landfill management

December 15, 2023

Speak with SCS Engineers solid waste experts and SCS Engineers field services professionals at Waste Expo, May 6-9, in the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Come visit us at BOOTH 2907.

At Waste Expo, you can connect with 13,000 of your peers and over 600 exhibitors. This is one event that pays dividends all year long. Preview the latest vehicles, tune in to the latest technology, and learn the latest curriculum to improve the environment.  For over 50 years, WasteExpo has provided an outstanding event experience in the solid waste, recycling and organics industry.

Numerous summits will be co-located with Waste Expo, including the Food Recovery Forum & Organics Recycling program, where you can interact with SCS Engineers Organics Management and Food Recovery experts.  You can also speak to our experts at Sustainability Talks and several other exciting programs.

The agenda and speakers will be announced soon. Click here for more conference details and registration information.

We hope to see you there!

 

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 11:44 am

December 8, 2023

Talk with SCS Engineers experts about your solid waste management needs at BOOTH 203 at SOAR 2024, SWANA’s premier technical conference that brings together industry professionals from all disciplines of the resource management community.

This year’s conference, “Technical Solutions for Resource Management” will take place April 15-18 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Several SCS Engineers solid waste experts are presenting at this year’s conference, including:

“We’re Running Out of Space! Now What?” featuring Central Business Unit Director  Anastasia Welch
(Tuesday, April 15, 2:00-2:45 pm, Landfill Management Track)

“Regulatory Changes,” featuring Senior Project Advisor  Alex Stege
(Wednesday, April 17, 9:00-9:45 AM, Landfill Gas & Biogas Track)

“Regional Approach to Food Recovery,” with Senior Vice President  Michelle Leonard
(Wednesday, April 17, 3:00-3:45 pm, Sustainable Materials Track)

“Innovations in Waste-to-Value Approaches,” featuring Vice President  Stacey Demers
(Wednesday, April 17, 4:00-4:45 pm, Waste Conversion & Energy Recovery Track)

“Quantifying the Impact of Recycling Contamination on Desired Materials,”
with SCS Project Manager  Brent Dieleman  and Ravi Kadambala (Miami-Dade County Government)
(Wednesday, April 17, 4:00-4:45 pm, Sustainable Materials Management Track)

SOAR brings together professionals and experts and offers technical education, networking events, and peer-to-peer learning. You’ll leave SOAR with actionable, fact-based solutions for all aspects of resource management to implement in your facilities. SOAR delivers practical solutions to solid waste’s most difficult challenges.

This technical conference connects experts and problem-solvers in industry-changing conversations about your most complex challenges.

Click for more conference details and registration information

We hope to see you there!

 

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 11:31 am

September 5, 2023

SCS Engineers is a proud sponsor of the New Mexico Recycling & Solid Waste Conference, September 19-20, at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown.

The conference, themed “The Value of Materials & Relationships,” will include plenary sessions, breakout sessions, an awards ceremony, exhibitors, networking opportunities and more! The conference is jointly hosted by The New Mexico Recycling Coalition and the New Mexico SWANA Roadrunner Chapter, and will cover such topics as recycling, composting, landfill operations, transfer stations, and much more!

SCS professionals are presenting at the conference, including

Michelle Leonard is discussing Organics Diversion (Tues, Sept 19, 1:30 – 3:00 pm, Breakout Session B)

Ray Huff and Tom Parker are presenting on Landfill Management (Wed, Sept 20, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Breakout Session D)

Find out more and register today!

We hope to see you there!

 

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 5:51 pm

January 26, 2023

The California Gold Rush Chapter of SWANA is hosting its annual Western Regional Symposium and Tradeshow April 3-6, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, CA.

The conference is titled “Navigating Our Future: from Waste to Resources” and will cover a myriad of topics on waste management, including regulatory issues, health & safety, compliance, procurement, monitoring and enforcement, and more.

