WasteExpo Returns to the Show Floor and Unveils 2021 Conference Program, Offering Solid Waste, Recycling and Organics Professionals the Most Comprehensive Education Program in the Industry

WasteExpo to safely bring the industry together in Las Vegas this June with expanded conference program

March 19, 2021

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NEW YORK, March 19, 2021 – WasteExpo 2021, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, today announced it will return to the show floor in June, with safety as a foundational element of the customer experience. The team also unveiled their 2021 conference program. WasteExpo takes place June 28-30, 2021 in Las Vegas and will deliver unparalleled education and training to the private and public sector. Register here.

“We have an outstanding program planned and we are thrilled to bring our community back together in-person in Las Vegas this summer,” said Marc Acampora, Waste360 Vice President. “Guided by a detailed set of measures known as AllSecure, WasteExpo aims to deliver the highest levels of hygiene and safety at the event. Our attendees, exhibitors and sponsors should feel confident that WasteExpo will be a safe environment.”

Highlights of WasteExpo 2021 include: 

Spotlight Sessions

  • Worthing Jackman, President and CEO of Waste Connections, will participate in a CEO Fireside Chat with Darrell Smith, President and CEO of NWRA. The two will discuss leadership, business insights, industry issues and much more.

  • Adam Minter, Asia-based columnist and Author, “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale,” Bloomberg Opinion will present Broken Phones and Used Cars: the Future of Recycling and Reuse Becomes the Past. Minter will use his signature combination of photos and anecdotes to lay out how some of the world's biggest retailers are nudging consumers into rethinking waste and recycling, and setting up new forms of competition for traditional recyclers.

  • The Waste & Recycling Industry Employment Outlook: Members of the NWRA Women’s Council will share their collective knowledge on topics such as talent acquisition, workforce development, employee retention, diversity and inclusion, working amid COVID-19 and more.

  • Opportunities & Challenges of Refuse Fleet Electrification – What We’ve Learned: Fleet electrification is on the rise. Lofty goals have been set. Join this lively discussion to hear what New York and Los Angeles have learned since we last talked to them at WasteExpo Together Online. Their insight and answers to your questions will help you on your pathway to fleet electrification.

View the full WasteExpo 2021 conference program here.

In addition to the Conference Program, the WasteExpo Exhibit Hall will feature hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the latest industry solutions.  

WasteExpo is co-located with Waste360 Sustainability Talks, the Waste360 Food Recovery Forum, the Waste360 Business Leadership Forum and the Waste360/Stifel Investor Summit. Separate registration is required.

The all-new Waste360 Sustainability Talks offers real talk as waste and recycling take on plastics, packaging, food waste, textiles and other environmental challenges to build a sustainable future.

Health & Safety at WasteExpo 2021

Most of us have never experienced a pandemic before — or its consequences. But now, it is time to get back to business. And WE are taking steps to ensure your safety. WasteExpo will adapt the Informa AllSecure Plan at the June 2021 event. AllSecure is Informa’sapproach to ensuring the highest standards of safety, hygiene, cleanliness and operational effectiveness for all exhibitors, attendees, speakers and press. Learn more about WasteExpo’s health & safety plan here.

To register to attend WasteExpo, click here. For more information on WasteExpo, please visit WasteExpo.com or follow WasteExpo onTwitter at @Waste_Expo.  

For additional information on exhibition or sponsorship opportunities, contact Juliana Sherwood at [email protected] or Debra Busby at [email protected].

About WasteExpo

WasteExpo is the leading event in North America for waste, recycling and organics professionals from the private and public sector. WasteExpo offers an interactive conference program that dives deep into vital industry topics such as recycling, landfills, fleetmanagement, collections, organics, safety, food waste and recovery, and more. WasteExpo also boasts a robust Exhibit Hallshowcasing 600+ exhibitors showcasing the latest industry solutions. WasteExpo is co-located with the Waste360 Investor Summit, theWaste360 Healthcare Waste Conference, the Waste360 Business Leadership Forum and Waste360 Sustainability Talks.  

About the Waste360 Group

The Waste360 Group harnesses the power of its many properties to serve the solid waste and recycling industry. The industry widelyconsumes this content in the form of websites, live events, online learning and digital opportunities and includes: Waste360.com,WasteExpo, The Global Waste Management Symposium and topical and timely eNewsletters including Waste360 Daily Wire.Waste360’s NothingWasted! Podcast features the rockstars of the waste, recycling and organics industry weekly for the latest news andinsights on people behind the industry. For more information, visit www.waste360.com.  

About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplaceparticipants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digitalservices and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, includingPharmaceuticals, Food, Medical Technology and Infrastructure. As the world's leading market-making company, we bring a diverserange of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, pleasevisit www.informamarkets.com.


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Liz Bothwell
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