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GMIC Webinar: The Greenest Show on the Grass: Case Study of Waste Management Phoenix Open
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When: 6/12/2012
9:00 AM
Where: On-Line Event
Contact: Amanda Ulbrich

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Waste Management Phoenix Open: The Greenest Show on Grass Case Study

June 12, 2012 at 9:00am PST

Join us on June 12th at 9am Pacific time for a case study of the Waste Management Phoenix Open with guest speaker Michele Grossman, LEED AP, GRI, Regional Manager, Sustainability Services with Waste Management.

This 60 minute webinar and accompanying tweetchat at #gmic will provide an in-depth look at the sustainability practices of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. This event accomplished it's ambitious sustainability goals, including a 90% waste diversion and recovery of more than 70% of the materials used at the event. This was accomplished by using industry leading equipment, working closely and effectively with vendors and implementing an extensive education campaign for event participants and spectators. We'll discuss new technologies and best practices for waste, water and energy management at events including solar powered compactors, reverse vending machines, onsite waste water recycling and portable solar power units.

About the Waste Management Phoenix Open

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is the largest stop on the PGA TOUR and attracts over 400,000 visitors. In 2012, the Tournament Week was from January 30th to February 5th with the PGA TOUR event on February 2nd to 5th. The event raises money for charities, most of which provide programs that benefit youth. For more information about the Waste Management Phoenix Open visit


GMIC Guest Presenter: Michele Grossman

About Waste Management, Inc.

Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company‚Äôs customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit or