November-December 2018

| TABLE OF CONTENTS Vol. 28 / No. 7 Editor’s Comments: 2019 Work Load IN THIS ISSUE Setting the Cannabis Bar Cold Weather Checklist The Over-Under on ADC Getting a Handle on the Problem Change Teeth Frequently Evolved Balers & Compactors Reverse Osmosis to the Rescue Departments Safety Column: Budget and safety goals are achieved with technology ... READ MORE

September-October 2018

| TABLE OF CONTENTS Vol. 28 / No. 6 Editor’s Comments: Young Professionals IN THIS ISSUE Attention is Mandatory Designing for the Future The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly Chewing Up Material, Spitting Out Results Highly Efficient California Scheming Departments Safety: The Formula for Creating a Culture of Safety The Trotti Files: Pogo’s Commentary on Trash ... READ MORE

July-August 2018

| Working Hard for the Money Speed Walking Cool Fleet Runnings A Half Century of Progress ’Cause Backing Up is Hard to Do Gaining Traction Heat Farm ... READ MORE

June 2018

| Form and Function Coming Soon Regulatory Impact Sense of Smell High Tech Baling Getting the Air Out ... READ MORE

May 2018

| From Harness to Horsepower and Beyond Smooth Rides Weight Watching Efficient Use of Time A Different Perspective Brand Recognition Construction Quality Assurance ... READ MORE

March-April 2018

| The Tools and the Talent Same Goals, New Methods Separation Anxiety Technology In a Can ... READ MORE

November-December 2017

| Winter Operations at the Frey Farm Landfill Adapting to the Technology Continuous Improvement The Selection Process Planning Ahead for the Bottom Liners Planning Ahead for the Bottom Liners ... READ MORE

September-October 2017

| Design Elements Technology Is All the Rage Separate, But Not Equal Landfill Challenges Accepted It’s Not Just a Matter of Size Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry ... READ MORE

July-August 2017

| New Converts to Compost and Kilowatts What’s That Smell? Body of Work Eyes in the Back of Your Head Emerging Issues in Recycling ... READ MORE

June 2017

| The Collection Revolution Money Talks Soil Sampling the “ISM” Way Wear and Tear ... READ MORE

May 2017

| Modern Millstones—Material Reduction Squeeze Play Bottoms Up The Evolution of the Transfer Station Invisible Tech ... READ MORE

January-February 2017

| Waste In, Energy Out: The Costs and Benefits of Anaerobic Digesters Anaerobic Digestion System Decision Support Tool Case Study MRF Tech Is Rising, Bringing Financial Challenges New Horizons New Household Hazardous Waste Program Odorous Assault ... READ MORE

November-December 2016

| Current Leading Issues in Solid Waste Financial Planning New Rules for Landfills Dealing With Oversize Waste Material Sorting Systems Innovations in Waste-to-Energy Ash Management ... READ MORE

September-October 2016

| Scale to System Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor An Ounce of Prevention: Equipment Operation and Maintenance Practices The Landfill Impacts of Food Waste Diversion Programs Waste to Energy and the 4th R—A Global Perspective Landfill Mining: Current Trends ... READ MORE

July-August 2016

| Keeping Transfer Station and MRF Infrastructure Costs in Line Women in Waste To Keep Your Waste Trucks Running, Focus on Preventive Maintenance Processing Plastics The Role of Waste-to-Energy in Sustainable Waste Management Comparative Studies of Three Different Horizontal Landfill Gas Collector Design Leachate Collection Pipe Construction Communication: The Most Important (and Overlooked) Construction Site BMP ... READ MORE

June 2016

| Los Angeles County Net Greenhouse Gas Comparison Study The Elements of Waste Transfer Operations Tailoring Your MRF to the Task at Hand Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind Revisiting the Cover on Final Cover Minimizing Sediment Discharges From Landfill Projects ... READ MORE

May 2016

| Mixed Waste Materials Recovery Facilities City of Los Angeles Multifamily Residential Recycling Challenges Southern California Landfill Operator Plays a Big Role in Cleaning the Air Are You Considering a Waste Composition Study?…Why and For What? Scales and Software Discard, Storage and Set-Out ... READ MORE

March-April 2016

| The Worst-Case Scenario: Landfill Cover Erosion and Slope Instability Material Separation Practices/Equipment Spec’ing Trash Trucks Food Waste—From Soup to Torts Regulatory Requirements for Minimizing Pollutant Discharges From Landfill Projects Landfill Gas Treatment Systems ... READ MORE

January-February 2016

| Compost: The Sustainable Solution Food Waste Part 1: Ben Franklin, Swampers, Hamlet, and Chewing Gum...A Legal Smorgasbord MRF: Safety and Efficiency The Future of Recycling in the United States—Can It Pay for Itself? Using Horizontal Extraction Wells to Contain Leachate Plumes Near Landfills ... READ MORE

