County Executive Leopold Announces Forum On Business Recycling

| April 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

County Executive John R. Leopold announced that several local business leaders will join a discussion next month about how to boost the commercial recycling rate in Anne Arundel County.

“Arundel Mills, Northrop Grumman and Anne Arundel Medical Center, as well as our Public Schools, are showing that they are leaders in our community by serving on this panel,” County Executive Leopold said. “This is an opportunity for businesses large and small to see what others are doing and how they can improve recycling. Most importantly, our goal is to demonstrate that recycling is good for business and good for your bottom line.”

The forum will be held on Wednesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Henry L. Hein Public Service Building, 7480 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard, Suite 100, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. The program will allow for audience questions and answers and will be taped to air on Comcast 98 and Verizon 38. Admission is free.

The following panelists will attend the forum:

● Susan Ford, Esq., moderator, Annapolis and Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce

● County Executive Leopold

● Councilmen John Grasso and Chris Trumbauer

● Joanna Bache Tobin, Ph.D., Chairman, Anne Arundel County Recycling Advisory Committee

● Jim Pittman, Deputy Director, Anne Arundel County Waste Management Services

● Gene Condon, VP and General Manager, Arundel Mills

● Dena Jackson, Director of Supply Chain, Anne Arundel Medical Center

● Kip Keenan, Sector Director, ES Environmental, Health, Safety  and Fire Protection, Northrop Grumman

● Dan LaHart, Supervisor of Operations, Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Anyone needing accommodations must contact Matt Diehl at 410-222-4557 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 410-222-4557 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or [email protected] at least seven days in advance of the event. TTY users please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1. All materials are available in alternative formats upon request.

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