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Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil. It’s also free, easy to make and good for the environment. Soil conditioner: With compost, you are creating rich humus for lawn and garden.

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Project Profile: The Conversion Process

Project Profile: The Conversion Process

The production of biomethane as a fuel, and digestate as an organic fertilizer, through the process of anaerobic digestion, plays a critical role in the efforts to realize both environmental and economic benefits. Conversion of biowaste to energy and usable digestate is a movement away from wasted resources and towards

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

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Waste collection does not stay constant. Like any other industry, it changes and grows with each new innovation in machinery or technique. Other industries consciously adopt the formal process of “continuous improvement” to advance their capabilities and improve the quality of their products and services. Waste collection is no different.

Managing Daily Cover and Drainage at MSW Landfill Sites

Managing Daily Cover and Drainage at MSW Landfill Sites

Today’s municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are much more than places to dump household trash. They’re engineered facilities that are designed to hold and isolate the trash from the environment and are governed by both federal and state regulations.

Landfill designers and operators face two main challenges to the integrity of

And the Hybrid Wheel Loader Operator Said…

And the Hybrid Wheel Loader Operator Said…

It doesn’t have axles. Each wheel has its own electric motor. The hydraulics are electric driven. Its small diesel engine charges the battery energy storage system. 98% of its parts are new and it’s fundamentally a new design. Volvo CE has been field testing the LX1 hybrid wheel loader since

Adopting Technologies in Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment will Improve the Quality of Compost and Treated Effluents, Finds Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Team

Adopting Technologies in Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment will Improve the Quality of Compost and Treated Effluents, Finds Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Team

Stringent government standards for effluent, a population boom, growing industrialization in isolated locations, and excessive volumes of waste and wastewater generation have highlighted the need for sustainable, reliable, and cost-effective wastewater and solid waste treatment technologies. Decentralized waste and wastewater treatment technologies are being considered because of their low maintenance,

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial waste pick up is not just a matter of size. Though certainly larger than residential carts and waste cans, commercial containers come with additional features made necessary by the volume and weight of their waste loads. Commercial containers are made with different materials, often with reinforced structures to manage

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