Tag: construction waste

“Construction waste” means any substance, matter or thing which is generated as a result of construction work and abandoned whether or not it has been processed or stockpiled before being abandoned.

How Many Solar Panels Does It Take to Cover a 5,000-TPD WTE Plant?

How Many Solar Panels Does It Take to Cover a 5,000-TPD WTE Plant?

China is building the world’s largest waste-to-energy plant near the city of Shenzhen. The Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy plant—nearly a mile in circumference—will be capable of incinerating up to 5,000 tpd of MSW. In addition, two-thirds of the facility—roughly a half million square feet—will be covered with solar panels providing a

Paving Stormwater Away

Paving Stormwater Away

One way to grow any type of business is to offer another service. One way for erosion control specialists to find additional services to offer is to look at the work of civil engineers, landscape architects, and other specialists who manage stormwater.

Stormwater runoff causes, or at least accelerates, erosion. Stopping

Some of What Glitters Is Scrap

Some of What Glitters Is Scrap

Because of their weight, processing C&D materials is important to those having to meet diversion mandates, points out Brendan McKenzie, national sales manager, OSA Demolition Equipment. “Not only are you saving landfill space, but it’s [also] huge money,” he says.

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality.

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality. Stopping Nonpoint-Source Pollution In Columbia, MO, the Public Works Department received a Clean Water Act 319 grant for stormwater improvements to reduce nonpoint-source pollution into the creeks

Recyclebank Names 10 Inspiring US Programs Paving the Road to Sustainability

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — From Philadelphia’s commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi’s cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices. The company that encourages and rewards

Brad Kelley Joins GBB As Senior Project Engineer

(Fairfax, VA – July 8, 2014) – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is pleased to announce that Bradley T. Kelley has joined the firm as Senior Project Engineer. Mr. Kelley has over 20 years of engineering design experience, and as part of his background for equipment manufacturers in the

Hidden Treasure in Your Job-Site Debris

Hidden Treasure in Your Job-Site Debris

While many jurisdictions require recycling of the C&D materials-as well as imparting restrictions on burning it-instead of shipping the materials offsite to be reduced to mulch, aggregate, or fill for someone else’s use, some companies are processing it onsite for onsite use. Trendsetter Construction is a Gladewater, TX-based construction company

Reducing Impact

Reducing Impact

Try as they might, it’s impossible for contractors to build sound structures on solid ground without soil disturbance. Byproducts of the creative process, the particulates that can cause erosion onsite and can threaten water quality travel by way of dry soil meeting the air, vehicle tires, foot traffic, and water.

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