EBC 9th Annual “Talking Trash” Conference: Northern New England


Date: April 11, 2023

Time: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm EST


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Puritan Conference & Event Center

245 Hooksett Rd
Manchester, NH 03104

A map and link to directions is at the bottom of this page.


Thank you to our Program Partners:


The Northern New England solid waste industry faces a number of complicated challenges: from capacity to diversion, soils to sludge. Creative solutions are out there, and policy can drive change in the waste industry. The ninth annual “Talking Trash” conference for Northern New England will explore the challenges faced by the industry and spotlight solutions both creative and mundane that are moving the needle in the region.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the program.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.
Conference Planning Team:
  • Reagan Bissonnette, Executive Director, Northeast Resource Recovery Association
  • Paul Schmidt, P.E., President, CMA Engineers, Inc.
  • Amanda Wade, Project Manager / Senior Engineer, TRC
  • Mark Van Weelden, MA Area Asset Manager and CT Market Area Manager, Covanta
Conference Schedule:
  • 8:30 a.m. – Registration & Networking
  • 9:00 a.m. – Conference Begins
  • 12:15 p.m. – Conference Adjourns & Lunch Begins (Optional)
  • 1:00 p.m. – Lunch Adjourns
Conference Agenda:

The problems and solutions with MSW

  • Presentation by Center for EcoTechnology (CET)

What is holding back organics?

  • Presentation by Agri-Cycle 
  • Presentation by Casella

Other Wastes – soils, sludges, and more

  • Presentations by W.L. French Excavating Corporation and more

Program speakers to be announced shortly.

  • All attendees must submit the required health questionnaire while registering for this event.
  • Attendees are encouraged to take an at-home test prior to attending any EBC in-person program.
  • While encouraged, masking is not required.
  • Please do not attend this program if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: a cough, shortness of breath, troubled breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste, or loss of smell.
  • Please do not attend this event if you are testing positive for COVID-19, or have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Have Questions?

If you have any questions about attending this program, please reach out to EBC staff by calling the office (617-505-1818) or via email ([email protected]).

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC 9th Annual “Talking Trash” Conference: Northern New England will be posted to this event page five business days after the conclusion of the program.

EBC does not guarantee that each speaker PowerPoint will be posted.

Please note that this conference will not be recorded. Conference recording of any kind is not permitted.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Event Sponsors


Registration Details

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–>Through April 4After April 4
EBC Member:$120$145

Group Registration

For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print

Please note that refunds are not available after Tuesday, April 4, 2023. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 10.

Conference recording is not permitted.

Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $50
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $50
For attendees who are currently unemployed. Please contact EBC

Elected Officials: Please contact EBC

Students: Please contact EBC

Sponsorship Information

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Puritan Conference & Event Center

245 Hooksett Rd
Manchester, 03104 United States

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