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SWANA’s Recorded Webinar Archive

Improving Collection and Post-Collection Safety Practices

David Biderman, CEO & Executive Director SWANA
Ed DeVries, Supervisor, Waste Collection, Waste Management Division, City of Hamilton, ON
Kasem Cornelius, Operations Consultant, Blue Ridge Services

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Changes on the Horizon: A Look at Key NYC Policy Issues

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  • David Biderman, Executive Director & CEO, SWANA
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  • Justin Bland, Director of Commercial Waste Zoning, DSNY
  • NYC Business Integrity Commission
  • Kendall Christiansen, Executive Director, New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management

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Using Video Technology to Change Driver Behavior

John Kellas, Director of Solid Waste & Recycling, Fairfax County, Virginia
Rob Donahue, Senior Director, Commercial Leader Government, Lytx (formerly DriveCam)

View this SWANA Webinar to learn how individualized coaching can help lower your fleet risk and make a meaningful impact on your safety scores and service delivery …

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LFG Data Collection and Analysis

William J Perez, Project Manager, SCS Field Services

Landfills often install gas collection and control systems (GCCS) with operational goals of complying with federal, state and local regulations, preventing LFG migration and controlling odors. Proper operation and data collection is essential to achieving these …

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Odor Management at Solid Waste Facilities

Patrick S. Sullivan, REPA, CPP, BCES, Senior Vice President, SCS Engineers

It is a given that solid waste management facilities can emit odorous substances. Organics, sulfur-containing materials, and other odorous substances in the waste stream are what typically drive odors at landfills, composting operations, and related …

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Beyond China: Building the Future of Recycling

Susan Robinson, Director of Federal Public Affairs, Waste Management
Robert Smouse, Assistant Director - Solid Waste, City of Fort Worth, Texas
David Biderman, CEO & Executive Director, SWANA

Recycling programs in the United States and Canada face unprecedented challenges. The flow of materials into China on which many …

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Recycling: Cracking the Quality Nut

Jason Hale, Communications Lead, The Recycling Partnership
Gunther Wellenstein, Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator, Lowell, MA

“bigger • better - faster • stronger • more • moRE • MORE

That’s been the overarching mantra of recycling for some years now, but in the race for quantity, quality began to take a …

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"Blue Approved" Recycling Education: Do You Approve?

Amber Weckworth, B.S.A., EP, Manager of Education and Environmental Performance, City of Saskatoon

The City of Saskatoon's Recycling Education program relies on a wide range of tactics from conventional broad-based awareness to in-person workshops and games. The programs target diverse audiences in the city, aiming for 'fun', …

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Using Falconry to Take Control of Wildlife in Landfills

Stephen Bucciarelli, President, Predator Bird Services, Inc.

Birds and other wildlife create a number of issues that often prove problematic for landfill operators. The associated safety risks and pressure from unhappy neighbors, employees and regulators can make wildlife an unnecessary burden. Learn an effective (and interesting!) …

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Improving Collection Services Satisfaction

Claudia Marsales, Senior Manager, Waste & Environmental Management, City of Markham, ON

Waste collection is one of the most fundamental services a municipality offers and getting it right requires appreciated, empowered workers. In 2004, The City of Markham launched a community call centre that allowed the Waste Management …

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Identifying the Next Step to Achieve Zero Waste

Veronica Roof, Senior Environmental Policy Specialist, Burns & McDonnell

There are many programs that can be employed to assist with achieving zero waste. Whether the next program will target food scraps, construction and demolition debris, textiles or other materials varies from community to community. This SWANA Webinar explores …

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Comparisons of H2S and Siloxane Removal Technologies

Jeff Friesen, Project Manager, Energyneering Solutions, Inc.

