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Can Waste-Diversion Programs Reduce Landfill Needs, Meet Environmental  Goals and Still Save Money?

Forester University Webinar Outlines How New Automation Technologies Can Help Organizations Achieve – and Exceed –Sustainability Goals

RENTON, Wash. – March 1, 2015 – Can large-scale waste diversion programs meet organizational and environmental goals while reducing operating costs? Alan Housley of Creative Microsystems Inc. says technologies exist today that can help meet – and surpass – an organization’s goals in the evolving sustainability field.

Educational Webinar on Optimizing Waste Diversion

Housley will outline an achievable waste-diversion plan to reduce the need for landfill space, help meet business goals and save money in an hour-long webinar “Optimizing Waste Diversion.” The webinar is available at Forester University. It will examine the concept of zero waste, available automated technologies, challenges and opportunities that exist for waste-diversion professionals and their organizations, especially large-scale businesses, municipalities, universities and military installations.

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Attendees will gain an understanding how new technology works to achieve multiple goals: reducing landfill needs, lowering greenhouse gases and increasing jobs in the industry. A portion of the webinar will outline real-world examples of successful waste diversion programs to illustrate how organizations can achieve their goals.

Housley, vice president of marketing for Creative Microsystems Inc., LoadMan® On-Board Truck Scales, also will discuss best practices for designing and implementing a diversion program. He will detail how new technology – on-board truck scales, GPS devices and load management software – enables access to in-depth data leading to enhanced analysis and measurement of program metrics.

“These technology advancements and automation capabilities in the waste-diversion field help organizations more effectively evaluate how their sustainability initiatives are succeeding, including the impact on lower operational and capital costs,” said Housley.

The webinar is presented through Forester University. To learn more about it and to register, access their website Registered participants can earn 1 PDH/0.1 CEU credits.

The cost of the webinar is $79.

About Creative Microsystems, Inc.

Creative Microsystems, Inc. is a global leader in on-board truck weighing systems with its flagship LoadMan product line. In business over 28 years, the company has more than 20,000 LoadMan installations worldwide providing solutions for various applications and industries including construction, defense, mining, public works, steel, timber, and waste, recycling. Its road-tested products provide complete solutions with patented load-cell technology, sophisticated electronics and load management software, and is backed by a global network of certified dealers and value-added resellers. For more information visit

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