Several SCS professionals are presenting at the conference, including

TIM FLANAGAN, SWANA International President, is the Keynote Speaker
[Tuesday, April 4, 9:00 – 10:00 am]

LAUREN BAUBAN and LAURA JOHNSON will present an
“Approach to SB 1383 Technical Assistance using an example from an ongoing project with the City of Alameda”
[Track 7A, Thursday, April 6, 9:15 – 10:30 am]

PHIL CARRILLO (with Pete Ligorria of San Bernardino County, and David Wong of Orange County Waste & Recycling), will address
“What We’ve Learned About Drone Methane Monitoring Technologies”
[Track 7B, Thursday, April 6, 9:15 – 10:30 am]

RAY HUFF will discuss “Well Field Analysis Graph – An Innovation in Landfill Gas Data Analysis”
[Track 8B, Thursday, April 6, 10:45 amd – 12:00 pm]

Click for conference agenda and other details and registration information.

We hope to see you there!

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 10:27 am

January 16, 2023

SCS Engineers Vice President, Betsy Powers, is one of the industry leaders who will teach at the University of Wisconsin’s Solid Waste Landfill Design Short Course, March 27-30, at UW campus in Madison.

Learn about the critical factors of solid waste landfill design, operations, evolving industry issues, and economics. Learn from expert and diverse course faculty (top-flight researchers, owners at the cutting edge of evolving practice, industry experts). Get a firm grasp of the background and design specifics to compete in this industry, including industry-leading information on the principles and practices of solid waste landfill development, design, construction, operations, and management. Understand practical emerging technologies including:

  • financial management of solid waste systems and airspace management
  • polymer-based bentonite composites in geosynthetic clay liners
  • landfill gas containment and management for emission control and regulatory drivers
  • value-added design of gas-to-energy and gas-to-fuel projects
  • waste relocation and expansion
  • evolving issues with “hot” landfills
  • the latest in geosynthetic products for geoenvironmental engineering
  • performance-based and life cycle-based design

Betsy Powers will teach about Landfill Drainage and Runoff Control on Day 3 in the Evolving Topics in Landfill Management, Operations, and Risks Track.  Betsy will cover runoff amounts; open channel flow and culverts; and sedimentation/detention basins.

This course will guide you through the development process of a successful solid waste landfill, from cradle to grave. Industry experts will share critical factors and insights. Interactive discussion and idea exchange will be emphasized. It is intended for the gamut of industry professionals from civil engineers and landfill designers to landfill owners and operators, as well as local, county, and state regulatory agencies; public works professionals; facility managers; contractors and estimators; geosynthetic manufacturers and reps; planners; and everyone in between.

Qualifies for CEU and PDH credits.

Learn more and enroll today.

 

 

Posted by Laura Dorn at 9:42 am

September 28, 2022

Meet SCS Engineers professionals and visit us at BOOTH 111 at SWANA’s SOAR (Sustainability, Operations, Action, Resources) Conference, April 17-20, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

SWANA’s new premier technical spring conference, themed “Technical Solutions for Resource Management,” will bring together industry professionals from ALL disciplines of the resource management community.  Hear presentations by SCS professionals, including

Kelli Farmer: “From Drilling to Digesting: An Aerobic Digestion Feasibility Study” [Wed, April 19 (9:00 am – 9:45 am)]

Daniel DietchDaniel Dietch (co-presenting with Kanika Greenlee, City of Atlanta, and Craig Wittig of The Recycling Partnership): “How Did Atlanta Do That: Improving Recycling Access, Participation, and Program Resiliency” [Wed, April 19 (10:00 am – 10:45 am)]

Nathan Hamm (co-presenting with Nathan Mayer of Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County and Manuel Hernandez (formerly of SCS) of Progressive Environmental Services): “Leachate Treatment and System Maintenance Issues” [Wed, April 19 (10:00 am – 10:45 am)]

Join professionals in Collection & Transfer, Landfill Gas & Biogas, Landfill Management, Waste Conversion & Energy Recovery, and Sustainable Materials Management at this enhanced and productive technical summit.  Spend a few days diving deep into technical education, developing new business connections at networking events and joining game-changing conversations with experts in North America.  Most importantly, you’ll leave SOAR with actionable, fact-based solutions to implement in your facilities.

Delivering practical solutions to the solid waste industry’s most difficult problems, SWANA SOAR showcases the promising technologies, ideas, and solutions that transform waste into a resource. As SWANA’s premier technical conference, SOAR connects experts and problem solvers in industry-changing conversations about your most complex challenges.

Click for more details and registration information

 

Posted by Diane Samuels at 10:06 am