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GRRN Recycling & Zero Waste Conference 2009
“Building Zero Waste Communities: Tools to Take Home”
Devens, Massachusetts, October 18 - 20, 2009

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GRRN & our friends in New England will bring you the cutting edge in municipal recycling, zero waste, producer responsibility, as well as the latest on the Recycling/Zero Waste/Climate Change connection. It will be interesting and inspiring, with useful new tools that you can put to use in your town.

GRRN promises an affordable professional recycling conference with the best program and sessions, good networking opportunities, low-cost/high-visibility exhibit space and a great deal on sponsorship.

  • When? October 18-21, 2009

Where? Devens Commons is a former military base repurposed into an eco-industrial park northwest of Boston. How cool is that? It includes a conference center and hotel, the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, and is located at 27 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434.  To reserve a room, call 1-978-772-3030 and mention “GrassRoots Recycling Network” to get a single or double room for $119. These Group rates are offered 3 days prior to and 3 days following the Conference dates, so people can bring their families and tour around this historic region amidst the peak of the Fall foliage rainbow of colors. These rates are only good until 9/23/09, so make your reservations today! For more info on Devens Commons, go to:

Conference Agenda

confirmed list of speakers | conference advisory committee


Registration is over!

Registration Rates:

  • Full Conference $340.00 Discounts and Promo Codes Apply
  • Nonprofit rate $190.00 for two days (501.c3, 501.c4 and 501.c6)
  • Full-Time Student Rate: $190 for two days
  • 1 day rate: $165.00 includes lunch
  • 1/2 day rate: $90 includes lunch
  • Special ZERI workshop on Wed 10/21 $125.00 (Group discounts for multiple registrants apply)
  • RONA Sunday Evening Welcome Reception $10.00 (All proceeds go to RONA)
  • DON'T WASTE MASSACHUSETTS Monday Evening Reception $20.00 (All proceeds go
    to Don't Waste Massachusetts)
  • Tour of Harvard or Tufts without transportation Wed 10/21 $15.00
  • Tour of Harvard or Tufts incl. transportation Wed 10/21 $45.00

GrassRoots Recycling Network (GRRN) is a North American network of recycling professionals and waste reduction activists pushing public policy and corporate practice beyond recycling.

Thanks to our 2009 Conference Sponsors

Thank you, E L Harvey!
EL Harvey & Sons, Inc. - Environmentalists Every Day

Thank you, Insinkerator!   Thank you, CRRA!
insinkerator   California Resource
Recovery Association

  Thank you, Resource Recycling!
Thank you, NRCA! Thank you, GRC!  
  Resource Recycling Northern California
Recycling Association
Global Recycling
Thank you, Urban Ore! Thank you, Green Office Systems! Thank you, HDR, Inc.! Thank you, Product Policy Institute!  
Urban Ore Green Office Systems HDR, Inc. Product Policy Institute  

Thank you, eco-cycle! Thank you, Earth Circle! Thank you, ILSR! Thank you, BioCycle Magazine! Thank you, Sure-Close Foodscrap Collection Container!
eco-cycle Earth Circle
Boston, MA
Institute for
Local Self Reliance
Sure-Close Foodscrap
Collection Container
Thank you, Reuse Alliance! Bob Gedert Thank you, Save That Stuff, Inc.! Thank you, iWasteNot systems! Thank you, Environmental Finance Center!
Reuse Alliance Save That Stuff iWasteNot systems Environmental
Finance Center


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