Increased separation and segregation correlate to additional space needs in transfer stations. Given the move to automation in solid waste collections, it is reasonable to assume that the processing of MSW is going to move toward automation as well.
In his most recent article, Mike Kalish discusses some of the key considerations for the development, or redevelopment of transfer stations today.
Mike Kalish, P.E., LEED AP, is a Vice President of SCS Engineers and SCS’s National Expert on Transfer Stations. He has been the Project Manager for major transfer station renovations and expansions in several states.