Waste

Landfill Disposal

A Detailed Summary

A Detailed Summary

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Would you consider the phrase “mechanical biological treatment” as somewhat of an oxymoron? Does it rank up there in the big leagues with the likes of “jumbo shrimp” and “deafening silence” and “Hell’s Angels” and “found missing?”

Mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facilities, as you know, combine mechanical waste sorting with a  … Read More

This is Close to Home

This is Close to Home

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It will take months and, in some cases, years for things to get back to “normal” in the cities of Santa Barbara and Montecito following a devastating wildfire and catastrophic mudslides. The main thoroughfare up the coast, Highway 101, has just been repaired, cleared, and reopened to traffic. The remaining  … Read More

The Joy of Returning Gifts

The Joy of Returning Gifts

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On Christmas Eve, I drove with my wife, three kids, and one granddaughter a few hours to Los Angeles for a 2-day Christmas with my parents and siblings. We drove a few hours back home to welcome my sister-in-law for a 4-day visit. That was followed by hosting a holiday  … Read More

LCSWMA RECEIVES DEP APPROVAL TO VERTICALLY EXPAND THE FREY FARM LANDFILL

LCSWMA RECEIVES DEP APPROVAL TO VERTICALLY EXPAND THE FREY FARM LANDFILL

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LANCASTER, PA— The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) announced it received final approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on its application for a major permit modification to vertically expand the Frey Farm Landfill.

While LCSWMA’s Integrated System effectively diverts 96-98% of Lancaster County’s municipal solid waste  … Read More

How’s Your 2030 Vision?

How’s Your 2030 Vision?

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Just how far into the future can we look before we’ve gone from the ridiculous to the sublime? For an answer I’d like to pose another question: How long does it take for something to go from concept to reality in your operation?

Tajiguas Landfill working face

What  … Read More



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