Speaker Bio


James Keefe

James Keefe

Executive Vice President and Group Publisher, Recycling Today Media Group

Jim Keefe is Group Publisher of the Recycling Today Media Group and Executive Vice President of GIE Media, Inc. Jim oversees the publication of Recycling Today, Waste Today and Construction & Demolition Recycling magazines and their affiliated websites and events. 

In 2000 Jim and the Recycling Today team launched the Paper Recycling Conference. That was followed in 2005 by the launch of a European event of the same name. Those events have evolved into today’s Paper & Plastic Recycling Conferences and are today the industries leading business events. The events have been held across Europe as well as China, the United Arab Emirates and India.

Mr. Keefe is an active board member of the Paper Stock Industries chapter of the Institute of Recycling Industries (ISRI) while also serving on numerous ISRI committees. He is a board member of the Construction Materials Recycling Association where he serves on numerous committees. He is also an active committee member with the National Demolition Association and National Waste & Recycling Association.

Mr. Keefe joined GIE Media in 1991 and is a graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Finance and concentration of study in interpersonal communications.