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Global Waste Management Symposium 2018

February 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

GWMS  is North America’s #1 technical conference for the presentation of applied and fundamental research and case studies on waste management, and it’s back in Indian Wells, California in 2018!

Waste360 and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) plan to deliver a conference program that is more technical, more innovative and more essential to you than ever before. Get ready, look who’s also back!

The Magnificent Seven ride again at eight sessions during the Global Waste Management Symposium 2018.


Monday, February 12
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Session One Track C – Anaerobic Digestion
Co-Digestion and AD Alternatives for Waste Management in Buenos Aires with James Law

4:00 to 5:30 pm
Session Three Track C – Waste Management Planning
Scenario Modeling: A Technique for Conducting Sensitivity Analysis of Life Cycle Costs for Solid Waste Management Systems by Robert Gardner


Tuesday, February 13
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Session Four Track B – Recycling and Diversion
Rural Iowa Hub and Spoke Recycling Project with Michelle Leonard

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Session Five Track C – Organics Diversion
Santa Clara County Composting Processing Capacity and Organics Diversion Study with Tracie Bills

3:30 to 5:00 pm
Session Seven Track A – Temperature Monitoring and Control
Preventing Formation of Elevated Temperature Conditions in Landfill – Design Features for Management of Liquids and Gas Pressure with Ali Khatami

3:30 to 5:00 pm
Session Seven Track B – Landfill Air Regulations
Panel Discussion: Evolving Landfill Air Regulations, Interpretations, and Enforcement Initiatives Under a New Administration with: Matt Stutz, Amy Van Kolken Banister, Nikki Wuestenberg, Kelly Carter, and Patrick Sullivan


Wednesday, February 14
8:30 am to 9:45 am
Session Eight Track A – Sulfur in Landfill Gas
Causes of Increasing Sulfur Content in California Landfill Gas with Patrick Sullivan

10:00 to 11:15 am
Session Nine Track A – Landfill Emissions II
A Solid Waste Emissions Estimation Tool (SWEET) for Quantifying GHG Emissions Reduction from Alternative Waste Management Strategies with Alex Stege





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