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A building is a man-made structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of shapes, sizes and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to land prices, ground conditions, specific uses and aesthetic reasons. To better understand the term building compare the list of nonbuilding structures.

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CAMBRIDGE COMPANIES
Cambridge Companies is a design-build firm with over 30 years of experience building commercial and industrial facilities, specializing in solid waste industry facilities. We construct new facilities and complete repairs, renovations, additions, and modifications on transfer stations, recycling facilities, hauling companies, landfill shops, solidification pits, leachate pre-treatment facilities, and more

SWANA News

SWANA News

Excellence in 2017
Honorees recognized at WASTECON®
The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities that demonstrate the highest practices through their commitment to using effective technologies and processes in system design and operations, advancing worker and community health and safety, and

The Selection Process

The Selection Process

When municipalities face the demands of projects that are typically out of their scope of work, they turn to outside consultants to help them reach their objectives. These goals can span the range from enormously challenging, such as coping with natural disasters, to assistance in day-to-day administration, writing new ordinances,

Adapting to the Technology

Adapting to the Technology

As technology and automation such as optical sorters, robotics, and controls play a greater role in modern MRFs, it calls for a different skill set in those who manage them and work with them.

Literally Went Up in Flames

Literally Went Up in Flames

There’s a headline from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper in Northern California that reads, “U.S. EPA to oversee toxics cleanup after fires in Sonoma and Napa counties.” It’s a very stoic, informational headline. And before I outline what is about to take place, it might be a good idea

State Water Board Adopts Environmental Standards for Cannabis Cultivation

State Water Board Adopts Environmental Standards for Cannabis Cultivation

Today, the State Water Board adopted a new statewide policy establishing strict environmental standards for cannabis cultivation in order to protect water flows and water quality in California’s rivers and streams.

Commercial cannabis cultivation is expected to grow significantly and spread to new areas of the state following adult use legalization.

The StormCon 2018 Call for Papers Is Open

The StormCon 2018 Call for Papers Is Open

StormCon, the conference dedicated exclusively to stormwater, is now accepting abstracts for 2018. The conference will take place in Denver, CO, August 11–16, 2018. The deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

We’re seeking presentations in six conference tracks, described below. Based on feedback from those of you

Regal Debuts Next Generation of Mission-Critical DATAMAX™ Generators

Regal Debuts Next Generation of Mission-Critical DATAMAX™ Generators

Customizable low-reactance design meets unique needs of data centers, unprecedented reliability helps guarantee uptime

Regal Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission components, announced that it has launched a new suite of Marathon® generators for data centers. The DATAMAX line of generators

Innovations in Smart Window Coverings

Innovations in Smart Window Coverings

Prior to the fourth century A.D., windows were typically holes in walls, usually covered with animal hides, cloth, wood, or shutters. In some places, translucent animal horns, thin slices of marble, or even paper were set in frameworks of wood, iron, or lead.

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