The Energy Recovery Council is pleased to partner with the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) to present the North American Waste-to-Energy Conference.  Now in its 22nd year, NAWTEC is considered the industry's premier conference and trade show focusing on municipal waste-to-energy business, operational and policy issues, as well as technology and research initiatives.  On May 7-9, 2014, NAWTEC 22 will take place in Reston, VA and will feature:

  • Real Insight through in-depth sessions, addressing issues such as development of new WTE capacity, enhancing business opportunities in core WTE services, examining recent developments in waste conversion technologies, enhancing operations, exploring the work being done by the Department of Defense to increase renewable capacity and how waste-to-energy can capitalize on those opportunities, examining the latest research and technology, and more.
  • Real Solutions with a variety of exhibitors providing critical products and services to the waste-to-energy industry.
  • Real First-hand Experiences with a tour of the Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility in Dickerson, Maryland.

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The Energy Recovery Council is proud to join the Columbia University Earth Engineering Center in support of the Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council (WTERT).  WTERT brings together engineers and scientists from industry, federal, state and local governments, and universities from around the world. These dedicated individuals believe in integrated waste management and strive to increase the global recovery of materials and energy from used solids. In particular, the mission of the WTERT Council is to advance both the economic and environmental performance of waste-to-energy technologies.

Please click here to be directed to the WTERT website.




The Energy Recovery Council is please to spotlight the work being done in Massachusetts by the waste-to-energy industry.  Please visit the Keep Mercury From Rising website to learn more about how to safely handle mercury containing items in your household.

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