Inaugural Upcyclers Gathering - Los Angeles

    December 10, 2018
    9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
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    Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
    525 South Hewitt Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90013

    INNOVATORS creating VALUE from waste are invited to the Inaugural Upcycler Gathering for a one day summit designed to INSPIRE, INVIGORATE, and create lasting IMPACT.

    Come ready to:
    • Network and engage with other industry leaders and material suppliers?
    • Learn strategies to scale your business / Opportunities to utilize your "waste"?
    • Brainstorm on shared challenges and how to scale the waste = resource ecosystem?
    • Assess your material impact and GHG reductions?
    • Think about product End of Life and recirculation opportunities?
    • Registered attendees will be included in a material database that will be shared subsequent to the meeting?

    All industries and materials, INCLUDING manufacturers and municipalities seeking solutions for materials management issues, are welcome. Together we can transition from a linear take-make-waste economy to a circular closed loop system.

    Featured Speakers & Discussion Leaders include:
    • Jan Rayman - CEO of The Rewall Company (Cartons)?
    • Nathan Wittstruck - EPA Office of Resource Conservation & Recovery?
    • Christina Johnson - Creative Director of UpCycle It Now (Textiles)?
    • JD Wang - CEO of reRubber (Rubber)?
    • Reyna Bryan - Director of Rainchild Design (Sustainable Packaging)?

    NMTA members who deal with materials management issues due to China’s market closure for much of scrap are encouraged to attend.


    Click here for registration and more details.