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| be Waste Wise | June 22, 2021

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Recycling in North American Cities
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

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Katrina Mitchell LinkedInKatrina Mitchell, Co-Founder of Waste Wise and Strategist, Planner and Researcher at Katrina Mitchell LLC.


Samantha MacBride LinkedInSamantha MacBride: Author of Recycling Reconsidered, and is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College of the City University of New York.


Brian Tippetts Solid Waste Division - Applied Environmental Services - La CrosseBrian Tippetts is the Director of the Solid Waste Division at Applied Ecological Services in La Crosse, Wisconsin


Kate Vasquez - Gershman, Brickner & Bratton (GBB)Kate Vasquez is a Senior Consultant at Gershman, Brickner & Bratton Inc. (GBB)

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Compatibility Between Recycling and Waste-to-Energy
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

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Scott Kaufman LinkedIn

Scott Kaufman, a former research associate of the Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University will moderate this panel. He was also a Professor of Industrial Ecology at Columbia University’s Earth and Environmental Engineering department. His research includes paper recycling in North America and quantifying the sustainability of waste management systems using both recycling rates and waste-to-energy recovery rates. You can download these two reports from WTERT’s Publications page. He recently Co-founded PeerAspect LLC.



Shaw Lawrence Otto shawnotto comShawn L. Otto is the Author of Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America, where he wrote about opposition to waste treatment technologies like waste-to-energy in the U.S. The book won 2012 Minnesota Book Award and has been referred to as one of the most important books published in America in the last decade. He is also an award winning filmmaker, speaker and the Co-founder and Producer of the U.S. Presidential Science Debates. His article Why Burning Waste Fights Climate Change was recently published on Huffington Post and other media organizations.



Eileen Berenyi Governmental Advisory AssociatesDr. Eileen Berenyi is the Founder and President of Governmental Advisory Associates, where she consults and publishes about waste management. Their publications can be downloaded by clicking here. She is also Research Associate of the Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University. In 2008, she published her research (updated in 2009) on recycling rates and waste-to-energy data from all across the United States. The report is called Recycling and Waste-to-Energy: Are They Compatible? and can be downloaded from here.