A recycler's perspective on batteries, solar panels and electronics

Learn how end of life items are recycled and regulated

May 6, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

About This Webinar

Green power generation, energy efficiency programs and sustainable power storage are the future of a lower carbon world. This future will need solar panels, lithium ion batteries and efficient lighting. What do these items have in common? End of life environmental challenges.

Join our subject matter experts in a discussion about these byproduct streams.

What to expect

Learn how waste is recycled and regulated. Our speakers, Kevin Shaver,  Paul Conca, and Erin Zeller will address some common questions and challenges:

  • Why you should recycle lithium batteries, lamps and electronics and solar panels
  • How these items are actually managed at end of life
  • Regulations and issues surrounding the sustainable management of electronic waste and how you may be affected

About our speakers

Kevin Shaver serves as the General Manager for Veolia North America for seven processing facilities across the U.S. Previously, he was the operations manager for a hazardous waste facility specializing in mercury recovery and lamp and electronics recycling.

Paul Conca serves as the Operations Manager for Veolia North America at the ERD's West Bridgewater, MA location. Paul is responsible for managing and supervising all aspects of client services in the Northeast, as well as subcontractor project completion. In addition, Paul manages all fluorescent lamp recycling operations at Veolia's Class C Recycling Facility.

Erin Zeller serves as the Account Manager for Veolia North America for the Western US Electronics Recycling Division. Over the past 23 years, she has worked with a wide variety of national and regional customers to develop universal waste and other waste recycling programs, specifically with mercury recovery, lamp and electronics recycling, and PCB disposal.

Kevin Shaver Headshot

Kevin Shaver
General Manager


Paul Conca
Operations Manager


Erin Zeller
Account Manager