The entrainment of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and siloxanes within landfill gas poses significant challenges to operating landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) facilities. Installation of H2S and siloxane removal systems is becoming increasingly common, being highlighted by the …

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Avian Influenza as a Special Waste Event

Joanna Davis, D.V.M., Emergency Coordinator, SPRS District 2, USDA APHIS Veterinary Services

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In December 2014, the United States detected its first positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in many years. By August 2015, 231 premises in 21 states were affected and nearly 49 million …

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7 Steps to Simplified LFG Management at a Closed Landfill

Olivia Williams, P.E., Solid Waste Engineer, HDR Engineering
Rich Hanson, PE, Senior Engineer, Solid Waste Disposal, City of Spokane

The closed Southside Landfill had a high-maintenance landfill gas collection and flare system that was yielding a limited flow of decent quality. The City of Spokane was looking at options for …

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Transforming a Landfill into a Model of Sustainability

Cathleen Hall, S.C., Solid Waste Manager, Pitkin County

The Pitkin County Landfill in Colorado diverts nearly 60 percent of its material for recycling or reuse, and many of its programs can be replicated at sites across the country. The landfill has approximately 19 years of capacity remaining, and given the affluent nature of …

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In Today's Market, Why is HBTU the Best Use of Your Biogas?

Michael S. Michels, P.E., Executive Vice President, Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC

Due to the low offers for electric power purchase agreements in recent years, high BTU (HBTU) projects are returning to the forefront. The value that owners and operators get from these projects has led to their resurgence in the US. This …

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10 Ways to Reduce Accidents and Injuries

David Biderman, CEO & Executive Director, SWANA

FREE FOR SWANA MEMBERS

This SWANA Webinar, presented by new SWANA CEO & Executive Director David Biderman, provides practical advice that solid waste managers and supervisors can put into action. As one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, a …

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The Three I's: Defining Poor Employee Performance

Gregor G. Meyer, Director of Public Works, City of Woodland, CA

In this SWANA Webinar you learn simple, but effective techniques to help you determine which of the three basic employee behaviors you are experiencing and what to do about it. This technique is called the Three I's (i.e., Incompetence, Inefficient, and …

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Introducing New Safety Standards for Canadian Biogas

Paul Bulla, VP, Operations, Comcor
Matthew Dugan, Plant Engineering Manager, Comcor
Denise Burgess, Project Engineering Manager, Comcor

In August 2015, a new integrated CSA/ANSI standard called "Code for Digester Gas, Landfill Gas and Biogas Generation and Utilization" will be published and will specify minimum …

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Three Paradigms for Managing Household Hazardous Waste

Jim Quinn, Hazardous Waste Program Manager, Metro, Portland, OR

Beginning in the 1980s local governments around the country started up collection programs for household hazardous waste (HHW). Many of these programs provide excellent service and do a valiant job of trying to collect and manage the HHW that their constituents …

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3D Laser Scanning Technology

Jason Williams, PG, Environmental Program Manager, Draper Aden Associates

Laser scanning technology revolves around a point cloud - a collection of millions of points with the same X, Y, Z values that would be collected and recorded by conventional surveying equipment. However, unlike the "one-at-a-time" collection method of …

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Spotlight on the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program Subpart HH

Rachel Schmeltz, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) dataset contains the most comprehensive and complete information for reporting landfills available. Approximately 1200 MSW landfills report annually under the GHGRP, comprising more than …

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Applied Technology for Precision Installation of GCCS

Timothy Reed, P.E., Senior Project Manager, Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.

With each lateral expansion of a landfill, a corresponding gas collection and conveyance system (GCCS) is typically permitted and constructed. The system for the new cell relies on the GCCS that was installed in the previous cell. Unfortunately, systems …

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The Zero Waste Residuals Processing Facility

Eric Lombardi, Executive Director, Eco-Cycle International
Dr. Jeffrey Morris, Economist & Lifecycle Assessment Expert, Sound Resource Management Group

While leading communities continue to move beyond 70% landfill diversion, there is still the challenge of handling thousands of tons of mixed-waste residuals (a.k.a. …

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Beyond Post-Closure Care

Eric Mead, P.E., PMP, Solid Waste Engineer, HDR Engineering

Klickitat County (County), Washington, owns the Horsethief Landfill, a former municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill which has been in post-closure care under the requirements of Chapter 173-304, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) for 20 years. The landfill has been …

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Alternatives Analysis for Relocation of a Landfill Cell

Mary Shanks, Solid Waste Project Manager, HDR, Inc.

This SWANA Webinar examines the work HDR and King County Solid Waste Division did to evaluate options for refuse removal from a portion of the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill and determine an optimal construction scenario.

