Tag: solid waste

Municipal solid waste (MSW), commonly known as trash or garbage in the U.S. and as refuse or rubbish in the UK, is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded by the public. “Garbage” can also refer specifically to food waste, as in a garbage disposal; the two are sometimes collected separately.

A Costly Error

A Costly Error

A few weeks ago at my nephew’s little league baseball game, the umpire made a mistake during the game. He insisted that there were only two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning. On a higher level and despite the use of high-definition monitors, instant replay, and slow motion

SCWMF Call for Speakers

SCWMF Call for Speakers

Southern California Waste Management Forum
2017 Annual Conference and Exhibits
November 8, 2017
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center, Pomona, CA
The Southern California Waste Management Forum (Forum) is a nonprofit, tax exempt organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of the interrelationship between waste management practices and the environment.  The Forum’s Annual Conference

Reader Profile: Len Christopher

Reader Profile: Len Christopher

A solid waste recycling facility isn’t typically considered a tourist stop, especially in Las Vegas, NV. But when that ­facility is Republic Service’s Southern Nevada Recycling Center that draws visitors from as far as South Korea, it’s a different matter. General Manager Len Christopher is credited for developing North America’s

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WARREN EQUIPMENT INC.
Warren Equipment Inc. offers a complete line of refuse transfer trailers, available in steel or aluminum. Regardless of what’s being hauled, Warren can assist in deciding what trailer specifications would be the best fit. The company manufactures both ejector, and live floor model refuse trailers for the refuse industry. Warren

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

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