War of the Worlds: Global Waste Issues
Thursday, July 16, 12:30 — 1:30 p.m.
Exporting Waste Around the Globe: Why & How -- Jim Puckett, Basil Action Network
Jim, Executive Director and Founder of Basel Action Network, has been an environmental health and justice advocate for 28 years. He has served as Greenpeace International’s Toxics Director based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where his campaign was instrumental in achieving the Ban Amendment to the UN Basel Convention as well as numerous regional waste trade bans. He has represented civil society within the Basel Convention since its inception in 1989. Campaigning against all forms of toxic trade, he has traveled extensively researching, writing, and producing films.
The State of the Recovered Paper Markets — Bill Moore, Moore & Associates
Bill Moore is president of Moore & Associates, an international consulting firm that provides a range of strategic services and research to global recycling organizations.
Bill has had a forty year career as an environmental business professional. Prior to establishing his own consulting firm, Bill held a series of positions in the chemical, solid waste, paper, and recycling industries. This included Director of Recycling for Waste Management, Inc., where he was responsible for the startup of the “Recycle America” program, the largest introduction of recycling services in the United States. Earlier in his career, Bill was a hazardous and groundwater waste expert and was at the forefront of the US manufacturing industry’s move for waste reduction through process optimization. Bill’s unique knowledge base includes all aspects of the global supply and demand of recovered paper, where he is currently considered the leading expert.
Over the last 24 years, Moore & Associates has served over 330 clients on more than 550 projects on paper recycling engagements. Details on Bill’s consulting project experience can be found at www.MARecycle.com/past-projects/.
Bill is a sought after speaker throughout the world on subjects related to global recycling and the business side of environmental issues. He is highly published in the recycling field having authored more than fifty articles over the last thirty years. A list of Bill’s publications can be found at www. MARecycle.com/articles/Sponsored by K-Light Recycling