You wanted more plant tours;
You wanted alternate locations.
So this month we’re doing all three.
2:00 – 3:00 Plant Tour – WMI (Waste Management Inc.) material recover facility (MRF),
30869 N. Route 83, Grayslake, IL 60030. Max. limit 30 people, so sign up early.
5:00 – 6:00 Dinner and Networking at Primo Italian American Cuisine,
720 Milwaukee Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031
6:00 – 7:00 Post- Dinner Speaker: Walter Willis, Executive Director, Solid Waste Agency of Lake County. Topic: Recycling Technology
Ticket prices at the door are $35.00 check or cash.
Join us for a Plant Tour of WMI
Scott Combis is the Lake County MRF plant manager who is a 26+ year veteran in the solid waste and recycling industries. His roles have ranged from engineering to environmental, health, and safety to operations management. His role at the Lake County MRF started in Q4 2014.
After Dinner Speaker: Walter Willis
Walter Willis has been the Executive Director of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County since 2007 and is responsible for overseeing the Agency’s solid waste and resource management programs, and implementing the Lake County Solid Waste Management Plan. Mr. Willis is a board member of the Illinois Chapter of SWANA, and the Product Stewardship Institute.
Prior to joining SWALCO, Mr. Willis worked in the waste industry as a consultant for about 20 years developing solid waste management plans and assisting with solid waste facility development projects throughout the United States. He began his solid waste career with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency back in 1987 after receiving his Masters in Public Administration from Southern Illinois University.