Booth setup happens at an industrious pace on the day before the exhibit floor opens.
People gravitate in to register as WasteExpo gets under way.
Hall of Fame
The National Recycling & Waste Association provides a hallway commemoration of its extensive Hall of Fame membership at WasteExpo.
Lunch 'n Learn
Monday's Lunch and Learn session focuses on the Occupational Health & Safety Administration and its issues that the waste industry needs to be concerned about.
WasteExpo Investor Summit
The WasteExpo Investor Summit, moderated by Michael E. Hoffman, Managing Director at Wunderlich Securities, featured a series of presentations from many of the major publicly-traded companies serving the waste and recycling industries.
Attendance was strong once again for the WasteExpo organics track, dealing with the state of the business.
Laying Out Best Practices
Luis Diaz, president of CalRecovery Inc., outlines the history of organics management in his keynote address in the organics track on WasteExpo's first day.
Seniors executives from Waste Management, including Bill Caeser, president of WM Recycle America and John Morris, Senior Vice President of Field Operations, discussed the outlook for the industry giant, including how its adapting to challenges in the recycling space.
U.S. Ecology CFO Eric Garrett (left) and CEO Jeff Feller (right) talked about the future of the firm, including how its recently announced acquisition of EQ - The Environmental Quality Co., position the firm for future growth.
Executives from some of the major equipment manufacturers, including Autocar, Mack Trucks, Environmental Solutions Group, Labrie Enviroquip and Autocar, discussed a variety of topics, including automation, adoption of compressed natural gas and the increased use of technology to monitor trucks as part of a panel discussion at the WasteExpo Investor Summit.