2012: The Clean Up

Brandon, Manitoba


SWANA Northern Lights 2012 Annual Conference
March 12 – 14, 2012

Plenary Session

‘Natural Disasters in our Region’ Moderated by: Sheri Praski

  • Tom Moore, Slave Lake
  • Brian Kayes, Brandon
  • Michael Buchholzer, Yorkton

Technical Session 2A

  • Natural Disasters Workshop
    Facilitated by Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba experts

Technical Session 2B

  • Southern Alberta Energy From Waste Alliance – Neil MacDonald (HDRCorp)
  • Pioneering Landfill Gas Collection & Flaring in Manitoba – Denise Burgess (Comcor Environmental)
  • Occurrence and Remediation of Clogging in Leachate Systems – Stan Lozecznik (KGS Group)

Technical Session 3B

  • Gull Control Program – Steve Johnson
  • New Manitoba HHW Regulations – Rod McCormick (Manitoba Conservation)
  • Odor Monitoring and Response – Jim Lapp (City of Edmonton)

SWANA Canada information session

  • Session Notes

Technical Sessions 4B

  • Landfill Construction – Iain Pimlott (Genivar)
  • C&D Waste Sorting Facility at Edmonton WMC – Melanie Lee (City of Edmonton)
  • Impressions of Nunavut Solid Waste Management – Jim Lapp (City of Edmonton)

Technical Sessions 5B

  • Winnipeg’s Garbage and Recycling Master Plan – Darryl Drohomerski (City of Winnipeg)
  • MB Landfill Levy and Organics Diversion – Jim Ferguson (Green Manitoba)

Local Partnership – Regional Solution

In partnership with INAC/Green Manitoba
Presenters included:

  • Angela Bidinosti, INAC
  • John Jonasson, Green Manitoba
  • Ferdie Van Dogen, CEO Portage and District Recycling
  • Steve Johnson

Closing Keynote Speaker

  • Taking Command in a Disaster – Todd Thalhammer



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