Upper Peninsula Solid Waste Forum – May 2

April 30, 2018

Marquette, Mich.05/01/208– The Upper Peninsula Solid Waste Forum will be taking place May 2nd, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. Registration is now open!

The Forum will focus on information about the latest issues involving solid waste management and recycling, and especially targeting issues of interest in the Upper Peninsula, with the goal of establishing best management practices, waste reuse and economic development.

Presentation topics include groundwater sampling best practices, asbestos disposal requirement at Type II landfills, MIOSHA health concerns at landfills, UP electronic recycling connection, passive and active landfill gas system design, Part 115 updates, leachate management at landfills, DEQ recycling updates, and Marquette County recycling update and DEQ scrap tire experience.

This event qualifies for 5 CEHs for Professional Engineers.

Who should attend?

This Forum is intended for both commercial and industrial landfill operators, composters, recyclers, end users of waste byproducts, and anyone else who is interested in solid waste management and recycling in the UP.

REGISTRATION COST: $50 – includes continental breakfast and lunch on May 2

For Registration and Information visit: www.michigan.gov/deqevents

Registration Questions: Alana Berthold 517-284-6854 / bertholda@michigan.gov

Program Questions: Carolyn St. Cyr 906-250-1448 / stcyrc1@michigan.gov


Ramada Inn – Marquette 906-228-6000

  • Room Rate: $75.00
  • Room Block Code: CGDEQ2
  • Room Block Expiration: 4/17/18

Room nights available are May 1 and May 2


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