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Preliminary Conference Schedule (Current as of July 10, 2024)

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 1 - Available  2024 Overall Conference Sponsor $10,000
 4 - Available  Technology/AV Sponsorship $1500
 0 - Available  Conference Booklet Sponsor CL Trading
 0 - Available  Conference Welcome Bags Greenchip
Tuesday July 23, 2024
Pre-Conference Sponsor
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monocacy B
Certification Class: Waste Management Class and Tour – 0.60 CEUs / 6 hours
Description: Waste Management class & tour of Grand Central Landfill and Renewable Energy Center


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monocacy A
Certification Class: Professional Development – 0.60 CEUs / 6 hours
Description coming soon.

Waste Management

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Monocacy A

PROP Board of Directors Meeting and Dinner

PROP Board of Directors
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM         Prefunction Area  All Day Coffee / Drinks
Centre County RRA
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM
Monocacy A

What do behavioral scientists know about recycling behavior?
A brief summary of what behavioral scientists in social psychology, sustainability, consumer behavior and other related areas have discovered about recycling and composting behaviors and how practitioners can use these insights to foster change.

Waste Management
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM Monocacy B
Certification Class:  Special Collections (Battery Recycling / Management) - .15 CEU's / 1.5 Hours

This course will feature a roundtable where panelists will discuss battery recycling/management at permanent sites as well as single collection events.  Panelists will offer insights regarding site safety guidelines, bid or quote solicitation, site selection, public education/signage, personnel requirements, insurance, and other considerations for a successful battery management event or site.

10:00 AM – 11:45 AM Moravian Opening Brunch and Meet the Exhibitors $2500
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Welcome & Keynote Waste Management
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Moravian

Contracts & Bid Specifications – (0.10 CEUs / 1 Hour Re-Certification Credits)
Join us as we discuss a brief history of waste management and municipal services, then we will talk about negotiating when developing the bid specifications, and how to properly craft your specifications, avoiding “traps” that discourage bidders.  After which we will go over Post Bid Requirements and discuss the trends in contracting and bid specifications.

Rehrig Pacific
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Monocacy A
Session: Student Session! 
Description coming soon.
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Monocacy B Certification Class - 360 Commodities Marketing - 0.20 CEUs / 2 Hours

Our instructors will cover various topics such as, but not limited to understanding the market and how it works; quality and transportation as it relates to recycling markets; contracts; floor/ceiling prices; spot marketing; market indicators; and the demand side of the industry.

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Monocacy A

Illegal Dumping Updates and Strategies – (0.10 CEUs / 1 Hour Re-Certification Credits)
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the City of Philadelphia will lead an interactive session on Illegal Dumping and Littering, as well as provide updates and strategies on illegal dumping.  Bring your questions and suggestions to this interactive session as we try to tackle these statewide problems.

Waste Management
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Moravian

Facility Managers Roundtable

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Moravian Break with the Exhibitors - "Fair Favorites"
&West Goshen Twp
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM Moravian Recycling Coordinators Corner / Town Hall: Just ask our panel of experts in this town hall style open discussion session.  We have a lineup of recycling coordinators from across the Commonwealth who are ready to listen to your challenges and share their expertise!

Chester County Solid Waste Authority

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM 

PROP Annual Picnic on the Outside Deck
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday Reception at Twisted Tees


MSW Consultants


Thursday, July 25, 2024
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM         Prefunction Area   All Day Coffee / Drinks Barton & Loguidice
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Wind Creek Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors City of Philadelphia Streets Dept.
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Moravian

Plenary 1: “repurposing”:  A new frontier in landfill diversion:  See many before/after examples of how the castoffs and discards of industry get very different and productive 2nd lives.  As founder and President of repurposedMATERIALS, Damon Carson brings a unique, fresh take on the perennially hot topics of sustainability and Zero Waste. 

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Electronics Session: What’s Changed the last 10 years? Collecting / Refurbishing / Processing / End of Life: Our panel will discuss how things have changed in the last 10 years, with collecting, refurbishing, processing, and the end of life for electronics. They will also talk about the issues with electronics plastics and talk about upcoming legislative items concerning electronics recycling.  Bring your questions to the session to ask the panel who will be happy to answer them.

