Waste Management Workshop November 2018


Waste Management: Addressing Today’s Challenges

Saturday November 10, 2018, 8:30 am to 1 pm
SUNY Ulster at Stone Ridge: College Lounge (directions / campus map)


Conference Flyer: Printable Version 


Ulster County is facing several crisis materials management issues, including the loss of markets for recyclable material in China and the need for a long-term option for the disposal of residual waste, after waste diversion, reduction and recycling.  This free conference will provide information on significant challenges we are facing now and for the next decade and a forum to discuss some solutions, while also providing a venue for people interested in these issues to meet each other. 

  • Biggest challenges for Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency

Tim Rose – Executive Director UCRRA

  • Zero Waste

Laura Petit

  • Recycling

Terry Laibach - Chief of the Recycling Outreach Section of DEC’s Bureau of Waste Reduction

  • Food Waste Prevention and Diversion

Gary Feinland – DEC Materials Management

  • Product Stewardship

New York Product Stewardship Council invited

Plus:  exhibits representing citizen action, businesses, and agencies. 



This is a zero-waste event, so please bring your own mug and water bottle.

Organized by the Ulster County Environmental Council & League of Women Voters of the Mid-Hudson Region


 Documents and Presentations (links bellow)