Association Of State And Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) 2011 Solid Waste Management Conference

Publish Date: 9/12/2011

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At the 2011 ASTSWMO Solid Waste Management Conference, held in Kansas City, MO on August 9-11, SWANA’s Jeremy O’Brien, P.E., Director of Applied Research, gave two presentations on reports recently developed through SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation.

In the opening plenary session, “Finding Sustainable Funding Sources for State Regulatory Programs in a Time of Market Shift,” Mr. O’Brien presented key findings from a 2010 ARF report on Sustainable Funding Options for Recycling Programs. O’Brien also presented findings from the peer-reviewed FY2011 ARF report on the “Long Term Environmental Impacts of Subtitle D Landfills” at a breakout session on the long term care of landfills.

The conference was attended by approximately 125 representatives from 47 state solid waste regulatory agencies along with EPA national and regional staff.

Presentations are available here: http://astswmo.org/Pages/Meetings/Past_Meetings/2011-Solid_Waste.html.