Tenth Annual Conference

10th Annual CARE Conference – April 25 – 27, 2012
Loews Coronado Bay, Coronado, CA

The CARE 10th Annual Conference was held April 25 – 27, 2012 at the Loews Coronado Bay, Coronado, CA

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

Press Releases & Announcements

Conference Presentation Slides

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, April 25
8:00 – 12:00 Registration
Official Start of Conference
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome, Review of Today’s Agenda, Intro to Loews Coronado Bay
Speaker – Werner Braun
1:30 – 3:00 CARE Market Place Forum, Materials Sought, Materials Available, Services Sought, Services Available
Moderator – Sean Ragiel, CarpetCycle
Speakers – Attendees
3:00 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:15 CARE 2011 Annual Report and State of CARE
Speaker – Georgina W Sikorski
4:15 – 4:30 CARE Treasurer’s Report
Speaker – Steven Williams, Milliken
4:30 – 5:30 Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation
Speakers – Jennifer Mendez
5:30 – 6:00 Break
6:00 – 7:00 CARE Members Cocktail Reception
7:30 Dinner Out with CARE Members
Thursday, April 26
7:00 Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 Review of Today’s Agenda, Housekeeping
Speaker – Werner Braun
8:15 – 8:45 CARE Member Business Meeting
Speaker – Werner Braun
8:45 – 9:00 CARE 2012 Membership
Speaker – Anthony Cline
9:00 – 9:30 CARE Certified Collectors
Speaker – Thomas Holland, Texas Carpet Recycling
9:45 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:30 California AB 2398 Overview
Moderator – Kathy Frevert, CalRecycle
Panel Discussion – Fareed Ferhut, CalRecycle; Ryan Bradford, The Carpet Collectors; Heidi Sanborn, California Product Stewardship Council; Georgina Sikorski, CARE
11:30 – 11:45 Update on Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI)
Speakers – Jonathan Levy, ISRI, Director, Member Services
11:45 – 12:00 CARE Top 4 Priorities
Moderator – Werner Braun
Speakers – Chairs from each Sub team- (1) Marketing
Outreach (2) New Products and Markets (3) Improving
Yields (4) PET Opportunities
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 Keynote: 2012 Construction Outlook and Sustainable Construction Opportunities
Speaker – Keven McCook, McGraw Hill
1:45 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 3:00 Suppliers’ Exhibits and Raffle, Exhibit Hall
New Products and Technologies
3:00 – 4:30 Update on Plastics Industry
Speaker – Frank Endrenyi, Assets UnlimitedAdvanced Recycling Issues
Speaker – Ron Sherga, SherresultsRecycling Post-Consumer Carpet into Wood Polymer Composite Deck Boards
Speaker – David E. Murdock, Fiberon LLC & Materials Innovations,
LLC

An Effective Way to Recover Post Consumer Carpet Face Fiber
Speaker – Jeff Russell, Kraton Polymer

6:30 – 8:30 CARE Awards Reception
CARE Awards – Recycler of the Year, CARE Person of the Year, Partners’ Awards
Moderator – Werner Braun
Friday, April 27
7:30 Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 Review of Today’s Agenda, Housekeeping
Speaker – Werner Braun
8:15 – 8:30 Canadian Carpet Recovery Effort (CCRE) Update
Speaker – Joseph Hall, CCRE
8:30 – 9:30 US Mill Roundtables
Moderator – Werner Braun
Speakers – Larry Cook, Beaulieu; Eric Nelson, Interface;
Paul Murray, Shaw; Lynn Preston, Tandus;
Russ Delozier, J&J Industries; Joe Yarbrough, Mohawk;
Philip Ivey, Milliken
9:30 – 10:00 Q&A with Attendees
10:00 – 10:30 Wrap Up
Speaker – Werner Braun
10:30 Adjourn
11:30 Golf Tournament

Thank you to our conference sponsors:

Interface

Sustainability Leadership:

Mohawk Greenworks
Shaw Floors

Green:

Beaulieu
Aquafil USA

Corporate:

Starnet Worldwide
Tandus Centiva
Universal Fibers

Friends of CARE:

Texas Carpet Recycling