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[GreenYes] Managing Waste Arid Climate Conference - Deadline Extended to May 15

Managing Waste in the Wide Open Spaces

SWANA?s Arid Climate Landfill Symposium With Recycling to Boot!

Loads of Opportunity

Rural Recycling Transfer Disposal Diversion Arid

June 12-15, Albuquerque New Mexico <> or <>

A Bioregional Joint Conference hosted by New Mexico Recycling Coalition, The
New Mexico Roadrunner Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North
America and the New Mexico Environment Department: Solid Waste Bureau.

Target States Include Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska,
New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and

Register today to Secure Early Bird Registration Discounts
<> .
Deadline extended for registration discount and hotel until May 15!

Member Discounts available to all SWANA, National Recycling Coalition and NM
Recycling Coalition members.

Week of May 1 ? News:
Trash Economics 1: Tuesday, June 13
Gary Liss, a 30-year waste management and recycling pioneer who has
consulted and worked across the West, shares his thoughts on "Making
Recycling Economics Work by Using Incentives and Policies".
Joe Lewandowski, another veteran consultant who has established several
solid waste authorities around New Mexico, talks about the "Economics of
Recycling, Does it Pay to Divert?" and will bring the economic equations of
the pros and cons, and costs and benefits of recycling.
Trash Economics 2: Wednesday, June 14
Doug Drennan, with JRMA Associates and who is currently consulting on the
construction and fiscal long-term livelihood of the Santa Fe MRF facility as
well as the Caja del Rio landfill, will discuss "Economic Modeling/Financial
Planning for Operations and Capital Investments".
Robert Niven with Haul-All Equipment brings his extensive knowledge on
setting up rural transfer stations and the costs and benefits of building
and maintaining these facilities in his talk "Rural Transfer - Understanding
Life Cycle Costing."
Public Relations and Contracting for Managers: Thursday, June 15
Marlene Feuer (Waste Management) and Kim McKibben (Bernalillo County Solid
Waste Director) come together to speak on "Public, Private Partnerships - Is
It Right For Your Town?"
Libby Chaplin with Arcadian Solutions brings her expertise as a mediator and
solution finder, with her presentation on "Engaging the Public in Solid
Waste Solutions", providing attendees tips on how to communicate with the
public in an effective manner.
Senator Dede Feldman, New Mexico legislator and recycling champion, will
tell us how to "Get What you Need from Your Legislators" as so many
municipalities rely on public funds and legislative initiatives to support
their facilities and operations. Senator Feldman will share some trade
secrets on how to get the funding you need.
Conference Information:
SWANA & NM CEU credits available for attending this conference

Full Conference Program Now Online!
Enjoy gleaning knowledge from more that 50 speakers in sessions addressing
Bioreactors, Trash Economics 1 & 2, Hard to Recycle Items and Programs,
Dealing with Tires, Safety & Training for Landfill and Transfer Station
Operators, Corporate Recycling and Waste Reduction Initiatives, Rural
Challenges: Bridging Distances, Compost in Stormwater Designs, Dairies and
Roadside Applications, Tribal Solid Waste & Recycling Programs, Alternative
Landfill Management Techniques, Reaching the Public, Tackling Disposal,
University & Institutional Waste Management and Recycling, Stop Illegal
Dumping, Construction Waste Management in the Community, Collection Methods,
Handling C&D Debris at Landfills, Public Relations and Contracting for
Managers. Don?t forget we have 4 national Keynote speakers: Pete Grogan with
Weyerhaeuser, Pat DeRueda with Waste Management Recycle America, Kate Krebs
with national Recycling Coalition and John Skinner with the national SWANA

Native American Blessing, Speakers and Dancers Add Local Flavor
Monday?s evening garden reception will be graced by the Apache Crown
Dancers. Tuesday morning?s Welcoming Session will start with a Native
American blessing from Jim Littlesinger and words from Miss Navajo Nation
Rachelle James. The Mayor of Albuquerque, Martin Chavez, and the Cabinet
Secretary of the New Mexico Environment Department will also be on hand to
share welcoming thoughts.

Golf <>
Enjoy Albuquerque?s newest golf course at the Pueblo of Sandia Golf Club on
Monday as a nice way to ease into the conference!

Tours <>
Thursday invites participants to enjoy an All-Day Tour up to Santa Fe?s
transfer station and under-construction MRF facility followed by a half day
of local site-seeing adventures; as well as a Half Day Afternoon Tour of the
Albuquerque waste processing facilities.

Round Tables
Plan to work in an interactive, sharing round table environment on the
topics of Tribal Solid Waste Management and on Public Education.

Hotel and Location
The hotel is located right off the charming, historic Albuquerque Old Town
Plaza, walking distance to restaurants, shopping and museums. Local
attractions include the Petroglyph National Monument, Rio Grande River,
Sandia Peak Tram up to a 10,000 foot high dining experience, local casinos
surround the Albuquerque area as well as green chile and Northern New Mexico

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town <> has plenty of free
parking, outdoor swimming pool and gardens. The stylish hotel is designed
with a blend of Native American, Spanish and Western influences. Book your
room directly by calling 877-901-ROOM. Press 2 then 1. Mention the ?Managing
Waste Conference?. Rates guaranteed until May 15. After that date rates and
availability are not guaranteed. The Albuquerque Sunport Airport is 10
minutes away with Sunport Shuttle offering convenient rides to the hotel

More information online at
<> . Call 505-983-4470 or e-mail
English@no.address <mailto:English@no.address> with
specific questions.

Thank you to our sponsors: New Mexico Environment Department: Solid Waste
Bureau, Dex, Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, Waste Management of New
Mexico, Waste Management Recycle America, Whole Foods, Intel, Gordon
Environmental, Waste Connections, New Mexico Clean & Beautiful, New Mexico
Building Branch of Associated General Contractors, Cascade Engineering, Zia
Engineering & Consulting, Can Manufacturers Institute, Keep New Mexico
Beautiful, New Mexico Department of Transportation, Intera Incorporated,
Steel Recycling Institute & Hydro Geo Chem Inc.

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