The South Solid Waste Area (SSWA) is a 24 acre, …

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How Will the Diversion of Organics Impact LFGTE Projects

John G. Carlton, P.E., BCEE, Senior Vice President, Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.

As solid waste managers look into developing programs to reduce landfill disposal, including organics diversion, it is important that we develop a clear understanding of the impacts of new diversion programs to other existing …

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Local Government Tools to Drive Producer Responsibility

Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director, CA Product Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA

In California, several EPR bills for batteries, sharps and medicines were stopped at the state level due to strong opposition by some groups. When policies cannot pass at the state level, what can local governments do? This webinar reviews what …

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Making Your Recycling Facility State of the Art

Robert Craggs, Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Practice Manager, Burns & McDonnell

Many existing recycling facilities have been operating for more than 10 to 15 years and no longer effectively serve the needs of their customers. For example, some MRFs may not have the capability to process single stream recyclable materials or …

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Post-Collection Safety

Neal Bolton, P.E., President, Blue Ridge Services
Susan Eppes, MS, CSP, ARM, President, EST Solutions, Inc.
Tom Parker, Associate. CDM Smith

FREE FOR SWANA MEMBERS

SWANA is proud to have 3 of the industry's leading safety experts share some of their knowledge on post-collection safety all in one webinar. …

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Post-Closure Guidance: Subtitle C Hazardous Waste Landfills

Lilybeth Colon, EPA/OLEM Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, Washington DC
Thabet Tolaymat, EPA/Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati Ohio

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Recently, the EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management OLEM (formerly OSWER) published a draft guidance to assist regulators in evaluating …

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Proposed Landfill NSPS: What It Says & What It Might Mean

Frank Caponi, Division Engineer, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts
Kerry Kelly, Senior Director, Federal Affairs, Waste Management
Matt Stutz, Principal, Weaver Boos Consultants
Angela Marconi, Manager of Landfill Gas Operations, Delaware Solid Waste Authority>

This webinar, presented by members of the Landfill Gas …

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Zero Waste Event Planning: Development & Implementation

Leslie Lukacs, Founder and Principal, L2 Environmental

Listen to this special, two part SWANA Webinar to learn from a Zero Waste Event expert all you need to know about composting and diverting materials at events of all sizes.

Composting at large venues and events can be a challenge, but with the right tools, planning, and …

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Zero Waste Event Planning: Case Studies

Leslie Lukacs, Founder and Principal, L2 Environmental

Part two of the webinar focuses on case studies demonstrating how these tools are applied to achieve zero waste. Case studies include college and professional stadiums, small cultural events, and music festivals. These include the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, San …

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Improving Productivity in Automated Collections

Richard Adams, E.I.T., C.H.M.M., Solid Waste Operations Manager
Jorge Avitia, Associate Engineer
Jim Smith, Solid Waste Operations Coordinator - Garbage
Patrick Ross, CNU-A, Solid Waste Operations Coordinator, Recycling

Are you looking to increase productivity from your automated side loader (ASL) operation so it provides …

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Increasing Recycling & Diversion

Lisa A. Skumatz, Ph.D., Principal, Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc. (SERA), Superior, CO

What increases recycling and diversion the most? How can jurisdictions make informed choices to make effective - and cost-effective changes? This webinar presents practical alternatives backed up by real-world analysis. …

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The Road to Behavior Change

Cecile Carson, Senior Director of Affiliate Development, Keep America Beautiful

Most, if not all, environmental projects desire behavior change as the end goal.

In this SWANA Webinar, Cecile Carson will discuss how Keep America Beautiful (KAB) uses behavior change theories and strategies to further their programming …

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Best Practices: Using Apps & Online Tools to Meet your Goals

David Eaves, Co-Founder, ReCollect Systems and Digital Government Expert

Solid waste departments generally share two goals: increasing their diversion rates, and, reducing costs associated with educating customers or responding to their complaints or requests. These goals have, in recent years, been made more complicated with the …

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Designing Residential Organics Programs

Janine Ralph, Senior Environmental Planning Manager, HDR Consulting

From the Dining Room Table to Finished Compost - Addressing Key Program Components and Issues

Residential organics is the largest portion of the residential waste stream that remains to be addressed in many jurisdictions. How do you design a residential …

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Successful Waste Diversion at Colleges and Universities

