EBC Connecticut Program: Connecticut Solid Waste Management Update


Date: October 19, 2018


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Environmental Business Council of New England

This EBC Connecticut Solid Waste Program will provide a review of Connecticut’s solid waste management issues with a focus on the recycling market crisis. Initially there will be a review of solid waste legislative activities, which will be followed by presentations that that include an address on the state of the recycling market in the USA and Connecticut, the challenges faced, and some potential solutions. The session will conclude with a panel discussion on the issues of the day and any other hot topic issues that may be of importance to those in attendance.

Final Agenda – Connecticut Program – Connecticut Solid Waste Management Update

Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.



Program Chair:

  • Jeff Martirano, Project Manager, HDR Engineering, Inc.

Speaker Agenda:

Legislative Developments Impacting Solid Waste Management

  • Christopher P. McCormack, Member, Pullman & Comley, LLC

Developments Impacting Glass Recycling

  • Lou Grasso, Managing Partner, Urban Mining Northeast

Overview of Recycling in USA and New England

  • Steve Changaris, Northeast Region, National Waste & Recycling Association

Focus of Conservation Law Foundation in Connecticut

  • Bob Milligan, Vice President, Closed Loop Partners

Connecticut’s Solid Waste: Where will it go?

  • Christopher Koehler, Solid Waste Section Manager, HDR Engineering, Inc.

Following the Speaker Presentations will be a Panel Discussion moderated by Jeff Martirano of HDR Engineering, Inc.

Attendee List

Sudip Bafna Fuss & O’Neill, Inc. Associate
DAVID BODENDORF Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority Senior Environmental Engineer
Edward Boman Town of Fairfield Energy Manager
Mark Boucher Plainfield Renewable Energy EHS Manager
rebecca bunnell Sustainable Fairfield Task Force Volunteer
Jackie Caceci Tighe & Bond, Inc. Project Manager
Ruthanne Calabrese TRC Sr. Project Manager
Julie Cammarata Cammarata Government Affairs Principal
Brian Card RIRRC Director of Engineering
Daniel Cook Conservation Solutions Corporation President
Mallory Daley Hughes & Cronin Program Director
Tony Farina City Carting Chief Operating Officer
Roger Guzowski Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority (MIRA) Contract and Procurement Manager
Josh Hughes Capitol Consulting SVP
Christopher Jez Murphy Road Recycling Operations Manager
Ian Karasik Aquarion Watetr Company Environmental Coordinator
Rick Love United Technologies Corporation Director, Environmental Programs
Robert Lubin Corporate Fuel Advisors Managing Director
Robert Lubin Corporate Fuel Advisors Managing Director
Patrick McKee University of Connecticut Sustainability Program Manager
Michael Neville Green Insurance Exchange, LLC Principal & Founder
Willilam Soukup Tetra Tech Senior Hydrogeologist
Hersh Thakor Massachusetts Dept. of Env. Protection Environmental Engineer
Lynn Towill Eversource Energy Senior Environmental Specialist
Katrina Venhuizen ecomaine Senior Environmental Educator
Kevin Walton City Carting VP of Operations
Michael Zembruski Town of Fairfield Director, Solid Waste & Recycling

The available presentations from the EBC Connecticut Program: Connecticut Solid Waste Management Update completed on October 17, 2019, can be viewed below.

Final Presentations – EBC Connecticut Program Connecticut Solid Waste Management Update

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