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Managing municipal waste: Experts discuss options for converting our solid waste to energy
Date:3/30/2011

A new series of events at the New York Academy of Sciences explores options for managing municipal solid waste that may offer large cities sustainable alternatives to landfill disposal and conventional incineration. The first event in the "Trash Talk" series on Thursday, April 7, will examine several new waste-to-energy technologies, among them, gasification and biological treatment.

Experts will explain how these technologies work, discuss their advantages, and probe issues related to them. Other topics in the series will include: Modelswhat innovative practices are other cities adopting? Business perspectiveswhat market opportunities are emerging? Policywhat options best serve NYC's sustainability goals? Financinghow can better waste management practices for NYC be financed within severe fiscal constraints?

WHAT: Trash Talk: Options for Converting Our Solid Waste to Energy

WHO:

Speakers

David Demme, SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC

Nickolas J. Themelis, PhD, Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University

Mark Paisley, Taylor Biomass Energy, LLC

Moderator
Nada Anid, PhD, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, New York Institute of Technology

WHEN: Thursday, April 7, 2011 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WHERE:
The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St., 40th floor, NYC


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Contact: Brett Van Landingham
bvanlandingham@nyas.org
212-298-8631
New York Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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