The Society of Plastics Engineers and the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. are among organizers of an Oct. 22 plastics symposium called ``Meeting the Green Challenge'' in Irwindale at Southern California Edison Co.'s customer technology application center.
The day-long symposium with the theme ``Meeting the Green Challenge'' will focus on recycling technologies, waste minimization, market opportunities in emerging renewable energy, utility programs to reduce energy use and cost, bio-based alternative plastics and regulatory and legislative trends. Vishu Shah, president of SPE's Southern California section, is event coordinator.
SCE is a subsidiary of Edison International Co.
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting of Torrance, Calif., is another event backer.