2022 SWANA FL Summer Conference

2022 SWANA FL Summer Conference

07/25/2022 - 07/27/2022

Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL 34103

Final List of Participants
Full Conference Agenda

Panel Discussion: What’s Up with Transfer Stations in Florida? | Moderator: Marc Rogoff, Geosyntec | Panelists: Gene Ginn, City of Lakeland, Earl Gloster, City of Clearwater, Jill Gaffigan, Geosyntec, Stephen Swan, City of Tampa

Advancing Waste Diversion Through Policy Planning | Travis Barnes, Hillsborough County

Solid Waste Collection Contracting Lessons Learned | Kim Byer, Hillsborough County

The Future of Inflation | Montana Meeker, Jill Gaffigan and Giorgio Castro, Geosyntec

Navigating Murky Waters: Discussing Ongoing Challenges with Leachate Disposal in Florida | Moderator: Chad Spreadbury, Jones Edmunds | Panelists: Bill Lynch, Jones Edmunds, George Reinhart, Jones Edmunds, Nicole Robey, University of Florida

Pre-Planning for Leachate Treatment/Disposal | Sam Cooke, SCS Engineers

Onsite Leachate Treatment | Jim Wally, Innovative Waste Consulting Services

The Young and the Trashy – YPs Take the Stage! | Moderator: Sarah Gustitus-Graham, Geosyntec | Panelists: Ben Lopez, Sarasota County
Monica Hool, CDM Smith, Nico Ferry, WM, Melissa Madden, FDEP, Caleb Gonzalez, Lee County


On-site Treatment of Leachate Reverse Osmosis Concentrate and Innovative Commercial Approaches to Landfill Fluid Management | Ram Natarajan, Heartland Water Technology

Cost-Effective PFAS Leachate Treatment: Results from Recent Pilot Testing | John Schubert, HDR

Restoration of Clogged Leachate and LFG Pipes – Lessons Learned Over the Last Decade | Steven Carl, Progressive Environmental Services

PFAS Fingerprinting to Refine the Conceptual Site Model for an Unlined Landfill | Wei Liu, CDM Smith

Here Come the Robots! How Robotic Sorting Technology Will Save Recycling and the Planet | Dave Robau, National Energy USA

Evolution in Geosynthetics Starts with Utilizing Data Technology | Gregory Pignataro and Evan Bao, COMANCO

Bulky Waste Appointment System | Gayle Love, Miami-Dade

Recycling Processing Contracts: A MRF Perspective | Natalie Betts, Balcones Resources, Inc.

Innovative Method of Processing Mixed Color Recycled Glass to Clean Usable Products | Joseph Curro, CDM Smith