Conferences & Webinars
Turning Garbage Into Gold: Evaluating Emerging Solid Waste Technologies
Thursday, January 29th, 2015 @ 2:00PM EST
Every day, it seems there’s another technology emerging that
promises to divert more tons of waste from landfills, while offering energy
recovery and a host of other economic and environmental benefits. During this
webinar you’ll learn about the many factors cities need to account for when
making a decision about whether to implement any emerging technology. We’ll
cover issues such as feasibility/scalability, project ownership and assumption
of risk, options for financing mechanisms, and more.
2014 MWMA Fall Summit
The Fall Summit brought together public sector leaders with private sector executives to discuss trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in solid waste, recycling, fleet management, product stewardship, sustainability, disaster preparedness and other issues.
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Five Driver Behaviors That Might Contribute
to Collisions - And How to Address Them: RePlay the Webinar NOW
There are any number of
factors that can contribute to collisions in your solid waste fleet - some of
them beyond your control. You can, however, monitor driver behavior, and
provide coaching to reduce behavior-related collisions. In this session you'll learn
about the five driver behaviors that most frequently contribute to collisions,
and also learn strategies for addressing those behaviors.
To play the webinar, click on the
“RePlay!” link above, or cut and paste this URL into your web
10 Things You Should Do in the New Year to Improve Safety
Despite significant safety improvements, solid waste
collection continues to be one of America's most dangerous jobs. This presentation covers some of the most effective strategies you can implement in
your department to increase safety, and save long-term costs as well.
Presenter: David Biderman, General Counsel and Director, Safety, NSWMA
View David's presentation
Single Stream Recycling - or, The Carted Dream
So many cities are moving toward "single stream" as a cost-effective
way to collect and process a city's recyclables. But with the costs of
carts and equipment conversion, among other considerations, it often
becomes a distant goal for many municipalities. In this session, learned how two cities made the switch, and made it work for them
financially. They also heard from the private sector about ways to
achieve conversion cost-effectively. Take a look at presentations by:
Five Cost-Saving Solutions to Cut $1 Million from Your Solid Waste Budget
This presentation by Orlando solid waste manager and MWMA Past President Mike Carroll includes common-sense ideas to trim - and maximize - the municipal solid waste budget.
For information please contact:
Assistant Executive Director,
The U.S. Conference of Mayors
Municipal Waste Management Association