Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the SC Carpet Recovery Coalition annual meeting on November 3, 2016 from 10 am to 3 pm, network that evening from 3:30 to 6:30 pm with other carpet and plastics recyclers and then attend the Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council (CPRC) meeting on November 4, 2016 from 10 am to 3:00 pm. This will be the first time the Carolinas carpet recyclers and the plastics recyclers will have an opportunity to jointly meet in a two day format (individual day registration is available too).
Join us at Winthrop University's DiGiorgio Campus Center Richardson Ballroom, located on Alumni Drive in Rock Hill, SC, just south of Charlotte, NC.
The Carpet Recovery Coalition meeting is open to SC and NC local and state governments, carpet recyclers, carpet installers, carpet retailers, or anyone interested in carpet recycluing and recovery.
The CPRC meeting is open to SC and NC haulers, collectors, plastics processors and recyclers, end-users local governments, MRFs, recycling equipment sales, and other related organizations who are interested in, supply, produce or use recycled plastic materials.
Parking will be free and a lunch will be provided for each individual that is registered.
Thursday November 3rd, 2016 Carpet Recovery Coalition
9:00-10:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Carpet Recovery Initiative
Winthrop University (Speaker TBD)
Chantal Fryer/Anna Lange, SC Department of Commerce
10:10-11:00 a.m. Speed Networking
11:00-11:15 a.m. National Update
Carpet America Recovery Effort Bob Peoples, CARE
11:15-12:15 p.m. Industry Spotlights
Moderator: Bob Peoples, CARE
Phillip Ivey, Milliken
Russell Bennet, Tandus Centiva
12:15-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-1:15 p.m. New Market Technologies
Frank Endrenyi, Marketing Collaborative LLC
1:15-2:00 p.m. Carpet Collection and Processing
Moderator and speaker Glenn Odom, Retired (Wellman)
John Votaw, Southeastern Plastics Recovery
Arthur Ligon, York County, SC
John Demary, Pitt County, NC
2:00-2:15 p.m. Next Steps and Adjourn
4:00-6:00 pm Networking Reception
Rutledge Building Gallery, Winthrop University
Friday November 4, 2016
9:00-10:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Chantal Fryer, SC Department of Commerce
Scott Mouw, NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Steve Zagorski, US Fibers
10:10-11:10 a.m. Speed Networking
11:10-11:40 a.m. National View
Association of Plastics Recyclers with Steve Alexander, Executive Director
11:40-12:30 p.m. Lunch
Your Bottle Means Jobs Committee Update from Blair Pollock and Chantal Fryer
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Film Download
NC Commercial/Industrial Film Initiative with Steve Alexander, APR
Wrap Recycling Action Program (WRAP) Update with Laurette Hall and Shari Jackson
1:15 – 1:20 p.m. Break
1:20 – 2:20 p.m. Industry Insight Panel
Eddie Ingle, Unifi
Joe Herring, Plastics Materials Group
Hilliary Paquette, Custom Polymers
2:20-2:30 p.m. Next Steps and Adjourn
2:30-4:00 p.m. Recycling Coordinator Training on Your Bottle Means Jobs
*schedule subject to change
For the government rate (ID required), please reserve your hotel room at the Hampton Inn 2111 Tabor Drive Rock Hill, SC – please call April Moseley at 803-325-1100 to book under the RECYCLE group. The government per diem rate is available through October 13, 2016. Other hotels in the area are Hilton Garden Inn and Holiday Inn Rock Hill.
Exclusive sponsorships are available at http://cprcsponsorships.eventbrite.com. If you are interested in sponsoring, please let me know as soon as possible so that we can coordinate your benefits.
Take Exit 82-B and follow directional signs toward Rock Hill. At the third traffic light, turn left onto U.S. 21 Bypass. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Eden Terrace. Eden Terrace ends at the main entrance to the campus (approximately 2.5 miles from U.S. 21 Bypass.) Enter the campus and turn left onto Memorial Circle. At the end of Memorial circle turn left onto Ebenezer Ave then take the immediate right onto Founders Drive. The parking lot will be on your right.
Take Exit 82 and follow directional signs for Exit 82-B to Rock Hill. At the fourth traffic light, turn left onto U.S. 21 Bypass. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Eden Terrace. Note: The Winthrop Coliseum is located on Eden Terrace, approximately 1.5 miles from U.S. 21 Bypass.) Eden Terrace ends at the main entrance to the campus (approximately 2.5 miles from U.S. 21 Bypass.) Enter the campus and turn left onto Memorial Circle. At the end of Memorial circle turn left onto Ebenezer Ave then take the immediate right onto Founders Drive. The parking lot will be on your right.
In Charlotte, N.C., take I-77 south to Rock Hill. Follow southbound I-77 directions above.
Proceed to Exit 102 (Earl). Turn right onto SC Highway 198 which becomes S.C. Highway 5. Follow Highway 5 to Rock Hill. In Rock Hill, turn left onto Cherry Road (S.C. 322). Travel .6 miles to Alumni Drive. Turn right onto Alumni Drive. Take the first left onto Founders Drive, the parking lot will be on the right.
From Charlotte/Douglas International Airport:
Follow Billy Graham Parkway to I-77 south. Follow southbound I-77 directions above.
From S.C. Route 72:
Turn left onto S.C. Route 901 (Heckle Bypass). Proceed to S.C. 322 (Cherry Road); turn right and travel approximately 2 miles to Oakland Avenue. Turn right onto Alumni Drive. Take the first left onto Founders Drive, the parking lot will be on the right.