Tag: waste industries

Toxic waste, chemical waste, industrial solid waste and municipal solid waste are designations of industrial wastes. Sewage treatment plants can treat some industrial wastes, i.e. those consisting of conventional pollutants such as biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). Industrial wastes containing toxic pollutants require specialized treatment systems. (See Industrial wastewater treatment).

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Safety Matters
SURGE OF WASTE-RELATED FATALITIES—UNACCEPTABLE
Arecent increase in fatal accidents involving garbage trucks is of great concern and is unacceptable. In March, SWANA’s safety tracking identified ten separate incidents in which someone in the United States has been killed in an accident involving a truck carrying garbage or recyclables.

SWANA has developed

SWANApalooza Recap + SWANA Membership

SWANApalooza Recap + SWANA Membership

I started writing this month’s column on my (delayed!) flight returning from SWANApalooza in Charleston. What a terrific conference! More than 1,200 people attended the event, which brought together several important SWANA events, including the Landfill Gas and Biogas Symposium, Landfill Symposium, the Road to Zero Waste Conference and our

Material Separation Practices/Equipment

Material Separation Practices/Equipment

Steven Viny, CEO of Envision Waste Services in Cleveland, OH, regards it as such: “We’re always going to need landfills. There’s a time and a place for a single-stream MRF [Material Recovery Facility]. There’s a time and a place for a waste-to-energy unit. There’s a time and a place for

2015 Iowa Recycling & Solid Waste Management Conference

For more information contact:
Erin Vorac, Planner
Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference
515-681-1026
Email: info@iowaconference.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2015

2015 Iowa Recycling & Solid Waste Management Conference
One of the Midwest’s largest recycling and solid waste management forums is coming to the Des Moines area. For

SCS Engineers Hires Thomas Bianca, Expands Industry Base

SCS Engineers Hires Thomas Bianca, Expands Industry Base

HARRISBURG, Penn. ¾SCS Engineers recently welcomed Thomas Bianca to its environmental consulting and engineering practice as a Project Director and Lead Engineer based out of the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania office. Bianca will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing air quality services for solid waste and industrial clients in the Northeast

Cornerstone Environmental Group Announces that Adam Larky Received the Engineering Society of Detroit’s Outstanding Leadership Award

Cornerstone Environmental Group Announces that Adam Larky Received the Engineering Society of Detroit’s Outstanding Leadership Award

Farmington Hills, MI – July 14, 2014 – Cornerstone Environmental Group, LLC announces that Adam Larky, PE, Central Region Vice President, recently received The Engineering Society of Detroit’s Outstanding Leadership Award. Mr. Larky was honored for his work on the joint ESD/Michigan Waste Industries Association annual Solid Waste Conference planning

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