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Advantages of Incremental Sampling Methodology for Landfill Sites

Advantages of Incremental Sampling Methodology for Landfill Sites

Conventional soil sampling and sample preparation methodologies can be inadequate in addressing the level of contaminant heterogeneity in both residential and industrial sites. The Escambia County (Florida) Waste Services Department (ECWSD) assessed the utility of multi-increment sampling versus traditional grab/discrete sampling and found that it yielded reproducible and more representative

Project Profile: Emery Top 400

Project Profile: Emery Top 400

Cornerstone Construction Services, Inc. (CCS) is a concrete contractor with more than 25 years of experience working in Central Florida. Their concrete crews specialize in mass foundations, structural concrete, slab on grade, slab on metal deck, retaining walls, decorative concrete, hardscapes, concrete paving, tilt wall construction, metal buildings, precast erection,

SWANA News

SWANA News

Two Safety-Oriented Companies Join SWANA’s Affinity Program
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce two additions to its growing affinity program, Blue Ridge Services, Inc. and Eureco Health Solutions.

Both local governments and private sector companies will benefit from taking advantage of SWANA’s affinity relationship with these

Soil Sampling the “ISM” Way

Soil Sampling the “ISM” Way

Conventional soil sampling and sample preparation methodologies can be inadequate in addressing the level of contaminant heterogeneity in both residential and industrial sites. The Escambia County (Florida) Waste Services Department (ECWSD) assessed the utility of multi-increment sampling versus traditional grab/discrete sampling and found that it yielded reproducible and more representative

On the Ground and Underground

On the Ground and Underground

A lot of good things have been said about Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Orange County, CA. It has recently powered up a major methane-to-electrical generation station to capture and reuse landfill gasses that some waste operations would be content just to burn off as waste. According to Robert Sjoquist,

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes,” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to

Scott County, IA, Partners With CP Group to Install Single-Stream MRF

Scott County, IA, Partners With CP Group to Install Single-Stream MRF

Davenport, Iowa—Waste Commission of Scott County, Iowa (WCSC) partners with CP Group to decommission its existing dual stream recycling system and install a new single stream material recovery facility (MRF).

The new MRF will help WCSC achieve its goal of recovering more recyclables throughout the county while minimizing solid waste going

Landfill Project a Waste of Energy?

Landfill Project a Waste of Energy?

Simmering tensions between Santa Barbara environmentalists and county waste managers jumped a few degrees this week with dueling letters exchanged on a $110 million proposal to extend the Tajiguas Landfill’s lifespan. The Community Environmental Council (CEC) wrote that the current plan for a materials recovery facility (MRF) and anaerobic digester — which

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes,” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to

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