Webinars

CRI hosts webinars throughout the year on topics of interest and importance to the recycling community.

Upcoming Webinars

Return of Refillables in the United States

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM Pacific (7 AM Hawaii, 12 PM Central, 1 PM Eastern)

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Refillable beverage containers are commonly used throughout the world, but not so much in the United States. Join us on December 13, 2018, special webcast on refillables. Each of our guest speakers will describe their company’s approach to using and collecting refillable beverage containers from their customers.

  • Jules Bailey, Chief Stewardship Officer, Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative
  • Caren McNamara, Founder/CEO, Conscious Container, Truckee, California
  • Thorsten Geuer, Director of Operations, Bayern Brewing Inc., Missoula, Montana
  • Lowell Jooste, Owner, LJ Crafted Wines, La Jolla, California

 

This webinar will answer the following questions:

  • What are the environmental and economic advantages of refillables?
  • What is the history of refillables in the U.S.?
  • What is the industry standard refillable and how is it different from a single-use bottle?
  • Are refillables more popular outside of the U.S.?
  • How is Oregon effectively promoting refillables?
  • What incentives do consumers have to separate and return refillables in these programs?
  • How have consumers and brands responded to these new approaches?

 

Please don’t miss this webinar on Thursday, December 13, 2018 and your chance to learn all about refillables and get YOUR questions answered.

 

Questions: please contact Karen@container-recycling.org

 

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***New material added: Updates on Pending Legislation in California***

CalRecycle’s beverage container recycling program is one of the largest in the world, and nearly one-fifth of all the beverage containers recycled in the US are recycled through CalRecycle’s program. Financially, the program requires management of more than $1.2 billion in revenues annually, and includes the participation of thousands of redemption centers, beverage manufacturers and distributors, and many other stakeholders. Join this webinar as CRI gives a brief background on CalRecycle’s Beverage Container Recycling Fund current financial status and provides insight on the California state auditor’s report. We will also provide financial implications of the updated recycling rate, and other CRI financial analysis of the program.

CRI’s Susan Collins will present on the aforementioned topics.

Panelists Include:

Susan Collins- President, Container Recycling Institute

 

 

For additional information on CRI's webinars, please contact
Fatemeh Bagheri - fbagheri@container-recycling.org

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