2021 Proceedings

2021 Proceedings

Addressing Climate Change
Challenges of Managing Solid Waste and Greenhouse Gases on Long Island. Cahill, Michael. Germano & Cahill, PC. 2021.
Monroe County’s Sustainability Initiatives and Climate Action Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Garland, Michael J. Monroe County Department of Environmental Services. 2021.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Recover: Climate Smart Solid Waste Solutions. Glance, Dereth. OCRRA. 2021.
Reducing Fleet Emissions and Other Initiatives to Reduce Carbon Footprint. Anderson, Gregory. NYC Department of Sanitation. 2021.

Collection / Transport
A Roadmap for Transitioning to Electric Waste Collection Fleets. Carlton, John. HDR. 2021.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Getting Beyond the Headlines: Cultivating a Culture of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Materials Management. Cohen, Diane. Finger Lakes ReUse. Dia, Elhadji. Covanta. Johnson, John. Inner City Green Team. Panetta, Renee. City of Troy, NY. 2021.

Engineering Ethics
Ethics in Engineering: A Panel Discussion. Bernstein, Kevin. Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC. Davies, Amy. Casella Waste Systems. Guardino, Rebecca. Covanta. O’Dell, Daryl and Mark Swyka. Tetra Tech. 2021.

Extended Producer Responsibility
Framework EPR in New York. Timm, Dawn M. New York Product Stewardship Council. 2021.
New York Paint Stewardship Program. Fresina, Paul. PaintCare. 2021.
NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling & Reuse Act Update. Kidalowski, Katie. NYSDEC. 2021.
NYS Postconsumer Paint Collection Program Update. Van Erp, Peter. NYSDEC. 2021.

Landfill Design & Operations
Design, Installation, Performance and Lifetime of Exposed Geomembrane Covers (EGCs). Swyka, Mark. Tetra Tech. 2021.
Understanding Landfill Slope Failures and How to Prevent Them. Steinhauser, Eric S. Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. 2021.
Use of Two Innovative Approaches for a Landfill Closure. Ehmann, Karyn. CHA Consulting. 2021.

Leachate Management
‘Controlling Your Destiny:’ Proven, Reliable, On-Site Leachate Evaporation Technology. Weigold, John. Heartland Water Technology. 2021.

Encapsulation of PFAS from Landfill Leachate. Ruehl, Paul. LafargeHolcim. 2021.
Fate of PFAS in Conventional Wastewater Treatment Processes. Kremen, Arie. Tetra Tech. 2021.

Organics Management
Design, Operational and Management Considerations in Large-Scale Active Aeration Systems. Herlihy, Tom. WeCare Denali. 2021.
Managing Biosolids to Protect the Climate: A Review of GHG Impacts for Two Northeastern Wastewater Facilities. Webb, Abbie. Casella Resource Solutions. 2021.
Preparing Your Facility for Organics Diversion: Transfer Station and Material Recovery Facility Design. Piedmont-Fleischmann, Bodhi. Tetra Tech. 2021.
Recycling Packaged Food Waste: The Next Organics Recycling Challenge. Harb, Ryan. Vanguard Renewables. 2021.

Public Outreach & Education
Clear Communication: Recycle Right NY Campaign. Kerns, Jesse and Melissa Young. Syracuse University Center for Sustainable Community Solutions. 2021.
Communication Behaviors Related to Recycling: Survey Results from New York State Residents. Liu, Zhuling and Janet Yang. State University of New York at Buffalo. 2021.

Quantification & Planning
Challenges Faced by New York State Municipal Recycling and Solid Waste Municipalities: A Presentation of Survey Responses. Durán, Natasha. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. 2021.

Recycling / Waste Diversion
Casella’s Journey with Hypertherm. Albertazzi, Matt. Casella Resource Solutions. 2021.
Good Point Recycling 2021 Tech Edition. Ingenthron, Robin. Good Point Recycling. 2021.
Recycling Market Development. Walker, Kate. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. 2021.
The Global Evolution of Waste Conversion Technologies. Howie, Bruce. HDR, Inc. 2021.
The Importance of Recycling End Markets: Impact of China’s National Sword Program on Plastic Secondary Markets. Vedantam, Aditya. State University of New York at Buffalo. 2021.

Reuse and Repair
Fix More – Throw Away Less. Gordon-Byrne, Gay. The Repair Association. 2021.
The Economics of Reuse. Cohen, Diane. Finger Lakes ReUse. 2021.