Megacity Waste Management Dialogue: The NYC Roadmap for Waste as a Resource | AIChE

The AIChE Institute for Sustainability and the Earth Engineering Center in affiliation with the Chemical Engineering Department at the City College of New York held a workshop on April 25-26, 2016 to focus on New York City waste management and valorization. This workshop symposium brought together industry, academia, government agencies and municipalities to establish best practices in utilizing municipal solid waste as a resource. The...

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Workshop Topics

  • Setting the Stage for Sustainable Waste Management a global overview and update on the current status of sustainable waste practices around the world and the future of thermal conversion of waste.

  • Megacity Waste Management experts discuss waste management practices currently deployed and those being explored by megacities in Europe and the US.

  • The Hierarchy in Practice Waste Management Processes and Technologies recycling, landfilling, and waste conversion technologies in the context of the waste generator.

  • Risk Assessment and Environmental Impact experts discuss impact of different waste practices on human and environmental health and sustainability initiatives for waste conversion.

  • Social Implications and Public Opinion public opinion on overall waste sustainability.

  • Research at the Forefront of Waste Conversion the latest R&D from industry and academia.

  • Policy and Market Drivers for Sustainable Waste Management the impact of policy and the market on the future of waste sustainability.

Workshop Topics

  • Setting the Stage for Sustainable Waste Management a global overview and update on the current status of sustainable waste practices around the world and the future of thermal conversion of waste.

  • Megacity Waste Management experts discuss waste management practices currently deployed and those being explored by megacities in Europe and the US.

  • The Hierarchy in Practice Waste Management Processes and Technologies recycling, landfilling, and waste conversion technologies in the context of the waste generator.

  • Risk Assessment and Environmental Impact experts discuss impact of different waste practices on human and environmental health and sustainability initiatives for waste conversion.

  • Social Implications and Public Opinion public opinion on overall waste sustainability.

  • Research at the Forefront of Waste Conversion the latest R&D from industry and academia.

  • Policy and Market Drivers for Sustainable Waste Management the impact of policy and the market on the future of waste sustainability.

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