainable manufacturing in Milwaukee and share success stories. A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided. Register early as seating is limited! For more information and to register, visit http://www.bradleycorp.com/greensummit/
Sign up now for your free listing in WasteCapDIRECT
WasteCap Wisconsin has been hired by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to develop an online searchable database of haulers, processors and end markets for Wisconsin’s construction and demolition debris. During the construction of this tool, we are looking for Wisconsin companies (haulers, processors and end markets for construction and demolition debris including asphalt, brick, cardboard, carpet, ceiling tiles, concrete, drywall, scrap metal, pallets, shingles and wood) who want to sign up early to be included in this directory which will be available for public use in 2008. Basic listings are free and upgraded listing opportunities are available to better highlight your business. To signup for your listing, please email Shannon Delaney at sdelaney@wastecapwi.org for more information.
About WasteCap Wisconsin (please visit: www.wastecapwi.org)
WasteCap Wisconsin and its clients have diverted 258,018,817 pounds of construction and demolition waste from landfills, which is 46.4 pounds per person in Wisconsin. The equivalent of 82,479 trees have been saved by recycling wood and cardboard. WasteCap Wisconsin’s construction and demolition projects are currently achieving an average 72.3% recycling rate. WasteCap has saved its clients $1,118,053 in avoided disposal costs by recycling C&D debris.

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