From Waste to Value

Vendors, Buyers, Energy Consumers Meet at the EBW Expo & Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

While many still regard waste as a liability, an increasing number of proponents of clean, domestically available fuels see it as an asset. Energy recovery from waste can help reduce the dependence on oil imports and protect the environment. At America's first international exhibition and conference on "energy from biomass and waste", EBW, manufacturers of environmental technology and stakeholders from waste management, municipalities, energy-intensive industries, and the farm economy meet to discuss the value of waste. The EBW Expo & Conference will be held on September 25-27, 2007 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Waste-to-energy facilities and landfill-gas-recovery sites are what first comes to mind, but there are more options for waste as a resource: biofuels from plastics waste; so-called refuse-derived fuels made from residential waste and used to substitute coal in power plants; bioenergy from wastewater; and biogas from cow manure and chicken litter for heat and power generation. The "Waste to Value" session of the EBW Conference focuses on available technologies, best-practice reports, financing, market trends, and legislative issues.

EBW's mission is to make attendance of the expo and conference affordable for a wide range of stakeholders. Thanks to the support of sponsors like Allied Waste and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, entrance fees can be kept at only $50, with tickets giving unlimited admission to the technology exhibition and all conference sessions.

Further sponsors of the EBW Expo & Conference include: Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.; The Pennsylvania State University; Robert-James Sales, Inc.; TowPath Renewables; and The West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund.

To view the program and to register go to:

For more information, please contact:

EBW Organizer:
Freesen & Partner GmbH
Dr. Ines Freesen
Schwalbennest 7a
46519 Alpen, Germany
Tel.: +49-2802-948484-0
Fax: +49-2802-948484-3

EBW North American Office:
McNabb Marketing Resources
East Coast Contact: Tomlin Coggeshall,
West Coast Contact: Dave Jackson,
Tel.: 207-236-6196
Fax: 207-236-0369

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