July 29, 2021

The Pungent History of America’s Garbage Mountains, Popular Mechanics, 2021

Mike McLaughlin helps Popular Mechanics readers understand why we build on former dumps and closed landfills. Building with old plastics and terraforming mountains of garbage may seem like somewhat of a backward solution, but the best alternative—developing solutions that create less waste in the first place—is slowly evolving too. ...

July 28, 2021

SCS software helps simplify landfill gas monitoring – Waste Today and C&D, July 2021

During the 2021 Summer of Compliance, landfill operators are preparing to meet new Clean Air Act compliance standards. Waste Today and Construction & Demolition magazines featuring SCSeTools – in use on one-third of U.S. landfills to track LFG monitoring data. eTools is easy to use and change parameters, tracks ...

July 27, 2021

Managing Household Hazardous Waste in the Wake of Storms, Waste360, July 2021

Quality Advisor focused on safety, Mike Knox, supports landfill operators dealing with household hazardous wastes. Mike provides us with plenty of good advice in this Waste360 article.     More articles by Mike Knox: Hydrogen Sulfide at Landfills, SWANA Newsletter An operational perspective of technology in the solid waste ...

July 21, 2021

Media Borough debuts new municipal-wide composting program, July 2021

Residents of Media have a new avenue of food waste removal at their disposal — municipality-wide composting. Borough officials hope the program will reduce household waste up to 30%, create nutrient-rich soil, and lower the carbon footprint by keeping food scraps from being burned at the incinerator in Chester.  ...

July 19, 2021

Progress report: State waste and recycling policies gain notable traction this year, Waste Dive, Jul 2021

In her article,  Megan Quinn covers state EPR lawmaking, recycled content mandates and plastic products, along with a look ahead at 2022.