Eighth Annual Conference

8th Annual CARE Conference – April 26 – 28, 2010
La Posada De, Santa Fe, NM

The CARE 8th Annual Conference was held April 26 – 28, 2010 at the La Posada De, Santa Fe, NM.

  1. Press Releases & Announcements
  2. Conference Presentation Slides
  3. Conference Pictures
  4. Conference Agenda
  5. Conference Sponsors

Press Releases & Announcements

Conference Presentation Slides

 Monday, April 26

Tuesday, April 27

Wednesday, April 28

Conference Pictures

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, April 26
8:00 – 12:00 Registration
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome, Review of Today’s Agenda, Intro to the La Posada Resort

Speaker – Frank Hurd

1:30 – 2:00 CARE 2009 Annual Report

Speaker – Frank Hurd

2:00 – 2:30 State of CARE

Speaker – Georgina Sikorski

2:30 – 3:00 MOU 2002, the History and MOU 2012, the Next Steps in Carpet Stewardship

Speakers – Matt Ewadinger, Manager, NC RBAC

3:00 – 3:30 Break
Overview of Recycling Industries
3:30 – 4:00 Rechargeable Battery Association

Speakers – Carl Smith, PresidentModerator – Anne Peters

4:00 – 4:30 American Coatings Association

Speakers – Dave Darling, Director Environmental AffairsModerator – Anne Peters

4:30 – 5:00 Product Stewardship Institute

Speakers – Scott Cassel, Executive DirectorModerator – Anne Peters

5:00 – 5:30 Questions & Answers

Moderator – Anne Peters

6:00 – 7:00 Members Cocktail Reception
Thursday, April 27
7:00 Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 Review of Today’s Agenda, Housekeeping
Speaker – Frank Hurd
8:30 – 9:00 CARE Member Business Meeting

Speaker – Frank Hurd

Effectively Using CARE Marketing Materials

Speaker – Jeremy Stroop

Drivers for Carpet Reclamation
9:00 – 9:30 Extended Producer Responsibility

Speaker – Jennifer Mendez

9:30 – 10:00 Carpet Recycling in the Northwest – Developing Infrastructure, Growing Local Businesses, Getting Value from Materials
Speaker – Shirli Axelrod, Senior Environmental Analyst, Seattle Public Utilities
10:00 – 10:30 Recycling Programs in New Mexico

Speakers – English Bird, Executive Director, Recycle New Mexico

10:30 – 10:45 UNICOR Reclamation Opportunities

Speaker – John Roderique, UNICOR

10:45 – 11:00 Break
Technical Presentations
11:00 – 11:20 Evaluation of Surface Treatment Methods to Enhance the Mechanical Properties of Composites Fabricated from Waste Carpet

Speaker – Abhishek Jain, Oklahoma State University

11:20 – 11:40 Polar Materials – C2C Fillers
Speaker – Joe Keating, President, Polar Materials
11:40 – 12:00 Re2E – Another Innovation in Shaw’s Post Consumer Carpet Solution Portfolio

Speaker – Shaw Industries Representative

12:00 – 1:45 Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Speaker – Anthony Minite, President of Bentley Prince Street

2:00 – 3:00 Suppliers’ Exhibits and Raffle, Exhibit Hall
3:00 – 5:00 Carpet to Plastics Product Opportunities

Moderator – Frank Endrenyi, President, Sustainable MaterialSolutions

Collector

Speaker – Dee Cassell, Business Manager, Texas Carpet Recycling

Processor

Speaker – Sean Ragiel, CarpetCycle

Compounder

Speaker – Butch Crawford, Wellman

Parts Manufacturer

Speaker – Frank Endrenyi, President, Sustainable MaterialSolutions

5:00 – 5:30 Break
5:30 – 7:30 CARE Awards ReceptionCARE Awards –

Recycler of the Year, CARE Person of the Year,

Partners’ AwardsRecognition for Excellence

Friday, April 28
8:00 – 8:30 Review of Today’s Agenda, Housekeeping

Speaker – Frank Hurd

8:30 – 9:30 Global Outlook for Recycling
Canadian Carpet Reclamation Effort (CCRE)
Speaker -Stephen Verhoeff, President, ISO Canada
Modular Carpet Recycling

Speaker – Ron Simonetti, President

9:30 – 10:30 US Mill Roundtable, Q&A with Attendees

Moderator – Georgina Sikorski

10:30 – 11:00 Wrap Up, Adjourn

Speaker – Frank Hurd

12:00 MOU Meeting Starts (Invitation Only)

Thank you to our conference sponsors:

Sustainability Leadership

InterfaceFlor
Shaw Floors

Corporate

Axsun
Beaulieu
Mohawk Greenworks
Mannington
NSF
Sellers
Starnet Worldwide
Tandus
CRI

Exhibitor

Granutech
NGR
Polychromix
Republic Machine
Sellers
Vecoplan
Weima