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Upcoming Events

MDEQAir PTI WorkshopFeb 16thInformation and Registration
ESD and MI Waste Recycling Assn.Solid Waste Technical ConferenceMar 15-16Details here

The East Michigan Chapter of the AWMA is looking for volunteer judges for the ESD’s Future City Competition.  Our Chapter is are once again presenting a special award for Best Recycling Program! 

  • What: ESD’s Future City Competition
  • Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 am to 11:00 am (you can also stay for lunch afterwards)
  • Location: Suburban Collection Novi, MI
Here is the tentative schedule:
  • 8:00 am to 8:45 am – Breakfast and judges training
  • 9:00 am to 11:00 am – Judging  
  • 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Lunch with students and the other judges (optional)
  • 2:15 pm – Trophy Presentation (We’ll need at least one person to stay for this.)
There is no charge for lunch, but please let me know if you intend to stay so ESD has a count for lunch.  

ESD would also like at least one person to stay to present the trophy at 2:15 pm.  Please let me know if you would be willing to stay for the award ceremony.

Please fill out the Special Award Judge Registration form and send it to Treva Formby if you are interested in being a judge.

Judging Registration

More information on the competition is here!

Thanks so much for your help.  

Presentations made at the December 1, 2016 Conference are now available under the Conference Materials link on the EM-AWMA website or here:
  • December 1, 2016
  • Conference flyer/agenda
  • Morning Speaker
    • RACER Trust - 5-year Update, Mr. Grant Trigger - RACER Trust
  • MDEQ Division Chiefs
    • Lynn Fiedler - Chief, Air Quality Division
    • Susan Leeming - Acting Chief, Remediation and Redevelopment Division
    • Steve Sliver - Acting Chief, Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection
  • Lunch Speaker
  • Air - All things HAPs!! - Potential to Emit, Limiting PTE, Tracking Emissions/Fugitives, and Enforcement Issues
  • Waste - Zero Waste to Landfill Program Development and Risks
  • Air - Recent developments and issues related to Nonattainment Designations
  • Waste - Unique Recycling Opportunities for Industry
    • Andy Gale - Bay Area Recycling
    • Kerrin O'Brien - Michigan Recycling Coalition
  • Closing Presentation - Heidi Grether - Director, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • Human Population Through Time - YouTube

Call for papers information here.

Sponsorship information here.

Additional details are at the MDEQ website here.

Additional details are at the MDEQ website here.