Elevated Landfill Temperature Concerns and Energy Recovery from Landfill Gas

Southern New England Chapter of SWANA

Join us for our fall technical program at UMass Amherst.

When:            Monday October 16th, 2017, 7:30 am to 11:30 am

Where:            UMass Campus Center, – Amherst Room, Amherst, Massachusetts                     

Topic:             “Elevated Landfill Temperature Concerns and

                          Energy Recovery from Landfill Gas

Attend our fall breakfast seminar and hear two great presentations regarding elevated temperature concerns in landfills and the environmental benefits and impacts associated with energy recovery from landfill gas.

Environmental Benefits and Impacts of Recovering Energy from Landfill GasLisa Damiano and Stephen G. Zemba, Sanborn, Head & Associates

This presentation will discuss the history of LFGTE engines and continuing evolution of the technology.  Both the GHG offsets and environmental concerns of LFGTE engines will be explored and compared to other alternative energy solutions.

Elevated Temperature Landfills – Recent Challenges Facing the Solid Waste IndustryNicholas Yafrate and Scott Luettich, Geosyntec Consultants

This presentation will describe the challenges facing landfill operators at sites with elevated temperatures, as well as efforts being undertaken to detect, mitigate, and prevent elevated temperatures from occurring at existing and new landfills.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Jay Viamari at 413-572-3281 or [email protected].  Complimentary parking is available in the Campus Center Garage.

Voucher will be issued at registration.