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Mission Statement

Construction Demolition

The mission of the EBC Solid Waste Management Committee is to identify and address solid waste management issues that are of importance to EBC members and their clients. Issues include but are not limited to legislative, regulatory and policy developments, innovative technologies, and business development opportunities at the federal, state, regional, and local level.

These issues are addressed by providing objective information from up-to-date and reliable sources including government officials, technology developers, and business experts.

To implement the mission statement, the committee will:

  • Create and foster an open and ongoing exchange with legislators and regulators.
  • Organize focus groups to provide state regulators and policy makers with ideas, experiences, and opinions on defined draft policies or regulations.
  • Organize quarterly or monthly committee meetings where guest speakers can address topics of concern.
  • Organize seminars, workshops or conferences on major topics of concern.
  • Organize matchmaking programs.
  • Foster networking opportunities that create opportunities for the EBC membership to meet Recycling aluminum cubesimportant stakeholders, including potential clients and other EBC members.

Program topics of interest include:

  • Biomass
  • Organics Management
  • Construction and Demolition Materials
  • Landfills
  • Recycling
  • Anaerobic Digestion

Relevant Documents


Committee Chair

David A. Murphy, P.E., Vice President
Tighe & Bond
177 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth, NH  03801
603.433.8818 x15  //  damurphy@tighebond.com

Committee Vice Chair & Chair of EBC Annual Construction and Demolition Summit

Anthony Wespiser, P.E., Senior Project Manager
Weston & Sampson
5 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960
978-548-4615  //  WespiserA@wseinc.com

Leadership Team

The members of the EBC Solid Waste Management Committee Leadership team meet routinely with the committee chair to identify topics for future EBC programs. As part of their responsibility, members of the leadership team will also take on the role of program chair to organize and moderate EBC programs for this committee.

Current members of the EBC Solid Waste Management Committee Leadership Team include:

Gretchen Carey, Recycling & Organics Coordinator | LEED Green Associate
Republic Services
320A Charger Street, Revere, MA 02151
781.560.1412  //  GCarey@RepublicServices.com

Debra Darby, Program & Marketing Director
Organix Solutions
553 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
978.771.8984  //  debra.darby@organixsolutions.com

Duane C. Himes, Associate
Weston & Sampson
5 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA  01960
978.532.1900  //  himesd@wseinc.com

Christopher Koehler, P.E., BCEE, Solid Waste Section Manager – Northeast
HDR, Inc.
695 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA  02111
617.603.6363  //  christopher.koehler@hdrinc.com

Thomas A. Mackie, Esq., Shareholder
Mackie Shea, P.C.
20 Park Plaza, Suite 1118, Boston, MA 02116
617.266.5700  //  tam@lawmso.com

Mike Scipione, President
Weston & Sampson
5 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA 01960
978.532.1900  //  scipionm@wseinc.com

Mark Van Weelden, Business Manager
100 Recovery Way Haverhill, MA 01835
978.241.3044  //  MVanWeelden@covanta.com

Stephen E. Wright, P.E., Vice President
Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.
1 Technology Park Drive, Westford, MA 01886
978.392.0900  //  swright@sanbornhead.com


If your company is a member of the EBC and you are interested in being considered as a member of the EBC Solid Waste Management Committee Leadership Team, please send an email with your contact information and a brief bio to Daniel Moon at DMoon@ebcne.org.

Past Meetings




  • October 28 – EBC Seminar on BIOMASS
  • May 26 – Committee Meeting – Should DEP’s Waste to Energy Facility Moratorium be based upon Mercury Emissions?


  • November 18 – Asbestos in Soil Regulations
  • October 28 – Changing DEP’s Solid Waste Policy
  • March 18 – Proposed New DEP Solid Waste Fee
  • February 12 – DEP’s Proposed New Solid Waste Regulations


  • December 18 – DEP’s Wood Waste Ban and the Interstate Commerce Clause
  • November 24 – Health Risks of Hydrogen Sulfide
  • September 18 – Perspectives on Air Quality and Solid Waste: The Problems and The Opportunities
  • June 19 – Gypsum and Odor: “What’s that smell?”
  • May 27 – Proposed Amendments to the Massachusetts Solid Waste Management Facility Regulations
  • April 17 – EPA’s Electronics Recycling Initiative
  • February 20 – The Future of Composting in Massachusetts
  • January 16 – The Massachusetts DEP’s Food Waste Density Mapping Project, Commercial Waste Disposal Assessment, and 2001 Solid Waste Progress Report


  • November 21 – Massachusetts’ Construction and Demolition Debris Policy, From a Government and Industry Perspective
  • October 17 – Landfill Reuse: An Opportunity
  • September 19 – State of the Massachusetts Solid Waste Program
  • August 8 – Planning Meeting
  • February 28 – The Conigliaro Recycling Enterprise