Articles

January 25, 2021

Pile it On, Resource Recycling, Jan. 2021

A number of factors are encouraging businesses and local governments to divert more food and other organics from the disposal stream. Greg McCarron, PE, and USCC Certified Composting Professional discusses the cost-effective options for viable, long-lasting composting programs. Share this article using the icons at the left, or download ...

January 11, 2021

Interim EPA guidance on PFAS disposal, destruction still leaves many questions, Waste Dive

Industry groups such as the NWRA and SWANA said they are still analyzing the document and discussing with their members what the interim guidance may mean for daily operations. The groups will likely submit comments by the Feb. 22 deadline. Anne Germain and Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer comment on what ...

January 7, 2021

What Landfill Operators Should Know About Nuisance Law, Waste360, Jan 2021

Odor suits are on the rise as disposal sites and facilities expand and housing developments continue to pop up on their doorsteps. SCS’s Tom Rappolt recommends using science and outreach to out of trouble. This article and upcoming webinar discuss successful strategies to keep odors at bay while managing ...

December 24, 2020

Waste Management earns Technology Award for Innovative Environmental Platform

WM’s Connected Landfills system, supported by SCS RMC was first piloted at the West Edmonton Landfill in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The pilot proved to simplify workflows, equipping landfill assets with internet-connected devices and sensors. Technicians are able to review data remotely via dashboards on mobile devices, allowing them to ...

December 20, 2020

How local waste and recycling leaders are grappling with coronavirus-driven budget pressures, Waste Dive, Dec 20

Cities with hamstrung budgets still have to provide sanitation services, but doing so within the new financial restrictions can mean that trash, recycling, and other programs don’t look the way they used to. Each program costs money, and if the always unpopular idea of a rate increase is off ...