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Sunday, August 13, 2017

12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.                                     Registration Open

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                                       Exhibitor Set Up

1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                                       Pre-Conference Workshop
Reducing Food Waste at Home

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.                                       Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

8:00 p.m.                                                          Hospitality Open

Monday, August 14, 2017

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                                        Registration Open

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.                                        Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.                                        Welcome
Jeffrey Ezell, TRC Vice-President                                                                        

Investing in Sustainability

Dr. Ken Moore, Mayor, City of Franklin

Andrew Orr, Director, Office of Sustainability and Planning, City of Franklin

9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.                                      Networking Break

Silent auction items on display

10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.                                    Break Out Sessions

Choose from "Food Waste Prevention and Organics Management," "Long- Range Planning," "Recycling Operations," and "Education, Outreach and Grants"

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.                                      Luncheon with Special Presentation
Learn about an exciting new initiative to reduce food waste in Tennessee.

1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.                                       Break Out Sessions Continued

2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.                                       Networking Break

Last chance to bid on silent auction items

2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                                       Launch of Tennessee Materials Marketplace

Preview Tennessee's newest tool to help businesses and other organizations achieve their waste reduction goals and improve economic performance

4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.                                       Get to Know the Tennessee Materials Marketplace
Informal networking to test drive the system and receive a personal demonstration

6:00 pm. to 6:30 p.m.                                        Dinner Pre-Function

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                                     Awards Dinner
Presentation of the Recycler of the Year Awards (requires ticket)

8:30 p.m.                                                          Hospitality Open

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.                                        Breakfast with Decision Makers

9:30 a.m.                                                          Exhibitor Breakdown

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.                                     Technical Tour (Transportation and Lunch Provided- Requires Ticket)

Visit the Compost Company and Second Harvest of Middle Tennessee to see food recovery and organics management in action.  

Working together to promote reuse and recycling activities in Tennessee.

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