Tag: waste services

Waste collection is the collection and transport of waste to the place of treatment or discharge by municipal services or similar institutions, or by public or private corporations, specialized enterprises or general government.

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

Money Talks

Money Talks

In the November/December 2016 edition, we summarized a few leading issues in solid waste financial planning. Due to the length of the article, we were unable to cover a few topics that have bubbled up to the surface during the course of some recent financial studies. Here are a few

Editor’s Comments: Making Progress

Editor’s Comments: Making Progress

According to the ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, there is “a lack of funding for research and for seed capital to help make recyclable materials more marketable and new ­innovative ways to manage MSW [municipal solid waste] for a useful purpose of benefit (i.e., waste to energy) or new technologies,

Meridian Waste Solutions Acquires Mobile Science Technologies, Inc.

Meridian Waste Solutions Acquires Mobile Science Technologies, Inc.

ATLANTA, GA (Accesswire) – April 28, 2017:  Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRDN) (“Meridian Waste” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, today acquired Mobile Science Technologies, Inc., a technology service provider and builder of innovative apps.  Mobile Science Technologies, Inc. will operate as wholly-owned subsidiary

Meridian Waste Solutions Names Chris Diaz As CFO

Meridian Waste Solutions Names Chris Diaz As CFO

MILTON, GA (Accesswire) – April 20, 2017: Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRDN) (“Meridian Waste” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, is pleased to name Christopher C. Diaz, CPA, as CFO, effective April 18, 2017. Mr. Diaz has nine years of waste

Invisible Tech

Invisible Tech

Innovations seem to come at us at all corners, and at an ever-escalating pace—cell phones, new fuel cars, new efficient heating, and appliances that seem to do everything but feed your pets a balanced diet and mow your lawn remotely. The truth is, some gadgets actually do perform those functions.

Reader Profile: Victoria O. Johnson

Reader Profile: Victoria O. Johnson

Victoria O. Johnson, director of Solid Waste Services (SWS) for the City of Charlotte, NC, is called “focused,” “caring,” and “an exemplary leader” by those who have worked with her. She’s a whiz at budgeting, managing, forecasting trends, and motivating and empowering employees. She’s also known to go above and

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