Michelle Leonard, Vice President, SCS Engineers

This SWANA Webinar will share the real world experiences of two Southern California campuses that have established innovative and effective programs to divert materials. Each campus conducted waste characterization studies to identify the types and quantities of materials in their …

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Food Waste & Organics

This special SWANA Webinar features two great speakers presenting on the topic of food waste and organics. First, participants will hear from Jetta Antonakos as she speaks on Tacoma, Washington's Excellence Award-winning food waste recycling program. Then, the conversation will turn to Massachusetts where John Fischer of the Department of …

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State of the Solid Waste Industry

Michael E. Hoffman, Managing Director of Research, Wunderlich Securities

Michael Hoffman will share his thoughts on the financial status of the solid waste industry in this SWANA Webinar, as well as examine what the greening of solid waste means for the future. Michael has twenty-five years of experience as a senior equity …

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EPR in California & Beyond

Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director, California Product Stewardship Council

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) continues to be a hot topic, both politically and in the solid waste industry. It has the potential to transform recycling in a variety of ways depending on how it is implemented, and it continues to evolve as …

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Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery & Transfer Center

Lewis T. Griffith, P.E., Assistant Division Manager, Environmental Services Solid Waste Management, WA
Debra Frye, P.E. Senior Vice President and HDR's National Solid Waste Technical Director, HDR Engineering, MO

The innovative, sustainable Tacoma Solid Waste Management Recovery and Transfer Center has vastly improved the …

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Consolidating and Managing HHW Operations

Tessa David, Director, MassToss Cooperative and Devens Regional HHW Collection Center, MA

Typically towns host a household hazardous waste collection event once or twice a year. This routine forces home owners to store unwanted harmful products such as pesticides, fertilizers, oil-based paint, auto fluids, etc., for a lengthy …

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EPR for Packaging and Printed Paper

Melissa Walsh Innes, Deputy Director, Recycling Reinvented

Recycling Reinvented has recently completed a cost-benefit analysis study to provide stakeholders with a data-driven, fact-based appraisal of the potential benefits and costs of a uniquely American Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) recovery system for household …

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Guidance for Water Balance Alternative Final Landfill Covers

Lawrence Bruskin, P.E., Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Based upon his 2014 Landfill Symposium presentation, Lawrence Bruskin will lead attendees through the development and implementation of streamlined guidance for alternative water balance covers which averts the requirement for numerical modeling or …

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Reducing, Recovering, and Recycling Food Scraps

Athena Lee Bradley, Projects Manager, Northeast Recycling Council, Inc.

The management of food scraps is an exciting area of growth and innovation within the solid waste industry. But, with so much going on in so many different places, it can be difficult to know what works and what is worth a second look, depending on what one …

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Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging

Susan Robinson, Federal Public Affairs Director, Waste Management

What is the impact of requiring manufacturers to pay for local recycling programs? In this webinar we will look at the impact of extended producer responsibility (EPR) for commonly recycled materials such as packaging and printed paper on local recycling …

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Reuse Marketplace: Online Site for Surplus & Unwanted Items

Mary Ann Remolador, Assistant Director & Event Organizer, Northeast Recycling Council, Inc.

Promoting reuse in the northeast United States is a priority for many states. Second only to source reduction on the solid waste management hierarchy, it is an important component of any plan seeking to reach higher levels of waste …

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PaintCare: Paint Product Stewardship across the U.S.

Caitlin Sanders, California Program Manager, PaintCare

Product stewardship is a product-centered approach to environmental protection. It calls on all of those in the product lifecycle, including manufacturers, to contribute in reducing the environmental impacts of products. PaintCare, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, …

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Mixed Waste Processing: What Does It Offer?

