Agricultural Film Mulch Collection and Recycling: An Overview of Obsticles and Opportunities

Agricultural Film Mulch Collection and Recycling: An Overview of Obstacles and Opportunities


Eugene “Gene” Jones
Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.

Moderator Bio:

Gene Jones serves as CEO of Southern Waste Information Exchange (SWIX), a non-profit organization which has been operating since 1981 assisting businesses and municipalities with their waste management issues.  In addition, Gene is a serial entrepreneur and brings over 30 years of experience with waste management and recycling in senior executive level positions.  Over the past 30 years, he has successfully founded, built and sold several businesses including Environmental Management & Consulting Services, Advanced Derived Fuels and Hazardous Substance and Waste Management Research, Inc., Environmental Industry Conference Management, LLC and his latest ventures FieldClean of Florida, LLC and Lawncare Equipment Sales and Services, LLC.  Gene is based in Florida and specializes in building strategic relationships with waste recycling firms and brings a vast network of associations in the recycling sector from his work in organizing conferences such as the Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show, the Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show, the Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show, The New Life for Closed Gas Stations Conference and Exhibition, the International Symposium on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites, Florida BioFuels & BioEnergy Association, Recycle Florida Today, International Society of Technical & Environmental Professionals, Inc. and the National Conference on Waste Exchange and Resource Reuse.


This presentation will provide an overview of the past seven years of work in Florida and Georgia with regard to the collection and recycling of agricultural film mulch.  The presentation will detail the obstacles of recycling this material and lessons learned the hard way.  The presentation will also explore opportunities that are on the horizon.

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