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Poorly managed landfills have the potential of causing a number of issues. Infrastructure disruption, such as damage to access roads by heavy vehicles, may occur. Pollution of the local environment, such as contamination of groundwater or aquifers or soil contamination may occur, as well. Pollution of local roads and water courses from wheels on vehicles when they leave the landfill can be significant and can be mitigated by wheel washing systems.

Structural Integrity That Lasts

Structural Integrity That Lasts

Capping and closing a municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill can be a civil engineering challenge. The goal is to eliminate any need for further erosion control work onsite to ensure that the landfill keeps its structural integrity. True, landfill owners are required to adhere to EPA’s post-closure rules as defined

Structural Integrity That Lasts

Structural Integrity That Lasts

Capping and closing a municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill can be a civil engineering challenge. The goal is to eliminate any need for further erosion control work on the site to ensure that the landfill keeps its structural integrity. True, landfill owners are required to adhere to EPA’s post-closure rules

Sanborn Head’s Solid Waste Leader, David Adams, P.E.

Sanborn Head’s Solid Waste Leader, David Adams, P.E.

Dave Adams is a senior vice president with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. (Sanborn Head), where he leads the company’s solid waste client service area. Dave has also been affiliated with several organizations promoting solid waste management, providing valuable networking opportunities with others in the solid waste industry throughout New

Sanborn Head’s Solid Waste Leader, David Adams, P.E.

Sanborn Head’s Solid Waste Leader, David Adams, P.E.

Dave Adams is a senior vice president with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. (Sanborn Head), where he leads the company’s solid waste client service area. Dave has also been affiliated with several organizations promoting solid waste management, providing valuable networking opportunities with others in the solid waste industry throughout New

Sanborn Head’s Solid Waste Leader, David Adams, P.E.

Sanborn Head’s Solid Waste Leader, David Adams, P.E.

Dave Adams is a senior vice president with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. (Sanborn Head), where he leads the company’s solid waste client service area. Dave has also been affiliated with several organizations promoting solid waste management, providing valuable networking opportunities with others in the solid waste industry throughout New

Counting Down to Zero

Counting Down to Zero

The answers depend on the particular solid waste manager with whom one speaks and the location of the operation. State and local regulations are part of the mix, as are regional practices. “Zero waste sets a clear direction for reducing waste to the highest degree possible, consistent with the global

2014 Landfill and Landfill Gas Symposia

When you join us in Monterey, California during the third week of March 2014 for “SWANApalooza,” you’re getting a huge deal. As an attendee of either the Landfill or Landfill Gas Symposia, you can participate in the technical sessions of both events, no matter which event you registered to attend!

Counting on Geosynthetics

Counting on Geosynthetics

From roads and trails to airport runways, geosynthetics are playing a key role in erosion and sediment control efforts under way throughout the United States. American Tobacco Trail The American Tobacco Trail is a 20-mile Rails-to-Trails project that runs from Durham County to Chatham County in North Carolina along an

Wet Times, Dry Times for Hydroseeding

Wet Times, Dry Times for Hydroseeding

For many parts of the nation, 2011 was a rough year for seeding. In the spring, large sections of the Midwest broke rainfall records; soggy soil made it impossible for large equipment to enter areas to do its work, postponing projects for erosion control professionals as well as farmers. Once

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