Frequently Asked Questions


October 21 - 23, 2020


Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 836-0100

The organizer of the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference is the Recycling Today Media Group. The Recycling Today Media Group publishes Recycling Today, Construction & Demolition Recycling, Storage & Destruction Business, Recycling Today Global Edition and Renewable Energy from Waste magazines. Visit the website at The Recycling Today Media Group is a division of GIE Media, a Cleveland, Ohio-based business-to-business producer of magazines, conferences, websites and directories.

Registration will open on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. on the 7th floor of the hotel.

The presenters represent a diverse cross section of recycling industry professionals including top management from leading organizations in North America and throughout the world. Our alliances with the PSI (Paper Stock Industries) Chapter of the Insititute of Scrap Recycling Industries and with Plastics Industry Association facilitate programming that best meets the needs of the current recycling marketplace.

There are four ways to register.

  1. Online:Online registration will be available soon
  2. By Phone: Call 800.456.0707 (or 216.393.0300) and ask to register for the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference
  3. By Mail: Complete a registration form and mail with payment (checks made payable to GIE Media, Inc.) to 5811 Canal Road Valley View, OH 44125.
  4. By Fax: Complete a registration form and fax with credit card information to 216.525.0515.

Once your registration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail. Bring this confirmation letter with you to the conference.

GIE Media accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Checks and money orders (made payable to GIE Media, Inc.) are also accepted. Please do not send cash with mail in registrations. Checks must be drawn in U.S. dollars and from a U.S. bank.

Yes. Onsite registrations are accepted on a space available basis.

All cancellations must be made in writing and either faxed or e-mailed to Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference. Voice mails will not be accepted. Cancellations received prior to October 13, 2020 will receive a full refund minus a $35 administrative processing fee. Please see your confirmation email for further information. The Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference reserves the right to cancel a program due to insufficient registration or instructor emergency. A full refund of registration fees only will be issued if this occurs.

A full refund, minus a $35 administrative fee, will be issued if the cancellation is received by October 13, 2020. No refunds will be issued after October 13, 2020 or for no shows. A full refund of registration fees only will be issued if the show is cancelled due to insufficient registrations or instructor emergency.

Attendees can notify the show at any time that another individual will attend the conference in their place.

Name badge and show materials will be available for pick up at the conference registration desk.

Only registered attendees of the 2020 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference will receive the group rate at the Marriott Downtown Chicago Magnificent Mile. Once registered you will receive a link to the group hotel reservation page within your confirmation receipt and information. Rooms at the group rate are available through September 28, 2020 or until the group block sells out, whichever occurs sooner.

By calling the hotel at 1-877-303-0104 and requesting to cancel your room reservation.

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