Conference Discussion & Papers

(IBC, Intermediate Bulk Containers, Totes, Drums)

 

2013

Composite IBCs: Where is the Market Going? What is IBC Reconditioning? (PowerPoint)
Scott Birchfield, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC              
Don Bradley, Olympus Seed Treatment Formulator
Chris Lind, Mauser USA LLC 

An Overview of IBCs and the Reconditioning Industry (PowerPoint)
C.L. Pettit, Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA)

What is IBC Reconditioning?  Compliance in Collection, Triage and Refurbishing (PowerPoint)
Brian Bilyeu, Cropland Containers, and Brian Evoy, FDS Packaging, Inc

State of Mini Bulk Recycling Programs (PowerPoint)
Nancy Fitz, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs

Scott Birchfield, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
Gary Glickman, Container Services Network, LLC
Derrick Bell, North Carolina Department of Agriculture

Containers, Containment and Agricultural Plastics
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF): (1) What DEF Is & What DEF is Not; (2) Equipment Considerations to Avoid Contamination; (3) Why Pesticide Containers Cannot be Used for DEF PDF Icon
Boyd Bosaw, Brenntag North America 

Industry Stewardship, Update on American Agronomic Stewardship Alliance (AASA) (PowerPoint)
Don Paulson, Jr., Consultant

EPA's Pesticide Container Regulations: What are EPA and the States Seeing in the Field? (PowerPoint)
Nancy Fitz, US EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs

 

2012 

PDF Icon State Mini Bulk Recycling Programs - Bryan Gran, Tri-Rinse; Alice Licht, NABA; Randy Mogard, West Central Chemical and Scott Birchfield, Syngenta

PDF Icon Exploring Crosslink Plastics - Richard Marburger, USAg Recycling (Note: this file contains 100MB)

PDF Icon Container Stewardship: The New Agriculture IBC - Brian Bilyeu, Cropland Containers Inc. and Jeff DeLiberty, Mauser USA

 

2011 

Current Mini Bulk Container Recycling Activities
PDF Icon ACRC/AAI Mini Bulk Recycling Pilot Program - Ron Perkins, Executive Director, ACRC, and J.D. Fish, Application Technology Manager, Bayer CropScience

PDF Icon Pilot Project in California to Recycle Mini Bulk Containers - Jim Bise, Director of Sales, Myers Container, LLC / Container Management Services, LLC, and Renee Pinel, President/CEO, Western Plant Health Association

PDF Icon IFCA 2009 Illinois Mini Bulk Recycling Project - Kevin Runkle, Regulatory Services Manager, Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association

PDF Icon An Ongoing Mini Bulk Collection and Recycling Program - Bryan Gran, Business Development Manager, Tri Rinse

PDF Icon Clean Tide Container’s On-going Pesticide Container Collection and Recycling Program - Mike Harding, Executive Vice President, IBCNA/Clean Tide

Pesticide Container and Rinsate Management: Panel Discussion
PDF Icon Clinton Shocklee, Sales Representative, Tri-Rinse, Inc.

PDF Icon Mike Harding, Executive Vice President, IBC North America/Clean Tide

PDF Icon Brad Bittleston, President, Interstate Ag Plastics

PDF Icon Brian Bilyeu, President, Cropland Containers

PDF Icon Kip Landwehr, EHS Manager, Winfield Solutions, LLC

International Pesticide Container Recycling
PDF Icon CropLife International Global Container Management. Where We Are? Where We Are Going? – Cam Davreux, VP, CropLife Canada

PDF Icon Pesticide Container Disposal in Peru and Campo Limpio Activities – Alfredo Malarin, Campo Limpio, Peru

PDF Icon Pesticide Safety Training in West Africa – Don Mullins and Pat Hipkins, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech University

Complying with the New Repackaging Requirements
PDF Icon Common Practices for Refillable Container Management - Scott Birchfield, Emergency Response/Environmental Stewardship Manager, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC

PDF Icon Update – Actions Taken Toward Rule Compliance - J.D. Fish, Application Technology Manager, Bayer CropScience

PDF Icon Repackaging Information Update from Monsanto - Steve Adams, Chemical Regulatory Affairs Manager, Monsanto

PDF Icon Repackaging Information Update from Helena - David Wieties, Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering Manager, Helena Chemical Company

