NAWTEC — The North American Waste-to-Energy Conference


What is NAWTEC?

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NAWTEC is the leading industry technical conference and trade show focusing on municipal waste-to-energy operational issues, technology and research initiatives. NAWTEC is a partnership between the Energy Recovery Council (ERC) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA).

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Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority

The 26th Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference (NAWTEC) is on May 14 – 16, 2018, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, home to the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA). LCSWMA employs a multi-step approach to trash disposal and processing, This integrated system not only saves significant landfill capacity, it also creates clean, renewable energy.

LCSWMA’s approach serves as the backdrop for the 2018 NAWTEC conference, which will focus on how waste-to-energy can improve a community and help build a more sustainable future. Tours of the facility and its programs will be a highlight of the event.

Who Should Attend NAWTEC?

  • Waste-to-energy professionals in all capacities
  • Solid waste directors interested in energy recovery options
  • Landfill gas and biogas professionals investigating alternative energy
  • Any professional looking to diversify their solid waste industry knowledge

Conference Program

Check out NAWTEC’s conference program to see the latest sessions and speakers.


Gain hands-on experience at one of NAWTEC’s facility tours at state-of-the-art facilities.


Interested in showcasing your products or increasing brand exposure? Exhibit or become a sponsor.

Exhibiting at NAWTEC 2018

Babcock and Wilcox
Detroit Stoker Company
EMR Southern Recycling
FLSmidth Inc-AFT Operations
General Kinematics
Haldor Topsoe, Inc
Helfrich Brothers Boiler Works
High Temperature Technologies, Inc
Inashco North America, Inc
Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of SWANA
Plattco Corporation
Powerhouse Technology Inc
United Process Control, Inc
UNTHA America
WEIMA America, Inc

Official Contractors: As you plan for NAWTEC 2018, you may receive solicitations from publications and vendors that are not affiliated with NAWTEC, SWANA, and SPARGO, Inc. or any contracted organization therin. This information is securely provided to NAWTEC Official Contractors to inform exhibitors of show related services. Solicitations from unofficial vendors are often the result of obtaining public information from the Internet. NAWTEC partners with select vendors to produce our premiere conference and expo and can intervene on your behalf if any customer service issues arise.

List of official contractors:

  • SPARGO Inc. (Exhibit Sales, Management, Registration and Lead Retrieval)
  • Freeman (General Service Contractor)
  • Lancaster County Convention Center (Internet)
  • Lancaster County Convention Center (Electricity)
  • Lancaster County Convention Center (Audio Visual and Computers)
  • Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square (Catering)

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Hotel Info

Lancaster Marriott
at Penn Square

25 South Queen St.
Lancaster PA 17603

Guests must make reservations by April 21, 2018.

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