Karl Hufnagel, PE, Civil Engineer, Managing Engineer, Brown and Caldwell
Eric Winkler, Sales Manager, Bulk Handling Systems

Over the last five years, mixed waste processing has gained greater interest and attention throughout the United States. Communities are seeking ways to increase the diversion of valuable materials in the …

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Applying Lessons Learned from WTE to Conversion Technologies

Constance Hornig, Principal, Constance Hornig Law Offices

The 1980s saw a boom in waste-to-energy facilities in the United States, and the 2010s are seeing a similar uptick in conversion technology development. Although the basic technologies may differ, the risk analysis for both projects are very similar. This webinar will take …

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Update on Public Health and Environmental Studies of WTE

Sarah Foster, Principal, CFP Associates

Many communities are considering thermal treatment options for management of non-recyclable municipal solid waste. Interest in these projects is increasing for a variety of reasons, including efforts to develop more sustainable, energy-producing solid waste management solutions, divert waste …

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Leachate Evaporation Ponds: Planning and Design

J. Roy Murray, P.E., Vice President, SCS Engineers

In areas of the country where annual evaporation exceeds annual precipitation, the evaporation of leachate in lined, open ponds can provide an inexpensive method of leachate disposal. It also provides additional leachate storage capabilities for other leachate disposal …

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The Use of GPS to Improve Landfill Performance

John Carlton, P.E., BCEE, Senior Vice President, Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
James Stenborg, P.E., Principal Associate, Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.

This presentation provides detailed information on the uses and benefits of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in landfill operations. The presentation reviews how GPS …

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Plastic Recycling Update

Patty Moore, Principal, Moore Recycling Inc.

This webinar provides an overview of the status of recycling PET packaging, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottles, non-bottle rigid plastic, film and bags, and foam using data from various Moore Recycling reports

The presentation outlines the current trends, including the impact of …

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Getting a Handle on the Costs of Your Agency

Marc J. Rogoff, Ph.D., SCS Engineers

This webinar will address the need for solid waste managers to understand the essential facets of cost of service analysis and rate making. This includes how to plan for such studies and what critical answers about agency operations can be provided as a result of such studies. The presentation …

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I Want To Be Recycled Campaign

Cecile Carson, Senior Director of Affiliate Development, Keep America Beautiful

The first national Public Service Advertisement (PSA) campaign from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) since “the crying Indian” of the 1970’s is debuting across the nation, and KAB hosted an in-depth webinar to highlight details of its development and …

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Putting Mobile Technology to Work for Outreach

Barbara McConnell, VP Marketing, Recycling Calendars.com
Ashley Sauvé, Sales Representative, Recycling Calendars.com

Mobile technology is the single most important game changer in communication since the invention of the internet. More than half of us have a smartphone enabling us to access a wide world of information with a …

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Trash Trucks: The Newest Venue in Media Marketing

Kim Braun, Manager, Resource Recovery & Recycling Division, City of Santa Monica, CA

Did you ever go to a festival and see many of the wide-eyed children lined up to look at the shiny gadgets, or hear the screech of the siren on the fire truck that was there for the event? Taking inspiration from this, The City of Santa Monica's …

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Get More FEMA Funding for Your Community's Disaster Recovery

Nick D'Agostino, Emergency Management Specialist, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Kelly Devilbiss, Public Assistance Officer, Maryland Emergency Management Agency

All community's face the risk of some sort of natural disaster, whether it be a flood, hurricane, tornado, fire or something else. Solid waste workers are on …

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Replacing Contractors

Constance Hornig, Attorney, Constance Hornig Law Office

"Public Health and Safety," is the waste manager's mantra. He or she is responsible for ensuring that putrescible waste gets handled always and on time, from cradle-to-grave (or re-use). When a service failure occurs, it usually a result of the contractor's business …

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Designing for Recovery of Organic Materials

George Savage, Executive Vice President, CalRecovery, Inc.

The new frontier of solid waste management is the handling of organic materials. Communities are seeking greater diversion of these materials from land disposal for a variety of reasons. Whether it's to reach zero waste objectives, increase landfill life, or produce …

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Getting a Handle on the Costs of Your Agency

Marc J. Rogoff, Ph.D., SCS Engineers

This webinar will address the need for solid waste managers to understand the essential facets of cost of service analysis and rate making. This includes how to plan for such studies and what critical answers about agency operations can be provided as a result of such studies. The …

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Key Findings of Gas and Leachate Research & Future Outlook

Bryan Staley, PhD, P.E., President & CEO, Environmental Research & Education Foundation

Join this SWANA Webinar for the latest information on waste management processes and end of life technologies from a leading technical expert in sustainable solid waste management issues. Dr. Bryan Staley, President & CEO of the Environmental …

