Extended Producer Responsibility: The Next Frontier in Solid Waste Management

Andrew Radin of the NY Product Stewardship Council and the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency will give this Sustainable Business Series talk.
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Sep. 19, 2017
7:00 pm
de Witt Lecture Hall (106), Zabriskie Hall

A Syracuse native, Andrew Radin serves as the Director of Recycling and Waste Reduction for the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA), and has over 20 years of experience in the field of recycling and solid waste management. He coordinates a team of recycling professionals who manage a wide variety of environmental programs, including compost operations, household hazardous waste collections, electronic waste recovery, and community outreach. Andrew has testified before the New York State Legislature in advocating for expansion of the NYS Bottle Bill, and provided state elected officials with a real-world, local perspective as the State moved forward with passing Extended Producer Responsibility legislation for electronic waste. He is a long-time member of the New York State Association of Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling, and is a recipient of the organization’s Recycling Lifetime Achievement Award.

He currently serves as the chair of the NY Product Stewardship Council and leads the council’s efforts to advance product stewardship policies on the state level that create a materials management economy that is equitable,  innovative, and sustainable.

Andrew received a Masters of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and a Masters of Environmental Science degree from the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

This event will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, in the de Witt Lecture Room (Zabriskie 106) on the Wells College campus. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend.

This talk is part of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment's Sustainable Business Series. Wells is committed to providing access to all events; anyone needing assistance should contact Marian Brown, director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, as soon as possible.

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