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LCSWMA RECEIVES DEP APPROVAL TO VERTICALLY EXPAND THE FREY FARM LANDFILL

LCSWMA RECEIVES DEP APPROVAL TO VERTICALLY EXPAND THE FREY FARM LANDFILL

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LANCASTER, PA— The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) announced it received final approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on its application for a major permit modification to vertically expand the Frey Farm Landfill.

While LCSWMA’s Integrated System effectively diverts 96-98% of Lancaster County’s municipal solid waste  … Read More

How’s Your 2030 Vision?

How’s Your 2030 Vision?

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Just how far into the future can we look before we’ve gone from the ridiculous to the sublime? For an answer I’d like to pose another question: How long does it take for something to go from concept to reality in your operation?

Tajiguas Landfill working face

What  … Read More

A Bottled Message From Across the Sea

A Bottled Message From Across the Sea

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The Internet is a wonderful tool, particularly when it carries to my computer screen answers to such nagging headaches as, “What do I write for this week’s MSW Management Blog?”

Thus, it was this past weekend when former head of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority and longtime friend of the magazine,  … Read More

Food Waste Impact on Landfill Airspace Utilization

Food Waste Impact on Landfill Airspace Utilization

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The primary measure of landfill performance is the efficient use of landfill airspace. Landfill airspace can be defined as the volume of space on a landfill site, which is permitted for the disposal of MSW. Landfill airspace utilization is typically reported as the “Airspace Utilization Density,” or AUD, which is  … Read More



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