Trash Talk: Should NYC Convert its Solid Waste to Energy?
The New York Academy of Sciences (250 Greenwich St., 40th Fl., Manhattan)
$10 for students
This discussion on energy-from-waste will be the first in a series focusing on the topic of MSW management and science. The series will examine advances in and options for solid waste management for large cities. Topics will include: Science & technology: what are the latest advances in waste management options for cities like New York? Models: what innovative practices are other cities adopting? Business perspectives: what market opportunities are emerging? Policy: what options best serve NYC’s sustainability goals? Financing: how can better waste management practices for NYC be financed within severe fiscal constraints? Non-members $20, non-member students $10.