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The Material Recovery Facilities (MRF) 101 webinar will provide a basic understanding of the materials received, describe the sorting/processing methodologies implemented, and illustrate the equipment utilized to recover, market, and reuse post-consumer commodities. Participants will obtain knowledge of industry "best practices," from collection through market reintroduction, to gain a fundamental appreciation of MRF design and operation.

6/23/2015
When: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
9:00am - 10:30 pm

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Live Webinar: Material Recovery Facilities 101
Tuesday, June 23, 2015



The Material Recovery Facilities (MRF) 101 webinar will provide a basic understanding of the materials received, describe the sorting/processing methodologies implemented, and illustrate the equipment utilized to recover, market, and reuse post-consumer commodities. Participants will obtain knowledge of industry "best practices," from collection through market reintroduction, to gain a fundamental appreciation of MRF design and operation.

Upon the completion of this webinar, the attendee will be able to:
• Understand and define industry terminology;
• Describe the types and function of different Materials Recovery Facilities;
• Identify the purpose and methodology of various sorting and processing equipment components;
• Distinguish between the numerous methods of separation and recovery to promote the recovery of commodities that meet market specification.

Presenters:
Ernie Ruckert
Client Manager
Cornerstone Environmental Group.

Mr. Ruckert has more than 30 years of experience in the design, permitting, and construction of solid waste handling facilities. Mr. Ruckert's experience includes developing concept site plans and building plans, designing recycling centers, transfer stations, and maintenance facilities, permitting facilities, and construction management. He has developed and designed more than 143 transfer stations, recycling facilities, and maintenance facilities in more than 20 states and Canada. Fifty six (56) of these facility designs were constructed and eighty seven (87) involved facility planning, building sizing, site layout, vehicle circulation, and/or permitting. The projects have run the gamut from green field sites to small sized urban building lots. His expertise has also been called upon to support conceptual design services for other consultants.

Andrew Schellberg
Client Manager
Cornerstone Environmental Group

Mr. Schellberg has over 20 years of experience in preparing permit applications, performing detailed designs, and overseeing the construction and operation of solid waste and material recovery facilities. Mr. Schellberg's proven track record of successful design and construction incorporates an acute attention to detail, diverse technical background, and incorporation of technological tools that provide both clients and project teams with the efficient advantage of timely execution measured with practical problem solving. His management and direct involvement with varying solid waste, waste conversion, recycling, and air quality projects has been instrumental in the successful design, permitting, and subsequent construction of numerous facilities over his career.

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