General FAQs

WasteExpo is more than just an exhibition and conference; it is the largest solid waste, recycling and organics event in North America. It is the once-a-year meeting place for you to reconnect with your peers, network, learn and discover the newest products and services. And this year promises to be the best yet. More innovation. More education. More networking. Plus, 97% of WasteExpo attendees from the 2022 event said they would recommend the event to their colleagues. Doesn’t that say it all?

WasteExpo recognizes that both professional and personal situations can result in needing to make a change to business travel. Therefore, if your plans change, substitutions are always welcome in lieu of cancellations. If written notice is received by March 1, 2023 the registration fee will be refunded less a $75 processing fee. After March 1 cancellations are non-refundable. Approved refunds will be processed within 2 weeks. Refunds will not be issued for no-show registrants. Please note the program is subject to change at any time. In the event a session that you have registered for is no longer offered, your registration will be transferred to another class of your choosing provided space is available. If a suitable class is not available, your registration fees may be refunded or credited to the following year, however Informa will not be liable for any ancillary or related costs, including, but not limited to hotel and airline charges or cancellation fees due to weather or other conditions or circumstances beyond our control. Requests for refunds can be submitted by email to: [email protected] or call: (800) 927-5007. Please refer to for the most up-to-date information.

You can visit the Hotel & Travel page anytime to check hotel information. Through our official housing partner, onPeak, we provide reduced hotel rates and travel discounts for your trip to WasteExpo. Note that onPeak is the only official hotel provider associated with our event. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering accommodations for your trip, they are NOT endorsed by or affiliated with the show and entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

onPeak – 8:00am – 6:00pm (CST)

  • (800) 727-2467 – U.S. Toll-Free
  • (312) 527-7300 – International

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130 USA

The 2023 Agenda is coming soon. You can view last year's agenda here.

Persons under 18 years of age will not be permitted on the tradeshow floor.

You may contact one of our sales reps in our Interested in Exhibiting section of to inquire about booth selection or for a Step-by-Step process including contracts, the floor plan, etc.

See listing of standard booth entitlements below:

  • Exhibit space with 8'3" backdrop and 3' side dividers.
  • Company ID sign including company name and booth number.
  • Exhibitor badges are unlimited and free if ordered by 3/1/23.
  • Unlimited Guest Passes for your marketing campaign, inviting your clients and prospects to visit your booth. Company listing including contact information, link and a 50-word description.
  • Exhibitor Service Kit - a guide to smooth planning, installing and dismantling of your exhibit space.

WasteExpo attendees are prohibited from soliciting business from other attendees or exhibitors in any of the facilities used as part of WasteExpo, except when such solicitation is made by a WasteExpo Exhibitor within the Exhibitor’s booth or event space, as previously authorized by Show Management.