CEO of Solid Waste Association of North America, David Biderman to address ecomaine communities and stakeholders, as recycling markets face uncertain future
PORTLAND, Maine – ecomaine will welcome David Biderman, CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) to its annual meeting on June 14, 2018 in Portland. Biderman will address the future of sustainable waste management in the face of unprecedented turmoil in the markets for recyclable materials. Biderman will also present to Freeport High School senior Taylor Dostie the Steve Parker Memorial Scholarship on behalf of the SWANA Chapter of Northern New England.
ecomaine CEO Kevin Roche will address attendees on the state of ecomaine’s recycling, waste-to-energy, landfill, administrative, and educational outreach programs during Fiscal Year 2018, and will look ahead to Fiscal Year 2019 and beyond. Additionally, outgoing Board Chair Troy Moon will recognize ecomaine’s 2018 eco-Excellence Award winners.
WHO: Kevin Roche, ecomaine CEO
David Biderman, Solid Waste Association of North America CEO
Troy Moon, ecomaine Board Chair and City of Portland Sustainability Manager
Matthew Frank, incoming ecomaine Board Chair & Chair, Town of Harrison Select
Mike Shaw, Finance & Audit Committee Chair and Public Works Director, Scarborough
Caleb Hemphill, Outreach & Recycling Committee Chair and Chair, Falmouth Town
Tony Plante, Nominating Committee Chair and Windham Town Manager
Tom Halstead, representing Allagash Brewing Company
2018 eco-Excellence Award winner, Business Leadership
Ruth Libby, representing Ruth’s Reusable Resources
2018 eco-Excellence Award winner, Non-Profit Leadership
David Pope of Massabesic Middle School in Waterboro
2018 eco-Excellence Award winner, Individual Leadership
Taylor Dostie, Freeport High School Senior
Recipient of SWANA NNE Chapter Scholarship
WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Thompson’s Point Brick South, Portland, Maine
ecomaine, located in Portland, Maine, is the member-owned, nonprofit, recycling and waste-to-energy operation that serves a third of the state’s population in 74 member communities. ecomaine provides comprehensive long-term solid waste solutions in a safe, environmentally responsible, economically sound manner, and is a leader in raising public awareness of sustainable waste management strategies.
About the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 50 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.