2016 Conference


May 9-11
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
Roanoke, VA

starThanks to the sponsors, speakers, attendees, exhibitors, and volunteers who made VRA's 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show a success!  The conference program, attendee list, conference evaluation form and presentations can be accessed below.

2016 Conference Program

2016 Conference Attendees

Conference Evaluation

2016 Conference Presentations

 Keynote Speakers:

Combatting Contamination Through Education

Lunchtime presentation

Universal Waste and E-Waste

Next Steps

  • "Next Steps to Increasing Diversion Effectively and Cost-Effectively" Lisa Skumatz, Ph.D., Skumatz Economic Research Associates (SERA)

Glass - Looking at All the Facets

Recycling Policy and Legislation

Virginia DEQ Update

  •  "DEQ Update" Virginia Butler and Sanjay Thirunagari, VA DEQ

Heads Up for Litter Prevention

 Markets Plenary

Recycling Difficult Packaging