Co-Sponsors Clinton County SWA & Northern Tier SWA

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Monocacy A
Challenges and Opportunities in C&D Recycling: Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste is an often overlooked yet significant part of the waste stream. This session will provide an overview of Revolution Recovery’s C&D recycling operations, including the challenges and opportunities with typical materials found in their waste stream: drywall, wood, metals, plastics, cardboard rubble and more. $750
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Monocacy B
Certification Class - Grant Writing - .125 CEUs / 1.25 Hours

The instructor will introduce the concept of grant writing and talk generally about what information Grant Foundations look for. Participants will look at sample working, graphics and electronics that Grant Institutions find desirable. Participants will also find ways to locate funding sources.

Delaware County Solid Waste Authority
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Monocacy A
Organics Session - Composting: The Practical Science - .10 CEUs / 1 hour
Attendees will learn about the basics of composting, what it is, why it’s important. (Microbial Actions / C N Ratios / Feedstocks) (portions of the waste stream, saving landfill space, providing a soil amendment)
SCS Engineers
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Monocacy B Recycling Education and Communication Strategies to use Inside and Outside of your Organization:  Are you looking for some fresh ideas to promote your recycling program externally as well as internally?  Amy and Jessi have the tools for you!  Whether it is educating the public on how to recycle correctly or communicating to your supervisors that what you do is important – we have it all (or what we can share in an hour).  Join us for a fun and informative session on recycling education and communication strategies. Centre County RRA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Moravian Lunch & Annual Members Meeting Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Foundry D & E
Plenary 2:  Legislative Updates:  State and Federal Legislative Updates from the PROP Legislative Committee Chair. $1000
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Monocacy A ANJR - What's happening in New Jersey.

The presenters will describe the operations of the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR). This Session will focus on the implementation of New Jersey's Single Use Plastics law, Sustainable Food Waste Management as well as a New Jersey Legislative update.

Waste Management
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM Monocacy B

Certification Class - Enforcement - Anti-Litter & Recycling Enforcement - .15 CEUs / 1.5 Hours

In this class we will go over state and local laws and ordinances. Time will also be spent on the subject of gathering evidence. The use of specialized equipment (namely camera surveillance) will be covered. We will also discuss legal procedures which will include prosecuting a case. In addition, ideas will be shared among participants on successful clean-ups.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foundry D & E
EPA Region 3 Grants Updates

Join us for an overview of recent and future EPA funding opportunities including the SWIFR and REO grant programs and how to apply.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Monocacy A Repurposing Part 2: Natural Geologic Materials - Small, Medium, and Large-Scale:  This session will involve how natural geological materials can be: 1) be reused in their natural form after minor processing (medium scale); 2) recycled into new products (small scale); and 3) repurposed for both energy production and mine reclamation (with additional repurposing of a natural land area). $750
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Monocacy B Organics Session - Where to start, how do I establish a program - .10 CEUs / 1 hour

Attendees will learn where to start to establish a program, what permitting is required, sitting parameters, engineering components, collection processes, and how to be a good neighbor.

Waste Management
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Moravian Thursday Evening Reception $2500
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Moravian Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony $5000
Friday, July 26, 2024
7:45 AM – 9:15 AM Moravian Breakfast $2500
9:15 am - 10:15 AM Moravian

Plenary 3: Markets Update - Happenings and Case Study

  • Bob Bylone, MEng, President, CEO, Recycling Markets Center Corporation 501c(3)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Moravian

Plenary 4: PA Department of Environmental Protection Updates

  • PA Department of Environmental Protection Personnel

Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority
Safe Journey Home


Current Sponsors


Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority


Chester County Solid Waste Authority


West Goshen Township


Rehrig Pacific Company


CL Trading, LLC





Barton & Loguidice


Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority

Philadelphia Street Department




Waste Management


Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority


Clinton County Solid Waste Authority



MSW Consultants



eLoop LLC


SCS Engineers




Delaware County Solid Waste Authority