Great Lakes Bay Zero Waste Consortium 2nd Annual Forum
About the Event
About the Event
Join us at the beautiful Andersen Center in Saginaw to hear from speakers who have implemented zero-waste initiatives, to network with colleagues and learn from service providers who can help your company reach it's zero waste goals. You can expect to learn from industry professionals, discover available resources and connect with colleagues who are striving to reach the same goals.
Speaker Biographies (more to come)
Bethany Weems has worked at Consumers Energy for 13 years with 9 years in the Environmental Department. Weems is the Waste Minimization Program Manager and Corporate Lead of the companies 16 Green Teams across the state. She has a master’s degree in Organization Management from Spring Arbor University and an undergraduate degree from Alma College. She has been married to Brandon Weems for over 10 years with two children, an 8-year-old son Kailer and 9-month-old daughter Juniper.
Wesley Peternan has been in the recycling industry for 13 years. He founded Resourceful Recycling 8 years ago with the idea of diverting recyclables from the landfill. Wesley has an associate’s degree from Delta college in Business Management/Entrepreneurship. He is happily married to his wife Lindsey of 3 years and father to their 2 year old daughter, Kendall.
Chad Antle, PE. is Chief Executive Officer for BioWorks Energy (BioWorks), LLC, a Michigan based firm specializing in the design and operation of biogas production facilities that utilize food processing waste. Chad has developed detailed hands on knowledge of both design and operations of anaerobic digestion systems in multiple markets, including both agricultural and municipal.
Chad has over 21 years of civil engineering and management experience including involvement in capital projects, research, and plant operations. Chad earned both his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in civil engineering from Ohio University. Chad’s primary focus has been in solid waste and wastewater engineering and operations.
Industries served during his career have included alternative energy, wastewater, solid waste, and land development.
Chad routinely provides wastewater and anaerobic digestion process training to the members of the Michigan Water Environment Association and third-party groups.
About BioWorks Energy LLC
BioWorks Energy LLC supplies local solutions to global issues by designing, establishing, and operating biogas production facilities. The biogas produced by BioWorks Energy LLC can be used as vehicle fuel, power production, or heating. Biogas is a valuable and environmentally friendly energy source produced from local substrates and waste.
- Silver Sponsor$250$2500$0
- Gold Sponsor$500$5000$0
- Platinum Sponsor$750$7500$0
- Title Sponsor$1,000$1,0000$0
- Exhibitor - GLBZWC Member$50$500$0
- Exhibitor - Non-Member$100$1000$0
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