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22nd International Conference 2006

"The Cost of Waste Disposal"


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Welcoming Address
Mr. Matt Murphy, Director, Sherkin Island Marine Station, Sherkin Island, Co. Cork.

Sherkin Island Marine Station Environmental Award 2005
Presented to Mr. William McSweeney

Opening Address
Mr. Batt O'Keeffe, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Custom House, Dublin 1, Ireland

"The Economics of Collecting, Processing, Transferring and Disposal of Waste in New York City"
Mr. Chris Boyd, Senior Policy Analyst, New York City Comptroller, New York, USA

"Mobilising the market to reduce household waste going to final disposal in Ireland - a preliminary exploration"
Louise Dunne, Frank Convery & Louise Gallagher, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin, Ireland

"A UK Waste Operator's Perspective on Trends"
Mr. Peter Jones, Director - External Relations, Biffa Waste Services Lt., Cressex, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK

"Cork County Council: Waste Disposal Costs - Present and Future Implications"
Mr. Maurice Moloney, County Manager, Cork County Council, County Hall, Cork, Ireland

"The Economic Problems Facing Industry with Waste Disposal"
Mr. Donal Buckley, Assistant Director, IBEC (Irish Business and Employers Confederation), Dublin, Ireland

"Managing Ireland's Waste"
Mr. Michael Layde, Principal Officer, Waste Infrastructure and Regulation, Environment Division, Department of the Environment, Heritage & Local Government, Dublin, Ireland

"Waste Management...getting there!"
Mr. Kieran Mullins, Technical Development and Compliance Manager, Veolia Environmental Services Ltd., Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland

"The Cost of Waste Management in Switzerland"
Mr. Stefan Schwager, Sector Manager Municipal and Construction Waste, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape, Bern, Switzerland

"The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and its implementation in Germany and Ireland"
Mr. Folkert Schmidt* & Mr. Brendan Keane** - *HVG Elektrorecycling GmbH, Betriebsstatte Wangerland, Wangerland, Germany **Cedar Resource Management Ltd, Cedar House, Greenogue Business Park, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin, Ireland

"Recycling - a Costly Business"
Mr. Bob Rowat, General Manager, Rehab Recycle, Dublin, Ireland

"Municipal Solid Waste Management Issues in the USA: An Overview of MSW Practices, Reduction Initiatives and Their Benefits"
Dr. Scott Palmer, Economist for the US EPA, HS Lab Response Program, Office of Solid Waste & Emergency Response, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA

"Leeds City Council - Developing a Sustainable Waste Solution"
Mr. Randal Brown, Director of City Services, Leeds City Council, Leeds, UK

Speakers' CVs & Abstracts

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