NWNA VP of Sustainability Delivers Keynote at 17th Annual RAM/SWANA Conference & Show

Oct 15, 2012

On October 16, Michael Washburn, Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) vice president of sustainability, delivered the keynote address at the 17th Annual Conference & Show of the Recycling Association of Minnesota and Minnesota Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America.

Speaking to more than 200 sustainability experts, legislators, regulators and recycling and waste management professionals, Washburn discussed issues with today’s recycling system and proposed an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) model to help meet NWNA’s goal to double U.S. recycling rates for PET beverage containers to 60% by 2018.

Read more about our position on Extended Producer Responsibility.