managing food scraps

Compost Facility Case Studies: Comparison of Covered ASP to Hybrid Systems

February 22, 2022




Landfills, Solid Waste Departments, municipalities, and agencies all work toward achieving waste diversion goals and lowering carbon footprints. Greg McCarron and Vidhya Viswanathan discuss managing tons of food scraps and other organic materials using different compost approaches in our February forum.

Greg and Vidhya answered your questions about these different systems as they covered the technology, best practices, permitting, odor management, business planning, and financing for sustainable operations.


Mr. McCarron, PE, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and our National Expert on Organics Management. He has over 35 years of progressively responsible experience in solid waste management, including composting, solid waste planning, waste-to-energy systems, landfill design, and landfill gas systems. His expertise is in designing, permitting, constructing, and operating compost systems and facilities for public and private clients.

Ms. Viswanathan, PE, is a Vice President with over 15 years of experience in solid waste engineering and infrastructure design projects. She is the Director of Engineering of our Southwest Region, where she leads our solid waste engineering operations. Her comprehensive experience includes preparing feasibility studies and the permitting, design, construction, and CQA of composting operations, landfill gas systems, and liquids management.

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This educational, non-commercial webinar with a Q&A forum throughout is free and open to all who want to learn more about composting. We recommend this month’s discussion for solid waste operators and facility supervisors, landfill owners, environmental engineers, agency staff, and municipal personnel interested in finding sustainable options for managing organic materials.





Posted by Diane Samuels at 2:00 pm