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Environmental Industry Summit IX in San Diego

Posted January 31, 2011 by

Environmental Industry Summit IX, March 9-11, 2011, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, California
The Environmental Industry Summit is a national three-day learning event bringing together professionals from the environmental industry. With an ideal setting, ample networking opportunities and presentations and panel discussions from environmental industry executives and analysts, the Environmental Industry Summit offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable perspective on today’s environmental industry. We are pleased to offer a special registration rate of $795 (save $200) to members of the Environmental Business Council of New England. Call or email Jill Piotrowski to register at the discounted rate.  Her email address is:

For more information on the Summit, please visit:



  • The west coast’s best networking event in the environmental industry.
  • Keynote presentations by
    Terry Tamminen
    , author and former Secretary of Cal EPA, and
    James Strock, author and former Secretary of Cal EPA and Assistant Administrator for Enforcement at U.S. EPA.
  • EBJ’s State-of-the-Industry presentation (All registrants receive an electronic data set.)
  • EBJ’s man in Washington Andy Paterson reports on Obama, Congress, 2010 elections, climate & energy policy and their impact on budgets and programs.
  • The annual EBJ and CCBJ Business Achievement Awards banquet and ceremony on Wednesday night.
  • Featured sessions: Buyer panel, global markets, water/wastewater and CEO panel discussions on management and M&A.
  • NEW: Friday is devoted to EBJ’s first Sustainable Cities & Green Jobs Conference for municipalities, non-profits and consultants

The Environmental Industry Summit is designed for CEOs and senior executives in environmental service and technology firms, investors, government agencies and others seeking perspective on present and future environmental markets. Attendees are typically a mix of CEOs and owners of mid-sized and small consulting & engineering, remediation and analytical services firms, corporate development executives and managers in large C&E and EPC  firms, and a variety of government program managers, investors, analysts and contractors.

Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California, March 9-11, 2011

The Ninth Annual Environmental Industry Summit is Coming to San Diego on March 9-11, 2011


Environmental Industry Summit chairman Grant Ferrier, Environmental Business Journal and Climate Change Business Journal welcome senior executives to the west coast’s leading assembly of CEOs and senior executives in the environmental industry.


MassDEP Presents E.L. Harvey & Sons with ‘Endorser of the Year’ Recognition for Promoting Recycling and Waste Reduction

Posted January 25, 2011 by

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) yesterday presented E.L. Harvey & Sons with a Massachusetts WasteWise “Endorser of the Year” award in recognition of the company’s on-going efforts at promoting recycling and waste prevention to Massachusetts businesses.

A WasteWise Endorser agrees to recruit organizations to become WasteWise partners and provide members with promotional, educational or technical information about reducing waste.

“Since 1994, E.L. Harvey & Sons has been actively promoting the benefits of the WasteWise program to their customers,” said MassDEP Commissioner Laurie Burt. “In 2009, they partnered with MassDEP to host a workshop on paper recycling, attracting business, industry and regional state governments. Their hospitality, company pride and commitment to fostering business recycling are commendable and very much appreciated.”

E.L. Harvey & Sons is a family-owned and operated waste management company headquartered in Westborough. The company provides waste reduction and recycling services to businesses, communities, and homeowners in central Massachusetts. E.L. Harvey & Sons also operates a full service paper recycling and construction and demolition debris recycling operation.

“E.L. Harvey & Sons is proud to be a Waste Wise Endorser and to accept this award,” said company Senior Vice President/Owner Ben Harvey. “E.L. Harvey & Sons has taken an active leadership role in promoting and supporting recycling initiatives and programs that foster partnerships between corporations, industry, and government. These partnerships aid in creating and fostering sustainable recycling programs within the Commonwealth and on the national level.”

Massachusetts WasteWise is a free, voluntary partnership program founded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assist businesses and organizations in implementing waste reduction and recycling programs. The national program, established in 1994, currently has over 2,000 members. Massachusetts partnered with EPA in 2002 and has over 150 member organizations in the Commonwealth.

For more information on the Massachusetts WasteWise program and how your company or organization may participate, please visit: http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycle/reduce/wastewise.htm