KPPC's Calendar of Events

Compost 2020 @ Charleston Area Convention Center
Jan 28 – Jan 31 all-day

Bridging the Gap for Organics Recovery-the world’s largest Organics Recycling Conference and Trade Show.

Meet US businesses, government leaders and organizations who lead the industry dedicated to compost production, healthy soil and climate change mitigation. Visit our trade show of organics recycling equipment, products and services and choose from dozens of workshops on policy, operations and program planning.

Find out more about the conference agenda and how to register.




Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show @ The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Feb 17 – Feb 19 all-day

Where plastics recycling moves forward!

The Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event, now in its 15th year, brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials and leading sustainability voices from around the globe to deepen connections and push the sector forward. Don’t miss out on the industry event of the year.

The 2020 conference will offer presentations, panel discussions and Q&As featuring leading industry executives, reclaimers and associations. The exhibit hall is expected to include more than 225 booths. The 2019 Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show, held last March just outside Washington, D.C., brought together 2,000 attendees from 35 countries and featured more than 200 sponsors and exhibitors.

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet new faces, close deals and hear the information you need to know to keep your business ahead of the rest.

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Global Waste Management Symposium 2020 @ Indian Wells, CA
Feb 23 @ 2:55 pm – Feb 26 @ 3:55 pm

North America’s #1 technical conference for research and case studies on waste management!

Whether your objectives are to learn more about the breakthrough research and world-class content, to network with solid waste professionals and decision-makers from around the world, or to find solutions to your biggest challenges, you know that GWMS is the event to accomplish them.

Get ready to share ideas and problem solve with your peers and colleagues from around the world and experience:

World-class content:
Think technology, think trends, think critical issues, think scientific innovation

Solutions for your biggest challenges:
Leading suppliers will showcase the industry’s latest solutions

State-of-the-art breakthrough research:
See it before it disappears – GWMS only occurs every two years

Lots of networking:
With solid waste management professionals & decision makers from around the world

Your registration includes:

– All GWMS oral and poster presentations.
– All networking events, including Welcome Reception, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, and cocktail receptions.
– Access to the table top exhibits

Find out more about this symposium and how to register.

Sustainability in Packaging Conference @ Palmer House Hilton Hotel Chicago
Mar 11 – Mar 13 all-day

The Sustainability in Packaging Conference is a platform to learn the latest on everything from ROI on sustainability, compostable packaging, packaging design, and transformation in the aluminum packaging industry, find out how to create a package that your customers will love and that is truly sustainable, and develop partnerships with other organizations throughout the supply chain that will benefit your product and your bottom line.

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The 35th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management (ICSW 2020) @ Annapolis, MD
Mar 22 – Mar 25 all-day

The 35th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management (ICSW 2020) brings together educators, researchers, consultants, government officials, community leaders, managers and others interested or involved in solid waste to present and discuss topics related to all aspects of solid waste technology and management.

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SWANApalooza 2020 @ Atlanta, GA
Mar 23 – Mar 26 all-day

Showcasing technologies and solutions to transform waste into a resource.

SWANA’s premier technical conference showcases technologies and solutions to transform waste into a resource. Come to Atlanta to join industry-changing conversations about your biggest challenges.

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ISRI 2020 Convention & Exposition @ Las Vegas, NV
Apr 27 – Apr 30 all-day

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the voice of the recycling industry promoting safe, economically sustainable and environmentally responsible recycling through networking, advocacy, and education.

Whether you are looking to expand your knowledge and professional skills, make informed business decisions, continue to grow your ISRI family, or experience the unmatched pride of our industry, ISRI2020 has something for everyone.

There is an experience for everyone at ISRI2020. If you are looking to do business, learn new skills, share your expertise, check out the latest equipment and technology, have fun and network, or all of the above, you will walk away with new energy and passion for recycling.

Here are just a few reasons why there is already buzz around what is happening at ISRI2020:

• Four days devoted solely to all aspects of the recycling industry.
• The energy of 5,000 recyclers from around the world together in one place and focused on business opportunities.
• Solutions to common industry challenges including workforce management, market development, regulations and compliance issues, safety, operations, and more.
• The opportunity for face-to-face interaction with clients and customers, potential business partners, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, and industry experts.
• The ability to shop, compare, and purchase new equipment and services.
• Expand your knowledge on key industry issues.
• Networking, networking, and networking.

Find out more about the conference and how to register.