Doubling the Recycling Rate


Location: Berrien County Conference Center, 2149 N. Napier Ave., Benton Harbor, MI

Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum will host a networking and education luncheon for local professionals interested in recycling and composting.  

Featured speaker is Matt Flechter, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s Recycling and Market Development Specialist. Flechter is one of the state’s foremost recycling experts and the point person for the Snyder Administration’s goal to double the recycling rate in Michigan. He will speak on the economic opportunities and market challenges of recycling in the state, and public and private efforts to develop local markets and improve recycling, including policy changes. He will be joined by Katie Venechuk, the MDEQ Recycling and Waste Minimization Specialist for Michigan’s Great Southwest.  RSVP here.