2022 Session Presentations

WEDNESDAY, February 23th
WORKSHOP - 1:00 pm TO 4:30 pm
     SWANA WI Badger Chapter - Technical Seminar -
  • Erica Lawson from TRC will present "Management of PFAS in Landfill Leachate, Liquids, and Gases" 
  • Mark Torresani from Tetra Tech  will present "Alternative NR 504 MSW Liners in Wisconsin, an Update"
  • Duncan Moss from WI DNR will present on Ethics
THURSDAY, February 24th
KEYNOTE - 9:40 - 10:40am 
  • Rob Greenfield, an activist and humanitarian dedicated to leading the way to a more sustainable and just world.
TRACK SESSION I - 10:50 - 11:50am
  • Navigating the Waters of Social Media Platforms and Posts (AROW Communications, Marketing, and Education Committee)
  • Surface Water Management and Best Management Practices (BMPs)  (BreAnne Kahnk, TRC, and Ben Schulte, TRC)​
  • Mycoremediation: Not a Laughing Matter (Jerome Segura III, Segura & Sons Mushroom Farm, Alex Thomas, UW-SP graduate student and Marathon County Solid Waste Department)
TRACK SESSION II - 2:30-3:30pm 
  • What the New E-cycling Rule & Grants Mean for You (Sarah Murray, WDNR, Ashley Hoekstra, WDNR, & Marcy McGrath, WDNR )
  • Landfill Closure Solutions (Vincent Diviacchi, AGRU)
  • Cleaning Up the Industrial Legacy of Milwaukee's Rivers (Bridget Henk, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, & Gerald DeMers, WDNR)
TRACK SESSION III - 3:40 - 4:40pm 
  • Battery Management Challenges in Wisconsin (Chris Blan, Brown County Port & Resource Recovery)
  • Benefits of Generating RNG from LFG, and Associated Available Treatment Technologies (Bill Bloomenkranz, Tetra Tech)
  • Wisconsin Waste & Recycling by the Numbers  (Casey Lamesky, WDNR, Jennifer Semrau, WDNR, & Sarah Murray, WDNR)
FRIDAY, February 25th
TRACK SESSION IV - 9:00am - 10:00am 
  • Reducing Contamination and Increasing Participation Through Community Education (Chris Jimieson, SCS, Bryan Johnson, City of Madison, Lorenza Zebell, Sustain Dane, & Travis Blomberg, UW-Madison)
  • Increasing Efficiencies Through Technology (Randy Nolden, Tetra Tech)
  • Re-setting after Chaos (Kate Vasquez, RRT Design & Construction)
TRACK SESSION V - 10:30am - 11:30a
  • LEAN MRFs: How Manufacturing’s Answer to China Can Help Recycling (Patrick Tierney, Revolution Systems)
  • Solar on Landfills (Tony Kriel, SCS, Mark Huber, SCS, & Matt Robinson, City of Janesville) 
  • Innovations in Leachate Collection (Mark Torresani, Tetra Tech)