November 5 - 8, 2023 | Atlanta, Georgia

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The Environmental track will provide participants with insight into the latest developments of wastewater treatment, process enhancements that could be applicable to their meeting permitting requirements, and solutions to a number of issues that have prevented the use of reclaimed water in the past.

This track is developed for mills with wastewater treatment plants, those looking to improve or reduce the wastewater treatment plants as cost centers, Environmental Supervisors, Wastewater Operators, and Utility Supervisors.

Learning outcomes: After successfully completing the sessions in this track, participants will be able to go back to their workplace and:

Demonstration of learning outcomes: After attending the Environmental presentation sessions attendees will have a better understanding of how to implement:


  Environmental Track Schedule

(Program is subject to change.)


Tuesday, November 1
10:30am - 12:00pm
Session 11: Landfill Management
  Session Chair: Dan Curry, TRC  

Potentials of Using Landfill Wastes for Paper-Egg-Tray Production in Nigeria

Kehinde Amoo, University of Ibadan
      A True Green Cover for Industrial Waste Landfills Rutuparna Joshi, Watershed Geosynthetics
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Session 21: Optimizing Mill Water Resources

    Session Chair: Heather Jennings, Probiotic Solutions  

Paper Mill Water Reduction and Reuse: Reviewing Fresh Water Reduction and Process Water Recycling Initiatives 

Joseph Brown, Republic Paperboard, LLC

Utilizing Sound Bioaugmentation Techniques as a strategy to Mill Wastewater Treatment Optimization 

 Mark Stae, Solenis LLC 
      Containerboard Mill Net-Zero Water Use   Lisa Bauer-Lotto, Green Bay Packaging