Solid Waste Operator Conference

February 11, 2020 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Inn & Suites
75 37th Ave S
St Cloud
MN 56301
Megan Dobratz

2020 ​Solid ​Waste ​Operator ​Conference ​by ​the ​Air ​and ​Waste ​Management ​Association ​and ​SWANA ​Land ​of ​Lakes ​Chapter. ​Earn ​Six ​CEU’s ​from ​the ​MN ​Pollution ​Control ​Agency.

Moderator: Max Milinkovich – SWANA


7:00- 7:30 Check-in and Breakfast

7:30 to 7:35 Welcome by SWANA and AWMA

7:35 to 7:40 Introduction of Sponsors

7:40 to 8:40 Landfill Operations Part I:

Leachate Options pros and cons, PFAS implications of each (Fred Doran, Burns and McDonnell)

Obtaining viable leachate and GW samples from Land Disposal Facilities (Isaac Schmidt, PACE Labs)

8:40 to 8:45 Short Break

8:45 to 9:45 Landfill Operations Part II:

Future of county recycling options – (Roger Schroeder –Lyon County)

Managing Odors at a landfill (Stephanie Stolz – GHD)

9:45 to 9:55 Networking Break

9:55 to 10:55 Implementing your Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan

10:55 to 11:00 Short Break

11:00 to 12:00 MPCA Update

12:00 to 12:45 Lunch

12:45 to 1:45 Health and Safety Hot Topics:

Onboarding and Right to Know to training (30 min) (Erik Schuck COO, Dem-Con Companies)

Managing CWD contaminated wastes – Operators Prospective (Mike Cook – Olmstead County)

1:45 to 2:00 Networking Break

2:00 to 3:00 Operating Challenges:

Managing Wind Turbine Blades in your Landfill (Don Kuper – Sioux Falls Landfill)

**Conference attendance worth 6 MPCA CEU’s**

Breakfast and Lunch included with registration.