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.

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

MRF Tech Is Rising, Bringing Financial Challenges

MRF Tech Is Rising, Bringing Financial Challenges

When people think of cutting-edge technology and how it is changing the way municipalities serve their residents, they probably don’t think much about the materials recovery facilities (MRFs) responsible for sorting and processing waste.

Material Sorting Systems

Material Sorting Systems

Municipal solid waste (MSW) operations face three primary goals in sorting material: the ability to do so in a manner that most efficiently saves time and money, the potential for generating the optimal post-sort revenue, and having a process that ensures safety.

Material Sorting Systems

Material Sorting Systems

Municipal solid waste (MSW) operations face three primary goals in sorting material: the ability to do so in a manner that most efficiently saves time and money, the potential for generating the optimal post-sort revenue, and having a process that ensures safety.

Scale to System

Scale to System

According to Jon Leeds, vice president of Carolina Software Inc., some of the most common questions that new customers have relate to the connection between scales and computer software. They want to know: “Will the connection work? Is their indicator capable of producing the correct output? How much will this

CTs: Why, Where, What, and When (Number 1)

CTs: Why, Where, What, and When (Number 1)

Last week’s 2016 Southern California Conversion Technology Conference (SCCTC) put on by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (LACDPW) focused on the need for the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to rescind its exclusion from full diversion credit of thermochemical CTs for treating MSW feedstocks.

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Reader Profile: Ben Wetzell

Reader Profile: Ben Wetzell

When the privately owned Dem-Con Companies, which services haulers and contractors throughout Minnesota, received SWANA’s Gold Award for excellence in recycling systems, it was due in part to the efforts of Ben Wetzell, waste services manager. Wetzell played a key role in the growth of the Dem-Con MRF growing into

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