PDF Icon Challenges that Distributors Face in Complying with the Container Regulations - Pam Hodge, SSRE Manager, Wilbur-Ellis

Complying with the New Refillable Container Requirements
PDF Icon Updates on the Pesticide Container and Containment Regulations - Nancy Fitz, Chemical Engineer, US EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

PDF Icon What a Refillable Container Owner Needs to Know about Periodic Pressure Testing to be Compliant with the EPA 2011 Rule – How to, How Often, and Exceptions - Bill Anderson, Sales – chemical group, Farm Chem

PDF Icon Container Identification Systems - Rod Conner, CEO/President, Ag Gateway CorporationTracking and Managing Mini Bulk Containers at the Ag Supplier - Clyde Martin, President, AgWorks Inc.

PDF Icon Tracking and Managing Mini Bulk Containers at the Ag Supplier - Clyde Martin, President, AgWorks Inc.

 

2010 

Recycling Mini Bulk Containers
PDF Icon  Managing Mini Bulks Made Obsolete in 2011 – Marty Fitzpatrick, Manager Product Stewardship, BASF Crop Protection

PDF Icon ACRC's Involvement with Mini Bulk Recycling – J.D. Fish, Application Technology Manager, Bayer CropScience

PDF Icon Pesticide Containers: Solving the IBC Handling and Recycling Puzzle – Steve Wiest, US Market Segment Manager, Crop Production Services, Inc

PDF Icon North Carolina's Experience with Mini Bulk Recycling – Derrick Bell, LG, CHMM, Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

PDF Icon Overview of EPA Project: Pilot Program to Collect and Recycle Non-Compliant Mini Bulk Containers – Margaret L. Jones, Environmental Scientist, Pesticides Section, US EPA Region 5

Update on Implementing US EPA’s Pesticide Container-Containment Regulations
PDF Icon EPA’s Pesticide Container-Containment Regulations – Nancy Fitz, Chemical Engineer, US EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

PDF Icon Implementation of the New Pesticide Containment Regulations in Virginia – Jeff Rogers, Environmental Program Planner, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)

PDF Icon Responsible Registrants Working via CropLife America to Implement the Container-Containment Rule – Marty Fitzpatrick, Manager Product Stewardship, BASF Crop Protection

PDF Icon Revising Repackaging Agreements to Comply with the Container-Containment Regulations – J.D. Fish, Application Technology Manager, Bayer CropScience

PDF Icon Container-Containment “Rules to Reality” for Retail Dealerships – Ed Cranson, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, J.R. Simplot Company

2009

Pesticide Container & Containment Rule: EPA's Perspective
PDF Icon EPA's Pesticide Container & Containment Rule: A Primer - Nancy Fitz,US EPA OPP

Results of the American Agronomic Stewardship Alliance Inspections and Retailers' Experience with Containment and Managing Containers
PDF Icon Results of the American Agronomic Stewardship Alliance Inspections and Retailers' Experience with Containment and Managing Containers - Kevin Runkle, Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association and American Agronomic Stewardship Alliance  

PDF Icon Pressure Testing Mini Bulk Containers - Clifford Schoettmer, Schoettmer Enterprises

PDF Icon New FAO-WHO Guidelines on Empty Pesticide Container Management - Dr. Gero Vaagt, FAO representative in Nicaragua

Pesticide Container and Containment Rule: Registrants' Perspectives
PDF Icon C&C Rule: What Registrants Should Know and Do - Martin Fitzpatrick, BASF and CropLife America Stewardship Committee Chair

PDF Icon Implementing the Label Changes - Wendy Bair-Johnson, BASF

PDF Icon California's Pesticide Container Recycling Law: Industry's Perspective - Renee Pinel, Western Plant Health Association
California's Pesticide Container Recycling Law: Recycler's Perspective - Brad Bittleston, Interstate Ag Plastics Moderated Discussion

Learn about Products That Can Be Made From Less-Than-Perfectly Clean Used Ag Plastics: e.g., Sweet Crude, Roofing Material, Binder for Wood Fuels, Lumber.
PDF Icon Waste Plastic to Refined Petroleum - Dan Hauschild, Genesis Poly Recycling / Mario Davila, Ekoroof