City Managers Workshop Resources

Not Your Father's Waste Management System


OC Waste & Recycling coordinated a two-part workshop designed to continue to help prepare City Managers to confidently advise City Councils to make policy and business decisions related to SB 1383 and other current and imminent waste industry-transforming legislation. 

Workshop resources:

"Not Your Father's Waste Management System" - Tom Koutroulis, Director, OC Waste & Recycling
"Status of Edible Food Recovery in OC" - Mike Learakos, Executive Director, Abound Food Care

Resolving Challenges: The Bottom Line” - Trevor Blythe, Vice President, EcoNomics Inc.

Resolving Challenges: The Bottom Line” - April Hamud, Project Manager, HF&H

"A City Perspective: How Santa Ana is Marching Forward" - Nabil Saba, Executive Director, City of Santa Ana Public Works
Program and panelist bios 

To schedule a one-hour tour of Bee Canyon Greenery at Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Irvine contact Andy Alimohammadi @  Tours are open to City Managers or designees with limited availability. 


  • September 30 at 10 a.m.
  • October 13 at 10 a.m.

Zoom Recording