New Jersey WasteWise Business Network
May 4, 2023


10:00 a.m.  Welcome – Steve Rinaldi, Chair, New Jersey WasteWise Business Network/NJDEP, Bureau of Sustainability

10:05 a.m. Introduction to the DEP’s Plan for Sustainability – Ky Asral, Chief, NJDEP, Bureau of Sustainability

10:15 a.m. “Compostable,” “Degradable,” “Recyclable,” “Recycled content,” and Other “Green” Product Claims That Confuse the Public – The Federal Trade Commission Green Guides and their Impact on Waste Management – Matthew Karmel, Principal Attorney, Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law

10:35 a.m. Sustainable Asset Management – Reuse and Recycling Opportunities for the Business Sector – Robert Frustaci, President and Nelson Silva, Project Coordinator, Sustainable Asset Management/Premier Facility Management

10:55 a.m. The Business Case for Reducing, Rescuing and Recycling Wasted Food – Victoria Phillips, Waste Reduction Consultant, Center for EcoTechnology

11:15 a.m. Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategies at Firmenich, Inc. – Clare Lumkong, Director of Sustainability, Firmenich, Inc.

11:35 a.m. Q&A

11:45 p.m. Adjourn

Note for NJ Certified Recycling Professionals– Those individuals who are NJ Certified Recycling Professionals will earn 1.5 recertification credits for attending this meeting!  FYI, the webinar’s 1.5 credits will be split 50-50 between meeting and classroom credits. 

How to Register:  The webinar registration link can be found below.  (Please note that we are using Microsoft Teams for this webinar.)

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