Free Webinar: Recycling is Broken: Year-End Update

Recorded On: 12/04/2018

This webinar is a follow-up from our May session that discussed the recycling crisis facing the United States. In this year-end update, we will inform you on what has transpired in the industry over the past 6 months, and how 2019 looks for local recycling programs across the country.  Following considerable media and conference coverage on the crisis in 2018, we will offer a transparent and candid dialogue on the topic, and welcome audience questions during the discussion.

NOTE: This webinar is complimentary thanks to a sponsorship from an ICMA Strategic Partner who will have access to registration information. 

Pete Keller

Vice President, Recycling and Sustainability Republic Services

Pete is responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction of the sustainability platform for Republic Services, to meet both business objectives and customer needs. His dedication to our Blue Planet is best noted by Republic Services’ recognition as the only Recycling and Waste company in to world to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.  Pete is a thought leader in the industry, with contributions to recycling infrastructure development, standards and optimization, development of renewable energy projects, and customer solutions that support the organization’s commitment to sustainability.

Pete has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has served on numerous industry boards and committees during his career. 

Richard Coupland III

Vice President, Municipal Sales Republic Services

Mr. Coupland joined Republic Services in 2015 as vice president of Municipal Sales.  He currently leads the Municipal market vertical, consisting of partnerships with more than 2400 municipal cities in 40 states and Puerto Rico.  His team provides consultative support to their Municipal partners, to understand and navigate changes in the industry, as well as emerging technology and methods.

 Richard received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute, and his Masters degree in Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.


12/04/2018 at 1:00 PM (EST)   |  90 minutes
12/04/2018 at 1:00 PM (EST)   |  90 minutes
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1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available