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John Kreckel

John Kreckel

Director of Membership and Workforce Development, REMADE Institute

John Kreckel is director of membership and workforce development at REMADE. In this role, John drives the Institute’s outreach to current and prospective members, and coordinates REMADE’s efforts to train the U.S. workforce in Circular Economy and sustainable manufacturing technologies. He is Chair of REMADE’s Education and Training Steering Committee and works with subject matter experts on the Technical Leadership Committee to deliver training content. Prior to his role with REMADE, John served as the Director of Economic Development for the late U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter of New York. He received his J.D. from Vermont Law School and B.A. from the University of Rochester.

All Sessions by John Kreckel

Day 5 – April 19 April 19, 2023
8:45 am - 9:45 am

Advancing R&D for a Sustainable Future

Meeting Room 209 A-C: Level 2

Track: Technology and Innovation 🛈Topics may include equipment and services used in recycled materials processing; robotics; and reuse.
The REMADE Institute is a public-private partnership established by the U.S. Department of Energy to drive early-stage applied research and development in circular economy technologies. With support from 165 members, the Institute has convened more than 80 collaborative R&D projects representing $80M of investment with additional projects planned for 2023. A major focus for REMADE includes developing new recycling and recovery technologies in rapid gathering, identification, sorting separation, contaminant removal, and reprocessing. In this presentation, representatives from REMADE will provide an overview of Institute objectives, updates on ongoing research in recycling and recovery, and how ISRI members can participate in future initiatives. In addition, REMADE representatives will share information on the Institute’s expanding Education and Workforce Development program highlighting recently developed plastics and fibers recycling training for the incumbent workforce.