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February 2021

Weighing the Options: Current Strategies for Managing PFAS in Leachate

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Speaker: Stephanie Bolyard, PhD, Research and Scholarship Program Manager, Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) Moderator: Liz Bothwell, Head of Content and Marketing and NothingWasted! Podcast Host, Waste360The treatment of PFAS has been a topic of discussion among the solid waste industry for the last few years, which has led to the development of the EPA’s interim guidance for PFAS management. There have been numerous presentations and articles that touch on currently available technologies, or “off-the-shelf” options, as well as…

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March 2021

Rock Solid: Evaluating Solidification of PFAS in RO Concentrate

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Speakers: Paul Ruehl, Environmental Remediation Coordinator, LafargeHolcim Ryan Schipper, PE, Senior Engineer, Golder Patrick Stanford, General Manager, Rochem Americas, Inc. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) present a challenge for typical treatment strategies and technologies due to their strong chemical bonds and our limited knowledge of the nearly 5,000 types of PFAS. As a result of these strong bonds and their resistance to breaking down, they have earned the name "forever chemicals". Given this, only a few conventional treatment strategies (e.g.…

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