Tag: composting

Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil. It’s also free, easy to make and good for the environment. Soil conditioner: With compost, you are creating rich humus for lawn and garden.

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Launches Hauler Safety Toolkit
 

RESOURCES DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE SAFETY MESSAGES DIRECTLY TO HAULERS
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has launched a Hauler Safety Toolkit to be handed out to solid waste haulers throughout North America, to ensure that safety resources are available to companies and municipalities of all sizes.

The

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

Equipment used in composting applications can get really large. Some machines, such as Peterson Pacific Corp.’s 6700 grinders, have a footprint of 750 feet squared (63 feet by 11.9 feet). Other machines have really high capacities. The Scarab 27×11 A Frame windrow machine is capable of processing more than 15,000

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Solid Waste Association of North America’s 48th Annual Western Regional Symposium and Trade Show – April 8 to 11, 2019

Navigating Global Conditions

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DUE: NOVEMBER 16, 2018

This is your chance to present your latest project, research, or case study at the premier event for solid waste professionals on the west coast. Or

Collection Containers for Organic Waste

Collection Containers for Organic Waste

At least five states have imposed bans prohibiting the disposal of organics in landfills. Some states and cities imposed mandatory organic waste recycling laws that target generators of anywhere from 1 ton of food waste per week to 104 tons of food waste or more per year.

Call for Media to Register for Environmental Conference

Call for Media to Register for Environmental Conference

WASTECON in Nashville to Attract Hundreds of Waste & Recycling Leaders

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), invites environmental media to participate in WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee from August 20-23, 2018. Members of

GreenWaste Recovery Opens 90-tph Mixed Waste MRF

GreenWaste Recovery Opens 90-tph Mixed Waste MRF

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Aug. 7, 2018 – – In 2008 GreenWaste Recovery, Inc. (GWR) was awarded SWANA’s Gold Award for Recycling Excellence for the company’s Mixed Waste Material Recovery Facility (MRF). The system, built by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), was among the first of its kind in the United

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GOC ODOR CONTROL
GOC Technologies manufactures and sells QuikAir and QuikSoil products for immediate relief from odor problems. QuikAir products are available for vapor and misting systems. QuikSoil products are for direct topical and incorporation applications to solid and liquid surfaces. Products are available for garbage odors, landfill gas odors, leachate

SWANA News

SWANA News

New Landfill Benchmarking Report Provides Performance and Cost Data on North
American Landfills
The ARF’s new report will help landfill owners and operators function more efficiently.

FINDINGS RELEASED BY SWANA’S APPLIED RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Anew report issued by SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation (ARF) presents an update to its 2008 report Benchmarking the Performance

A Half Century of Progress

A Half Century of Progress

Material recovery facilities (MRFs) are basically factories that operate in reverse. Using sensors, automated controls, and mechanical separation equipment, they take apart finished goods that have been disposed as waste and separate them into their individual material components for resale as raw materials. The automation and equipment are what make

Adapting MRFs to Technology

Adapting MRFs to Technology

As technology and automation such as optical sorters, robotics, and controls play a greater role in modern MRFs, it calls for a different skill set in those who manage them and work with them.

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