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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.

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U.S. Composting Council
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CAMBRIDGE COMPANIES
Cambridge Companies is a design-build firm with over 30 years of experience building commercial and industrial facilities, specializing in solid waste industry facilities. We construct new facilities and complete repairs, renovations, additions, and modifications on transfer stations, recycling facilities, hauling companies, landfill shops, solidification pits, leachate pre-treatment facilities, and more

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

The Selection Process

The Selection Process

When municipalities face the demands of projects that are typically out of their scope of work, they turn to outside consultants to help them reach their objectives. These goals can span the range from enormously challenging, such as coping with natural disasters, to assistance in day-to-day administration, writing new ordinances,

Winter Operations at the Frey Farm Landfill

Winter Operations at the Frey Farm Landfill

While many factors affect operations at a landfill, one of the most impactful and unpredictable is weather. With the winter season here, if you live and work in a region that experiences severe winter weather, you know that snow, ice, and freezing temperatures present some unique challenges in the solid

Editor’s Comments: Ripple Effect

Editor’s Comments: Ripple Effect

A ripple effect has already begun since waste officials in China announced to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in July that they would no longer be accepting various solid waste and recycling materials at the end of the year. Those ripples can be seen from Hong Kong to mainland China

SWANA Provides Update to States on Chinese Recycling Issue

SWANA Provides Update to States on Chinese Recycling Issue

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has issued an update to state officials concerning the July 18, 2017 notification to the World Trade Organization from China on their intent to ban certain waste imports.

The update provides background to states on the Chinese waste ban,

Converting Biogas into CNG for Alternative Vehicle Fuels

Converting Biogas into CNG for Alternative Vehicle Fuels

New technology is being developed in response to a growing interest in lower-cost vehicle fuel alternatives. One example is the patent-pending BioCNG biogas conditioning system invented by Cornerstone, which economically converts methane produced from the decomposition of organic waste materials—or “biogas”—into a renewable natural gas (RNG) suitable for use in

SWANA Welcomes New President for Fiscal Year 2018

SWANA Welcomes New President for Fiscal Year 2018

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is excited to welcome Jeffrey Murray, P.E. as SWANA’s new President for Fiscal Year 2018.

Murray is an Associate and the Solid Waste Section Manager with HDR in Raleigh, North Carolina and is a registered Professional Engineer in North

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