TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – Tour Of The Rock Cut Road Waste-To-Energy Facility

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.


Tour begins at 4pm (note this is not the same time as typical Sweet Lectures). Please RSVP by mailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org. Thank you.

The local Waste-to-Energy Facility, just off of Route I-481 in Jamesville, is a key component of OCRRA’s solid waste management system. This Facility processes all of the community’s non-recyclable trash, while also:

* generating enough electricity for 25,000 – 30,000 households

* reducing the volume of material that needs to be landfilled by 90%.

We will walk through the facility and see the various aspects of the waste to energy process.

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series

TACNY John Edson Sweet Lectures, a program founded in 1913, features discussions about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere. A minimum of six Sweet Lectures are held each year.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

For more information about TACNY, visit www.tacny.org.

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