Solid Waste & Recycling


Top waste industry execs to attend WasteExpo

PRIMEDIA's WasteExpo 2004, the conference and exhibition exclusively for the $39 billion solid waste and recycling...

PRIMEDIA’s WasteExpo 2004, the conference and exhibition exclusively for the $39 billion solid waste and recycling industries, has announced the lineup for its annual event May 18-20, 2004, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. More than 405 exhibiting companies will display the industry’s latest technology and services to thousands of potential customers. The conference sessions are organized by the sponsors: Environmental Industry Associations (EIA), National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA), and Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC).

In addition, two other conferences will co-locate with WasteExpo this year – The Medical Waste Conference (organized by The Medical Waste Institute) and The Waste Tech Landfill Technology Conference (organized by NSWMA’s Landfill Institute). WasteExpo will also offer numerous networking opportunities at several special events hosted during the week of the show.

WasteExpo is targeted to:

* Private sector haulers
* Public sector and municipal employees
* Landfill owners/operators
* Medical waste professionals and other generators of waste
* And others who make their living in the waste and recycling industries.

There will be more than 405 different exhibitors, including 104 new exhibitors. The show floor is organized into three product concentration areas:

o Collection and transfer
o Landfill management
o Recycling/processing/composting

In addition, the following pavilions will highlight specific segments within the waste industry:

o The Truck Components & Supplies Pavilion (sponsored by Primedia’s Fleet Owner magazine)
o The Technology Pavilion

In-depth conference sessions will cover virtually every aspect of the waste and recycling industry such as:

o Hauler issues
o Recycling in today’s markets
o Landfill practices
o Financial issues

* Three Boxed Lunch Discussions:

Monday May 17– 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Take Pride in Waste Industry – It’s Good for Business
Speaker: Kenneth Baylor, Republic Services, Inc.

Tuesday, May 18-11:30 am – 12:30 pm
“Tales from the Can”: Extreme Customer Service Stories
Moderator: Steven Changaris, National Solid Wastes Management Association

Wednesday, May 19– 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Good Business Practices – How They Affect Your Image
Speakers: Mike Cordesman, Republic Services, Inc.; Eddie Dick, Eddie Dick & Associates; Jim W. Perry, Waste Industries, Inc.

Special events including: 2 golf tournaments, a raffle, 2 receptions, and an awards breakfast.

For more information on PRIMEDIA’s WasteExpo 2004, visit

Press Contacts:
Amanda Cheslock
Sloane & Company
212-446-1884 (direct)

Laura Schramm
Sloane & Company

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