October 25, 2018

PPP Helps Build and Run C&D Facility Colocated with a Landfill

Thanks to those of you who joined SCS Engineers at the Iowa Recycling & Solid Waste Management Conference during our presentation on Dane County, Wisconsin’s successful construction and demolition (C&D) waste processing facility. We’ve posted our C&D facility presentation online in a short video format. For those who missed ...

October 24, 2018

If you find landfill air regulations confusing, register for the A&WMA Webinar – Nov. 7

You’re not alone.   Air rules are complicated. Landfill emissions differ from typical industrial sources resulting in rules that vary in significant ways. If you’re a landfill owner responsible for compliance, a regulator charged with monitoring landfills, or new to the industry, join us for this informative Air & ...

October 23, 2018

Closing Dumpsites – Informative Brochure

An open dump refers to a land disposal site where solid waste is disposed of in a manner that does not protect the environment, is susceptible to open burning, and is exposed to the elements, vectors, and scavengers. Therefore, closing or upgrading open dumps to a sanitary landfill is a ...

October 18, 2018

ISWA World Conference 2018

ISWA World Congress 2018 will feature a comprehensive scientific program highlighting the socio-economic impacts of waste recycling, waste reduction, and health, safety and policy regulation pertaining to recycling and climate change. It will also include areas of current interest such as marine and coastal waste management. Please join SCS Engineers ...

October 17, 2018

Enhancing Organics Recycling Programs in Compliance with Reduction Goals

The most recent legislation, signed in September 2016, is the short-lived climate pollutants act known as Senate Bill (SB) 1383. This legislation establishes state targets to achieve a 50 percent reduction in the level of statewide disposal of organic waste by 2020 and a 75 percent reduction by 2025. ...

October 15, 2018

Visible Emissions – What You Need to Know

People often use the term “smoke” to describe visible emissions because incomplete combustion from boilers, furnaces, generators, and other combustion equipment fueled by solid and liquid fuels like coal and diesel oil were subjects of the original visible emissions evaluation system developed in the late 1800’s. Since then, evaluation ...

October 10, 2018

A walk in the park – NYC landfill to park

While the closure of any landfill requires intense planning, the work being done to safely cap and redevelop the Freshkills Landfill is predicted on intense oversight. Suffern, New York-based SCS Engineers (https://www.scsengineers.com/) has been tabbed as the design engineer for the final phase of the Freshkills project.

October 9, 2018

Thank You to Our Clients

“Our greatest reward is client satisfaction.” Mr. Jim Walsh, President, and CEO of SCS Engineers. Thanks to you, SCS Engineers has received awards and industry recognition for research achievements and technology innovations. These honors have come to us from such organizations as SWANA, NWRA, and many other engineering and ...

October 4, 2018

Plastics Sorting Best Management Practices Guide Released

Three sorting levels provide flexibility on how extensive a study is necessary. For example, PET, HDPE natural and HDPE color are common plastic commodities nationwide; almost every recycling program is recycling the sub-categories in Level 1. While Levels 2 and 3 add more sub-categories so that the solid waste ...