November-December 2015

| Advanced Materials Recovery The Brains of the Outfit—Software for Truck Scale Systems MWP: Do You Doggie-Paddle to It or Swim Free Style? Landfill Liners and Covers Collection Vehicle Lubrication Survey of MSW Generation and Disposition in the US The Brains of the Outfit—Software for Truck Scale Systems MWP: Do You Doggie-Paddle to It or Swim Free Style? ... READ MORE

September-October 2015

| Hidden Benefi ts of Compaction and ADC It Takes a Partnership Let’s Get Honest…MWP Has a Place in the Big Pond With All the Alligators! Picking and Choosing Optical Sorters and Other Waste Recycling Equipment Avoiding Disputes Down the Road: The Top 10 Problems With LFG Contracts Changes Coming in Onboard Scales and Collection Software Cranes and Grapples Obtaining Investment for LFGTE Improving the Livability of Our Systems How Updating Your Community’s Waste Management Plan Can Help Cut Costs and Create Jobs ... READ MORE

July-August 2015

| Come to WASTECON 2015 Safety First, Last, and Always The Latest in In-Ground Scales and Software Drowning in Non-Collected Recyclables...Where’s the Life Vest? (Part 2 of 4) Putting a Lock on Leachate Sorting Systems ... READ MORE

June 2015

| MSW and the Promise of Biotechnology The Point of Application: Trucks, Trailers, Moving Floors, and Tipping Platforms MRF Planning—In Front of the Line MSW and the Promise of Biotechnology Meeting the Bulky and Special Wastes Challenge ... READ MORE

May 2015

| Carting Away Food Waste Anaerobic Digester Economics Finding Your Way Home Take Command of Your Landfill With Smart Equipment Energy From Waste Build a MRF Some of What Glitters Is Scrap ... READ MORE

March-April 2015

| Magnets, Electromagnets, and Eddy Current Separators Good Neighborliness CNG Trucks Pick Up and Promote A Landfi ll Game Changer Cogeneration Is Talking Trash ... READ MORE

November-December 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.7 FEATURE ARTICLE Drawing the Line OTHER ARTICLES And Then There Was Odor New Directions for Foodwaste More Than One Liner Landfill Savvy SMART TRUCK SUPPLEMENT Eyes in the Back of Your Head Connecting Every Dot An Easier Sell Collecting Intelligence DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Viewpoint Guest Editorial ... READ MORE

September-October 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.6 FEATURE ARTICLE A Versatile Eye in the Landfill Sky OTHER ARTICLES Garbage in, Resources Out Optimum Maintenance for Amazing Machines Succeeding Anaerobically Collection’s Changing World Telematics: Not Just Another Fancy Name What Keeps Mayors up at Night? DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News Landfill Manager’s ... READ MORE

July-August 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.5 FEATURE ARTICLE Why Attend WASTECON? OTHER ARTICLES LFG: Focus and Recovery Far From Typical Organics: Reduce, Redirect, Recycle Making Time for Maintenance Software for the Optimum Load DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News Landfill Manager’s Notebook Ad Index Reader Profile ... READ MORE

June 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.4 FEATURE ARTICLE How Do Our Cities Recycle? OTHER ARTICLES Counting Down to Zero Process and Flow Innovation on all Fronts Of Health and Environmental Stewardship Partnerships Boost Landfill’s Long-Term Health Why Landfills Will Lead the Way Overlooked and Underestimated The People Speak DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest ... READ MORE

May 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.3 FEATURE ARTICLE Innovation at the Pump OTHER ARTICLES Boosting Recovery An Atmosphere of Safety Advances in Energy…From Waste Machines and the Modern Landfill Small Is Beautiful DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments SWANA News Guest Editorial Natural Solutions Ad Index Reader Profile ... READ MORE

March-April 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.2 FEATURE ARTICLE The Mechanics of Waste Compaction OTHER ARTICLES Resetting the Scales The Many Facets of Transfer Reducing Collection Costs…Systematically Now Arriving, All Unsorted ADC: It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3 DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News Natural Solutions Ad Index Reader Profile ... READ MORE

January-February 2014

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 24 / No.1 FEATURE ARTICLE Loaders Boost Production OTHER ARTICLES As Time Goes By Composting Gets Wet Assessing a Solid Waste Agency’s Financial Health A Reflection on Landfill Gas Energy and LMOP Getting the Gas Out LFG in Action Putting the Pieces Together DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA ... READ MORE

November-December 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.7 FEATURE ARTICLE Smart Trucks Enable Safe Drivers OTHER ARTICLES Layer Upon Layer Safer, Faster, and Smarter Managing Organics at the MRF Maintenance Starts With Mindfulness SMART TRUCK SUPPLEMENT Software and Scales Add Up Truck 17, Where Are You? Keeping Track the Smart Way DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments: ... READ MORE