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How Winston-Salem Took Recycling to the Next Level

Johnnie Taylor, Director, Sanitation Division, City of Winston-Salem, NC
Carly Dunno, GIS Administrator, Sanitation Division, City of Winston-Salem, NC

You might have a recycling program, but is it the best it could possibly be? The City of Winston-Salem's Sanitation Department wondered exactly that, and the result was a …

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"Love Food Not Waste" Commercial Compost Program

Stephanie Scafa, Zero Waste Analyst, City of Eugene, OR

Each year the City of Eugene sends over 40 million pounds of food waste into the local landfill. Half of this waste comes from commercial businesses. To reduce the amount being landfilled, the City has collaborated with local garbage haulers, commercial composters, and …

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"I Want To Be Recycled" Campaign

Cecile Carson, Senior Director of Affiliate Development, Keep America Beautiful

An in-depth look at new national recycling PSA from Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council

The first national Public Service Advertisement (PSA) campaign from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) since "the crying Indian" of the 1970's is debuting …

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TRASHion: Fashion Runway Program

Alana Presley, Recycling Education Coordinator, City of Denton, TX

Garbage. Rubbish. Junk. One of the biggest challenges for environmental educators today is moving the public perception of solid waste from being a gross inconvenience to being an important resource to be carefully managed. In order to think outside of the garbage …

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Developing a Special Waste Collection Center

Keith A. Bailey, Director, Lorain County Solid Waste Management District

The Lorain County, Ohio Solid Waste Management District owns and operates a Special Waste Collection Center that has successfully served a population of 300,000 residents since June 2010. This Excellence Award-winning facility is designed to collect and …

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Monitoring and Controlling Invasive Species on Landfill

Randy Vogel, Senior Ecologist and Principle at Applied Ecological Services
Chrystal Schreck, Invasive Species Outreach and Education Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Division of Enforcement and Science
Troy Anderson, Vice President, Restoration Ecologist, Applied Ecological Services

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Engaging the Public through the Lens of the Advocacy Pyramid

Jay Vincent, Senior Vice President-Business Development, The Saint Consulting Group, IL

This eSession will explore how one can overcome the base level of public opposition to solid waste projects that exists in a community. The Advocacy Pyramid is an approach to developing public support for waste and other controversial …

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Defending Landfills Accused of Landfill Gas Impacts

Patrick Sullivan, Senior Vice President, SCS Engineers

Defending landfills against lawsuits regarding LFG migration impacting neighboring properties can be expensive and complex. It is well known that LFG migration and emissions, as well as their off-site dispersion, are difficult to quantify. This eSession will explore specific …

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Cherry Hill Landfill Expansion

Tom Ramsey, Associate, Geosyntec Consultants, MD

In 2011, the Cherry Island Landfill expansion project was selected as a finalist for the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award by the American Society of Engineers (ASCE), one of the most prestigious awards in civil engineering. This eSession will discuss the …

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The Impact of WTE on Jobs Creation & Community Development

Jeremy O’Brien, Director of Applied Research, SWANA

In 2011, the SWANA Applied Research Foundation’s (ARF) Waste-to-Energy Group researched communities with WTE systems in comparison to those that rely on remote regional landfills for disposal of their non-recycled wastes in order to produce The Economic Development Benefits of …

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The Impact of Source Separated Organics Collection on Waste

Eileen Berenyi, Ph.D., Principal, Governmental Advisory Associates, Inc., CT

Participants in this eSession will learn about the impact of source separated food waste collections are having on the composition of the disposed waste stream and how this may influence disposal alternatives in the future.??During this webinar, the …

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Gasification and Mass Burn - Comparing Apples with Apples

Peter Chromec, CEO, Hitachi Zosen Inova U.S.A., LLC

Advanced or New Thermal Treatment Technologies (NTTT) have been proposed by some to be the next generation method for sustainable treatment of waste. Based on the environmental standards applicable for mass burn plants in the 1970’s and 80’s, and on the demand for something …

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Public Perception of the Waste-to-Energy Industries

This session will specifically discuss the different groups that are publically expressing their opposition to waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities. The session will first focus on the different arguments that opponents are making regarding why these facilities should not be considered as an acceptable means of waste disposal; however, at the same …

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