March 8, 2021

Noise Pollution – Can You Hear Me Now?

  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the World Health Organization (WHO), noise is a serious health concern in the 21st century. Although Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is seemingly the least expensive and simplest control for noise, ...

March 4, 2021

Our Congratulations and Thanks to the Waste360 2021 40 Under 40 Awards Winners

“Bravo to this year’s inspiring class of Waste360 40 Under 40 award winners,” said Liz Bothwell, Head of Content & Marketing and Waste360 NothingWasted! Podcast Host. “From haulers and recyclers to composters, researchers, engineers, sustainability experts, landfill operators and public sector heroes, our list covers the industry’s brightest and ...

March 3, 2021

Troubleshooting Landfill Gas Migration Faster

  When Doug Doerr got a call from a Colorado-based landfill operator with a hot gas probe at his site’s boundary, Doerr’s day kicked into high gear. Chasing down gas migration problems is nothing new in an SCS client manager’s life, but that reality makes the job no less ...

March 2, 2021

ALERT: NJHAP regulations changes could have significant impacts on MSW landfills

NOTE: THIS IS A COURTESY COPY OF THIS RULE PROPOSAL. THE OFFICIAL VERSION WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE NEW JERSEY REGISTER. SHOULD THERE BE ANY DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN THIS TEXT AND THE OFFICIAL VERSION OF THE PROPOSAL, THE OFFICIAL VERSION WILL GOVERN. The Department has determined that it would be difficult, if ...

March 1, 2021

What Makes Landfill Technology Work Better? People

  Our industry is in a period of a rapid transition to digital data management, but particularly on landfills. Often you read that the latest technology, whether by a brilliant programmer or rolling out as part of a takeover, is innovative. Linking technology and innovation is becoming commonplace, but ...

February 24, 2021

Environmental Business Journal Presents 2020 Awards

  EBJ presented awards earlier this month for notable solutions and response to Covid-19, in addition to new technologies and recognition of environmental firms celebrating 50+ years. The publication, EBJ Vol XXXIV No 1&2: 2021 Executive Review & 2020 EBJ Business Achievement Awards & Lifetime Achievement Awards is online ...

February 23, 2021

Landfill Redevelopment – Smart Growth and Renewable Energy Potential

  FREE LIVE WEBINAR & Q/A If you can solve their many challenges, landfills often are perfect sites for a myriad of uses. Landfill redevelopment can be smart growth, taking advantage of existing infrastructure and nearby populations to provide infill opportunities for commercial, industrial, residential, and recreational development, sometimes ...

February 22, 2021

Shall We End the Herringbone’s 50-Year Reign in Landfill Design?

  In our newest SCS Advice from the Field, Ali Khatami makes his case for the landfill chevron pattern… For at least the past 50 years, our industry has referred to the design pattern for the bottom of landfill cells as herringbone. But, it’s time to break the long-standing ...

February 18, 2021

Clients, Colleagues and AWMA Honor Stephanie Taylor as a 2021 Outstanding Young Professional

  Stephanie Taylor’s outstanding work recently earned her the prestigious Air & Waste Management Association’s 2021 Young Professional Award. As an SCS Engineers Environmental Professional, Stephanie manages and supports numerous clients in the Midwest, providing valuable air compliance/permitting and groundwater compliance services. She is a respected colleague at SCS ...

February 17, 2021

Landfill Redevelopment – Smart Growth and Renewable Energy Potential

  FREE LIVE WEBINAR & Q/A If you can solve their many challenges, landfills often are perfect sites for a myriad of uses. Landfill redevelopment can be smart growth, taking advantage of existing infrastructure and nearby populations to provide infill opportunities for commercial, industrial, residential, and recreational development, sometimes ...