Organic Waste Summit logo

Designed to bring together municipal policymakers and waste management officials for a day of collaboration regarding new regulations for the disposal of organic waste. Join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding implementation of SB 1383.

Registration is Free


8 a.m . – Registration and Networking

9–10 a.m. – Opening remarks and keynote speaker

Opening Remarks

Mark Pestrella, Director, Los Angeles County Public Works

Keynote Speaker

Rachel Machi Wagoner, Director, CalRecycle

10:05–11 a.m. – Panel: SB 1383 Implementation


Coby Skye, DeputyDirector, Los AngelesCounty Public Works


Cara Morgan, Branch Chief of Materials Management and Local Assistance Division,CalRecycle

Emiko Thompson, Assistant Deputy Director,Los Angeles County Public Works

Alex Helou, Assistant Director, City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works

Gabe Silva, Environmental Programs Manager, City of Pasadena


10:05 a.m–12 p.m. – Panel: Organic Waste Management Solutions


Mark Revilla, Head of Solid Waste, LA County Sanitation District


Pete Keller, Vice President of Recycling and Sustainability, Republic Services

Riel Johnson, Vice President of Resource Recovery, Athens Services

Dave Green, Chief Operating Officer, Agromin


12 p.m. – Closing remarks

Open to municipal policymakers and waste management officials.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

8 a.m–12 p.m.

LA County Public Works

Conference Rooms A – C

900 S. Fremont Avenue

Alhambra, CA 91803

For general assistance, contact:
Vigen Abramyan
Program Manager
Phone: (626) 300-2697

Light breakfast and refreshments will be served.