2017 Conference



Each year, the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) organizes one of the most comprehensive and informative conferences dedicated to recycling and sustainable materials management in California and beyond. CRRA is well known for its training and educational offerings since the early 1970s.  The Annual Conference and Tradeshow attracts over 500 individuals annually and showcases an estimated 30 sessions each year with over 100 industry experts as presenters. The 2017 event was held at the beautiful Paradise Point in beautiful San Diego, CA, August 20-23, 2017. 


See videos of our Plenary Sessions here.


2017 Plenary Speakers:

Monday, August 21, 2017

Dr. Braimah Apambire, Phd
Director, Center for International Water & Sustainability (CIWAS), Desert Research Institute
Jared Blumenfeld
Former Regional Administrator, US EPA Region 9

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bob Kenney
Senior Waste Resource Officer, Nova Scotia Environment
Heidi Sanborn
Executive Director, California Product Stewardship Council

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

William Eick
Executive Chef/Partner, 608
Davin Waite
Chef/Owner, Wrench & Rodent, Seabasstropub, The Whet Noodle, and Pickled Ginger Catering

2017 Tracks - for all Breakout Session details, click here.

Monday 8/21 Protecting Water Organics Market Schools Bonus Sessions
Tuesday 8/22 Illegal Dumping Organics Planning & Climate C&D
Wednesday 8/23 Marine Protection Organics Education/Outreach Border




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