An Integrated Waste Management System for a Sustainable Society

Originally delivered Feb 24, 2010
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What are the hallmarks of an effective integrated was.te management system? How do we best create one for a sustainable society?

This webinar provides an overview of the sustainable attributes of an integrated waste management system and the essential role of thermal treatment with energy recovery. It explores how modern Energy from Waste is compatible with recycling and its inherent sustainable attributes, including generation of renewable energy, reduction of greenhouse gases, air emissions and other parameters such as land and water management.


Marco Castaldi

Marco Castaldi was born in New York City and received his B.S. ChE (Magna cum Laude) from Manhattan College. His Ph.D. is in Chemical Engineering from UCLA and he has minors in Advanced Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics. Professor Castaldi has approximately 60 peer-reviewed research articles, 40 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 book chapters and 11 patents in the fields of catalysis, combustion and gasification. Some of his research findings have been covered by The New York Times, The Observer, CNN, and other trade publications. Prior to his academic career Professor...Read more

Brian Bahor, QEP

Brian Bahor is the Vice President of Sustainability at Covanta Energy Corporation, where he is responsible for climate change projects and management of its sustainability report. Mr. Bahor has been employed as an environmental professional for 29 years, including 22 years at Covanta. He has led a variety of diverse environmental projects, primarily in the waste management industry.

Mr. Bahor received his Bachelors Degree in Environmental Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and has also completed two graduate programs at Stevens Institute of Technology – a graduate...Read more

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