September-October 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.6 FEATURE ARTICLE Putting the Cart Before the Automated Collection Vehicle OTHER ARTICLES Time, Money, and the Frugal Landfill Operator New Life for C&D NGV for the Long Haul Flagship Landfill Sets the Pace for LFG The View From Teton County Biogas Comes of Age Clearing the ... READ MORE

July-August 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.5 FEATURE ARTICLE The Shape of MRFs to Come OTHER ARTICLES Keeping the Loads in Line Getting the Most From LFG Fluid Motion Isn’t Wasted A Vital Resource DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments: Stormwater 201 Guest Editorial: Need More Diversion? Revisit Bans and Ordinances SWANA News Natural Solutions:Making Native ... READ MORE

June 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.4 FEATURE ARTICLE Waste Fleet Underworld OTHER ARTICLES A Different Kind of Operation End-of-Life Decisions: To Cap, or To Mine The Evolving MRF Airspace Management Is Resource Management Training for a Safety Culture Painstaking, but Without the Pain of Staking A Landfill LEEDs With Silver Monterey Forges ... READ MORE

May 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.3 FEATURE ARTICLE Larger Markets for LFG OTHER ARTICLES All in the Family NGVs and Hybrids Move Ahead Organic Recycling: a Status Report Paper Chase Management Resources in the 21st Century Building Better ADC Closing L.A. County’s Largest Landfill Learning From Example Developing Recyclable Markets DEPARTMENTS Editor’s ... READ MORE

March-April 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.2 FEATURE ARTICLE Choosing Hybrid OTHER ARTICLES Recycling Horizons ISWM Japanese Style Landfi ll Airspace: A Holistic Approach DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments: Leaders Serve Viewpoint: Sacramento Needs to Catch Up—Californians are Ready for Conversion Technologies Guest Editorial: World Bank Review of Solid Waste Management SWANA News Ad Index ... READ MORE

January-February 2013

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 23 / No.1 FEATURE ARTICLE New Directions for LFG OTHER ARTICLES Weighty Work Optimizing Green Shuffling and Dealing the Deck Integrated Waste Management: What It Takes Recycling After the Storm DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments: Social Media in the Workplace: Friend or Foe? Guest Editorial: Rope-a-Hope SWANA News Ad Index Landfill ... READ MORE

November-December 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.8 FEATURE ARTICLE Powering Tomorrow’s Fleets Today OTHER ARTICLES Sustainable Remediation Keep It Clean, Keep It Safe Waste-to-Energy: Is It Market Ready? Effective Dewatering Hazardous Duty DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News MarketPlace Ad Index Natural Solutions Landfill Manager’s Notebook ... READ MORE

September-October 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.7 FEATURE ARTICLE Can ADCs Work for Your Landfill? OTHER ARTICLES Putting the Cart Before the Horsepower When Green Turns to Gold Landfills as Energy Farms Which Way to Go? Profits Under the ADC Staying Power DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News 2012 SWANA Excellence Awards ... READ MORE

August 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.6 FEATURE ARTICLE Celebrating 50 Years of SWANA OTHER ARTICLES Editor’s Comments SWANA Today Through the Years The Past At 50 Years Looking Ahead ... READ MORE

July 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.4 FEATURE ARTICLE Sustainable Shredding OTHER ARTICLES Scaling Up the Operation Shaping Up Collection Tracking Fugitive Emissions Greening the Fleet Options for Equipment Programming MRF Safety DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News ShowCase Ad Index Natural Solutions Landfill Manager’s Notebook ... READ MORE

June 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.4 FEATURE ARTICLE Sustainable Shredding OTHER ARTICLES Scaling Up the Operation Shaping Up Collection Tracking Fugitive Emissions Greening the Fleet Options for Equipment Programming MRF Safety DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News ShowCase Ad Index Natural Solutions Landfill Manager’s Notebook ... READ MORE

May 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.3 FEATURE ARTICLE The Shape of Things to Come OTHER ARTICLES Sustainable Solutions for the 21st Century The Changing World of Collection and Transfer LFG and the Future of Landfill Management The New Normal in Solid Waste Management American Recycling: Exporting Our Way to a Greener Tomorrow? ... READ MORE

March-April 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.2 FEATURE ARTICLE Building a Better Collection Truck OTHER ARTICLES Getting Your Transfer Act Together Is Your Waste Facility a Good Neighbor? Recycling Outreach: Getting People to Play Ball LandGEM: the EPA’s Landfi ll Gas Emissions Model DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News Natural Solutions Ad ... READ MORE

January-February 2012

| Start Reading IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 22 / No.1 FEATURE ARTICLE Staying Ahead of MRF Tech OTHER ARTICLES Where Technology and Training Add Up Rethinking Sustainable Organics Airspace Is Where the Money Is DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Comments Guest Editorial SWANA News Ad Index Viewpoint ... READ MORE

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